Posts by: jcollin3

Boston Strong: A City Reflects One Year after the Marathon Bombing

Many people in and around Boston are using this year’s running of the Boston Marathon to reflect on the Marathon Bombing and the events in its wake.  While there was immeasurable loss when the bombs exploded, the anniversary also calls us to celebrate the many good things that came from a tragic situation.  Here are some […]

Are you an Ambulance Chaser? Find out at the BU Law 5K!

It’s that time of year again…time to sign up for the BU Law 5K!!   This year it will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014.  GO TO TO REGISTER! THIS YEAR YOU HAVE OPTIONS, all online!!  1.   REGISTER AS A TEAM.  You can form a team of all BU Law affiliated people ($10 per person – […]

Law School Grades: Some Perspective

Grades came out on Friday, and there was probably a wide variety of reactions.  For some, you breathed a sigh of relief, and for others you might be wondering what you can do differently this semester.  Whether you’re feeling like your hard work paid off or like your hard work didn’t yield the results you hoped for, this post […]

Top ten things you can (and should) do in addition to studying for exams

You’re spending every waking moment studying, right?  Wrong!  Study hard, BU Law, but take some breaks for the following “Top Ten” to-do list: 10.   Attend the Annual BU Law Student Holiday Party.  Enjoy some snacks and delicious BU Punch at the Annual Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 4, from 12-2 pm, Room 1270. 9.  Bring […]


The Office of Student Affairs would like to express an extra big THANK YOU to our 2L and 3L Welcomers!  From your smiling faces to your wise advice for our newest community members, you helped make BU Law Orientation 2013 a success.  We couldn’t have done it without you!  We hope that our 2Ls will join us […]

The Footnotes in your Life: A Special Guest Blog for our Graduates! Congratulations!!

Those of us in Student Affairs want to take a moment to wish the BU Law Class of 2013 all the best!!  When we set out to write this post, we quickly realized that the words of your own classmate might be a little bit more poignant.   Therefore, we are pleased to welcome 2013 graduate Joshua Talicska […]

Are you an ambulance chaser? Find out at the BU Law 5k!

It’s that time of year again…time to sign up for the BU Law 5K!! SIGN UP THIS WEEK, Monday March 18-Friday March 22, in STUDENT AFFAIRS (4TH FLOOR). For those of you who haven’t participated before, check out this video about the race. Watch this video on YouTube Here are the top 5 reasons to run […]

Is this the winter blues? Or is it something more?

It’s January.  It’s dark and cold.  Suddenly everyone seems extra unfriendly as they navigate the icy streets of Boston.  You don’t want to go out except when its essential, and even then you might not be willing to attempt it.  You can’t seem to get out of bed or you can’t seem to fall asleep.  Grades, jobs, […]

Where to Study!

*Originally posted December 4, 2012; updated for construction changes as of November 26, 2013. As classes wind down and reading period begins, I thought you might appreciate a list of tried and true study spots on and around the BU Law campus.  Whether you prefer perfect silence or crave noise and access to a constant […]

Stress-busting reminders

As classes wind down, I want to offer a few ideas to reduce your stress: Thursday, November 29: Deadline to download AND register for Softest if you plan to use your laptop for your exam. If you miss the deadline, don’t panic. Written exams are graded exactly the same as typed exams (as long as […]