Showing posts from May, 2020

Reflecting on 1L

To be honest, I'm not sure what I expected from my first year of last school. I read plenty of blogs and law school prep books, I worried more than I thought possible (which is saying something due to the fact that I can overthink getting takeout or not), and I researched constantly--maybe that was foreshadowing? All in all, I finished my 1L year last week. Cue the confetti and balloons! Although it may have felt a bit anticlimactic considering online classes, pass/fail grades, and COVID-19 hanging over the second half of the spring semester, I still celebrated with my friends in a Zoom call and maybe cried some happy tears after I turned in my last exam. It's a huge step to get through a year of law school, and I thought an important part of celebrating would be looking back at the past two semesters on here. Orientation feels like a world away. I found some of my worksheets from orientation while cleaning my room, and I remember sitting in my classroom, surrounded by a

How to Create a Study Schedule

I've always been someone who thrives on a schedule. I'm usually pretty busy, so it's nice to have my days and weeks planned out so I can stay on track. Creating study schedules has been monumental in getting ready for big exams in life. My study schedules helped through LSAT prep, and now they're helping me through finals in law school. Here's some of my tips for creating an effective study schedule to keep yourself focused on your goals! Related: My LSAT Study Schedule Prioritize, prioritize, prioritize A study schedule won't be effective if you overload it or don't focus on what you need to study. If you already know what you really need to focus on, put an emphasis on that in your study schedule. For example, when I was studying for the LSAT, I focused heavily on logic games because that was the section in my first practice test that I did the worst on. For finals right now, I spent a lot of time going over easements and covenants in preparat