July 30, 2003


Advice to future summer associates: If you end up at a firm that believes in working its summers pretty hard, watch the work that you accept towards the end of your stay. That cool project becomes much less cool when you are staying late to finish it before your time is up and missing plans with friends as a result.

I took on about 4 days too much work. With a week and a half to go, and only having worked one Saturday all summer, I'm in slightly over my head. The remainder of my time at the firm will be slammed. Hindsight...

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