Posts Tagged ‘Lsat’

It’s called a quarterlife crisis

In education, self-flagellation on October 2, 2008 at 4:48 pm

I am turning 24 in 2 weeks and I am at that panicky stage where I know I need to figure out what to do with my life but I’m completely unsure of anything. I’m a person who has a hard time committing and making a decision. If I love something I will do it, but when it comes to career choices so many things sound interesting that it’s hard to commit to just one. In college I thought definitively that I would be a lawyer. I majored in subjects that really only worked for law school and when I got to the end of college I suddenly wasn’t so sure the law was what I wanted. In the year and half since I have finished school I’ve had a string of mindless jobs that are a big road to nowhere. So I finally decided to suck it up and go to law school.

I’ve now been studying for the LSAT for a month. My already low self-esteem has become non-existent as I struggle to understand the concepts of this patience trying test. When I don’t do well at things I tend to give up thinking that there is no way I will ever excel. I like to succeed at things very much, in fact I’m a highly competitive person but I also hate to fail and so I’ve come to a point where I wonder what am I doing? Am I giving up too easily or realizing that I’m just not cut out for this. I always thought I was pretty smart, honor student, always able to hold my own in conversations, but lately I feel if there’s a scale of intelligent people, I am at the lower end. I’m starting to wonder if I’m wasting time and money and making a huge mistake, or if I’m just worried because I’m not doing well. It’s like being between a rock and a hard place. I fervently wish on many occasions that I was one of those people who knew exactly what they wanted to do. Or that my degree had been useful instead of useless.

I’m starting to wonder when it is that I’ll find myself or maybe I never will, which is an even scarier thought.


Busy, Busy Busy- (to the tune of Abba’s Money, Money, Money)

In Shopping on September 12, 2008 at 5:00 pm

Hey all,

It’s a been awhile since I first wrote. So many updates… well I got job doing what else? Jewish communal work. It’s a nice work environment so I’m happy I’m also taking LSAT prep so I basically don’t have a minute to breath let alone write posts I wish I was one of those people who could function on 4 hours sleep but I can barely function on 8. Studying for the LSAT is the hardest thing I have ever done but I think it will be the most rewarding. As you can see I am trying to pump myself up, I learned a while ago or maybe yesterday that attitude is everything; if you believe it you will achieve it.

On to shopping and beauty. I hope you’ve enjoyed my DIY tips. They are all really helpful and will save you time and money in the long run. Now that fall is coming I suggest hurrying to your favorite stores and checking the sales racks you might score some great leftover summer stuff that can transition to fall/winter. You can take that really cute sleeveless/strapless/short sleeve summer dress pair it with a long sleeved t-shirt, cardigan, or blazer, tights, and boots and voila it’s fall ready. Also I love eBay you can get anything there. For a great fall wardrobe you might have to hit up a few places. Check out the following.

For t-shirts, cheap sexy shoes, fun dresses, accessories and the occasionally wear it to death piece check out Forever21. I have many pieces from Forever21. Most have lasted fairly well. Just check materials. some will look faded or pill sooner than others.

For T-shirts, tights and occasionally shoes check out Conway. Conway is amazing. they always have great cheap plain t-shirts, plus they have some really good housewares and dirt cheap beauty products.

H& M although having gotten more expensive in recent years can still be a place for a bargain. especially when they have their $5 & $10 sale. They also always have great coats and jackets for under a $100. Find fun hats  and accessories there on the cheap.

Loehmann’s is one of my favorite stores ever. It is hit or miss. Always try to go on the day new merchandise arrives so you can get size and color selection. They are a mecca for everything. Clothes, coats, shoes, bags etc.

The G3 sample sale is a great place to find a coat. They have a sample sale once a year in November that features labels like Kenneth Cole, Andrew Marc and Nine West to name just a few. If I can get the info I will post it up here.

Daffy’s is great for coats and leather jackets. Last year I bought a beautiful lambskin leather jacket for $50. I also always find fabulous hats there and great sexy, comfy, nighties. They’re prices are always great especially when they mark merchandise down.

These are just a few places to hit up. Walk around your neighborhood and check out what’s available and always check the sale rack.

Happy hunting and for inspiration check out NYCTV’s coverage of Mercedes Benz fashion week.

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