Archives: Stephanie Mann

Stephanie Mann

Post Bartum Depression

After months of studying, the day of the bar examination finally arrives. Once you have finished the exam, all you can think about is celebration and sleep. After a couple of days of recovery, you start thinking about the next step in your life. If you are one of those lucky few to have a … Read more >

Stephanie Mann

As You Approach Your First Law School Exam

When you first begin law school, there is nothing more terrifying then your first exam period. For the most part, it is going to be a completely different experience from any other class or test that you have taken before. Your entire grade can rest on one exam; what you do in 2-4 hours will … Read more >

Stephanie Mann

What to Expect At the Bar Examination

Throughout law school, a student constantly hears about the bar examination. You spend your law school career and the summer (or winter) after graduation preparing for this exam, and then three years of study culminates in a grueling examination over the course of two days. The very notion of the bar examination is so daunting … Read more >

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The Good and the Bad of the Law School Community

The community experience is one of the most important elements of being in law school. But, as with anything, it can have its advantages and disadvantages. Both the good and the bad arise out of the fact that you are part of such a small community. Most students went to a much larger undergraduate school … Read more >

Stephanie Mann

The Daily Struggle of Studying for the Bar Exam

Congratulations! You have just finished a grueling three years of law school. After 36 months of hard work, you now finally possess your Juris Doctorate. But don’t let that celebration last too long: Before you have had a chance to fully recover from your last set of finals and the excitement of graduation, you will … Read more >

Stephanie Mann

The Melting Pot of Graduation

As graduation looms in the coming days, I am a melting pot of every sort of emotion. After going to school for twenty years and working my entire life to reach this one goal, I find that I am hours from achieving it and I do not know which emotion dominates. Of course, one of … Read more >

Stephanie Mann

The Week It All Fell Into Place

The best week ever in law school occurred during the first semester of my 3L year. I had been toiling away at law school for over two years and there were certainly times when I was incredibly frustrated by the amount of work that I had and difficulty understanding the concepts that the professors were … Read more >