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We welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to talk about working on your law school diversity statement. Looking for ways to boost your law school admissions packet? I assure you you’re not alone. During the time I was applying to law school, this was something I was frantic about. My LSAT score wasn’t very high, so I became fixated on assembling an admissions packet that would hopefully be sufficient for the reviewer to simply overlook…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to talk about the importance of friendships in law school. If someone were to ask me what my absolute favorite memory of law school is, it would undoubtedly be the hours my friends and I spent on the first floor of our library, with our case books, highlighters and supplements splayed across the table, as we talked about everything under the sun besides the work we were actually doing.…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to discuss how preparing for midterms can also help you to prepare for final exams. Imagine learning that your fate in achieving a specific goal would all be based on one factor? Well if you’re in law school you’re probably well aware of this dilemma. Unlike your undergraduate courses, in law school there aren’t a variety of exams, homework assignments, pop quizzes and papers that factor into…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to talk about some of the supplies that you should get going into law school – that you might not know about! Whether you’re just starting law school, you’ve been there for a few years or you’ve already graduated and started prepping for the bar, you can’t deny the necessity of having the right supplies. The right supplies can make the difference in keeping you organized,…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to talk about how to make sure you’re not overdoing it on screen time as a law student. Immersed in an era of recurrent tech developments, it’s no secret that we’ve transitioned from a point where screen time was optional to a point where it’s a mandatory portion of any school curriculum and workplace agenda. I recall my time in college where my laptop spent most of its…
  This week we welcome back guest writer Alexandra Muskat to discuss how the KonMari Method of tidying can be applied to law students. If you’re a Netflix addict like myself, you’ve likely heard of the popular new series, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” The hit series based on an international best-selling book, brings the decluttering Japanese technique, KonMari, into American homes. Throughout the series, Kondo enters the home of several families, gets…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan who discusses how to dress for a job interview and what questions to ask yourself before making certain fashion choices. Could a designer purse cost you a job offer? Well, according to an attorney who posed this question at a diversity conference I attended, it sure could. Do I think that this opinion should impact how you prepare for an interview? Well possibly, but keep reading to find out.…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to offer her thoughts on wearing natural hair in the workplace (and during job interviews). I received my first relaxer at eight years old. I was fortunately blessed with thick curly hair, but to my mom’s misfortune, my rambunctious, stubborn hair was extremely difficult to maintain. Therefore, she did what essentially every black mom was doing in the nineties, and she got me my first relaxer. I…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to offer her thoughts on wearing natural hair in the workplace (and during job interviews). I received my first relaxer at eight years old. I was fortunately blessed with thick curly hair, but to my mom’s misfortune, my rambunctious, stubborn hair was extremely difficult to maintain. Therefore, she did what essentially every black mom was doing in the nineties, and she got me my first relaxer. I…
This week we welcome back guest writer Christen Morgan to talk about why highlighting might not be the best strategy when trying to memorize in law school. What’s your favorite study strategy? Do you delve deep into using flashcards or do you plaster note tabs and sticky notes by each important point to create a roadmap for your brain? Do you outline diligently throughout the semester or entirely procrastinate then cram it all at the…