Internships, Clerkships, Clinics

Four stages you’ll go through while waiting on a job offer

September 2, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 3L at the University of Arizona ] We have all had a wild ride since COVID-19 impacted the world and, of course, the legal field, law schools and law students.  I’m now back to school online. Likely for the whole semester. My school has opted to provide four different modes of learning […]

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The best decisions I made during 2L year

May 11, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] What a ride this second year of law school has been. The saying is, “1L they work you to death” (true),  “2L they work you to death” (also true.) Now a lot of my “working to death” was all of my own doing. I took […]

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My top five remote summer internship home survival tools

May 6, 2020

[ Mara Masters, 1L at Emory Law ] Well folks, I hope the end of the semester is treating you well. I finally limped through the last of my exams and now have a few days to recoup after the heavy emotional toll that limping to the end took. As we all continue to adjust […]

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Looking back on my law school highlights over three years

April 28, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] Today, I attended my last law school class, and it finally hit me: after next week, I will no longer be a law student. The realization is bittersweet: I’m ready to be finished with law school, I’m ready to start the next chapter of my […]

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It’s clinic time

November 3, 2019

 [ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] Can you believe it my fellow 2L’s, we are starting to pick our classes for the second semester of our 2L year!?! Once we start those classes, we will we halfway through our law school journey. Some of you might be even closer to crossing […]

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Dealing with FOMO and knowing when it’s alright to say no

October 8, 2019

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] FOMO Law Student Style I think, as law students, we can suffer from a unique form of FOMO(osa)… the fear of missing out (on school-related activities). Unlike in the past where our FOMO might have been about social events, now, at least for me it […]

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The down low on clerkships

September 25, 2019

Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Clerkships Consideration To clerk or not to clerk … clerkships are a popular debate amongst law students. I myself have not clerked, nor am I planning to clerk, partly because I’m an international student (blog post to come), and partly because I’m just too eager […]

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3L job hunt SOS: What to do if you don’t have an offer … yet

September 18, 2019

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School ] Hear that? It’s the constant chatter around summer jobs and hopeful offers. You’re happy for your 3L friends and peers who’ve landed something, but deep down you’re starting to freak out because you don’t have an offer … yet. What do you do? […]

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The struggle of back-to-class after summer-long work

September 4, 2019

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] As I talk to my fellow 2Ls, the biggest struggle right now (besides the job hunt) is moving back into “study mode” after working all summer long. It can be a difficult transition. Especially when there seems to be such a focus at the beginning […]

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From 2L to Rising 3L: Setting up final year success

March 27, 2019

The end of 2L year is right around the corner. True to form, it’s been B-U-S-Y. You’ve worked your tail off. You’re more than ready to call yourself a 3L student. But it’s important to finish strong on upcoming 2L final exams, and then you can look ahead. Here are some things to do before […]

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