Although studying by myself for 4-6 hours is lonely and, not surprisingly, boring; there is a captivation in it. Studying hard is like running a marathon, it is an invaluable luxury to focus on one single goal, to pursue that goal with one's whole body and mind, and to enjoy finishing the job all by oneself.
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Maintaining a blog may be the last thing a 1L needs in his busy schedule. But, nonetheless, as the law school materials heavily emphasize logic and intelluctuality, I need a channel to release my sensations.