Dalia Deak and Niku Jafarnia are 2Ls. They are the co-presidents of the Middle Eastern Law Students Association.

Be Yourself and Find Your Voice

The best pieces of advice for “surviving” 1L is 1) do not feel like you have to follow the herd and 2) stay in tune with yourself. To the first, there will be masses of first years (and second and third years) headed in the same direction, sometimes with the encouragement of faculty and advisors. […]