Advice for 1Ls

Class of 2011 graduates give advice to first year law students.

Video Transcript
[Martina Palatto, SBA Vice President:]
My advice for incoming students would be to always stay on top of your work and be prepared, but don’t forget to have a good time too.
[Christina Hadley, Moot Court:]
Our advice to 1Ls would be to study hard but make sure you have a great time 
[Amanda Waide, Georgia Journal of International Comparative Law:]
And make sure you have a lot of friends and strong friendships so that you’re not in it alone because it can be really hard. Good luck!
[Christina Hadley, Moot Court:]
Good luck!
[Alumni John Little, Georgia Law Review Editor in Chief:]
During your first year it’s really important to set boundaries and save time for your friends and family. So be sure to work hard, but also be able to do the things you want to do. 
[Alumni Texys Morris, Public Interest Law Council Co-Founder:]
Hi guys! Welcome to Georgia Law, and I just want to encourage to really get involved in your first year. Make the most of all the student activities, especially the public interest work here at UGA Law. And definitely make sure you try to get to know your faculty and staff because they will be there to support you every step of the way, and they will help you to get jobs which is always a good thing! So enjoy your experience, get involved and have fun. Survive 1L year, you’ll do great, and just know that we’re proud to have you as a Law Dawg. Go Dawgs!


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