Extracurricular Activities
Ajani Husbands '17
Ajani Husbands '17

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.

Ben Mejia '15
Ben Mejia '15

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.

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

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.

Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

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

Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

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

Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

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

Shuyue Tan LLM '15
Shuyue Tan LLM '15

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

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

I’ve often thought it strange that education seems to focus solely on intellectual skills. The aim of NYU Law’s Emotional Intelligence (EQ) workshop is to help students become aware of a non-academic set of skills necessary for effective leadership in any career.

Rucha Desai '16
Rucha Desai '16

I came to law school to explore how the institution of law can impact both development and progress. Over a cup of coffee and several fresh scones, His Excellency, Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud of Iraq, gave me some insight.

Luping Zhang LLM '14
Luping Zhang LLM '14

Every morning when I wake up, I go through my Google Calendar with my foggy mind and try to figure out which panel on a legal topic would make my day.

Kathleen Kaffer '15
Kathleen Kaffer '15

Time is flying by, and I am eager to continue to explore Shanghai and the neighboring areas. There is so much to see, it is never boring.

Tracy Huang '14
Tracy Huang '14

The weekend before last I had the great opportunity to attend a retreat with my fellow students of the Christian Legal Fellowship here at NYU Law.

Tracy Huang '14
Tracy Huang '14

If you’re wondering or worried about adjusting to life in a big city, do read on.

Tracy Huang '14
Tracy Huang '14

What is there to be grateful for at the New York University School of Law? The answer: plenty.

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

I find that reframing my point of view to see long-term is comforting as I dive headfirst into my first round of law school exams.

Christopher Porcelli '16
Christopher Porcelli '16

You’ve probably heard of bar review. But what else does the Student Bar Association do?

Peter Dubrowski '14
Peter Dubrowski '14

Formal mentorship programs at NYU Law helped me get through my 1L year with sanity (mostly) intact.

Christopher Porcelli '16
Christopher Porcelli '16

Besides the fact that I was in the library until it closed tonight, there are a few other telltale signs that my classmates and I are officially law students now.

Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

Enjoy research and writing, but not sure what 1L summer job to apply for? Then seriously consider jamming with a federal judge this summer!

Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

You are about to foray into the mysterious and challenging world of Fascinating-and-Informative-Law-School-Distractions (or “FAILS-Ds”). In order to succeed, you need to conquer FAILS-Ds…and I am confident you can do it!

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