Counseling and Student Support Resources

Balancing a rigorous academic schedule, extracurricular activities, and one's personal life can be overwhelming at times. Some issues that might arise include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety or fear of being called on in class (which affects class attendance)
  • Problems related to alcohol or drug use
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Family issues, such as an ill parent or child
  • Juggling school and one's personal or family life
  • Concern about the impact of a prior problem on possible bar admission
  • Uncertainty about whether law school is the right choice for you
  • Issues related to grades and academic performance
  • Disrupted sleep or eating

The Student Affairs Office can be your first point of contact if you are dealing with any issues. We can help you find the resources you need. Many of the resources can be found at Boston University and the Boston area including: