Networking 101

This past summer I had the opportunity to meet hundreds of attorneys in the Chicago area. I went to firm receptions almost every week and initially I dreaded them. That awkward moment when you walk into the room and don’t know anyone really made me uncomfortable. But, as the summer progressed I began to love…

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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!Β  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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Sorry, I went on vacation

Christmas break was too short! 4 weeks seemed like so much time, until it was over. 😦 Honestly, this was the best holidayΒ break I’ve ever had. Law school is so draining! I know said I would post throughout winter break but

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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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Stu{dying} For Finals

With just 13 days until my first final, I think its safe to say that ish is getting REAL. I turned my open memo in on Nov. 19th and I wanted to dance, sing, and celebrate. That weekend I went out with a group of friends as our last hoorah before studying began.

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