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Author: Kathryne M. Young

Kathryne M. Young Kathryne M. Young received her JD from Stanford Law School and her PhD from Stanford University. She is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she teaches courses on criminal procedure, courtroom evidence, and social psychology. Professor Young is the author of How to Be Sort of Happy in Law School, and was recently interviewed for the ABA’s Modern Law Library podcast.

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Six strategies for law school happiness

October 10, 2018

There are many sources of law school unhappiness, from the massive loans to the high-stakes exams.  Some of this is structural; you can’t do anything about it.  But there are changes you can make to improve your law school life—not only to survive, but to thrive while you’re there.