Tag: student ambassador

Graduate Profile: Cortez Downey, L’22

Student leader pursuing a passion for privacy law During his second year at KU Law, Cortez Downey took a course in Privacy Law. The class, taught by Professor Najarian Peters, set Downey on a career path. “Professor Peters …

On-campus interviews in a pandemic

As the spring semester kicks into gear, a law school experience that most of us dread will be in full swing. On-campus interviews, or OCIs as they are commonly referenced, are a marathon of interviews for law school …

The importance of feeding your creative side during law school

In Legally Blonde, Elle’s father was wrong when he told her, “Oh, sweetheart, you don’t need law school. Law school is for people who are boring and ugly and serious.” Thankfully, law school, particularly KU Law, is for …

What I learned my first semester of law school

As the spring semester is about to begin, I find myself reflecting on my first semester of law school. Grades and class ranks have been posted. I have a pretty good sense of what worked for me last …

My top five (non-law school) study spots

As a non-traditional student and soon-to-be first-generation attorney, transitioning to law school presented a host of new challenges. During the first semester of my 1L year, one of my biggest areas of growth involved “finding my lane.” Not …

How not to go broke buying textbooks

I am not sure about you, but I always feel anxious to get back to school after a prolonged break. Although it is one of my life goals to become a person who can fully embrace the art …

Living with the Bluebook: Three essential rules

As I discussed last year, while the Bluebook is, at its core, an Eldritch Abomination, there are certain tips and tricks we can use to turn the humble “Uniform System of Citation®” into something you can understand and appreciate. …

Why Lawrence is the best place to live while going to law school

While exploring law school options, you will hear a lot about the towns the law schools reside in. In fact, you have likely already heard some things about Lawrence, Kansas. You probably heard the cost of living is …

Studying for your first law school exam

Taking a law school exam is a daunting task, but the lead-up is perhaps even more stressful than the actual exam. Everyone studies differently, but over the years, I’ve learned a few tips that can help prepare you …

Procrastinate procrastinating, from a procrastinator

Last week was Law Student Mental Health Awareness Week, and it got me thinking about my mental health and how I’ve managed the stress of law school over the last two years. A topic that came to mind …