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 5ย 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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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!ย  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. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Honestly, this was the best holidayย break I’ve ever had. Law school is so draining! I know said I would post throughout winter break but

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