My Perspective as a Hispanic Student at FSU Law

5% of all lawyers in the United States are Hispanic; Hispanic women comprise less than 2% of lawyers in the United States. With those numbers in mind, I often finding myself asking how I fit into this field. I most specifically asked myself that question when it came time to apply to law school. As … Continue reading My Perspective as a Hispanic Student at FSU Law

The Residency Reclassification Process – An Inside Perspective

Moving to a new state can be a challenging time full of new experiences, friendships, and difficulties. When attending FSU Law, students who attend from out of state can often reclassify as in-state students for residency and tuition purposes after their first year. If that is the case for you, I will walk you through … Continue reading The Residency Reclassification Process – An Inside Perspective

FSU Law Externships

“Well, what do you want to do with your law degree?” One of the most commonly asked questions to law students and aspiring law students alike. And the truth is, not everyone knows the answer. I would venture to say that in my experience, most people don’t know the answer. Here’s your reminder that that’s … Continue reading FSU Law Externships

Should I Live Alone in Law School or Get Roommates?

In my case, I have to answer “both.” It was April 2020. I had been relegated to my parents’ couch since the notorious spring break that turned into a remote semester occurred. I was on track to graduate at the end of that summer, and in the face of looming uncertainty… I decided to go … Continue reading Should I Live Alone in Law School or Get Roommates?

How Getting Involved in Law School Helps Your Body and Mind

The suggestion, “You should get involved when you get to law school,” sounds like a trap, right? It sounds like a recommendation that is totally without merit (“Don’t you know how hard law school is, Mom?”), or a tactic among laser-focused students to try to distract other students. But the truth is that the individuals … Continue reading How Getting Involved in Law School Helps Your Body and Mind

Why You Should Visit a Law School Before Making a Decision – and What to Look For

When searching for the perfect law school for you, campus visits are crucial! Visiting a law school will give you the best sense of how you fit into the community and possibly new city you are moving to. A visit will give you an idea of what the students, faculty, and facilities of your prospective … Continue reading Why You Should Visit a Law School Before Making a Decision – and What to Look For