I don’t normally write so many unsolicited advice posts, but with the upcoming year starting and me looking back with a perhaps mawkish affection for my first couple of weeks of school, I just can’t help myself. Back in my Umass days, my friend Steve would say that you can learn a lot about a person […]Read more "Basic Etiquette for Law School and Beyond– Free food."
If you are going to Law School this fall, congratulations. Basically everyone is really nice to each other until November, and then things get weird because its hard to keep up a social facade under the pressure of your first round of finals. So when things get weird, just remember that its normal. For example, […]Read more "How to Survive Law School (and probably most other things)"
While its not until the end of July, my prep class starts tomorrow. I’ve been halfheartedly going through the multiple choice prep for prep class for the past couple days. Oh jeez, is it depressing, mixed in with me feeling really smart, then back to feeling more S-M-R-T. The worst is that my baseline anxiety […]Read more "Guh. The Bar Exam."
With my previous externship as a prosecutor I had the chance to interact with a lot of defendants. Before you start thinking I’m too fancy, I handled light misdemeanors (driving without privs, kids with beer, that sort of thing) and infractions (such as dog off leash tickets). I LOVED IT. Mainly because these weren’t SVU-gnarly […]Read more "PSA: Criminal Defendant Edition"
And I am a JD pending one final… Commercial paper/negotiable instruments/payment systems on Monday. I’m not sure why different schools call them different things. And I should be studying more, but it is SO HARD to study when its my last thing I ever have to do for school. And I had a killer semester […]Read more "Public Humiliation as a Learning Experience"
Well, December 21, 2012 came and went 5 days ago. The supposed end of the world might have been a little more foreboding if the people selling it weren’t on Doomsday Preppers. Magnetic pole shifts, ice caps melting, sun flares, invisible planets. While I’m not a scientist (unless you want to count my poli sci […]Read more "And another year comes and goes."
So two weeks ago I was stressed about a bankruptcy exam, my property security exam, and my upper division writing requirement. One week ago I had it narrowed down to just the the last two things, and couldn’t wait for this week so I could have a break from school. Oh, yeah, finals also made […]Read more "In which I finally decide that finals aren’t the worst…"