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 OperaSoprano » Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:04 am

Grades are here at last. I did fine. Not so well that HYS will be banging down my door to ask why I don't come transfer, but well enough that I hope my school won't regret pulling me from the waitlist all those months ago. I hope I did FIT proud. I am relieved and proud to have come this far. I made it, and I feel such relief and happiness to be through with waiting. 1L year is a memory tonight.

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

Postby altoidz » Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:27 am

grats os!

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

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:35 am

altoidz wrote:grats os!


Thank you, darling! Same to you!

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

Postby ak362 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:37 am

OperaSoprano wrote:Grades are here at last. I did fine. Not so well that HYS will be banging down my door to ask why I don't come transfer, but well enough that I hope my school won't regret pulling me from the waitlist all those months ago. I hope I did FIT proud. I am relieved and proud to have come this far. I made it, and I feel such relief and happiness to be through with waiting. 1L year is a memory tonight.


Congrats, OS. While I post far less often than I read these boards, I'm glad to hear that you did well. I don't believe in many things, but I'd like to cling to the hope that there's such a thing as law school karma -- good things come to good people. A bit naive, especially for me, but there's hope. Congratulations, nonetheless!

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

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:42 am

ak362 wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:Grades are here at last. I did fine. Not so well that HYS will be banging down my door to ask why I don't come transfer, but well enough that I hope my school won't regret pulling me from the waitlist all those months ago. I hope I did FIT proud. I am relieved and proud to have come this far. I made it, and I feel such relief and happiness to be through with waiting. 1L year is a memory tonight.


Congrats, OS. While I post far less often than I read these boards, I'm glad to hear that you did well. I don't believe in many things, but I'd like to cling to the hope that there's such a thing as law school karma -- good things come to good people. A bit naive, especially for me, but there's hope. Congratulations, nonetheless!


That is really sweet of you! I won't be grading onto law review, if that's the standard, but I was a waitlist admit with a degree in fashion merchandising. My own family thought I would be below median. I didn't achieve perfection (not by the standards of all those top 5% TLSers, lol!), but I'm grateful and lucky things ended as they did.

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

Postby 98234872348 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:46 am

OperaSoprano wrote:Grades are here at last. I did fine. Not so well that HYS will be banging down my door to ask why I don't come transfer, but well enough that I hope my school won't regret pulling me from the waitlist all those months ago. I hope I did FIT proud. I am relieved and proud to have come this far. I made it, and I feel such relief and happiness to be through with waiting. 1L year is a memory tonight.

Glad to hear you did well, OS. Your story is truly inspirational, although, of course, don't necessarily think I would recommend to anyone that they should try to follow in your footsteps.

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

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:53 am

mistergoft wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:Grades are here at last. I did fine. Not so well that HYS will be banging down my door to ask why I don't come transfer, but well enough that I hope my school won't regret pulling me from the waitlist all those months ago. I hope I did FIT proud. I am relieved and proud to have come this far. I made it, and I feel such relief and happiness to be through with waiting. 1L year is a memory tonight.

Glad to hear you did well, OS. Your story is truly inspirational, although, of course, don't necessarily think I would recommend to anyone that they should try to follow in your footsteps.


Congrats to you too, of course!

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

Postby rbgrocio » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:35 pm

I just had a final.... the horrible feelings come back.....

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

Postby rbgrocio » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:38 pm

also... am i the only one around here who took summer?

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Postby 270910 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:41 pm

rbgrocio wrote:also... am i the only one around here who took summer?


Yes.

I was weirded the hell out when I saw this pop up again, lol. Ah, memories.

Fun Fact: the 0Ls are about to learn why this thread title is(n't) funny. Dawwww.

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

Postby rbgrocio » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:45 pm

disco_barred wrote:
rbgrocio wrote:also... am i the only one around here who took summer?


Yes.

I was weirded the hell out when I saw this pop up again, lol. Ah, memories.

Fun Fact: the 0Ls are about to learn why this thread title is(n't) funny. Dawwww.



lol... although i love civ. pro. My favorite class soooo far!!!!

Both my best law school friend and I booked it, and today my friend ran into the professor and she said that she only gave two As(my friend's and mine) because giving another A to someone else would not do justice since the quality of our exam was such that giving someone else an A would be an injustice to us. It felt good to hear that she thought that... However, I few hours later I had to take a final and 1) i didnt have time to check the MC portion and 2) I did not develop the conflict of interest issue as much as i should have.... Conclusion? I'm upset!

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

Postby rynabrius » Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:51 am

I can beat that rbgrocio. After I took my Crimlaw exam, I saw the professor crying in the hallway. I asked him what was wrong and he said that after all of his years of cynicism, my exam has opened his heart and made him feel like a little boy again. He continued to say that now he remembered the true spirit of crimlaw. He proceeded to take the rare step of failing everybody but me, and giving me an A+++, because anything else wouldn't be fair. He then organized a parade in my honor, in which all of my failing classmates had to wave and smile. Of course, I got invited to teach the class for next semester, but I declined.

