In the interest of helping future 1Ls avoid my own mistakes, here’s a short list of things that really should never be done as a 1L.
If you’re headed toward your 2L year, you’re probably freaking out right now about your journal invitations (or lack thereof). But before you accept a position on law review (or smack your head repeatedly into the wall because you didn’t make law review), heed my warning: law review will ruin your life.
Welcome to the painful, unfulfilling life of your law school journal. It’s going to really suck.
Is it worth it to drop down to part time in law school in order to stretch out two more semesters, which means I could add Law Review to my resume?
QI’ve heard the only journal experience in law school that has any resume value is Law Review. Is this true? Do firms really care either way or does it just depend on who’s interviewing you? AFirst off, this conversation is only relevant for those students looking to land jobs at swanky, big city law firms. Everyone…