A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the Howard University School of Law Pinning Ceremony. During the event, all of the incoming 1L’s are pinned by Howard Law alum and are welcomed into the Howard University family. I got to pin a few incoming 1L’s and some of them asked me … Continue reading 6 Tips to Help you Not Go Crazy During Your 1L Year
Hey guys! I know it's been a minute, but life has been pretty busy for me, but I will try to do better. Today, marks 1 year since I graduated from Howard University with my J.D./M.B.A. Boy, does time fly by! 😀 This post was inspired by a discussion I had with one of my … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions: Pursuing my J.D./M.B.A.
MENTEE menˈtē/ noun a person who is advised, trained, or counseled by a mentor. Hey loves! This post is inspired by a bar association event I attended last week. Don't know what a bar association is? Don't worry, I'll write a post about it soon! Anywho, from my own experiences and from what I gathered … Continue reading 5 Attributes of a Great Mentee
So as you may know, I LOVE LOVE LOVE to thrift! My favorites items to thrift are pieces for work because I honestly don't care to spend much on work clothes and sometimes I can score great name brand vintage pieces. What's not to love?! On national holidays, my favorite thrift store in the DMV, … Continue reading $43 Thrifting HAUL – Value Village
Hey hey hey! I know I've been away a while, but I am back with a new Happy Hour spot! Penn Commons has great drinks on their happy hour menu. And get this. They have Happy Hour EVERY DAY from 4 to close and ALL DAY on SUNDAY! Do you hear me?!? The one downside … Continue reading HAPPY HOUR @ Penn Commons!
The next administration of the bar exam is less than 2 weeks away! For those of you prepping for the bar, I know you are wrapping up and are going to absolutely kill it! Below are a few tips that will help you finish strong. Don't Second Guess Yourself! This was probably one of my biggest … Continue reading Last Minute Tips for the Bar Exam
Although I know it’s necessary, especially in a town like D.C., I absolutely loathe networking in the formal sense. I’m naturally shy and hate walking up to people I don’t know and talking to them. It’s just not that natural to me. I hate making small talk in general, and I don’t enjoy the fact … Continue reading Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networking
I'm a lawyer! Geez, that sounds so weird. I feel like I'm talking about someone else! Haha It's been such a long road to becoming an attorney that it feels pretty surreal now. I'm sure it will set in when I have my first court date or my first huge stack of paperwork or something. … Continue reading Officially Official: I’m a Lawyer Now!
As people prepare to take the bar exam either in February 2017 or sometime in the future, I wanted to provide a simple breakdown of the new format of the New York Bar Exam, specifically. The Uniform Bar Exam As of July 2016, the process for becoming admitted to the New York Bar has changed … Continue reading The Format of the NEW New York Bar Exam as of July 2016
Hello hello hello! Welcome to my Blog - Cloud's Corner! My name is Ashley Cloud. I have been wanting to start a blog for years, but could never find the time. I've often been approached about a wide range of topics from my hair care regimen, thrifting as well as how to navigate getting to … Continue reading Welcome!