Tips and Advice
Taylor Spencer '21
Taylor Spencer '21

While my first semester of law school was one of the most difficult challenges I’ve ever completed, there are things that you can do to make it easier on yourself come finals time.

Tiffany Cheung '19
Tiffany Cheung '19

Rather than taking a step back, I encourage everyone to go full throttle during their last semester of law school.

Taylor Spencer '21
Taylor Spencer '21

Here are some holiday-themed activities all around New York that won’t take up too much time from finals season, ordered from least to most time-consuming.

Olena Botshteyn LLM '19
Olena Botshteyn LLM '19

I wanted to combine theoretical knowledge with some practical experience, and for me the Mediation Clinic was a perfect match.

Taylor Spencer '21
Taylor Spencer '21

From a southerner to future southerners dreading that New York winter, I have some bits of advice that I’ve heard over and over the past few months.

Haley Patterson '20
Haley Patterson '20

Everything is new in 1L, and the career jargon is no different.

Taylor Spencer '21
Taylor Spencer '21

It seems almost silly to think of taking breaks when everyone is so stressed with tons of reading to do, but it is a necessity.

Olena Botshteyn LLM '19
Olena Botshteyn LLM '19

One of the advantages of being a part of the LLM student community is that when somebody gets an idea to travel somewhere or do something fun, you can just say, “I’m in,” and have a great plan for the weekend.

Charles Gargano '19
Charles Gargano '19

A precious 45 minutes is all that remains until class. The problem? You have not eaten.

Haley Patterson '20
Haley Patterson '20

Many of us 1Ls have found ourselves wondering how the nightly firm receptions would fit into our schedules this semester. I have compiled the most common reasons to attend these events—or not.

Tiffany Cheung '19
Tiffany Cheung '19

Through the Women of Color Collective, on whose board I currently sit, I have met so many new people that I wouldn’t have met otherwise.

Kiki Hosie '20
Kiki Hosie '20

It’s February, and I’m still waiting for my invincible summer. On a frigid Monday eve, I asked a handful of students some winter-related questions.

Haley Patterson '20
Haley Patterson '20

I will say it: NYU is the best-located law school in the country.

Tiffany Cheung '19
Tiffany Cheung '19

My Lawyering for Transfers class provides an opportunity to share my experiences with my transfer peers.

Gracie Smith '19
Gracie Smith '19

Did I ever think going to law school would afford me the opportunity to study for four months in China? Never!

Haley Patterson '20
Haley Patterson '20

The long-deserved winter break is a time to relax—right? Maybe….

Kiki Hosie '20
Kiki Hosie '20

Music may be an effective way to help you endure those late library nights. Without further ado, I present the ultimate late-night outlining playlist.

Haley Patterson '20
Haley Patterson '20

If you discover the stress of the exam period is more than you expected, you are not alone. But the NYU Law community is prepared to share and ameliorate the burden.

Tiffany Cheung '19
Tiffany Cheung '19

Transferring after your 1L year is a daunting but thrilling experience.

Haley Patterson '20
Haley Patterson '20

Law school is often characterized by vague, fear-inducing comments (i.e., the common, ominous advice “Don’t go to law school”). It’s time for a change.

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