Law school is tough on almost everyone, including people who aren’t even there! Close friends and loved ones also suffer when a law student is having a hard time. Tempting though it may be to think you can just power through on no sleep, constant studying, and no exercise or time off, you’ll likely be happier (and do better) if you engage in some reasonable self-care along the way.
Read on for tips on staying true to yourself as a law student and ways to ensure you’ll be happy as a lawyer. You’ll also find strategies for balancing law school with other relationships, ways to take care of yourself physically, and how to use your (too limited) school breaks wisely. Finally, see how your personality may influence your law school experience, and check out our strategies for surviving as a women in a male-dominated profession.