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Does networking make your stomach turn? You’re not alone.

I hate networking. It is one of my least favorite parts of the law school experience. And that’s saying a lot. I even hate the word “networking” and especially hate people who talk about “growing their network.” Unfortunately, networking is an essential part of the law school experience, and it is a great way to foster important relationships. If you’re an extrovert who loves engaging with people you don’t know, then this post isn’t for you. This is for my fellow introverts.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.28.15

A) Above the Law released their law school rankings today. Because their criteria leans heavily on jobs numbers, the list looks markedly different from the U.S. News and World Report version.

B) In law school, what you learn as you network is just as important as who you meet. Law School Toolbox

C) Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted for “reporting evasion charges and lying to the FBI as part of an effort to conceal paying off the victim of ‘prior bad acts.’” That’s a pretty long way of saying that he’s a douche. Buzzfeed

D) 84% of women are harassed on the street before they turn 17. That makes 100% of me very sad. New York Magazine

E) The first Broadway show based on a Twitter account is opening tonight. And it’s God’s Twitter, no less. New York Times

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Logical Reasonings / 4.9.15

A) The Washington Post wants to get rid of some thing for spring cleaning — including the third year of law school.

B) William Mitchell College of Law’s victory over the ABA led to the establishment of the first accredited digital law school, and could change the face of legal education. CNBC

C) 10 tips for reluctant networkers. Ms. JD

D) Turns out that, contrary to popular belief, most judges aren’t too political. The same can’t be said for law students. Wall Street Journal

E) Louis C.K. tells Jimmy Fallon about how he torpedoed Fallon’s career. Don’t worry, things still worked out pretty well for him. Splitsider

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Logical Reasonings / 11.6.14

How to “network naturally”, with advice for stepping outside of your comfort zone and making those much needed connections. Above the Law

At 18, I was still trying to figure out the perfect consistency of water to cheese powder for my EasyMac… CBS

There is one thing that lawyers both old and young can agree on: taking Blueprint to prep for the LSAT! Above the Law

This is so not fair to the bears. If they are anything like me, these donuts will be their delicious, cream-filled demise. National Geographic

Everyone criticizes the survivors in zombie movies and TV to get close to water. Obviously they don’t realize that zombies can swim. WGN TV