This post might come a little late for people who were deciding whether or not to embark on the double-degree programme offered between KCL and Columbia Law School, or even the new programme offered between Georgetown and KCL. I have gladly provided the same advice to these individuals but I thought it might be useful… More How to decide if you want to do the double degree JD programme
Hi all! In this post I will be talking about fall break and my first ever American Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a huge holiday in America, celebrated to give thanks for family and friends. Luckily I had family friends close by who invited Remi and myself for a proper American thanksgiving feast. I did not have… More Thanksgiving and a Trip to LA!
Hey y’all! In this post, I will be discussing a time-honoured tradition at American law schools: pro bono work. Pro bono stands for legal work done by lawyers and law students for the good of the community; that means that they are not getting paid, and usually the projects involve legal work done on… More Rise and Shine for Good Deeds
A Day in the Life of a UNC Law Student Hello everyone! I thought it might be fun to let y’all know what an average day as a UNC law student looks like. Of course, this isn’t exactly how everyday goes, but it’s an idea of what I get up to on the regular. 6.45am:… More A Day in the Life of a UNC Law Student
Hey y’all! Chapel Hill is a lovely place, filled with beautiful architecture, great academic resources, and awesome food. However, after not leaving the town for over two months (in fact, I did leave once: I went four miles east to Raleigh, to a homeware store, and bought a pan), I decided that Fall Break would… More Fall Break – Goodbye North Carolina, Hello Massachusetts
Hi everyone, it’s Rishi (LLB and JD Double Degree Program) again! In this month’s post, I will be covering class material, TAs and professional opportunities. Class Material and TAs Law school in the US follows a semester system meaning that your classes change every semester. This means that as Christmas approaches, it also means that… More Managing your workload and professional opportunities at CLS
Hey y’all! This blog post will be a little different form my previous ones: as the deadline to apply for a year abroad draws closer, I will be focusing on giving tips on how to decide on a university. These ideas are by no means universal, but they do represent some factors I found… More Tips for Picking A Study Abroad Destination
Tar Heels catching the 99% solar eclipse After nearly a week of settling in and exploring the town of Chapel Hill (and getting to see a 98% solar eclipse), the time came to begin our instruction at Carolina Law. Monday started with us exchange students being allocated time to recite the… More Welcome to Law School – The Socratic Method
The Best of Chapel Hill Best Study Spot – The Carolina Study Centre Chapel Hill is a college town, so there are plenty of great study spaces. My personal favourite is the Carolina Study Centre. This idyllic spot is the perfect alternative the library. The Centre was opened by a Christian family who converted their beautiful… More The Best of Chapel Hill
Hi everyone, I’m Alicia and I am spending my year abroad at the University of San Diego (USD) in California. I arrived in San Diego at the start of August, since my first semester began in mid August, and I have been here for almost three months now. Moving to America was very scary. It… More Greetings from sunny San Diego!