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Summer Series: Actions Steps to Take as you Prepare for the Bar

Our Summer Series begins again! This series highlights different Latina students and law grads as they embark in their summer jobs and/or bar prep all across the country. We hope to provide a variety of work experiences, options for a healthy work-life balance, and general motivation through different guest contributors to help you to take charge of your… Continue reading Summer Series: Actions Steps to Take as you Prepare for the Bar

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The Bar Exam: Helping Family Understand Your Stress

Many will start their Bar course this week. I remember clearly how much fear of the unknown I had going into my first course.  And rather than feeling somewhat relieved after the first day, I left feeling more nervous than before because I just didn’t know how I was going to learn everything I needed… Continue reading The Bar Exam: Helping Family Understand Your Stress

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Get Rid of Stress in Ten Minutes or Less

If you follow me on Snapchat (and you should!) you saw that this week I had a crappy morning—so bad that I went off my regular tea-only schedule and bought myself a latte to feel better.  I know that indulging in bad calories is probably not the greatest thing to do, but sometimes we just… Continue reading Get Rid of Stress in Ten Minutes or Less

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Conquering the Bar Exam with Kids

There’s no way I can imagine what it’s like to study for the Bar as a parent. I’ve mentioned before that I noticed that mom-law students were always the best prepared (so well organized!), but I can’t imagine the added stress of children + the Bar. It’s tough, no doubt. For those February Bar takers… Continue reading Conquering the Bar Exam with Kids

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Celebrating Accomplishments: Si Se Pudo

It’s that time of year again–Bar announcements.  And I’ve seen many have already gotten really great news!  Felicidades! It’s such an exciting time! So this seemed like a great time to talk about the importance of acknowledging professional accomplishments.  A common theme we see as women is that our professional achievements aren’t celebrated as strongly… Continue reading Celebrating Accomplishments: Si Se Pudo