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Amanda Ploch '12
Amanda Ploch '12

I went out for a jog for a study break–and ended up having another kind of break. Having a supportive law school family has made all the difference as I get back into the swing of things.

Edward Han '12
Edward Han '12

I am taking an Eighth Amendment Law and Litigation course, taught by Professor Bryan Stevenson. He is brilliant, and the course is easily the most influential one I’ve taken, ever.

Ashley Smith '12
Ashley Smith '12

We interviewed the client, researched his case, and repeatedly rehearsed our arguments. We were as prepared as two law students who have never represented a client could be.

Trang (Mae) Nguyen '13
Trang (Mae) Nguyen '13

I was a consultant, looking for a way to combine my interests in business and the law. The answer: the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business.

Sam Raymond '11
Sam Raymond '11

Lawyers are highly educated and incredibly competitive. I’ve discovered that I’m not alone in my love of trivia contests.

Andrea Ravich '12
Andrea Ravich '12

Looking back to last year and remembering what it was like to be a prospective NYU Law student, I’ve got three pieces of advice for admitted students: 1) Don’t be scared. 2) Find what fits. 3) You’ll be fine. Just fine.

Ashley Smith '12
Ashley Smith '12

Last summer, I felt pretty prepared for law school. I was confident I could handle hours of poring over casebooks, job-hunting, and even trying that whole work-life balance thing. But like many 1Ls-to-be, there was one thing I dreaded: the Socratic classroom.

Niki Cubides '11
Niki Cubides '11

I would describe myself as one of those rare law school nerds who enjoys every class, but this semester I am particularly captivated by Constitutional Law taught by Professor Derrick Bell.

Sam Raymond '11
Sam Raymond '11

The best advocacy that I’ve seen in law school was done outside the courtroom, before students rather than judges. Last week, I watched Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, debate Kelly Shackelford of the Liberty Legal Institute.

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