Blog Posts: Erin Edwards

Erin Edwards

First Year Classes: What to expect

One thing that really, really bothered me when I was preparing for law school is that no one would give me an idea of what it is like to be an actual law student. When I asked the 2Ls how long they spent reading every night, I would get answers like "it depends" or "well, everyone is different."

Yes, everyone is different, and yes, it really will depend. It will depend on how many pages your professor assigns, and whether or not you are a really good reader, and how many times you check facebook (here's a hint: the more you check it, the longer homework will take you). But, in the interest of getting you prepared and letting you know what to expect, here are my general experiences:

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No Comments | Posted by Erin Edwards on Tue. March 29, 2011 2:12 PM
Categories: Academics

Do's and Don'ts for Admitted Students

I think that Nicole and Dania have done a great job telling you about themselves and why they chose Carolina Law. When I was in your shoes, I felt so unprepared. I had never actually met a law student, I had no one to talk to, and I didn't know what to expect. How many hours would actually spend in class a day or studying at night? Would I be behind because, as a science major, I had never really taken an essay exam or a history or policy course? Do students get free tickets to basketball games? Here's some things I wish I had known:

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No Comments | Posted by Erin Edwards on Tue. March 22, 2011 9:22 AM
Categories: Admitted Students Day, Orientation

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