Tag: law school

Graduate Profile: Sasha Raab, L’20

Nontraditional student balances law school, being a mom When Sasha Raab sat for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), her daughter Edith was six weeks old. Now, Raab is wrapping up her law school career in the top …

Skills taught through online learning will allow law students to excel in new legal landscape

In his Mediations, Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, had the following wisdom to share regarding human beings often fraught relationship with our own future: “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, …

Why I chose the K – J.D. route

I remember hearing the phrase, “K through J.D.” during law school orientation. It took me a couple of minutes before realizing it meant “Kindergarten through J.D.” and applied to my path to law school. I never took time …

How to succeed as a parent in law school

Law school is a big adjustment for anyone. But for those of us with kids at home, it can be a complete shock to the system! Good news… the initial shock dissipates fairly quickly. Not only is law …

2L Sydney Buckley gains practical experience at internship with federal judge

Now over halfway through my 2L year, I can confirm that the common mantra — “1L year they scare you death; 2L year they work you to death; 3L year they bore you to death” — certainly captures …

Best of both worlds

Cue Hannah Montana “Do you know what you’re doing this summer?” is one of the most dreadful questions in law school. Looking for a summer job/internship is not only stressful, but can also be disheartening. Applying for on-campus …

Too much of a good thing

Though I’ve heard many sayings about law school, perhaps none capture the essence of the experience better than: “law school is a pie-eating contest where the reward for doing well is more pie.” At this point in my …

Similar life lessons can be learned from law school, relationships

I got engaged during the summer before my 3L year. Since then, I have been planning my upcoming wedding between classes. Since my mind has been constantly switching from thoughts about the assigned Jurisdiction reading to thinking about …

Learning to level up

Muhammad Ali said, “the person who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” I believe the same should be said about the three years of law …

101 things to know before coming to law school

First Generation Professionals seeks to promote a positive atmosphere at the University of Kansas School of Law for law students who are first generation college students or first-generation law students. Our objectives are to build community among aspiring …