There are many reasons why law school is “hard.” From its unique class and study structure to the pressures of preparing for your legal career, law school is both mentally and emotionally difficult. This post is for parents of new law students who are wondering or are worried about what to expect from their law student. Read on to find out what to expect and how you can support your new law student!
What is difficult for parents to understand is that law school is not like college at all. The stress that a 1L will face in their first year has a lot to do with their process of realizing this. They need to study differently. They are tested differently. They have fewer opportunities to boost their grades. When your 1L realizes these things, it will most likely be after a setback. [Read more…] about Advice for Parents of New Law Students