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Discuss: Comfort Attire for the Disheartened

There are three weeks left until the bar exam, and I am starting to crack from the pressure.  My essays are in excellent shape.  But my MBE (multiple choice) answers, disaster.  Last night, I took a set of practice questions and wound up in tears. Flash cards, study aids, tutoring, I’ve tried it all.  How is it I can write an essay without trouble, but I …

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Belle Needs Your London/Europe Travel Tips

This April, my parents and I are flying to London for their very first trip overseas, and my first trip to Europe.  We got a spectacular deal on plane tickets, but everything else is up in the air.  And since you ladies were so incredibly helpful before my Cuba trip, I thought this was the perfect way to start the in-depth planning. We’re traveling in …

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Support National Voter Registration Day

218,959,000 — The number of Americans who are eligible to vote. 146,311,000 — The number of Americans who are registered to vote. 126,144,000 –The number of Americans who voted in 2012. 92,815,000 — The number of Americans who are willing to let other people make decisions for them. Today is National Voter Registration Day.  If you aren’t registered, or you’re not registered at your current …

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Help a Deserving Woman Pay For Law School

No, I don’t mean me. Nyachom Chiek is a student at my law school.  She’s also a deeply inspiring person who believes passionately in human rights, who is the first woman from South Sudan to go to law school. Because of the falling exchange rate between the U.S. and Canadian dollars, and the fact that she is ineligible for U.S. student loans, Nyachom is struggling to pay her tuition .  Like many, …

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