Wellness as a Way of Life – Wellness is an essential component of professionalism. How you do law school, is how you’ll do lawyering. Start practicing important life and coping skills now! Highlights just below:
I do think that the issue of emotional, spiritual, psychological wellness is essential in terms of getting through law school. I tell my students, how you do law school is how you're going to do lawyering. Now's the time to start figuring out what it is you're going to do to manage that stress. As an institution we're taking this issue of wellness as a serious component of professionalism.
There's a gym in the basement of this building, which shows the emphasis for taking care of your health. They do a great job of also keeping the student updated with email updates on where you can go as far as the career center, peer mentors.
Talking to people who've been here and know what the ins and outs of each class are, have been through the challenges before you can give you great perspective and great understanding on how to study. And be not only just effective but efficient with your time. Not just working hard, but working smart.
You get connected to the student groups. For example, for me get connected to moms that were going through the same things I was going through. The career services office really help beginning in your first year. They really were the ones that helped me in choosing my classes and choosing what honors programs to take in order to get me to the position that I wanted. And I got that position.
I am so excited for the future. I am so excited to continue to learn. And I feel absolutely great about where I am now being a law school graduate. And I feel absolutely set up to be a great lawyer.