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Open Letter to “Mediocre” Latinx Students: Go Where You’re Not Wanted

Yesterday, I saw the article on WaPo about the University of Maryland professor who accidentally sent an email to his mock trial class that included a coach’s (the prof’s daughter) remarks on the students who had tried out and her concern about whether or not to include the Latino students for the sake of diversity… Continue reading Open Letter to “Mediocre” Latinx Students: Go Where You’re Not Wanted

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Dichos de Mami that Got Me Through Law School

Seeing that Mexican mother’s day just passed (what I celebrate) and many more celebrate this Sunday, I thought it would be great to share some of my mom’s favorite dichos, osea, sayings that helped me become a lawyer—even if I didn’t know it at the time and even if I’d never in a million years… Continue reading Dichos de Mami that Got Me Through Law School

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Breaking Barriers: Myth-Busting Law School

I hate sounding like I’m ancient, but when I was applying for law school there were so many unknowns. Seriously, how did the world even work before internet? Books? #cray. Anyway, when I started applying, there were a few online communities and older students that I knew that helped guide me. But the online communities,… Continue reading Breaking Barriers: Myth-Busting Law School

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I Get So Lonely: Battling Isolation and Loneliness as a New College Student

Can I tell you how hyped I was to start college? I was so excited! I had the full “traditional” American experience at a four-year university and absolutely loved it. Yet, I would see some students around me who hated it and I just didn’t get it. What’s not to love? There’s so much freedom… Continue reading I Get So Lonely: Battling Isolation and Loneliness as a New College Student

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Breaking Barriers: Racism in College

Starting college can be a real trip if you’re not used to being in mostly White spaces. If you’re lucky to attend a diverse college where you don’t feel isolated, that’s fantastic (fr fr) but most of us attend incredibly homogenous schools where your awareness that there are few students of color is super acute.… Continue reading Breaking Barriers: Racism in College

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Summer Series: The Journey to Law School

Our Summer Series for Summer 16 comes to an end! 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… Continue reading Summer Series: The Journey to Law School

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Summer Series: The Work Before Law School

Our Summer Series continues! 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 summer… Continue reading Summer Series: The Work Before Law School