Dear 1L Jess

With Santa Clara Law about to kick off their orientation this week, I thought now would be a good time to finally write this post: A letter to my 1L self. Dear 1L Jess, So you decided to go to law school. Why? I don’t mean that as in “why would you do this to […]

What’s Next: Tackling Anxiety

With grades coming out this week, I thought it would be important to discuss how the stress of law school can impact your mental health and ways to manage those 2 a.m. thoughts. Stress Anxiety: Grades First, I want to emphasize how normal it is to experience anxiety, especially as a law student, and that […]

Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is when you’re convinced that you’ve faked your way to where you are now and that it’s only a matter of time before the people around you start to catch on.  The problem here is that knowing you have it doesn’t actually make it any better.