1L of a Ride

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Inygma
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1L of a Ride

Postby Inygma » Sun Dec 27, 2009 4:21 pm

Anyone read this book? Is it any good?

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby Snooker » Mon Dec 28, 2009 11:54 am

it's worth a read. It's WAY better than PLS or Law School Confidential.

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby Inygma » Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:14 pm

Snooker wrote:it's worth a read. It's WAY better than PLS or Law School Confidential.


Ya I like it so far, I started it yesterday and am about a 1/4 way through the book. Pretty interesting read, though so far, I haven't read much new information.

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby nmoor1501 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:54 pm

Haven't read this, but I'm going through Getting to Maybe.

It's making me see what I should have done on the test, and killing my confidence about my performance. However, I don't know that I would have gotten as much out of it if I read it before school started and I didn't have time during the semester so... what can you do.

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby LjakW » Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:54 pm

I read this last week. It's pretty good, though there's nothing groundbreaking in it. Probably would have been better for me to read this before 1L.

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby shutterbug » Wed May 05, 2010 4:19 pm

Just wanted to give this a bump. Just got this book and am starting it now to prepare for August. Any new thoughts on this book? Thanks!

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby matchesmalone » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:07 am

bump. the reviews on amazon are glowing (30 five star reviews), yet i've never heard of the book on TLS. any more input?

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby Nat1018 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:42 am

In the process...pretty good read so far

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby thecilent » Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:47 am

Edit: RC Fail
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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby keg411 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:33 pm

Cilent21 wrote:It's kinda boring and really old, but I enjoyed reading it actually. Either read it or don't; it shouldn't be a big deal. Took me like three days to get through


Can you read it like a sort of "glimpse into past experiences" of law school? Like, I read Turow's book and loved it, but more as a pseudo-fiction book than anything I thought would be useful. Would you say it's similar to that, or is it more a "how to" like Law School Confidential or Planet Law School (neither of which I have any desire to read)?

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby thecilent » Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:59 pm

Edit: *sigh*
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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby chicagolaw2013 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:23 pm

I couldn't get more than a few chapters into PLS...it just sounds like some disgruntled dude on a rant. Or is it just me?

Liked LSC, thumbing through Getting to Maybe and probably gonna grab 1L of a Ride.

Also read Lawyer Boy. Entirely engaging and amusing. If anyone is going to DePaul (like me!) the dude who wrote it is a DePaul grad. It's funny seeing deans' and professors' names in the book, gives you an idea of a few of their personalities.

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby 20160810 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:27 pm

Inygma, if you want to read something that will prepare you for your future King Hall career, google "erotic Harry Potter fan fic"

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby keg411 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:36 pm

Cilent21 wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Cilent21 wrote:It's kinda boring and really old, but I enjoyed reading it actually. Either read it or don't; it shouldn't be a big deal. Took me like three days to get through


Can you read it like a sort of "glimpse into past experiences" of law school? Like, I read Turow's book and loved it, but more as a pseudo-fiction book than anything I thought would be useful. Would you say it's similar to that, or is it more a "how to" like Law School Confidential or Planet Law School (neither of which I have any desire to read)?


It's definitely not a how-to book. Yeah, it's more just for entertainment and to take a look at law school (namely, HLS) back in the day. Not a bad read

Also: I read both LSC and PLS II. PLS is def a waste of time; I would not recommend it. LSC was kinda cool though. I don't know how much of it I'll actually take with me into LS, but I didn't hate the book


Sounds exactly like the Turow book ("One L"), which I really enjoyed. I'll look for it.

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby enygma » Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:00 pm

i don't like your username

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby thecilent » Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:29 pm

keg411 wrote:
Cilent21 wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Cilent21 wrote:It's kinda boring and really old, but I enjoyed reading it actually. Either read it or don't; it shouldn't be a big deal. Took me like three days to get through


Can you read it like a sort of "glimpse into past experiences" of law school? Like, I read Turow's book and loved it, but more as a pseudo-fiction book than anything I thought would be useful. Would you say it's similar to that, or is it more a "how to" like Law School Confidential or Planet Law School (neither of which I have any desire to read)?


It's definitely not a how-to book. Yeah, it's more just for entertainment and to take a look at law school (namely, HLS) back in the day. Not a bad read

Also: I read both LSC and PLS II. PLS is def a waste of time; I would not recommend it. LSC was kinda cool though. I don't know how much of it I'll actually take with me into LS, but I didn't hate the book


Sounds exactly like the Turow book ("One L"), which I really enjoyed. I'll look for it.


Wow. I'm retarded. Total RC fail. I was talking about One L by Turrow the whole time. I actually haven't read 1L of a Ride. lol My bad

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Re: 1L of a Ride

Postby LjakW » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:08 pm

Cilent21 wrote:Wow. I'm retarded. Total RC fail. I was talking about One L by Turrow the whole time. I actually haven't read 1L of a Ride. lol My bad

Just to confirm for everyone else, 1L of a Ride is nothing like One L. It's more like Law School Confidential and I would actually recommend it right after Getting to Maybe.




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