February 1 of a student’s first year is, statistically, the most depressing day in law school. With that backdrop in mind, I, as a first year student in the midst of the (objectively) unhappiest period of law school, have some thoughts.
Two years ago, I started law school. I was terrified. I didn’t think I fit in with the group of highly motivated, successful students around me. I didn’t have any exciting resume lines, I hadn’t participated in any humanitarian ventures, and I hadn’t gone to a fancy private school for undergrad. If you’re starting your