6 Tips to Help you Not Go Crazy During Your 1L Year

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…

Frequently Asked Questions: Pursuing my J.D./M.B.A.

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…

Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater

Yes, you read that right. Who knew Essence magazine had a catalog back in the day?! I had no idea until I checked the tag on this amazing sweater. I did some research and learned that Essence by Mail was in business from 1984 and accepted their last order in 2001. How did I miss…

$43 Thrifting HAUL – Value Village

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,…

Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networking

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…