Balancing memo with studying

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stocksly33
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Balancing memo with studying

Postby stocksly33 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:06 pm

LRW memo is our entire grade for the class.

I want a good grade on my LRW memo, but I don't want to neglect my other classes. I'm not sure what the proper perspective is for balancing these competing interests. Have you thought about how much time to spend on your memo?

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby MrKappus » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:11 pm

18.6 hours.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby stocksly33 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:18 pm

MrKappus wrote:18.6 hours.


cracks me up every time. these jokes never get old.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby BruceWayne » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:21 pm

stocksly33 wrote:
MrKappus wrote:18.6 hours.


cracks me up every time. these jokes never get old.



He maybe joking, but depending on your professor this would be accurate at UVA.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby cavebat2000 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:30 pm

I am glad my school has LARW end in the middle of the semester so that it doesn't screw us for finals.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby BruceWayne » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:34 pm

cavebat2000 wrote:I am glad my school has LARW end in the middle of the semester so that it doesn't screw us for finals.


:(

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby kalvano » Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:04 pm

cavebat2000 wrote:I am glad my school has LARW end in the middle of the semester so that it doesn't screw us for finals.



Yeah, mine is over in mid-November.

OP - however long it takes to research and write. Some people it will take a couple of days, some three weeks. Trying to put a number on it is arbitrary and useless.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby stocksly33 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:54 pm

kalvano wrote: OP - however long it takes to research and write. Some people it will take a couple of days, some three weeks. Trying to put a number on it is arbitrary and useless.


I'm not asking specifically, how much time do I need to spend on it. I'm just looking for perspective.

Is it worth beating my memo to death in hopes of writing onto law review? Do the rewards (for reviewing the finished product over and over again) diminish when they only provide minor changes? Is there as much competition among students on a memo as there are on exams? etc.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:59 pm

BruceWayne wrote:
stocksly33 wrote:
MrKappus wrote:18.6 hours.


cracks me up every time. these jokes never get old.



He maybe joking, but depending on your professor this would be accurate at UVA.

You just got a B-.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby kalvano » Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:52 pm

stocksly33 wrote:
kalvano wrote: OP - however long it takes to research and write. Some people it will take a couple of days, some three weeks. Trying to put a number on it is arbitrary and useless.


I'm not asking specifically, how much time do I need to spend on it. I'm just looking for perspective.

Is it worth beating my memo to death in hopes of writing onto law review? Do the rewards (for reviewing the finished product over and over again) diminish when they only provide minor changes? Is there as much competition among students on a memo as there are on exams? etc.


At my school, the LW class doesn't have anything to do with law review.

Don't blow it off, but once you've said everything there is to say, put it aside. I think the curve in most LW classes is too tight to really stand out anyway.

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Re: Balancing memo with studying

Postby JazzOne » Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:49 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
BruceWayne wrote:
stocksly33 wrote:
MrKappus wrote:18.6 hours.


cracks me up every time. these jokes never get old.



He maybe joking, but depending on your professor this would be accurate at UVA.

You just got a B-.

lol




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