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

Postby rbgrocio » Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:58 am

rynabrius wrote:I can beat that rbgrocio. After I took my Crimlaw exam, I saw the professor crying in the hallway. I asked him what was wrong and he said that after all of his years of cynicism, my exam has opened his heart and made him feel like a little boy again. He continued to say that now he remembered the true spirit of crimlaw. He proceeded to take the rare step of failing everybody but me, and giving me an A+++, because anything else wouldn't be fair. He then organized a parade in my honor, in which all of my failing classmates had to wave and smile. Of course, I got invited to teach the class for next semester, but I declined.



Thanks for your sarcasm! :roll:

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

Postby apper123 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:50 pm

rynabrius wrote:I can beat that rbgrocio. After I took my Crimlaw exam, I saw the professor crying in the hallway. I asked him what was wrong and he said that after all of his years of cynicism, my exam has opened his heart and made him feel like a little boy again. He continued to say that now he remembered the true spirit of crimlaw. He proceeded to take the rare step of failing everybody but me, and giving me an A+++, because anything else wouldn't be fair. He then organized a parade in my honor, in which all of my failing classmates had to wave and smile. Of course, I got invited to teach the class for next semester, but I declined.

lol'd pretty hard at this... but i havent read any of the context that brought this post about so maybe im loling at something bad

but i still lol'd

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

Postby rbgrocio » Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:56 pm

apper123 wrote:
rynabrius wrote:I can beat that rbgrocio. After I took my Crimlaw exam, I saw the professor crying in the hallway. I asked him what was wrong and he said that after all of his years of cynicism, my exam has opened his heart and made him feel like a little boy again. He continued to say that now he remembered the true spirit of crimlaw. He proceeded to take the rare step of failing everybody but me, and giving me an A+++, because anything else wouldn't be fair. He then organized a parade in my honor, in which all of my failing classmates had to wave and smile. Of course, I got invited to teach the class for next semester, but I declined.

lol'd pretty hard at this... but i havent read any of the context that brought this post about so maybe im loling at something bad

but i still lol'd



There is no context. I was just happy that my civ. pro professor said that my exam was really good. He then felt the need to say that! I must recognize he is good at creative writing.

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

Postby Unemployed » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:01 pm

disco_barred wrote:
rbgrocio wrote:also... am i the only one around here who took summer?


Yes.

I was weirded the hell out when I saw this pop up again, lol. Ah, memories.

Fun Fact: the 0Ls are about to learn why this thread title is(n't) funny. Dawwww.


Come on - Pennoyer's not that bad.

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

Postby Sauer Grapes » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:17 pm

Ah... I've got 5 grades that should come out any minute. This is way worse than the LSAT.

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

Postby rbgrocio » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:20 pm

Sauer Grapes wrote:Ah... I've got 5 grades that should come out any minute. This is way worse than the LSAT.

:shock: 5 grades?

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Postby Sauer Grapes » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:26 pm

rbgrocio wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:Ah... I've got 5 grades that should come out any minute. This is way worse than the LSAT.

:shock: 5 grades?

Summer start program. Six classes, got one grade a couple weeks ago.

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

Postby vanwinkle » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:32 pm

While this thread still lives, allow me to strike fear into all of your hearts with the crushing news I just received:

I have to take Con Law again.

Con Law is not a 1L core requirement class here, and they only accept transfer credits for "1L core requirement" classes. It's still a required class, but one you must take during 2L or 3L year. It's still a prereq to a bunch of the cool classes, so I'm going to have to take it again ASAP to get it out of the way. Never saw that coming! As a bonus, my old school allowed electives 1L spring, and those don't transfer either, so if I want to take anything requiring Evidence I have to take Evidence again.

Retakes: A crushing fear, and not entirely irrational for everyone!

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Postby ak362 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:18 pm

vanwinkle wrote:While this thread still lives, allow me to strike fear into all of your hearts with the crushing news I just received:

I have to take Con Law again.

Con Law is not a 1L core requirement class here, and they only accept transfer credits for "1L core requirement" classes. It's still a required class, but one you must take during 2L or 3L year. It's still a prereq to a bunch of the cool classes, so I'm going to have to take it again ASAP to get it out of the way. Never saw that coming! As a bonus, my old school allowed electives 1L spring, and those don't transfer either, so if I want to take anything requiring Evidence I have to take Evidence again.

Retakes: A crushing fear, and not entirely irrational for everyone!


:shock:. But at the very least, you've now mastered the intricacies of the Commerce Clause and substantive due process?

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

Postby vamedic03 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:35 pm

vanwinkle wrote:While this thread still lives, allow me to strike fear into all of your hearts with the crushing news I just received:

I have to take Con Law again.

Con Law is not a 1L core requirement class here, and they only accept transfer credits for "1L core requirement" classes. It's still a required class, but one you must take during 2L or 3L year. It's still a prereq to a bunch of the cool classes, so I'm going to have to take it again ASAP to get it out of the way. Never saw that coming! As a bonus, my old school allowed electives 1L spring, and those don't transfer either, so if I want to take anything requiring Evidence I have to take Evidence again.

Retakes: A crushing fear, and not entirely irrational for everyone!


Evidence without Mitchell is a frightening prospect.

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

Postby vanwinkle » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:23 pm

vamedic03 wrote:Evidence without Mitchell is a frightening prospect.

Yeah, isn't it? But at least I already know it.

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

Postby Cavalier » Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:35 pm

vamedic03 wrote:Evidence without Barzun is a frightening prospect.

Fixed :D

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

Postby rbgrocio » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:40 pm

summer grades are in....




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