Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby ObLaDiObLaDa » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:15 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:Got a grade today. FML. Need booze immediately, also a time machine.


As much as I want my grades, I often wonder if I'll look back and think, "yeah, you were better off when you didn't know."

Sorry things didn't go your way in that class. :(

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby sawwaverunner » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:16 pm

Yeah... I got a B+ in Contracts yesterday....not sure how to feel, but I admit I was super excited because it was the class I had feared the most. No idea how the grade stands up to the rest of my class though. A B+ in LS isn't that bad right?

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby CE2JD » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:17 pm

sawwaverunner wrote:Yeah... I got a B+ in Contracts yesterday....not sure how to feel, but I admit I was super excited because it was the class I had feared the most. No idea how the grade stands up to the rest of my class though. A B+ in LS isn't that bad right?


depends on the LS

B+ is median at mine

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby mallard » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:18 pm

Pretty sure B+ is at least median almost everywhere.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby sawwaverunner » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:23 pm

CE2JD wrote:
sawwaverunner wrote:Yeah... I got a B+ in Contracts yesterday....not sure how to feel, but I admit I was super excited because it was the class I had feared the most. No idea how the grade stands up to the rest of my class though. A B+ in LS isn't that bad right?


depends on the LS

B+ is median at mine


I'm cool with being at the median for Contracts. Haha.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby TTT-LS » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:25 pm

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby A'nold » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:39 pm

mallard wrote:Pretty sure B+ is at least median almost everywhere.


I believe most schools outside of the t1 use a lot lower median, at least generally. My school is curved to like a 2.7.

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Postby pasteurizedmilk » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:47 pm

A'nold wrote:
mallard wrote:Pretty sure B+ is at least median almost everywhere.


I believe most schools outside of the t1 use a lot lower median, at least generally. My school is curved to like a 2.7.


GULC's new curve.

A 12%
A- 19%
B+ 28%
B 31% - 36%
B- 5% - 10%

Seems ridiculously lax to me.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:51 pm

pasteurizedmilk wrote:
A'nold wrote:
mallard wrote:Pretty sure B+ is at least median almost everywhere.


I believe most schools outside of the t1 use a lot lower median, at least generally. My school is curved to like a 2.7.


GULC's new curve.

A 12%
A- 19%
B+ 28%
B 31% - 36%
B- 5% - 10%

Seems ridiculously lax to me.


Class rank is all that matters anyway.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby dresden doll » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:54 pm

ObLaDiObLaDa wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:Got a grade today. FML. Need booze immediately, also a time machine.


:(

And, wait, grades are COMING OUT? Dear God. I feel like vomiting already.

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Postby General Tso » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:55 pm

goddammit

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:58 pm

dresden doll wrote:
ObLaDiObLaDa wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:Got a grade today. FML. Need booze immediately, also a time machine.


:(

And, wait, grades are COMING OUT? Dear God. I feel like vomiting already.


Not sure about 1L grades. Some of the upper year grades have been trickling out for awhile, now; though mainly just for seminars.

The grade I got isn't that bad, just have developed a certain set of expectations when I open up my grades, at this point. Still require booze, though I'll probably be alright without the time machine.

By the way, if you're going to be at wine mess tomorrow, give me a shout--I'll probably be around working on this eeeeviiil Easterbrook seminar and CJIL article, and will need a shot break.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby thesealocust » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:58 pm

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Postby TTT-LS » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:02 pm

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby pasteurizedmilk » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:04 pm

TTT-LS wrote:Isn't next week D-Day for many schools? For those NU people out there, word is that Friday 1/15 is likely the day.


When is the actual deadline for NU?

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Postby TTT-LS » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:10 pm

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby mallard » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:12 pm

I'm starting to have flashbacks. Seriously, some of the stuff I did on graded work was really, really dumb.

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Postby pasteurizedmilk » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:14 pm

mallard wrote:I'm starting to have flashbacks. Seriously, some of the stuff I did on graded work was really, really dumb.


I've been having this problem too. I went back and read my tests shortly after each exam, and I felt really good about them at the time, but as time goes by i've picked up more and more issues that i clearly missed / wrongly analyzed.

pretty depressing.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby kimber1028 » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:23 pm

pasteurizedmilk wrote:
mallard wrote:I'm starting to have flashbacks. Seriously, some of the stuff I did on graded work was really, really dumb.


I've been having this problem too. I went back and read my tests shortly after each exam, and I felt really good about them at the time, but as time goes by i've picked up more and more issues that i clearly missed / wrongly analyzed.

pretty depressing.


+1. Especially in Ks - my analysis was all over the place. FML.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby sawwaverunner » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:36 pm

Yeah, but is anyone else kinda just chill about their 1L first semester grades? I mean... we can improve off them, and I don't know about anyone else, but I felt a little like a fish out of water my first semester. Only room to go down if you start off amazing.

Plus, it seems like firms aren't granting employment as early as they used to....maybe this might reduce the need for super strong 1L grades, as more of us (lets face it) will be looking for employment past graduation with all grades from all three years in.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby sawwaverunner » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:41 pm

A'nold wrote:
mallard wrote:Pretty sure B+ is at least median almost everywhere.


I believe most schools outside of the t1 use a lot lower median, at least generally. My school is curved to like a 2.7.


Yeah...my school doesn't curve (UB), but I think the median is about 3.0... most people firmly fit into the 'B-' - 'B+' camp. Lol. We will see though. I can imagine getting back to school and everyone is talking about their A- and A grades. :)

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Postby steve_nash » Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:05 pm

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby dresden doll » Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:07 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:Not sure about 1L grades. Some of the upper year grades have been trickling out for awhile, now; though mainly just for seminars.

The grade I got isn't that bad, just have developed a certain set of expectations when I open up my grades, at this point. Still require booze, though I'll probably be alright without the time machine.

By the way, if you're going to be at wine mess tomorrow, give me a shout--I'll probably be around working on this eeeeviiil Easterbrook seminar and CJIL article, and will need a shot break.


No problem. I'll def. be there.

I highly recommend Bar Review tonight, too. I want to go very badly myself but I'm locked out of the apt. at present and don't want to go with all my books and my laptop on me. Screw me and my continuous losing of the keys.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:19 pm

I just got another grade. I now have two out of four. I'm not allowed to say what it is though.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby dresden doll » Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:21 pm

JazzOne wrote:I just got another grade. I now have two out of four. I'm not allowed to say what it is though.


Assuming your classmates don't know your real life identity, I can't imagine why you couldn't share.




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