Tagged: law school culture

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 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 […]