Tagged: graduation

What is a “Note?”

A note is a publishable-quality writing you must do for your law journal. Different journals require different criteria. Most individuals who choose to be on a journal (yes, it is a choice) know they must write a note and will generally use their note to be certified by a professor to meet the graduation requirement. […]

It’s The Final Countdown

This semester will be my last one at BU Law. That realization is somewhat bittersweet, as I have enjoyed my time here at the school but I am also really looking forward to graduating. I am at the point now where I’m already mentally preparing for the bar and life after graduation. Even so, I’m […]

Halfway Through the Woods

‘You can only run halfway into the woods before you’re running out of them’ has been my somewhat cryptic response to all the well-meaning inquiries about how it feels to be half way through law school. My classmate’s Facebook statuses all exuberantly proclaim that we are now “50% lawyers!” which strikes me as slightly over-optimistic considering […]

My commencement speech – A Dream Deferred…

As graduation was nearing I decided to answer the call to apply to be the commencement speaker for graduation. Unfortunately, I was not selected. However, I thought that I should still share my speech. I hope you enjoy!   A Dream Deferred What becomes of a dream deferred? Does it study for the LSAT, apply to law […]

Matters of Matriculation

3L has been an interesting, stressful, and strange year thus far. I suppose this is not the vibe that one would expect from a person on their way out of the halls of academia, which oftentimes feel like they are closing in on you. However, as an older student I feel a bit apprehensive about […]