Tagged: law school culture

Camaraderie of the 1L’s

In late August 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 […]

Time Flies When You’re Dazed and Confused

It recently occurred to me that somehow, I am more than halfway into my first semester of law school. I was sitting outside of a Starbucks at the time (freezing, because surprisingly, living in Florida did not prepare me for temperatures below 65 degrees), watching the leaves fall and thinking about how different life is […]

May It Please The Court

If you asked me before starting law school if I wanted to litigate after I graduate, “never” might have been too soon of an answer. My only concern with choosing to go to law school and become an attorney was that I would have to speak in a courtroom and so I was very relieved […]

2L is Not Easier than 1L

Someone told me the other day that he was told 2L was much easier than 1L. I’m not sure I would agree with that. I could imagine a scenario where you somehow picked all easy courses for the entire year, but I seriously doubt that happens often. In some respects, it is easier because you […]

Finals… Round 4….

As I sat in the reading room/library for my fourth round of final exams, I took a moment to rest my eyes and looked around the room. I saw intense eyes fixated on glowing computer screens, I heard the occasional crunching of someone refueling with a fast snack, and I heard the occasional page turn. […]