Posts by: Alissa Valdes

The Final Finals

I’m fairly certain I start my blog posts with the same line every time but for old time’s sake I’ll do it again: I can’t believe this is my last semester of law school. Actually, it’s my last semester of school ever for the rest of my life. As someone who came to law school […]

MythBusters: Rankings

It’s that time of the year again when I wonder when spring will actually arrive and when US News publishes their 2019 ranking of Best Law Schools in the country. Nothing has changed from last year: it’s still way too cold to be spring and Harvard/Yale/Stanford remain in the top three law schools in the […]

From Florida to Boston

No matter how many times I tell people I was born and raised in South Florida and willingly chose to move to Boston they never understand why. Looking back, my decision to move to Boston was more about me just wanting to leave Florida than me specifically wanting to settle in Boston. In fact, I […]

Life Beyond the Tower

When I look back on my first year of law school, I can firmly say that 90% of my memories involve being inside the four walls of the law tower. Other than the occasional visitor, a majority of my waking moments were spent on one of the 17 floors of the law school building. I […]

Extra Extra…..curriculars

Although my time at BU Law is rapidly coming to a close, I can still vividly remember my time as a 1L. Moving from Florida to Boston where I knew no one, I was nervous about not only doing well in school but also fitting in. The first few months were very hard and I […]