Law school and dating
Don't forget about the things you enjoyed before law school, especially if they involve physical exercise.With all the sitting around you'll be doing in law school, your body will appreciate any physical activity it can get.The first year of law school, particularly the first semester of 1L, can be one of the most challenging, frustrating, and ultimately rewarding times in your life.As someone who has been there, I know how quickly the feelings of dread and confusion can arise, and because of this, it's easy to fall behind—even as early as the first few weeks.Being a law student is tough enough; add in your significant other and things can get a bit crazy.As in sleep-deprived, stress-eating, all-nighters-at-the-library crazy. My boyfriend and I were dating before I started law school, so we had a pretty firm foundation before the madness of 1L started.Preparing for your 1L year isn’t all about academics though. You’re about to start one of the hardest periods of your life so unwinding and enjoying yourself the summer before law school is important.
Truthfully, I'm not sure I can get over my selfishness to deal with dating. The problem is that once you are in law school it's a catch 22.Closely tied with reading all the assigned material, turning in your work when it’s due is another key to surviving 1L and can be the difference between a B and an A.