I am a 3L, originally from Watchung, NJ. I received my Bachelor’s degree at the University of Rhode Island where I completed the honor’s program and majored in Women’s Studies. My senior thesis was titled “Sex Trafficking and Decriminalized Prostitution in Rhode Island.” I served as the co-...
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Melanie's Archive for December 2010
Posted by Melanie Shapiro
12/28/2010 at 10:23 AM
The stress of exams is over. The stress, though fun, of cleaning the house and hosting Christmas is over. Taking down the ornaments and the Christmas tree couldn’t be a better metaphor of my much-needed decompression following finals. Law school exams are really a pain. They are stressful. Unless you have a midterm or intermittent assignments, your entire grade rests on one final exam at the end of the semester. I had one take home that took me 12 hours, another 8 hour timed take home exam, and 3 in-class 3 hour exams. And now we wait until January...