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11 New Year’s resolutions that law students have already given up on

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Ain’t nobody got time for that

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1. ATTEND 9AM LECTURES

FaceTime counts, right?

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2. PAY ATTENTION IN SEMINARS

It’s possible to do more than one thing at the same time, really.

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3. BRING THE CAFFEINE HABIT UNDER CONTROL

It was a matter of weeks before you realised 2014-level caffeine doses continued to be necessary in order to function.

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4. BE LESS OF A LEGAL KNOW-IT-ALL

It’s difficult when crap like Broadchurch is all over TV.

5. STOP LEAVING EVERYTHING TO THE LAST MINUTE

Arghh! The vac scheme deadline is on Saturday and I haven’t made a single application!

6. CUT BACK ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Until you realised memes were your main source of legal knowledge.

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7. EAT MORE HEALTHILY

I have to tackle hours of land law — a quinoa stuffed wrap just isn’t going to cut it.

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8. GET MORE SLEEP

It didn’t stipulate that the location for sleep had to be in a bed.

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9. DRINK LESS ALCOHOL

You made it four weekends without a drink — time to celebrate, surely?

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10. BECOME MORE COMMERCIALLY AWARE

Subscribing to The Economist is not, disappointingly, the same as reading The Economist.

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11. STUDY IN EFFICIENT, HIGH-INTENSITY BURSTS

Separation of powers, la la la la la …

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2015 is shaping up to be …. rather similar to 2014.