It's always chilly in the Law School and not just because they have the AC cranked up for all the Suits.
We're a month into law school and the gunners are out in full force. After a quiet week or two, the hand raising and spewing of irrelevant quotes from the book are littered through classes like wine on a wedding dress. While gunners are inevitably frustrating there are some upsides. They bring you closer to … Continue reading 3 Upsides to Gunners
Our Student Bar Association and Association of Women Lawyers recently invited Attorney Kimberly Motley to speak. Kimberly is a world renowned International Attorney and human rights activist that graduated from Marquette University Law School. After serving as a public defender in Milwaukee for 5 years, Motley took a chance on a lucrative position that was … Continue reading Spotlight on Kimberly Motley: a MULS Alumni Shaping Human Rights in Afghanistan.
The everyday hustle to stay ahead and not fall behind, because once you do there's no coming back.
Law school is a lot of work, drop anything extra and only shower twice a week....you'll be fine.
I'm a sucker for a good cliché, and since it's pumpkin spice latte season, I'm dedicating this post to the individuals that embody the cliches of law school. Real People: I am super impressed that the huge majority of people are grown up, wonderful people in law school. They're not here to cause drama or … Continue reading 9 Cliché People You’ll Meet in Law School
My first week of class has come to a close. The 4 Fall 1L classes here are Torts, Contracts, Criminal Law and Legal Writing, Research and Analysis (Writing 1). I'm starting to get a nice feel for what's working and what I need to work on. What I was prepared for: So far the workload … Continue reading Thoughts on My First Week of Law School.
It's Friday and I'm about to close out my first week of law school. My nerves and worries have pretty much vanished as I've gotten comfortable with the work and classes. It's been a smooth week for me, but not all of my classmates have been so luck. Here's what you need to avoid to … Continue reading 6 Things not to do in the first week of Law School.
(Can I preface this by saying Law School has started and I don't have much time for proofing? Well, I just did.) Law School has begun and for us that started with two days of orientation. Some schools have whole week while others only have a day or two so and everyone's experience will vary. … Continue reading Thriving (or Surviving?) Law School Orientation
When I was wrapping up my application cycle last year, my goal was to have it wrapped up my mid January. I ended up falling way behind and not finishing applications until over a month later. The big holdup: My personal statement. After working on it for a (possibly excessive) month, my efforts paid off. … Continue reading Personal statements that work. How to resonate with admission officers.