Renee Hykel Cuddy went from Boathouse Row to the Beijing Olympics, thanks to some good old-fashioned Philly grit
Renee Hykel Cuddy has some advice for anyone attempting to complete law school while training for the Olympics: don’t.
“Not a good idea,” she says. “I don’t know why I came up with that plan.
“One of my professors pulled me aside and said, ‘You’re late to class every day. You’re a disaster. You’re not going to be a good lawyer.’ And I said, ‘Yeah, I know, I’ll work on it.’ Although I wanted to get to class on time, juggling law school and training was very challenging. My attendance didn’t improve much, and the professor gave me death stares when I continued to arrive late. My plan was always, I’ll figure it out. I’ll become a good lawyer at some other time in my life.”…
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