Channeling My Inner Elle Woods: Part Two in a Student-Authored Series

By: Shameka Rolla (WFU Law ’20)

“You must always have faith in people. And more importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.”– Elle Woods

1L Shameka Rolla

If I could give one piece of advice to the person I was on the first day of law school, it would be to listen to my inner Elle Woods and always have faith in myself. On a Wednesday afternoon in early August, I received an email stating that I had been accepted to Wake Forest University School of Law. Classes started in two days. I was overwhelmed by self-doubt. Was I prepared for law school if I got off the waitlist two days before classes started? Was I good enough? Would I do well? Ultimately, after      some hard nudges from my parents, and despite my self-doubt, I decided to go to law school. Continue reading “Channeling My Inner Elle Woods: Part Two in a Student-Authored Series”

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