#PennLawLife blog series examines student life

Penn Law students chronicle their experiences with the #PennLawLife blog.

March 27, 2017

Since January 2017, a group of Penn Law students have been blogging about their experiences in #PennLawLife. Browse their blogs below to learn more about the 1L experience, pro bono work, classes, and student life at Penn Law.

View all of their blogs.

Forget about cold calls and the curve

Rachel Chiger L’19 shares her first interactions with Penn Law’s supportive community.

What does “collegial” even mean, anyway?

Alexandra Munson L’19 explains what Penn Law’s favorite buzzword means in action.

Humans of Penn Law

Danielle Sekerak L’18 shares the stories of some of the incredible “Humans of Penn Law.”

Exploring Cuba through Penn Law

Seferina Berch L’17 describes her experience in Penn Law’s Global Research Seminar studying human rights in Cuba.

Penn Law’s supportive and inclusive LGBT environment

Andrew Wilson L’19 provides a primer on all that Penn Law and Philadelphia offer for members of the LGBT community and allies alike.

Transitioning to Penn Law

Samantha Stowers L’19 gathers perspectives from current 1Ls about how they transitioned to Penn Law after making the decision to attend.

10 Ways You Know You’re a Penn Law Student (Or Should Be!)

Hannah Glass L’17 shares her field guide for spotting a Penn Law student.

The Definitive(ish) Guide to Philly Bars

Alex Aiken L’17 shares his favorite nightlife in Philadelphia.

Penn Law Looking Back: Opportunities Abound

Stephen C. DeSalvo L’17 talks about the opportunities unique to Penn Law that helped him choose which law school to attend.

The student organization experience

Nicole Pennycooke L’18 shares thoughts from Penn Law students about activities and organizations on campus.

Departing Penn Law: Reflections from the Class of 2017

Brianna Bloodgood JD/MBE’17 shares thoughts from the 3L class on what you can take away from Penn Law and the remarkable education and experience it promises.

Supporting Stories

Genevieve Tung Paves Path For The Future of Legal Research Education

Genevieve Tung Paves Path For The Future of Legal Research Education

Tung and the Biddle Library staff are working to position the Law School’s legal research curriculum and the general role of the library for the future.

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Second-Year Law Students Publish ‘Black Women Future Leaders’ Report

Second-Year Law Students Publish ‘Black Women Future Leaders’ Report

The report was developed as part of Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s “Women, Law, and Leadership” course at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

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Virtual LLM Recruiting Brings Law School To New Applicant Pools

Virtual LLM Recruiting Brings Law School To New Applicant Pools

Conducting all recruiting virtually meant that the Law School has been able to find new applicant pools in Latin America and Africa.

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Genevieve Tung Paves Path For The Future of Legal Research Education

Genevieve Tung Paves Path For The Future of Legal Research Education

Tung and the Biddle Library staff are working to position the Law School’s legal research curriculum and the general role of the library for the future.

>stories
Second-Year Law Students Publish ‘Black Women Future Leaders’ Report

Second-Year Law Students Publish ‘Black Women Future Leaders’ Report

The report was developed as part of Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s “Women, Law, and Leadership” course at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

>stories
Virtual LLM Recruiting Brings Law School To New Applicant Pools

Virtual LLM Recruiting Brings Law School To New Applicant Pools

Conducting all recruiting virtually meant that the Law School has been able to find new applicant pools in Latin America and Africa.

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