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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Pursuit of a Joint Degree

Doing the joint degree this summer has been an intense experience.  On the negative side, there is a lot of reading, 3 hours of class a day, and some days it is too beautiful to want to be in class.  However, the positives definitely outweigh the negatives.  At the end of my three years at […]


1097.25, days from the start of your 1L year through the end of the 3L term. Three years of procedural and substantive law, policy and ethics training designed to transform you into an advocate. A legal education makes you a lawyer, by shaping your thought processes, questioning and analytical ability, among other things, but you […]

Professionalism Points

So I know all the new 1Ls are starting to think about coming to VLS and wondering what you should bring.  Well, one major suggestion I have is to bring at least one suit with you or to invest in buying one.  Also be sure to bring everything that goes with it (shoes, jewelry,  dress […]

3 Weeks Left

My summer has gone by so fast!  I only have 3 more weeks left at my internship until I make the trip from Anchorage back to Michigan to spend 12 days with family before heading back to Vermont for Ambassador Training and Orientation Week. My internship has taught me a lot  and has helped me improved […]

I always mean to be a diligent blogger, and I usually fail.  This spring I had an excuse: a nasty wrist injury that made typing difficult and painful. My writing professor was kind enough to let me have a bit more time on one assignment when I needed it.  That was nice.  But just in […]