Raising the Bar

Resources for First-Generation Law Students

Madeleine Kausel, Bob Lydon, and John-Henry Marley are first in their family to attend law school. First-generation law students face unique challenges and disparities, ranging from limited finances to imposter syndrome to lack of experience in networking and interviewing. At BC Law, they each found support, spot-on guidance, and community through the dozens of affinity organizations available. For example: During a Latin American ...