Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Tue May 11, 2010 9:30 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
disco_barred wrote:If anybody feels like vouching for me and my methods, it would be [strike]funny[/strike] helpful for all the 0ls!

You have my sword.

...now fall on it.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby vanwinkle » Tue May 11, 2010 9:38 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:
disco_barred wrote:If anybody feels like vouching for me and my methods, it would be [strike]funny[/strike] helpful for all the 0ls!

You have my sword.

...now fall on it.

:?:

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby rbgrocio » Tue May 11, 2010 11:06 pm

I don't think I'm going to be able to sleep tonight. I have a lot more to go before I learn all I need to learn.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue May 11, 2010 11:12 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:
disco_barred wrote:If anybody feels like vouching for me and my methods, it would be [strike]funny[/strike] helpful for all the 0ls!

You have my sword.

...now fall on it.

:?:


They've been feuding all week.

To all and sundry: Reading Disco_barred's legal analysis is like watching an opera without subtitles. You feel stupid because you can't follow everything, but the production is pitch perfect. He knows whereof he speaks.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby vanwinkle » Tue May 11, 2010 11:12 pm

rbgrocio wrote:I don't think I'm going to be able to sleep tonight. I have a lot more to go before I learn all I need to learn.

I'm starting to feel the same way.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue May 11, 2010 11:14 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
rbgrocio wrote:I don't think I'm going to be able to sleep tonight. I have a lot more to go before I learn all I need to learn.

I'm starting to feel the same way.


+1.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby 270910 » Tue May 11, 2010 11:34 pm

OperaSoprano wrote:They've been feuding all week.

To all and sundry: Reading Disco_barred's legal analysis is like watching an opera without subtitles. You feel stupid because you can't follow everything, but the production is pitch perfect. He knows whereof he speaks.


:D I appreciate the compliment, but I feel like you may not have realized the context my request was made in (i.e. come join my flame thread and help me flame the shit out of 0Ls)

Thanks all the same ;D

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue May 11, 2010 11:41 pm

disco_barred wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:They've been feuding all week.

To all and sundry: Reading Disco_barred's legal analysis is like watching an opera without subtitles. You feel stupid because you can't follow everything, but the production is pitch perfect. He knows whereof he speaks.


:D I appreciate the compliment, but I feel like you may not have realized the context my request was made in (i.e. come join my flame thread and help me flame the shit out of 0Ls)

Thanks all the same ;D


Just saw the edits to that. You were brilliant. Flame on!

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby vanwinkle » Tue May 11, 2010 11:52 pm

T minus 12 hours to Evidence, and I haven't finished outlining yet. FML.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby rbgrocio » Tue May 11, 2010 11:57 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
rbgrocio wrote:I don't think I'm going to be able to sleep tonight. I have a lot more to go before I learn all I need to learn.

I'm starting to feel the same way.



I just realized that I ahve been studying since 7 a.m. and I have only gone through a little over half of the material. I need to finish this today so that I can review tomorrow.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby Danteshek » Wed May 12, 2010 12:00 am

vanwinkle wrote:T minus 12 hours to Evidence, and I haven't finished outlining yet. FML.


you guys take evidence 1L?

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby eth3n » Wed May 12, 2010 12:05 am

vanwinkle wrote:T minus 12 hours to Evidence, and I haven't finished outlining yet. FML.

I must be going to a TTT, evidence as 1L? (ib4 summer extern gunners)

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 12, 2010 12:08 am

I am going to fail property! What will I tell the people at my tenants' rights organization?

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby Danteshek » Wed May 12, 2010 12:13 am

OperaSoprano wrote:I am going to fail property! What will I tell the people at my tenants' rights organization?


isn't there a whole class just on landlord tenant at most law schools? I doubt property is that relevant.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby A'nold » Wed May 12, 2010 12:16 am

flhealth wrote:property? more like pooperty.


+1 :lol:

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 12, 2010 12:18 am

Danteshek wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:I am going to fail property! What will I tell the people at my tenants' rights organization?


isn't there a whole class just on landlord tenant at most law schools? I doubt property is that relevant.


