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How to be a PL: Parenting Law Student

August 10, 2020

When I began my first year of law school, or 1L year, I was a single parent, and this status meant that I was going to spend all three years of law school as a “PL”, or “Parenting Law Student.” My long days included

Life as a parent in law school

January 01, 2020

Law school isn’t tailored to students with kids, so create an academic experience that works for your family.

Mom and child

Sorry honey, mommy’s busy: How to survive law school with children

November 19, 2018

Law school is stressful by pure design alone.  The strenuous course schedule and endless reading assignments, learning and reprogramming your brain to think like a lawyer are the challenges most law students face in addition to outside pressures. However, there is one particular group of law students who are often not mentioned during discussions of time and stress management: parents.