49 minutes | May 12, 2021

How to (Sort of) Be Happy in Law School with Kathryne Young

On this week’s episode, Branden & Jelena interview sociologist and professor Kathryne Young on her research focusing on the social mechanisms that impact the law school experience. Young’s work has been cited by the United States Supreme Court and the Washington State Supreme Court and has appeared in numerous law reviews and other publications. Young takes us into a deep dive of her book, How to (Sort of) Be Happy in Law School, which (sort of) speaks for itself, but you kinda, sorta . . . might want to listen to this. She did not disappoint! Listen and learn . . . Which social forces may impact your law school experience Why law schools might want to reevaluate grading on a curve What role employers might play in shifting How incoming law students of different backgrounds experience startling inequities that law schools have been slow to acknowledge Why it's important to make time to honor your passions outside the law Why a growth mindset is relevant for law school How law school assessments are broken (and what we might be able to do to fix it) How law school is different than other professional schools General advice on how to (sort of) be happy in law school! Thanks to Kathryne Young for joining us to share her knowledge and expertise! Links and Further Resource from this Episode: Kathryne Young on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kathrynemyoung?lang=en About Kathryne Young: https://www.kathrynemyoung.com Link to How to (Sort of) Be Happy in Law School: https://amzn.to/3w1uvZI 33 Common LSAT Flaws: https://amzn.to/3efTuzY TestMax Announces Justice in Action Program to Support 1,000 Future Lawyers: https://testmaxprep.com/blog/justice-in-action Start Your LSATMax Free Trial: https://go.onelink.me/z1Zu/689fb4b4 Start Your 1L Free Trial Now (The Greatest Law School Supplement): https://go.onelink.me/iOM8/68e2c335 Start Your BarMax Free Trial Now: https://go.onelink.me/3011142272/d02ba2de
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