It sucks but it looks great on a resume. I consider it law school hazing. Must be hiring attorneys look at it on your resume and chuckle that you had to do it too. “Good grades, check! Law review hell, check!”
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anyone who doesnt realize going into it what law review is like is either willfully ignorant or has been hiding under a rock. That being said, even knowing bad it is, you would have signed up anyway because in this economy you need all the advantages you can get.
Law review does suck a little when you are a 2L, but when it’s over you will think, “It wasn’t that bad.” It’s gotten me a lot of interviews and the experience cite-checking as a 2L makes me a better brief writer. Stick with it!