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My name is Hala Furst, and I am a 3L. Before coming to Roger Williams I received a BA in Theatre Arts at the University of Minnesota. In the three years between graduating from college and arriving here in Bristol, RI, I worked as a hotel concierge for a luxury brand, a loan officer and mortgage...

Hala's Archive for November 2007

Posted by Hala Furst
11/27/2007 at 12:00 AM
Ahem. Exams are approaching, and it ain’t pretty, folks. We just got back from 5 days off for Thanksgiving, and returned to the last week of class and the impending exams. We’ve had memos and midterms and socratic method attacks, but still, the big Fs are looming (F is for Final, not, I hope, any of my grades).  There is a buzz about the school, one that can only be described as high energy fear. Remember in college when professors spent the last couple of weeks in review mode, helping you prepare for their finals? Yeah, that doesn’t happen in law school. I have new assignments though...
Posted by Hala Furst
11/08/2007 at 12:00 AM
Ok, I have several things I want to cover in this blog post: 1. Many of you will be living on a combination of scholarships and loans in law school, which means somewhere around, oh say November 6th, you will realize that you have no money. It is important at that point not to panic. There are several things working in your favor: a) You live in a small town where things are relatively cheap. Utilities are pretty reasonable, you have to travel into Providence to get to a mall, and beer is $1-$4 depending on happy hour and location. b) You have no time with which to spend your no-money, being...