Two years ago, I was thrust into a leadership role in a student group called Legal Launch Pad at Michigan State University College of Law. This was not something that I sought out, but I believed in the mission of the group and wanted the group to continue. When Professor Carla Reyes who runs the Center for
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VPD Experiment 30: Results are in
This month of participating in the Video Per Day Experiment has passed so quickly. Here is today’s clip followed by a few thoughts:
As I mentioned, the experiment was quite enlightening. Here are some of the things that I learned:
- Anti-glare coatings may be more for the people looking at you than the person wearing
VPD Experiment 29: Writing Memos
As my Video Per Day Experiment draws near the finish line, I reflect on a lesson that it is sometimes hard to remember:
As I mentioned in the video, I struggled with writing memos during the first year of law school. Of all the things that I thought would be hard, writing never entered my…
VPD Experiment 28: Memories
My first year of law school flew by and I have trouble remembering all of the things that happened. During my externship in the D.C. area, one of our assignments was to write a few sentences every day to tell what we did so that we would have a record of our accomplishments. Overachiever that…
VPD Experiment 27: No Shame in Getting Help
Today’s clip for the Video Per Day Experiment shares something I needed help to overcome. Take a look and then scroll down for a deeper dive.
My problem with soda first began in high school really, but it really made itself known when we moved to Japan. I was isolated and alone with two young…
VPD Experiment 25: Coats to Careers?
In today’s Video Per Day Experiment clip, you get to see into my closet.
Even after living in Virginia for the past 15 years, I have never fully committed to cold weather. I have resisted owning winter coats because I don’t like to wear them. Add to that my dislike of shopping and the pickings…
VPD Experiment 24: Early Influences
I titled this post early influences because today’s video for the video per day experiment addresses things that have influenced me while I have been in school. Thus, I consider them early influences for my future legal career.
Without a doubt, participating in the social media contest here at Michigan State College of Law has…
VPD Experiment 23: Shortcuts
In today’s world of sharing on social media, we sometimes forget that what we see online is often carefully curated. If we are not cautious, we can end up comparing ourselves to these unrealistic snapshots. Back when my kids were little and playing team sports, parents were assigned to bring snacks on a rotating basis. There…
VPD Experiment 22: Movie Recommendation
For the video on day 22 of the #vpdexperiment, I make a recommendation for a movie and then I add additional thoughts below.
The summer before our first year of law school, students in my class were asked to read the book Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. It is this book upon which the…
VPD Experiment 21: Time to Focus
You may have picked up that I like to write. What may not be so obvious is that I like to write about what I want to write about. This can be a problem with school assignments. Not wanting to do homework is not so unusual; when it presents itself as a complete writer’s block, it…