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of a Law Student

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March 11, 2019

So there is a dessert bar back home that makes the MOST AMAZING flourless chocolate cake...of course, being in school means I can’t possibly go back home to go to this place frequently. So, I’ve had to learn how to make it myself. Surprisingly? This...

January 21, 2019

 The complications of law school seem never-ending. Luckily, staying organized doesn’t have to be an issue. Here are some of my favorite ways to stay organized and prepared to be my best every day:

1. A Solid Planner

A firmly believe a planner is the k...

January 14, 2019

Law school textbooks are some of the most intimidating items on a student's shopping list. Not only are they physically large, but knowing they contain the law that you must memorize to pass the Bar is enough to set anyone over the edge. However, the...

January 7, 2019

Be professional, but be comfortable. 

Everyone knows the stereotypical law student look: a collared shirt under a sweater paired with some nice jeans or pants, maybe even a cute pair of heels or dress shoes. But honestly, what do law students actually...

January 1, 2019

Every professional school has a vast variety of students. Some of these students come straight from undergraduate programs, some are parents who have been working for years, some are international students, and some are those students who still atten...

December 31, 2018

Prep Time: 15 mins.

Bake Time: 8mins.

Total Time: 25 min 

Yield: 36 cookies

Ingredients for the Cookies

  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter softened

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon...

December 27, 2018

Prep Time: 15 mins.

Cook Time: 55 mins.

Total Time:  1 hour 10 mins.

Yield: 4-6 servings


  • 0.5 cup of unsalted butter

  •  4 sliced onions

  • 2 chopped garlic cloves

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 3 thyme sprigs

  • salt and pepper

  • 0.5 bott...

December 27, 2018

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Cook Time: 10 mins.

Total Time: 12 mins.

Yield: 15 servings


  • 2 Bags of Cranberries

  • 1 Cup of Water

  • 3/4 Cup of Sugar

  • Lemon Zest (to taste) 

Time to cook! 

1. Combine all ingredients into a sauce pan in the f...

December 27, 2018

Prep Time: 40 mins.

Bake Time: 10 mins.

Total Time: 50 mins.

Yield: 3 dozen large cookies


  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 1 cup granulated white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup of light or dark molasses

  • 2 tbsp of white...

December 27, 2018

Hi everyone! This is my story on why I decided to pursue a legal career. This post is for any undergrad who is still considering signing up for this huge life changing decision or anyone who is just curious about my process in choosing this professio...

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