Tagged: law school culture

Two Views of Law School: Doctrine and Lawyering Lab

The first semester of 1L behind me and fully rested from break, it was with enthusiasm that I showed up yesterday morning for the first day of spring classes. Yet more than my recent weeks of (1) sleeping in, (2) visiting long-lost friends, and (3) watching all the iterations of Bandersnatch, my experience last week […]

Does Law School Have a Toxic Atmosphere?

Starting out law school I had no idea what to expect. None of my family had gone to college, let alone to law school. I had zero preconceptions and did not know what to expect. As you’ll see, law school is a small bubble. You go to class with the same people every day for […]

Appreciating The City

I am not a Boston native. I am not from the Northeast. I was born in Florida, grew up in Florida, went to undergrad in Florida, and didn’t ever set foot in Boston until after I decided I was going to come to BU for law school. That being said, I don’t consider myself particularly […]

A Week in the Life: Part Two

When I was a 1L, I wrote about a week in my life as a 1L. Two years later, my life as a 3L has become very different. Notably, I have much more free time now, despite taking five classes. The overwhelming stress of 1L and 2L has largely disappeared, although the white hairs have […]

Camaraderie of the 1L’s

In late AugustĀ I walked into the law auditorium with (almost) 257 total strangers. There were a few familiar faces: someone who went to my undergraduate alma mater, someone I worked with at the statehouse, and someone I met at preview day. But beyond those few recognizable faces, everyone else was a stranger. One of the […]