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
Stephanie Damon-Moore '17
Stephanie Damon-Moore '17

The Ultimate Back-to-School Challenge

As someone who wasn’t going “K-JD,” as they say, I was faced with the ordeal of variously ending, changing, and relocating all the components of my fully formed life to do something entirely different in an entirely different place.

Posted on September 12, 2014 | Comments: 0
Jessica Gardner '16
Jessica Gardner '16

First Impressions of a New York Newcomer (and 2L Transfer)

Here are a few of the reasons why I don’t (and won’t) regret transferring to NYU Law.

Posted on September 10, 2014 | Comments: 0
Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

Clinically Excited for 3L Year

I am determined to make sure that my law school swan song has some meaning. Part of that meaning, I hope, will come from my participation in the Business Law Transactions Clinic.

Posted on September 02, 2014 | Comments: 0
Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

A Path Less Traveled

Beyond being a good entry point to a conversation, my untraditional path to law school has, I think, been a blessing to me.

Posted on August 28, 2014 | Comments: 0
Annie Hillman '14
Annie Hillman '14

Learning to Live Like the Locals in Buenos Aires

Three months ago, I walked off the plane and started my law school adventure in Buenos Aires.

Posted on May 23, 2014 | Comments: 0
Tracy Huang '14
Tracy Huang '14

What I Talk About When I Talk About Law School

When I think about law school, I think, “This was never what I expected.”

Posted on May 19, 2014 | Comments: 0
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