Goals: Shoot for the Moon, but First, Build a Rocket

Goals: Shoot for the Moon, but First, Build a Rocket

The importance of goal-setting dominates a lot of the conversation when it comes to having a productive and meaningful writing life. There’s lots of (good and bad) advice out there about how to set the right goals for you, including SMART goals (Specific,...
Imposter Syndrome: An Orientation Recap

Imposter Syndrome: An Orientation Recap

I can’t quite believe that it’s been almost exactly a month since I┬ástarted at Harvard. The time has flown, at least in part because I haven’t had a whole lot of time to catch my breath (in a good way, mostly). But I wanted to write a post about the...
The Law School Diaries: Moving In

The Law School Diaries: Moving In

As of today, I’ve been in Boston for ten days. After all the lead up to getting here, it doesn’t seem possible that this year has finally started. When last we left off, I was panicking a bit about late financial aid applications and immunization forms....
Dealing with Difficult Relatives

Dealing with Difficult Relatives

Any time I see an article on this topic, the advice generally goes something like this: “We know it’s hard to disagree with relatives sometimes, but they love you and want you to be happy, so as long as you explain to them that what you’re doing...
Starting “The Law School Diaries”: Law School Prep

Starting “The Law School Diaries”: Law School Prep

This August, I have the amazing opportunity to start studying at Harvard Law School. While I’m at it, I decided I wanted to start a blog series on my experiences for those of you who are interested in maybe going to law school one day, or even are just curious...
25 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

25 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

Happy Summer Solstice (and full moon)! At least in my neck of the woods, summer’s been in the air for a while, but now it’s official! Here are a few ways to make sure you’re taking advantage of this fabulous season. Take a long walk without a pre-set...