September 19, 2015

The reality is, your marks matter – but mainly only to get your foot in the door. This includes clerkships, graduate opportunities at government departments...

May 12, 2014

As a Type A perfectionist law student, I’m never convinced that my best is good enough. I’m of the mindset that working and studying late, sacrificing sleep and

March 10, 2014

When I started my law degree five years ago, I was afraid that I wasn’t as bright as my peers because I was a transfer student. When I got into law, I was the..

October 21, 2013

We often assume that the students who are ultra competitive are also the high achievers. I'm here today to challenge that misconception: the highest achieving law students are sometimes the most caring and helpful students that you'll meet at law school.

August 23, 2013

This can be a difficult time of year for penultimate year law students who’ve missed out on a clerkship. No one likes missing out, and even if you're a 'resilient type', rejection hurts.

August 3, 2013

Despite having my heart set on various other areas of law, I succumbed to peer pressure and applied to several firms, but I wish I had someone tell me that it was okay if I didn't apply, and that things would turn out just fine.

July 21, 2013

The best advice I’ve ever received at law school was from my favourite former High Court Justice Michael Kirby, who told students to “be a joiner!”

July 14, 2013

Exams are done and you’re finally on holidays. You’re waking up at midday every day and living the law student dream. But then as the weeks pass by you...

March 26, 2013

In my first few years of law I always snubbed the idea of finding a mentor or joining a peer mentoring group. I wasn’t struggling academically, so what would...

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