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Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby goosey » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:59 pm

would somebody mind posting their schdule (ft or pt..looking for info on both)
just trying to get a general idea of what my day will look like in either case

first year as well as 2nd/3rd year student please..just specify which yr

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby Grad_Student » Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:12 pm

My 1L first semester schedule:

Contracts I Class 9:50 am - 10:50 am MWF
Legal Writings I Class 11:00 am - 12:30 pm WF
CivPro Class 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm MWF
CrimLaw Class 10:30 am - 12:00 pm TR
Torts I Class 12:50 pm - 2:20 pm TR

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby Connelly » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:21 am

I'm not 100% sure on the times on Wednesdays, but this was my first semester schedule as a PT student:

Mon - Property - 6:00-8:45
Tues - Contracts - 6:00-8:45
Wed - Legal Research - 6:00-6:50 for the first 7ish weeks, then it was over
Wed - Legal Writing - 7:00-8:40 for most of the first semester

I think that was it. Second semester was similar, except we added Crim Law on Thursday nights and only had 1 hour of Legal Writing on Wednesday nights, and that was only for a few weeks.

First summer was awesome:

Mon - Con Law - 6:00-8:45
Tues - Fed Tax - 6:00-8:45
Wed - Con Law - 6:00-8:45
Thurs - Fed Tax - 6:00-8:45

On top of working a ton.

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby stinger35 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:16 am

Connelly wrote:First summer was awesome:

Mon - Con Law - 6:00-8:45
Tues - Fed Tax - 6:00-8:45
Wed - Con Law - 6:00-8:45
Thurs - Fed Tax - 6:00-8:45

On top of working a ton.


I'm guessing that was sarcastic. However, this summer i'm going to be taking two classes on top of working for a federal judge. Is it as miserable as I think its going to be? Also - did u find summer classes any different/easier than regular ones?

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby Connelly » Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:34 am

stinger35 wrote:
I'm guessing that was sarcastic. However, this summer i'm going to be taking two classes on top of working for a federal judge. Is it as miserable as I think its going to be? Also - did u find summer classes any different/easier than regular ones?


It was rough. It helped that Tax was pretty easy to prepare for most of the time. The good part is that it's over in 7 weeks. I found that I just needed to do all prep work on the weekend. I treated it as preparing for 4 different classes. Not much time to study during the week. If your work for the judge is really only 8 hours a day, it's very doable.

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby nahgems » Tue Feb 16, 2010 3:33 pm

PT Semester 1:
Monday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Contracts I (3 cr)
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Torts I (3 cr)
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Civil Procedure I (3 cr)
Thursday 6:30PM - 8:30 PM, Legal Writing & Research I (2 cr)

PT Semester 2:
Monday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Contracts II (3 cr)
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Torts II (3 cr)
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Civil Procedure II (3 cr)
Thursday 6:30PM - 7:45 PM, Legal Writing & Research II (1 cr)

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby king3780 » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:15 pm

nahgems wrote:PT Semester 1:
Monday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Contracts I (3 cr)
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Torts I (3 cr)
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Civil Procedure I (3 cr)
Thursday 6:30PM - 8:30 PM, Legal Writing & Research I (2 cr)

PT Semester 2:
Monday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Contracts II (3 cr)
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Torts II (3 cr)
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Civil Procedure II (3 cr)
Thursday 6:30PM - 7:45 PM, Legal Writing & Research II (1 cr)


It hardly seems like 10-11 credits per semester is part time, though I realize technically anything less than 12 credits is.

My PT sked:
Fall
MW 6:30-8:30 p.m., Torts (4 cr)
TR 6:30-8:30 p.m., Contracts (4 cr)

Spring
MW 6-7:30 pm, Crim (3 cr)
TR 6-8 p.m., CivPro (4 cr)
MR 8:10-9:40 p.m, LRW (1 cr)

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby nahgems » Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:09 pm

king3780 wrote:It hardly seems like 10-11 credits per semester is part time, though I realize technically anything less than 12 credits is.


Yeah. I may lose my sanity in this process. I leave my house at 6:30 am to get to work. I go straight from work to class, and get home around 9:30 pm most nights. I really wish that PT was 8 credits a semester...

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby Connelly » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:26 pm

nahgems wrote:PT Semester 1:
Monday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Contracts I (3 cr)
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Torts I (3 cr)
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Civil Procedure I (3 cr)
Thursday 6:30PM - 8:30 PM, Legal Writing & Research I (2 cr)

PT Semester 2:
Monday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Contracts II (3 cr)
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Torts II (3 cr)
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:10PM, Civil Procedure II (3 cr)
Thursday 6:30PM - 7:45 PM, Legal Writing & Research II (1 cr)


That is crazy. Where are you going to school, and do they expect you to take summer classes at all?

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby jp0094 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:27 pm

Spring Schedule - Full Time
(4cr)Con Law: W: 1:30-3:20, F:10-11:50
(3cr)Civ Pro: M: 1:30-2:45, TH: 1:30-2:45
(4cr)Property: Tu: 10-11:50, TH: 10-11:50
(2cr)L.Writing: Tu: 1:30-2:20, F: 1:30-2:20
(3cr)Elective: M: 10:30-11:45, W: 10:30-11:45

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby goosey » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:54 pm

wow, so I expected this thread to help me figure out which program would be best, but it appears as though those attending full time also have a significant amount of time during the day to study aside from class.

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby Grad_Student » Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:10 am

goosey wrote:wow, so I expected this thread to help me figure out which program would be best, but it appears as though those attending full time also have a significant amount of time during the day to study aside from class.

Yeah man, I had plenty of time to relax and get work done. We drank almost every friday too.

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby birD » Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:30 pm

does anyone go to a PT day program and if so what is your schedule?

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Re: Sample Class Schedule FT and PT

Postby nahgems » Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:58 pm

birD wrote:does anyone go to a PT day program and if so what is your schedule?


I'm a PT evening student, but can give you the PT day schedule. It looked like:

Contracts I (MW 10:15 - 11:30)
Torts I (TTH 3:00 - 4:15)
Civ Pro I (MW 1:15 - 2:30)
Legal Writing & Research I (F 1:00 - 3:00)




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