Name: Silver Y.
State or Country: Hong Kong
School: New York University
What is your educational background? J.D.
Why did you choose this career?
Because of my interest and passion in law and good writing.
What do you like the most about your career, and the least?
Most: Writing, human interaction (with co-workers, clients, working groups), being surrounded by brilliant people whom I can look up to.
Least: Long and unpredictable hours.
What advice do you wish someone would have shared with you before entering your career?
Get some full-time work experience and read as much as possible before going to law school.
Do you have any tips or advice for people considering this field for their profession?
Talk to lawyers about their work before entering into the field.
How did you manage your stress and workload during school?
I worked out regularly, hung out with friends, read books for fun and went shopping.
Name one of your favorite experiences during your time studying or working?
Attending lectures for my favorite classes. I loved some of my professors who were very humorous and great at teaching.
What are some helpful materials/resources you used to study and prepare for your board or license exams?
Good outlines and notes from classmates who have taken the same class.
What do you use for your everyday oral hygiene routine?
Toothpaste: it varies
Floss: it varies
Mouth Rinse: I don’t use any… but should I? ☺
Others: Teeth whitening gel I get from my dentist.
What makes you SMILE?
Too many things. A good conversation with friends or strangers, traveling, reading a good line in books and articles, watching great hip-hop or jazz dance choreography on YouTube.
Photos in this post are credited to Silver Y.
Thank you, Silver, for contributing to smilesofpeople.com!