My Alternative Spring Break Experience

I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to spend spring break not only with wonderful future-lawyers but to have spent it with the Farmworkers Association where I learned about so many aspects of social justice. Before FSU's Alternative Spring Break, I did not see the suffering our men, women, and children farmworkers endured. … Continue reading My Alternative Spring Break Experience

Best Places to Visit Near Tallahassee For When You’re Itching to Travel

Tallahassee is a great city that offers a multitude of different things to do thanks to our many great parks and local activities like FSU gameday. However, sometimes you might find yourself having a bit of a travel bug. Unfortunately, law school may not give us the time we need to travel very far, but … Continue reading Best Places to Visit Near Tallahassee For When You’re Itching to Travel

Experiencing Law School as a First-Generation Law School Student

Many students who attend law school are traversing unknown waters as they embark upon the decision to attend law school. The decision to attend law school is incredibly exciting but can also be daunting and innately overwhelming. This decision is especially daunting if you do not have anyone in your family that is involved in … Continue reading Experiencing Law School as a First-Generation Law School Student

Top Three Takeaways from the Immigration and Farmworker Project

Learning What it's Like to Practice Immigration Law The Immigration and Farmworker Project is one of the clinics offered by FSU Law. FSU Law’s Public Interest Law Center is dedicated to serving underprivileged communities by providing pro bono legal services through clinics. A clinic, such as the Immigration and Farmworker Project, is a non-traditional class. … Continue reading Top Three Takeaways from the Immigration and Farmworker Project

How to Make Communicating With Your Professor Less Intimidating

Talking with professors is always stressful; it’s hard to approach someone who has so much experience in their field! In this blog post, I’ll give you some advice on how to talk with your professors without stressing over what to say. First, there are some things to remember. Though professors can be stressful to talk … Continue reading How to Make Communicating With Your Professor Less Intimidating

Ambassador Spotlight: Externing at the Department of Justice

One of my favorite things about FSU Law is how much they encourage real-world experience and Externship opportunities. I love D.C. and want to live in this area once I get out of the Marine Corps, so I researched Extern opportunities in the D.C. area to see what government agencies had intern/extern positions. My ultimate … Continue reading Ambassador Spotlight: Externing at the Department of Justice

The 1L Judicial Externship Program

Florida State University College of Law has a unique externship opportunity for 1Ls where students can work directly alongside a judge and their staff. Through this program, students can work with judges in state, federal, and administrative capacities and throughout all levels of the judicial system. FSU Law’s Career Services office works diligently to help … Continue reading The 1L Judicial Externship Program

How I Jumped 9 Points on the LSAT While Working Full-Time

Not everyone studies and takes the LSAT during their senior year of undergrad; for example, I took a gap year between undergrad and law school because I hadn’t started considered going to law school until I started the job I got after undergrad. So, with an 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. schedule, it was hard … Continue reading How I Jumped 9 Points on the LSAT While Working Full-Time