This week, both residential and online MSL students embarked on their first week of classes. You might be wondering: how do STEM students acclimate to legal studies after undergraduate degrees and/or careers in the sciences? Well, each year, residential* MSL students participate in an intensive on-campus orientation (internally known as Orientation Maximus), which consists of […]
Welcome, new MSL Students! The first week can be overwhelming, but your fellow Law School classmates are here to help. Are you a returning student or an alum? Feel free to post your advice for the incoming class below.
This fall will see the start of the new MSL Online program, a unique opportunity that brings the rigorous legal training of the residential program to an even wider group of STEM professionals. Though the application process, admissions standards, academic requirements and curriculum will be consistent between the two formats, online education has to be […]
During orientation week, we had the opportunity to attend a series of talks given by the Law School faculty. We had the opportunity to choose 2 out of 10 total talks that were going on simultaneously. I attended a talk by Jonathan Koehler, followed by a talk by David Schwartz; both of these Northwestern Law […]
Even with all the important substantive information packed into Orientation Week, we also managed to have some fun in and out of the classroom. Throughout orientation week, we were responsible for readings before each day–don’t worry, they aren’t that bad. The readings usually consisted of court cases that we then discussed to flesh out the […]
Hello,你好, hola, hallo! We are already into our second term (Fall 2) and time is flying. First things first, I want to take a moment to reflect on the infamous first week of law school: orientation week. Orientation week was not just a week full of fun, free food, and tons of Northwestern swag, although […]