Fun fact: Law students are the main reason that highlighter companies stay in business.
Make no mistake about it: law school is not a bastion of intellectual discourse. It is a fucking trade school.
After completing my first year at university there are a few crucial lessons that I have learned, though you could say it applies to university in general, but here goes!
Most of us are running away from something or some things. That’s part of human nature and nothing to be ashamed of.
Legally Blonde is one of the most well-known movies of the ‘00s and you’ll be hard pressed to find a law student today who hasn’t heard of, and often been inspired by, the pretty protagonist Elle Woods
The moment you accept you won’t understand everything and it’s okay to feel dumb sometimes is the moment you don’t measure your intellect by how you are feeling at that very moment.
If it looks like a lawyer and talks like a lawyer, must it continue being a lawyer?
During one of my first online dating experiences, a guy who had contacted me found out that I was a lawyer, emailed, “I don’t date lawyers,” and disappeared. I tried questioning why this was and even pleaded with him to reconsider. I never got a response.
The last two weeks before the bar we had no classes and were just studying on our own.
It’s Bar Exam Season. For those not familiar, that means that law students across the nation are currently in the midst of studying all day every day for a total of 10 weeks before they take a 2-3 day long exam at the end of July. If you or someone you know is one of these afflicted people, may the force be with you.