If you’re planning on going to law school, you’ve probably heard a lot about what it’s like. Maybe you’ve been told how hard it is, or how cutthroat people can be, or how scary cold calls are. You might have some stereotypes in mind from TV or movies of what being a law student looks like.
Coming into law school, I knew that it would be challenging, and that I would be busy, and those things have certainly held true. In many ways, law school has lived up to the stereotypes—lots of reading, use of the Socratic method, new ways of thinking and analyzing. But I was also surprised by a lot of things during the first week of law school, whether for the better or worse. [Read more…] about Things that Surprised Me the First Week of Law School