Emma Trotter '16
Emma Trotter '16

Commuting is Not a Sentence

When I’m at school, I’m on, but when I’m not at school, I am truly off.

Posted on November 14, 2014 | Comments: 0
Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

Hitting the Books vs. Hitting the Road

It can be healthy to get out of the city and talk to ordinary humans.

Posted on November 12, 2014 | Comments: 0
Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

Riding the 2L Wave

1L is a completely new experience, and it requires being focused and on your study game 100 percent. But there is a new and different challenge that emerges in 2L: namely, learning to balance the competing demands of school and life.

Posted on November 10, 2014 | Comments: 0
Jonathan Levin '17
Jonathan Levin '17

1L Summer Job: Light at the End of the Tunnel

Inspiration takes many forms; mine just happens to be the idea of 1L summer employment.

Posted on November 07, 2014 | Comments: 0
Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

Clinically Excited for 3L Year Update

I was correct to be “clinically” excited for 3L year, as my experience in NYU’s Business Law Transactions Clinic has been even more fulfilling than I anticipated!

Posted on November 04, 2014 | Comments: 0
Jessica Gardner '16
Jessica Gardner '16

Fall Frenzy: Pumpkins, Performances, and Lurking Finals

I’m taking in as much of the gorgeous fall weather as I can. Here are a few things I’ve done so far to relax and revel in the best season of the year.

Posted on October 31, 2014 | Comments: 0
Emma Trotter '16
Emma Trotter '16

California Dreamin’

I didn’t know before pursuing a summer job at a California firm that some of the features of bicoastal interviewing I feared most would turn out to be strengths masquerading as flaws.

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Comments: 0
Shuyue Tan LLM '15
Shuyue Tan LLM '15

An Eco-Sociological Perspective on Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

If you look at many political events, you may often find underlying eco-sociological factors.

Posted on October 22, 2014 | Comments: 0
Ajani Husbands '17
Ajani Husbands '17

BALSA: The “A” is for Allied (et al.)

The Black Allied Law Students Association has proven an easy-to-access resource for finding out the answers to many common 1L questions. Moreover, it is also a nexus of positive reinforcement and community empowerment.

Posted on October 17, 2014 | Comments: 0
Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

Life in the Law School Dorms

Living in NYU Law housing means I avoid the myriad problems and stresses of living off-campus in New York City.

Posted on October 15, 2014 | Comments: 0
Ben Mejia '15
Ben Mejia '15

Writing in Brief: Whether or Not to Do Moot Court

If you want to practice your writing and oral advocacy skills, the Marden Moot Court Competition is one of the best ways at NYU Law to do so.

Posted on October 10, 2014 | Comments: 0
Stephanie Damon-Moore '17
Stephanie Damon-Moore '17

Make it Mean Something: Amateur Advice for Your 1L Year

NYU Law has many opportunities to get out of the classroom and see your passions in practice, not to mention the range of options that exist outside the Law School.

Posted on October 08, 2014 | Comments: 0
Jonathan Levin '17
Jonathan Levin '17

1L Redux: Life as a 1.2L

It’s with a firm sense of confidence that I arrive back on the steps of Vanderbilt as a 1.2L.

Posted on October 07, 2014 | Comments: 0
Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

The Not-So-Secret Law School Within NYU Law

There is a whole other legal education available to us outside of the classroom that can be just as, or even more, valuable

Posted on October 06, 2014 | Comments: 0
Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

A Good Read, Indeed

Getting to know professors personally your 1L year can be challenging. Enter the 1L Reading Group.

Posted on October 03, 2014 | Comments: 0
Emma Trotter '16
Emma Trotter '16

Stacks Law

NYU School of Law is a good place for a book-lover to end up, certainly. During my first year, it was exciting and challenging to devote myself to reading again. But an even greater treat was waiting for me the summer after my 1L year: I had landed an internship in the legal department of the New York Public Library.

Posted on October 01, 2014 | Comments: 0
Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

Darjeeling Unlimited: Finding Superior Tea at NYU Law

While our coffee options at NYU Law are well understood, tea requires a more searching judicial inquiry.

Posted on September 29, 2014 | Comments: 0
Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

How to Succeed in Finding the Right Summer Job By Really Trying

One of the perks of being a student at NYU Law is that the school’s respected reputation provides its students with many opportunities. My summer is a great example of the ample options available to students who are willing to be creative and work hard to find the opportunities they want.

Posted on September 26, 2014 | Comments: 0
Shuyue Tan LLM '15
Shuyue Tan LLM '15

Engage, Engage, Engage!

When I talk about engagement, I am not talking only about being engaged in classes.

Posted on September 24, 2014 | Comments: 0
Ajani Husbands '17
Ajani Husbands '17

OWL Anxiety: Confessions of an Older, “Wiser” Law Student

Like many of the other “older and wiser law students” (OWLs) who begin law school at 30 years and older, I had placed a stopgap in a long-term career to pursue a passion for law.

Posted on September 22, 2014 | Comments: 0
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