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#The1Llife: Ready, Set, Compete!

March 24, 2015

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy People at law school are super competitive. Maybe it is in the water or whatever, but it seems that everyone is out for himself. I think that part of this has to do the with nature of law school. The fact that law […]

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#The1Llife: Free Food and a Workshop

March 4, 2015

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose,  1L at the University of Detroit Mercy THE BAR EXAM Three words that make law students (and sometimes lawyers) cringe. Even though I have just begun law school, professors have been stressing the importance of preparing for the bar exam. While it seems like the exam is really far away, […]

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#The1Llife: Conquest

February 9, 2015

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Some of the first year law students that I have met are lucky. Why are they lucky? They are lucky because they have a parent or close family member who is an attorney. I consider these people to be lucky because they probably […]

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#The2Llife: Externships

February 4, 2015

GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law I externed at a state court, over summer after 1L. I loved it, and gained a lot of practical experience. I am currently externing at a bankruptcy court. I took a bankruptcy course last semester, and found it very interesting. It seemed like a unique […]

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My case-reading strategy (that saves time!)

January 27, 2015

GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law When I first started law school, reading cases took FOREVER! It still takes me a while to get through reading assignments. But when I do the reading, I really try to get the most out of it. My method is a bit different—I think—than others’. […]

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#The1Llife: Back to School

January 12, 2015

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy A wise man once said… “Back to school, back to school, to prove to dad that I’m not a fool.” Well, he may not have been very wise, but Billy Madison was a pretty rad guy. For all of the 1L’s this week […]

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#barpreplife: Lie To Get Through The Day

November 20, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Jennifer Varteressian, Graduating from The University of Tulsa College of Law, December 2014 Okay. So I am not normally someone who is going to preach, or provide a sermon on life problems, but I am a firm believer that there are times in life when we all need a little pep talk. […]

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#barpreplife: Stuck Somewhere in Bar Exam Limbo

November 12, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Jennifer Varteressian, Graduating from The University of Tulsa College of Law, December 2014  And the Books have arrived.  I am finally in receipt of my Texas Bar Prep books, Happy Monday to me! I feel like we have a week or two left in the semester where it’s still possible to remain […]

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#The2Llife: The Secret is Networking

October 21, 2014

GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law I had the pleasure of attending Law Preview—a law school “jump start program—as both a student and a student facilitator. I learned a lot, and I think it truly helped me do well my first year. One of the best things I learned from Law […]

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#The1Llife: Internships and Summer Positions

October 20, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Now that the crazy midterm studying madness is over, I was able to attend a few events hosted by my law school. One of these events was hosted by the law school’s career services department. Even though the leaves are changing and the […]

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