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First Year of Law School Survival Tips

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Below are some tips to surviving your 1L year that I wish I'D been given. Remember the old adage — ''Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger.'' So take a deep breath and repeat after me — ''I am a 1L and they can't kill me!'' Then read these tips and follow the advice below because it will help make your 1L year much more manageable.

You’re trembling. Sweat is poring down your face. Everyone is speaking a foreign language. No, this is not a nightmare. It’s your first day of LAW SCHOOL. There’s no need to be afraid. You will survive. As of this writing, no one in my class has died. I am now proud to say, “I am a 2L!” Below are some tips for surviving your 1L year that I wish I’d been given. Remember the old adage “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” So take a deep breath and repeat after me: “I am a 1L, and they can’t kill me!” Then read these tips and follow the advice below because it will help make your 1L year much more manageable.

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