I have leftover pizza, an exceptional Absolut cocktail, and episode 2 of the A-List: New York waiting for me, but I am taking a happy hour pause to speak to the 1Ls because I love you like Joan Rivers loves botox. Y’all still around?
A few friendly reminders:
- Start organizing your notes this weekend (outlining) so you don’t have a “oh shit” moment at Thanksgiving when you realize that finals are around the corner. Use the syllabus as a skeletal outline and see if you need to review anything from the beginning of the semester. This is also a good time to hit up classmates for missing notes.
- Consider book briefing.
- Stop procrastinating your legal writing work. That will bite you in the ass. I promise.
- You didn’t become superhuman upon surviving two months of law school. You still need to sleep and eat, and on a related note…
- Remember to embrace the burnout.
For example, today I ran around for about 12 hours: studying, fumbling around the tax clinic, dealing with the meltdown of my craptastic school laptop, and attending class (without a laptop ah!)
I have an essay, a research paper, and a presentation to finish. But I am not doing any more work today. I am going to partake in this pizza, my cocktail, and watch my trashy reality show before I go to bed.