3-LOL Boredom

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3-LOL Boredom

Postby sigil » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:04 am

Anyone else feeling the 3L boredom? What has everyone been doing to keep themselves remotely entertained during the final stretch? LOL.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby Wild Card » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:26 am

If you have too much time on your hands and no longer care about coursework, consider working part-time at a federal or state agency.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby Dcc617 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:15 am

Try traveling.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby 265489164158 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:58 am

I was feeling a bit bored and uninspired and started a research assistant position for a professor I found interesting on a relevant topic. I am also trying to mentor 1Ls and 2Ls.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby QContinuum » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:30 pm

You can also load up on interesting & useful black-letter classes, clinics, or internships - very easy to design your course load to make yourself super busy and not bored! The folks who're bored during 3L tend to be the ones who've loaded up on easy seminars etc.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby sigil » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:54 pm

Good ideas! Thanks, everyone. Did a year-long clinic during 2L (and the way lotteries are set up, clinics here are a full-year commitment so that’s out for 3L), but I’ll see if I can load up on some interesting courses and whatnot.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby Dcc617 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:35 pm

Or enjoy this last bit of free time before you go work until you die.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby sigil » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:59 pm

TRUE, haha. ^ How is that post-law school work life anyways?

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby Dcc617 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:40 am

sigil wrote:TRUE, haha. ^ How is that post-law school work life anyways?


I’m a 3L who’s traveling Europe this semester on a study abroad gig.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby doggo » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:06 am

Go to the the gym every day.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby Pomeranian » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:26 pm

doggo wrote:Go to the the gym every day.


Law Students, regardless of class year, should do this. Is there a law school version of freshman 15, because it's a real phenomenon.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby BeeTeeZ » Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:30 pm

I've been looking forward to 3LOL and it has truly lived up (or down) to my expectations. Being bored 3L year is a blessing not lost on me.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby TFALAWL » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:08 pm

If you're headed to biglaw you will look back on this in a year and be like wtf?

This is the last year in your life where you will have ZERO responsibility. Would it be sensible to get heavily involved in clinics? Yes. But you wouldn't be bored and posting here if that were the case. Pick a hobby that is a bit time intensive in the beginning: gym, investing, something artistic, etc. Or if you're single, take advantage of those swipe dating apps and look for an SO.

Just be young and have fun! If you wanna veg and watch tv that's okay too.

Just don't waste your time here.

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby QContinuum » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:37 pm

TFALAWL wrote:If you're headed to biglaw you will look back on this in a year and be like wtf?

This is the last year in your life where you will have ZERO responsibility. Would it be sensible to get heavily involved in clinics? Yes. But you wouldn't be bored and posting here if that were the case. Pick a hobby that is a bit time intensive in the beginning: gym, investing, something artistic, etc. Or if you're single, take advantage of those swipe dating apps and look for an SO.

Just be young and have fun! If you wanna veg and watch tv that's okay too.

Just don't waste your time here.


I was with you up to the last line. I mean, wtf - TLS is the best thing to spend your time on!!

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Re: 3-LOL Boredom

Postby paradiselost9 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:41 pm

TFALAWL wrote:If you're headed to biglaw you will look back on this in a year and be like wtf?

This is the last year in your life where you will have ZERO responsibility. Would it be sensible to get heavily involved in clinics? Yes. But you wouldn't be bored and posting here if that were the case. Pick a hobby that is a bit time intensive in the beginning: gym, investing, something artistic, etc. Or if you're single, take advantage of those swipe dating apps and look for an SO.

Just be young and have fun! If you wanna veg and watch tv that's okay too.

Just don't waste your time here.



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