Abisha Vijayashanthar and classmate.

Abisha Vijayashanthar '20 and her classmate Morgann Obrochta '20 attend a law alumni social event.

Abisha Vijayashanthar '20

"The professors are amazing and care so much about helping you succeed. They take the time to sit and talk to you and help you figure out how to reach your goals, whether it be study related or career-wise."

Hometown: Originally from Staten Island, NY but Buffalo has been her home since 2004

Undergraduate institution and major(s), minor(s): Undergrad was at UB as well. Majored in Biomedical Sciences and majored in Spanish and Pharmacology & Toxicology

Graduate School and Major (if applicable): Currently in the Masters of Public Health

Legal Interests: Health Policy and Human Rights 

Law School activities: President of the Student Bar Association, member of the Human Rights Law Review, Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, student representative for Women's Bar Association, and treasurer of the Health Law Association

Why did you choose UB School of Law?: The professors are amazing and care so much about helping you succeed. They take the time to sit and talk to you and help you figure out how to reach your goals, whether it be study related or career-wise.  

One piece of advice for accepted students: Everyone starts off at the same place. Feeling intimidated is normal but everyone is so willing to help so ask!

One fun fact about yourself: I love black and white photography and am a huge Buffalo Bills fan! #Billieve!

Have questions about being a law student? Contact Abisha (abishavi@buffalo.edu).