Category: Student Life

Falling into place

Unexpected 6th Semester in D.C. experience perfectly caps student’s law school journey I never meant to spend my last semester of law school living and working in Washington, D.C. — seeing Abe Lincoln whenever I wanted to and …

Health is wealth

Humans are complex beings. The evolutionary marvel that is the human brain is both our species’ greatest strength and weakness. It allows us, as lawyers and future lawyers, to understand, communicate and untangle intricate legal issues. On the …

KU Law superheroes

Student appreciates ‘feats of strength and determination’ by classmates, faculty Mega-blockbuster superhero flicks are taking the world by storm. “Black Panther” recently surpassed a cool billion dollars at the box office (Wakanda Forever!), and “Avengers: Infinity War” is …

6 things I’ve learned in 6 months of law school​

I recently realized that I have been at KU Law for six months. It may not seem like a long time, but I’ve done a lot in this time. I moved to Lawrence, made new friends and finished …

What TV doesn’t tell you about law school

First-year KU Law student Terra Brockman, front row sixth from left, was a member of the winning team in the 2017 Bluebook Relays. The annual competition is just one of the ways students bond with their small-section classmates …

Learning to balance the busy

As a KU Law Student Ambassador giving tours of Green Hall, one of the most common questions I hear from students is how to balance all the work of law school with a healthy life — socially, physically …

Cold brew, Connect Four & Clinton Lake: Treat yo self to a study break

Law school can be overwhelming, and a 3L recently told me that feeling never really goes away.  So you need to make time to have fun. Treat yo self.  As an added bonus, the mental break will probably …

Tips from a departing 3L

With graduation just a few months away, 3L Sophia Dinkel took a break from post-law school planning to offer words of wisdom to future Jayhawk lawyers-in-training.  As a 3L departing from law school in May, here are a …

Reflections from a departing 3L

As I write this blog, I have just 33 days left of law school (not that I’m counting). Yes, you can graduate in December of your third year. Be a summer starter — it pays off in many …

Life is like a giant law school class

Law school is an all-encompassing endeavor. Although challenging, it can be incredibly gratifying and rewarding. Law school really makes you think. There is liability everywhere. The world is a walking torts book. Sometimes I miss the old days …