Haven't taken notes...halp!

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zeth006
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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby zeth006 » Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:35 pm

I've personally committed myself to not discussing grades regardless whether I do terrifically or horrifically. Just doesn't seem kosher.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby IAFG » Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:38 pm

zeth006 wrote:I've personally committed myself to not discussing grades regardless whether I do terrifically or horrifically. Just doesn't seem kosher.

wait, not everyone plans to announce each grade as it's released via facebook status update? shit...

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby jdubb990 » Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:40 pm

IAFG wrote:
zeth006 wrote:I've personally committed myself to not discussing grades regardless whether I do terrifically or horrifically. Just doesn't seem kosher.

wait, not everyone plans to announce each grade as it's released via facebook status update? shit...


Nah, some are using twitter. :D

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby Lion8974 » Sun Oct 03, 2010 8:17 pm

tbf, it's the mentality of my section. We are all pretty chill besides a few. I think most people are wound up too tight.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby kalvano » Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:36 pm

zeth006 wrote:I've personally committed myself to not discussing grades regardless whether I do terrifically or horrifically. Just doesn't seem kosher.



There's probably a couple guys I would talk it over with, and obviously people on here will know if I post them on here.

But other than that, grades, like scholarships, are private.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby Hattori Hanzo » Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:50 pm

Just find a good outline for your course (same professor) or buy a commercial one and you'll be fine. Also start taking notes :)

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby apper123 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 4:27 am

While I used my notes heavily at times, I think they were helpful more out of convenience and streamlining my studying than anything else. Outside of professor's interests, basic structure and types of questions he/she asks, I feel like I could have done the same with or without my notes. In fact, I lost the first 1/3 of my notes from the semester. I didn't really miss them. Old student outlines from your section will make up for a lot of lack of notes. A lot. If not all.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby luthersloan » Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:47 am

OP, I would not worry too much about it. I tend to think class notes are over emphasized. I took very few notes first semester 1L and took none second semester and was top 2% at a top 40 school. I did however, pay attention in class. Anyway, it does not (based on rather limited data, i.e. the one test) seem to be hurting you much.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby Lion8974 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:27 pm

Responses have been very helpful, ty.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby inchoate_con » Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:59 pm

zeth006 wrote:I've personally committed myself to not discussing grades regardless whether I do terrifically or horrifically. Just doesn't seem kosher.

Exactly right. It's 100% gauche. If you play golf, it's analogous to stepping on someones line. Only two people from my section have told me their grades. Not only are they the douche-bags of the section, but also the grades were nothing to brag about - middle of the pack. Like the other guys said, one of them did "update" his results on facebook.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby thinkbig » Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:33 am

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby bogart » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:07 am

outlinedepot.com outlines are keyed to every school/professor. You will have to pay for them, but at this point, especially with midterms coming, its probably a wise investment.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby kalvano » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:21 am

bogart wrote:outlinedepot.com outlines are keyed to every school/professor. You will have to pay for them, but at this point, especially with midterms coming, its probably a wise investment.



The hell it is. Someone at your school has better outlines to share. Just find them.

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Re: Haven't taken notes...halp!

Postby apper123 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:14 pm

kalvano wrote:
bogart wrote:outlinedepot.com outlines are keyed to every school/professor. You will have to pay for them, but at this point, especially with midterms coming, its probably a wise investment.



The hell it is. Someone at your school has better outlines to share. Just find them.

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