Tagged: finals

Finals, we meet again.

Now with nearly a year under my belt, I  admit I feel so much differently about finals. Firstly, the stress level is high but it is not crippling me or causing me to cry almost every other night. Secondly, after seeing so many things I did wrong, I corrected bad habits this semester so I […]

Time Flies

I cannot believe I am nearly finished with my first year of law school. Simply typing the sentence makes me shake a little. When I started law school, I was fresh faced, alert, and nervous, and I am finishing my first year fairly exhausted and anxious. This spring semester is so much more difficult than […]

Grades…dun, dun, dun!

Well, grades were posted this last week, and everyone I knew held their breaths while they refreshed their browser anxiously waiting to see that letter representation of their hard work. When I finally saw my grades, my heart skipped a few beats. I was disappointed. I did not know what to expect, but what I […]

Finals Pressure Pushing Down on Me, Pushing Down on You

There’s a cloud gathering around the tower. Nervous energy is swirling about, eyes dart anxiously in the classrooms and library, and the loud thumping of your own heart deafens the silence. It’s final examinations time. The beginning weeks seemed like just a glance ago, and yet, here I stare the last week of classes square […]

Law school primer & the salty tears of defeat

On January 20th, 2012, I received my first semester grades. And on January 20th, 2012, I cried for the first time over my grades. And then I cried some more, feeling helpless and stupid for shedding tears over something so inconsequential. I am not a crier. But law school will do that to you. It […]

Post-finals debrief

I’ve heard it.  You’ve heard it.  Everyone’s heard it.  Law school is hard. And guess what….they’re right. So what makes law school so hard?  Personally, I think it’s the finals.  And, I think a lot of my classmates would agree. Sure, I took courses in undergrad and grad school that had a final exam or […]

Thanksgiving Break

Over the past few days, many BU Law students made the trip back to their hometowns to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family. For myself and many other 1Ls, Thanksgiving break was the first time back home since leaving for Boston in late August. For me at least, getting away from law school was just […]