Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

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Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 16, 2014 10:50 pm

I feel way more stressed out as a transfer going into exams than I did 1L year. I think part has to do with the fact that I am now at a law school that I would not have been accepted to with my lsat score, so I am convinced that my peers are more intelligent than I am. Anyone having similar concerns?

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby sparty99 » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I feel way more stressed out as a transfer going into exams than I did 1L year. I think part has to do with the fact that I am now at a law school that I would not have been accepted to with my lsat score, so I am convinced that my peers are more intelligent than I am. Anyone having similar concerns?


No. Its just you.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:19 pm

sparty, you're not a transfer.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby fats provolone » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:22 pm

but he was dumber than his classmates and got good grades

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby Elston Gunn » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:25 pm

I'm not a transfer, but law school grades at a lower school are undoubtedly a better predictor of law school grades at your current school than are LSATs. I uniformly assume transfers are better at law school and more hardworking than me.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby fats provolone » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:28 pm

tbf my grades were pretty bad 2L year. but hard to say how much of that was due to stress of moving/being at a new school/just generally not giving a fuck after 1L.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby mandimeoutof10 » Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:31 am

Elston Gunn wrote: law school grades at a lower school are undoubtedly a better predictor of law school grades at your current school than are LSATs


All of us are feeling it to a certain degree. Just remember ^^that^^ though. You're there because you belong there. Now get back to work!

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby Nebby » Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:13 pm

sparty99 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I feel way more stressed out as a transfer going into exams than I did 1L year. I think part has to do with the fact that I am now at a law school that I would not have been accepted to with my lsat score, so I am convinced that my peers are more intelligent than I am. Anyone having similar concerns?


No. Its just you.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby doctoroflaw91 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 1:58 pm

Transfer here too.

I feel the opposite...But I also only have one exam this semester.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby mvp99 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:10 pm

calm down... the LSAT isn't that accurate. It's not like you had a 165 and you won't be able to be in the top quarter b/c the median is 168.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby sflyr2016 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:15 pm

You'll be fine. Cuz had a 156, went to a T2, transferred into a t14 and graduated #7 in class. Just do whatever you did last year, again.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby Br3v » Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:46 pm

You probably have better study habits than your current classmates, relax.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby Nebby » Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:12 pm

Nov 29, 2014
joeant wrote:You'll be fine. Cuz had a 156, went to a T2, transferred into a t14 and graduated #7 in class. Just do whatever you did last year, again.


July 16, 2014
joeant wrote:I have to decide by tonight on whether or not to transfer. Does it make any sense to leave UF top 8% and Law Review for Duke to target Fl, specifically Miami, biglaw? Your input is greatly appreciated.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby sflyr2016 » Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:49 pm

Yes?

Not sure what you're getting at.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby mvp99 » Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:58 pm

joeant wrote:Yes?

Not sure what you're getting at.


Your statement leads one to believe you graduated #7 out of the T14 when in fact you're still a 2l.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby BVest » Tue Dec 16, 2014 11:08 pm

I read that as talking about his cousin. That or his fellow gang member.

joeant wrote:Cuz had a 156, went to a T2, transferred into a t14 and graduated #7 in class.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby Nebby » Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:50 pm

BVest wrote:I read that as talking about his cousin. That or his fellow gang member.

joeant wrote:Cuz had a 156, went to a T2, transferred into a t14 and graduated #7 in class.


I read that as about him, he just forgot the "I" after it, which is understandable when one uses "cuz" as a short for "because."

"Cuz" being short for cousin makes a lot more sense in the face of such a glaring contradiction.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby arklaw13 » Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:55 pm

I call flame. No T14 tells you your actual class rank anymore unless you're part of the UVA clerkship scandal.

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Re: Is anyone else psyching themselves out pre exams?

Postby sflyr2016 » Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:47 pm

CounselorNebby wrote:
BVest wrote:I read that as talking about his cousin. That or his fellow gang member.

joeant wrote:Cuz had a 156, went to a T2, transferred into a t14 and graduated #7 in class.


I read that as about him, he just forgot the "I" after it, which is understandable when one uses "cuz" as a short for "because."

"Cuz" being short for cousin makes a lot more sense in the face of such a glaring contradiction.


Gotcha. Yes, "Cuz" meant cousin. I ended up not transferring but he did.




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