Tagged: grades

Why I always buy new shoes when grades come out.

As most or all BU Law students know, grades for fall 2015 come out this Friday. For some, these will be theĀ first set of law school grades. Others, like me, are well-seasoned vets. Checking my grades has always been difficult for me, even though I’ve been a good student. These are little marks of judgment […]

“Fall 2014 Grades Now Available”

So… grades came out last Friday. And I feel like it would be disingenuous to even attempt to blog about anything other than that giant, GPA determining, job prospect influencing, life success meter reading elephant in the room. Normally grades come out sometime in the afternoon on a Friday. I always kind of assumed this […]

Type “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog,” 500 times, fast

Yesterday, I typed about 5,000 words in 2.5 hours. That works out to about 33 words per minute. It’s not a very impressive speed in general. To get into upper-level journalism courses at The University of Texas at Austin, I had to pass a mandatory typing speed testĀ (now repealed; I’m guessing they realized that “kids […]

Gobble, Gobble

Thanksgiving break is a great time because it means there is an abundant amount of food to eat and great fun with friends and/or family. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is right in the midst of finals preparation. Last year, I did not plan my semester well and spent pretty much the entire Thanksgiving holiday break fighting a […]

New Building, New You

Within a few days of returning to the brand new Redstone building, the transition occurs quickly. Everyone is excited to see one another again and trade summer stories that range from work experiences to new adventures. For those of us who were the last to see the tower before its renovation, we eagerly examined and […]