Student Blog

  • January 13, 2017
    You’ve probably heard that law school is inherently stressful. The constant go, go, go could easily result in a nervous breakdown, among other health and wellness problems. However, before you even begin your...
  • December 08, 2016
    You might be surprised when I tell you that law schools represent a diverse set of professional and academic backgrounds. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need a humanities, liberal arts or social science...
  • January 04, 2016
    Attending law school is stressful. Attending law school and heading to a new city can make things even more stressful. Most people know of Las Vegas as a place where you can go to party all night long, hitting up...
  • January 04, 2016
    The law school classroom is a zone of fear that has been immortalized in movies and books as well as conversations with former students. It is portrayed as a stressful, anxious, and intimidating environment. However,...
  • December 28, 2015
    As a 2L transfer student, I cannot speak on every detail of 1L year at UNLV, but with my wife being a Lawyering Process TA (she is in law school too, that’s a whole different blog) and watching this year’s...
  • December 28, 2015
    Imagine, after three years in law school you walk across the stage and receive your diploma. Shortly after, you pass the bar. Then, all of a sudden, it hits you – the legal community has approved of your very...
  • December 02, 2015
    “How do you do it?” I’ve been asked about a zillions times about being a full time parent and full time student in law school. My reply, “You just do it.” That may seem a bit smug,...
  • December 02, 2015
    You’ve been admitted to and have decided to attend the William S. Boyd School of Law! If you’re like me, your excitement may swiftly become tinged with a sense of, “Now what?” Your first...
  • November 17, 2015
    Sin City-- not a place that many picture as the place to get their legal education (unless maybe you want to do criminal prosecution or defense), and usually not a place someone pictures themselves living in...
  • November 17, 2015
    It would be safe to assume that during at least one point in your life you will experience stress. The more activities you take on, the more stress you will accumulate. Everyone stresses over different things, of...

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