With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Welcome to Harvard Law School! My name is Kassi Yukevich and I am the President of the Harvard Law School chapter of the American Constitution Society, more commonly known as ACS.

I’m sure that you have been overwhelmed with advice already, but I have three more pieces of advice that I hope will help you during your time at Harvard. First, take the time to find your people. Second, make sure that you have a life outside of Harvard Law School. Third, remember that with great power comes great responsibility.

Find Your People

When I moved to Cambridge, I brought a lot of things with me. I brought goofy family photos, letters from my old students, the warmest coat I could find, and, like so many other students, I brought a serious case of imposter syndrome. I distinctly remember bringing my admission letter with me to orientation, just in case my nametag wasn’t there. I thought it would be helpful to have physical proof that I belonged at Harvard Law School, just in case anyone asked. Continue reading “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility”