I moved into my new apartment on Saturday. It's very nice. Hard wood floors, a very slow internet connection, and window air conditioning units, but those are my only complaints. Actually, the window units work a lot better than the central air conditioning system did at my last apartment. My new bedroom is huge too. I didn't realize how crappy my old apartment was. One of my friends came over yesterday and was completely enamored with my new place. Even said she was jealous. In remarking about my old apartment and how crappy it was, she was in total agreement. Admitted that she didn't like going over there that much last year because she was afraid it would collapse (the floors were very uneven). Haha, oh well. I don't live there anymore, thankfully, and I'm not ever going to live in another hell hole with a slum lord ever again (as long as I can avoid it, that is).
My law school finally put up orientation information. My orientation is August 18-20. We have an optional public service opportunity the morning of the 18th before the actual orientation begins. I signed up for it. Figured I might as well and it's at the food bank where I have volunteered before. They didn't say anything about dress for it, but I figured I would probably this advice though I probably won't be wearing any dresses, just some nice trousers and nice shirts - not jeans and t-shirts. That's the plan right now.
Also, my school posted my book lists. Good grief they are expensive. I'm planning on getting them this week at the bookstore. There is going to be a sale at the law school by the law students of their own books and other supplements on some of the days leading up to orientation, but I figured I would just check out the supplemental materials that they have instead of books. Besides I was thinking of buying most of my books new (I can hear my wallet weeping as I type...) that way I'll be able to make sure there is plenty of space in the book for me to make my own notes and highlight what I feel is important. I've noticed with books I got in the past that were used and people had highlighted in them that often times I would just read what people had highlighted. I don't think this is a good habit for law school. Especially with the earlier cases that we'll be covering.
It's already August 3rd and will shortly be August 4th. Hard to believe that law school is just three weeks away. The times they are a-changing.