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When I tell people I am in law school, they respond with either “I’ve seen law students, they never leave the library” to “do you ever have time to do anything but read?” People generally ask about exams, grades, and whether you read as much as they’ve heard. I laugh and answer their questions, “We […]

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What is “Success”?

Growing up, many of us have had the opportunity to meet with, learn from, and maybe even work with successful people. The working-world encourages people to succeed, but does not define what “success” is, or even explain how to achieve it. Most prominently, the working class categorizes people as successful based on their wealth or […]

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The Other Part of Law School: Interviews and Marketing Yourself

There’s no doubt about it, grades matter in law school. Your G.P.A. from semester to semester is a reflection of your willingness to learn, reflect, and improve. And we all know that cramming before the night of the final usually doesn’t lead to optimal results. But grades won’t solidify your chances of landing a good […]

Reflections on Break

Winter break is for many law students, a breath of fresh air. Fall semester, like any in law school, is demanding. Between outlining, preparing for classes, clinics, pro bono hours, and more, the pace is almost unrelenting. So when we are given three weeks off, it’s understandable that we don’t want to think about work […]

Five Weeks In…

Five weeks into the semester, and you might find yourself thinking, “is it over yet?” The surprising answer is; the end is closer than you might realize. With final exams around the second week of December, two months will go by fairly fast. Thus, this blog seeks to discuss some goals that might be worth […]

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Develop Your Strategy For 1L Year

With the start of the semester a few weeks away, this post offers advice on some strategies to consider to get the most out of your law school experience. To begin with, it’s important to consider the WHY for attending law school. Whether you are 1L or a 3L, knowing the purpose behind the effort […]

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Goals to Think About This Summer

Summer, thankfully, is in full swing. For those have recently received their acceptance letter from the University of Idaho College of Law, congratulations! To those students who have completed their first or second year of law school, well done!  The time, effort, and dedication it takes to be a law student is substantial. While the […]

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Work Life Balance

Law school is an interesting roller coaster. The pressure to study and do well gets tied in with outside obligations. Having a true balance of what is most important is key. Sometimes, we have family obligations but also have to prepare for class. What is more important? Going to class prepared is crucial! But, at […]

What the University of Idaho College of Law has to offer…..

When my family and I moved to Moscow, for me to attend law school, I worried at the time that I would suffer a major disadvantage because many of the students were younger and did not have a family at home. What I didn’t realize was that attending law school with my family was actually […]

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