Episode 66: On Making 100K While in Law School with Jaimey Castillo, the Law School Thrifter

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Today on the show we have our very first law student! Jaimey Castillo is a current 3L, wife, mother, and small business owner. Whether you’re looking to start your own side hustle or interested in learning more about how to get more done this episode is for you.


What you’ll learn:

  • The importance of taking your time when deciding your path in the law
  • How Jaimey’s  built her online business 
  • How much time Jaimey spends on her side hustles
  • The danger of comparing yourself to your competition
  • Strategies for selling on Ebay
  • The trajectory of Jaimey’s side hustle
  • Struggles of starting up a business
  • Ways to learn from and stay positive through failures
  • How Jaimey got started on Youtube
  • Tools for better time management
  • Jaimey’s goals and expectations for 2018


Best Advice for Finding Happiness:

“Finding balance…it really is important to find balance for your mental health, focusing on your family, and your own well-being”


“My contribution to helping other people, I believe that you should celebrate your own accomplishments as well as the accomplishments of others…giving back to other people, you end up getting so much more back than you give”




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Connect with Jaimey:


On her Blog: https://thriftingthrough.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/weekend-update-over-1300-in-sales/  

On PoshMark: https://poshmark.com/closet/aries_boutique  

On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxPP93bdj7L_UYSizZGqjyQ?app=desktop

On her Ebay Store: http://stores.ebay.com/Aries-Clothing-Boutique   

On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lawschoolthrifter/

On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaimeycastillo  


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