Life update: Fall grades, spring semester, and summer jobs

Hi everyone! So it’s been a while since my last life update and my life has been pretty crazy to say the least.

Last Friday, we got back our fall grades and I am fairly happy with mine. They’re not super amazing, but given my circumstances (basically: my grandfather’s funeral was literally 2 days before my finals and I was a total mess because of it and law school grades are pretty much all based on your final exam), I think I did pretty well. It’s relief finally having them after waiting for so long.

I am entering week 3 of spring semester and so far it has been good. This is mainly because the undergrads don’t start school yet so campus is so quiet and parking is super easy to find. I’m also loving the fact that my writing class is now in the afternoons on Tuesdays (instead of in the mornings like last semester), which means that I get to sleep in!

Lastly, I’m currently applying to summer jobs. It is customary for law students to work during the summer to gain practical law experience. When I first started law school, I originally wanted to find a summer job in down here in SoCal, but lately, given my turbulent finals experience, I want to go back to the Bay Area for work. So far I have applied to 7 jobs, all of which are companies, not law firms. I really like the idea of working in-house so I am hoping to get an internship at a company.

So that has been my life in a nutshell. How have you been?

xoxo,

P.S. If anyone wants to help out a broke law student and buy me a coffee, I would appreciate it!

Life update: Finals season, writing assignments, and finding time to read

Hello! It’s been quite a while since my last life update. Law school is killer the first semester because there are like no breaks. The only breaks we get are Labor Day (1 day at the beginning of the semester) and Thanksgiving break (3 days towards the end of the semester). Aside from that there is nothing. It’s nonstop school.

The semester is winding down now. We only have a few classes left before finals start in December. It’s so crazy how fast this all went.

Right now everyone is working hard on our big writing project due before Thanksgiving.  It’s not hard, just a lot to write. And since it is legal writing, you have to cite a lot. Like sometimes after every sentence. Tedious I know.

Recently, I’ve been finding time to read which is amazing. I’m not getting through as many books as I used to and I still have a ton of unread books, but I’m slowly making progress.

So that’s it from me. But before I sign off I just want to say that if you enjoy my blog or my other social channels, please consider buying me a coffee on Ko-Fi. To do so just click here.

Thank you so much for reading. Let me know what you’re up to in the comments.

xoxo,

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Blogging/life update: I’m halfway done with moving!

Hello everyone!

As you can see, I haven’t posted anything since the end of June. That’s because I finished part 1 of my move. Part 1 consisted of moving the big items like furniture and half of my books. Part 2 will be the rest of my stuff like clothes, makeup, (and more books!). The move is going well but the toughest part by far has been deciding what books to bring with me. I unfortunately don’t have the space to bring all my books, so I’m only bringing about half with me. The rest will be staying here at my parents’ house. It is so tough deciding what books I want to take because I have no idea what books I might want to reference later on. The struggle is very real.

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The mess that is my bookshelf back at home. Currently deciding which books to pack.

As you probably can guess this will be a relatively quiet month here on my blog. I should have a few reviews up this month but not as much as I typically would post. I literally didn’t have time to read at all last week. I am currently reading Sweet Black Waves Kristina Perez (which I  started reading before I moved) and Anna Undreaming by Thomas Welsh. I’m hoping to finish both these books and start two more books by the end of this week.

That’s it for now! I will keep you guys updated on my moving progress. And if you would like to help out a soon-to-be law school student, please consider buying me a coffee via this link.

xoxo,

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The future of my blog and bookstagram

As some of you already know, I will be starting law school in August and consequently, will be moving in a few weeks. With this move, some things may be changing to my blog and bookstagram.

In regards to my blog, I may not be posting as much in the beginning of July to mid July. Moving is incredibly time consuming so I probably won’t have much time to pop in here to post or read other blogs.

As for my bookstagram, I will probably be changing my theme. I will still keep the three column look and the borders, but will be making some changes. I will still keep one column of quotes because those are easy to post and people love them. I was thinking for the other two columns, for one to be indoor pictures, and the other to be outdoor pictures. I’m moving to a very beautiful city and the school I will be attending is drop dead gorgeous, so outdoor pictures is something I want to incorporate. For the indoor pictures, it will probably be a mixture of what I currently post: flat-lays and shelfies.

As for actual reading time, I have no idea how much time I will have to read. I will be going to school again, so that cuts out a lot of reading time. But, I will be living by myself (I currently live at home with my parents), so that may give me more time to read. I will keep you all updated on how it goes once I’m settled in.

Also, if you would like to help out a soon to be broke law student, please consider buying me a coffee by clicking here.

Thanks for reading!

xoxo,

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Buy me a coffee

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So I joined that “Buy me a coffee” site that I’ve seen some people use. The reason I joined is because in August I will be a first year law student and let’s be real, law school isn’t cheap (especially here in California)! Any spare money would be greatly appreciated.

If you want to buy me a coffee just click here.

Thanks for reading and for your support!

xoxo,

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