Get To Know LawToya

As a newbie to the blogging world I figured I should formally introduce myself with a little get to know me post! Here’s 5 interesting facts about LawToya! 1. I’ve been to 14 countries I take traveling pretty seriously. I love getting away, learning about new cultures and laying out on beaches. So far my favorites…

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1L Spring

After an amazing Christmas break, I thought I would come back to school rejuvenated & ready to work. I was wrong! I gave my ALL in the fall & I just didn’t have anything else to give. LOL. I crawled to the finish line of this semester just thankful that I made it to the…

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Using Microsoft OneNote: Law School Notes

  Organized notes are the key to success!  I’ve used OneNote since day 1 of law school and its been amazing. I don’t know how everyone else keeps their notes together but I couldn’t use anything else. OneNote is great because it provides you with one place to keep everything! Notes, to-do lists, syllabi, etc.…

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Everyone is Smarter Than Me & Other Crazy Things Law Students Think

Even with a 3.5 GPA, being surrounded by 4.0 students will make you doubt yourself. Unfortunately this is a huge issue in the law school community. Self-doubt and insecurity are at an all time high. With people getting jobs, scholarships and awards its easy to find yourself feeling inadequate.

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The sweet smell of freedom!

FINALS ARE OVER. I AM A FREE WOMAN. I can’t believe 4 months went by so quickly, but I’m not mad about it all. They say your 1st semester of law school is the most terrifying and they were not lying about that. I won’t miss the fear induced panic of being called on, looking…

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10 Makeup Must-Haves

Law school is depressing, so this week we’re talking about MAKEUP! I am a shameless makeup addict! Sephora, Ulta & MAC are no strangers to my wallet. I wasnt always into makeup, but during my freshman year of college I discovered the world Youtube Beauty Guru’s.

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Legal Writing is…

This week’s adventures in law school brings us to the lovely topic of legal writing (LWR). Everything was going so well! LOL. I’ve struggled with writing so much this past week. I knew coming in that I was nervous about the class, but I didn’t realize it would be so stressful!

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