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Missing Class

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:01 pm

What is the consensus on missing substantial class (week's worth plus) for callbacks?

My situation might be a little different than others. I go to a TT (might as well be TTTT) where grades will always matter - I don't have my school's name or ranking to fall back on, and I am top 4%. Many of the people I interview with imply I need to graduate summa. It also takes me an insanely long period of time to read and prepare for class because, well, I'm a TT student.

Is it easier to recover since it is earlier in the semester? Any 3Ls who have experienced this mind sharing how they overcame missing class and if they maintained grades?

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Re: Missing Class

Postby rad lulz » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:04 pm

Do you want to get good grades or get a job?

Think about that bro

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Re: Missing Class

Postby Elston Gunn » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:05 pm

Er, if you don't have an offer yet DO NOT EVEN THINK ABOUT CANCELING A CALLBACK TO GO TO CLASS.

That would be bonkers.

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Re: Missing Class

Postby NJPitcher » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:06 pm

What callbacks are you going on that stipulate you need to graduate summa?

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Re: Missing Class

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:14 pm

Every single one of my profs has specifically said "I assume most of you will have to miss class for callbacks, and that's fine."

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Re: Missing Class

Postby LeDique » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:25 pm

This is a joke, right?

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Re: Missing Class

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:38 pm

Assuming that class attendance impacts grades......

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Re: Missing Class

Postby thesealocust » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:40 pm

As a partner at a Fancy Law Firm told me: you came to law school to get a job, not attend classes at the beginning of your 2L year.

Class is even more optional when job hunting than it is when you're not (when it is already pretty optional).

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Re: Missing Class

Postby Gefuehlsecht » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:46 pm

Inform the professors that you'll miss class. Tell them why.
Then, you'll go to your callbacks and miss class and you won't think about it again.



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