:oops: Just a matter of being slightly terrified right now.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby MrKappus » Wed May 12, 2010 12:23 am

Is this still the place where I can whine about losing top 10%. B/c I think it's likely. :(

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby rbgrocio » Wed May 12, 2010 12:26 am

MrKappus wrote:Is this still the place where I can whine about losing top 10%. B/c I think it's likely. :(



hahaha.... I'm convinced that I have lost my spot... The good thing is that I can get straight D's and still be above median at my school. However, median is not good enough....

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby MrKappus » Wed May 12, 2010 12:28 am

rbgrocio wrote:
MrKappus wrote:Is this still the place where I can whine about losing top 10%. B/c I think it's likely. :(



hahaha.... I'm convinced that I have lost my spot... The good thing is that I can get straight D's and still be above median at my school. However, median is not good enough....


Geez...2.5 is median at your law school?? That's some impressive grade deflation. Good luck anyway!

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby rbgrocio » Wed May 12, 2010 12:29 am

MrKappus wrote:
rbgrocio wrote:
MrKappus wrote:Is this still the place where I can whine about losing top 10%. B/c I think it's likely. :(



hahaha.... I'm convinced that I have lost my spot... The good thing is that I can get straight D's and still be above median at my school. However, median is not good enough....


Geez...2.5 is median at your law school?? That's some impressive grade deflation. Good luck anyway!



2.4 to 2.6 is median at my school.... If I get straight Ds I am a little above that.... But I know I'm not getting straight Ds... I think I'm losing my spot but I don't think I wrote such sucky finals to get Ds.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby MrKappus » Wed May 12, 2010 12:31 am

rbgrocio wrote:
MrKappus wrote:
rbgrocio wrote:
MrKappus wrote:Is this still the place where I can whine about losing top 10%. B/c I think it's likely. :(



hahaha.... I'm convinced that I have lost my spot... The good thing is that I can get straight D's and still be above median at my school. However, median is not good enough....


Geez...2.5 is median at your law school?? That's some impressive grade deflation. Good luck anyway!



2.4 to 2.6 is median at my school.... If I get straight Ds I am a little above that.... But I know I'm not getting straight Ds... I think I'm losing my spot but I don't think I wrote such sucky finals to get Ds.


Haha at the risk of coming off as a douche, B's are kind of the D's of top 10%ers, b/c they still get in there and fuck things up.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby SteelReserve » Wed May 12, 2010 12:32 am

Our property final didn't have future interests, tenancies, RAP, Shelley, Merger, Equitable servitudes, adverse posession or covenants. ! lol.... I need to retake property if I want to pass that section of the BAR.


I don't know whether to say that's awesome or just ridiculous. It's awesome because future interests SUCK; on the other hand, as far as I can remember 1L, I think future interests was the only concept I ever learned that took more than a day of grasping and practicing.

That is, at least on my property exam, future interests separated the men from the boys. I cannot even imagine Property without contingent remainders and the like!

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby MrKappus » Wed May 12, 2010 12:32 am

P.S. So, if my arithmetic's right, your profs straight-up fail people? :shock:

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby Danteshek » Wed May 12, 2010 1:03 am

I was the first student outside the top ten percent last semester. Less than .01 away. I think I'm going to miss the cut again.

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Re: Pennoyer: irrational fears of 1Ls who did well last semester

Postby stinger35 » Wed May 12, 2010 1:10 am

I have my last exam tomorrow (ConLaw) and really haven't been studying all that much today/tonight. I honestly feel like I got it. Is this just being cocky after last semester which will lead to my being a cautionary tale of those who did well and slacked or is it a good sign? Time will tell I suppose.

Obviously knowing the law is extremely important, but if there is anything that I feel I learned from 1st semester its that everyone knows the law. It is your ability to spot issues and apply it (and write well) that sets you gets you A's. Therefore, once you know the law, you can take it a bit easier. Also, studying smarter throughout the semester allowed me to get to exams more prepared for the exams. I will decide if this theory is absolute bullshit or pretty smart in exactly 23 days.




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