(Study Tips, Dealing With Stress, Maintaining a Social Life, Financial Aid, Internships, Bar Exam, Careers in Law . . . )
- Posts: 2333
- Joined: Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:35 pm
CicerBRo wrote:I go to HLS and I work WAYYYYY less than my peers. But I always have done way less work than a lot of my friends. It really comes down to what you need to do to get the results you want. -_-
And by way less, I mean, I don't really do any work until 4 weeks before finals.
I was similar both before and during law school. I think people like CicerBRo (and me) have the hardest time transitioning to practice. You basically have no choice but to work all day, every day, at least M-F for years on end. It's hard if you never developed a work ethic.
This is definitely TCR T-T
- Posts: 3089
- Joined: Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:33 am
The first 10 weeks of the semester takes about 30 hours/week if you want want to chill and about 40 hours/week if you want to get a pretty solid understanding of everything. The last 4 weeks suck but you still have time to go out here and there and talk with your friends.
Same as above for non-Biglaw people. People who just want to do Biglaw are pretty checked out at this point.
Everyone is pretty checked out.
Return to “Forum for Law School Students”
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: ilpsm and 6 guests