Sunday, July 8

How's Law School?

These days, the messages I get from my friends always include the question "How's law school?" All of them are eager to know what is up with my life especially right after I entered the professional school. For my first two weeks in Ateneo Law School, I always answer "It's frustrating. Sad. Gloomy." But after I gathered all the strength I needed, started to love my classmates and fell in love with the "law", I can now tell everyone how happy I am with my decision. People can expect me to answer the question with: "Law school is demanding... but I love whatever I'm doing right now.

I look forward to finishing it in four years." It is true that law school is, indeed, a jealous mistress. It consumes too much of my time! Every single day, I have to read the assigned cases and provisions. Otherwise, I will end up embarrassing myself in front of my classmates and professors. Nowadays, I can no longer party every weekend. There are times when I have to say "no" to my friends so I can focus on my studies. Blogging has become a luxury I can't afford to do every day (unlike before). Nevertheless, I love law school... and I will always do.

Starbucks SM - our favorite study place.
Yna, Elica and I always stay there from 8am to 4pm!

Cases to read for Family Code (second exam under Persons).

 A bar of chocolate can really help! LOL

 Another set of cases for Consti class. Oh I love my iPad.

First ever law school party that I attended. It was so much fun! 
Thank you to The Fraternal Order of St. Thomas More for the great event.

Some of my close friends also graduated from Ateneo de Davao University and they are now official members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (national organization of lawyers in the country). They are the ones who constantly remind me of how hard law school is and how I should deal with it in the right manner. At the same time, they never fail to inspire me by sharing all their failures before and how they were able to get back on track. After everything they've been through, they have reached their dreams of becoming attorneys. I hope to be one of them... soon!


  1. Replies
    1. I didn't know you're also a lawyer ate! Hehe

  2. wish you all the best sa pag aaral mo..

  3. Hi.

    I think that studying law is very frustrating and time consuming. But it is good to know that you are enjoying it. I hope you'll fulfill your dreams and I wish you all the best in your studies. Thanks for the post.

    1. Thanks Jillian! It is kind of stressing but not frustrating. Well, maybe because I love Law so much that I am willing to do whatever it takes to achieve my dream :) Thanks for dropping by!

  4. You will be! Just keep the faith. It's good to know that you love what you are doing right now.

    Good Luck! :)

    1. Thank you ate Rovs! I love the encouraging words :)

  5. Hi algene...
    I am a public school teacher and i want to pursue law
    do you think i can make it? i really want to become a lawyer someday.
    Your advice will mean so much to me...thanks ahead...


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