1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JCougar » Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:30 pm

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby PirateCap'n » Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:39 pm

moandersen wrote:Im done studying for tomorrow..I think. I did all the practice questions, and went over all of the answers. I know this stuff pretty well (Ks), but I still feel like I should be doing something. Im scared that this confidence is a bad thing. :|


I just can't bring myself to stop studying. I feel like there's something that I'm missing, but I have no clue what it is (at least until it blindsides me on the test).

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Stanford4Me » Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:42 pm

JCougar wrote:http://www.schoolsearch.in/blog/index.php/how-grading-system-works

COME ON top step!!!

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby screwsandboalts » Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:51 pm

i read my exam once i got home. ihatemyself

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby goosey » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:07 pm

I CANNOT study any more. like seriously, not even for 1 second.

::burned out::

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby 09042014 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:10 pm

goosey wrote:I CANNOT study any more. like seriously, not even for 1 second.

::burned out::


Masturbate, take a nap wake up and gun some more.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BaiAilian2013 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:25 pm

If my outlines are like 15 pages, am I going to fail?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby stocksly33 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:26 pm

finished first exam... not near enough time to hit all the issues proper. I ended up spending a little more time on the important stuff, then typing as fast as i could to hit all the other issue... ended up half-ass addressing them.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby dailygrind » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:27 pm

BaiAilian2013 wrote:If my outlines are like 15 pages, am I going to fail?


it's how u use it that counts, i think.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby SmittenMitten » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:47 pm

screwsandboalts wrote:i read my exam once i got home. ihatemyself


you were able to get into it?

I am so glad I cannot do this. It would drive me to jump off a bridge.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby mths » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:48 pm

SmittenMitten wrote:
screwsandboalts wrote:i read my exam once i got home. ihatemyself


you were able to get into it?

I am so glad I cannot do this. It would drive me to jump off a bridge into a gorge.

FIxed for me

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby romothesavior » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:49 pm

BaiAilian2013 wrote:If my outlines are like 15 pages, am I going to fail?

You will be shocked by how little you use your outline. My property outline was rock solid at 25 pages, and a few of my friends' were over 60. I guarantee you the added length did not help them, and if they did better than me on the exam, it had nothing to do with the length of their outline. I barely even looked at mine, and when I did, it was just as a safety net.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby uwb09 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:49 pm

SmittenMitten wrote:
screwsandboalts wrote:i read my exam once i got home. ihatemyself


you were able to get into it?

I am so glad I cannot do this. It would drive me to jump off a bridge.

co-sign

I think I tried to read my contracts mid-term and i couldn't, I am very thankful for this feature right now, because it's bad enough just imagining what issues I missed, would be even worse if I could sit there and re-analyze it

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby 09042014 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:00 pm

romothesavior wrote:
BaiAilian2013 wrote:If my outlines are like 15 pages, am I going to fail?

You will be shocked by how little you use your outline. My property outline was rock solid at 25 pages, and a few of my friends' were over 60. I guarantee you the added length did not help them, and if they did better than me on the exam, it had nothing to do with the length of their outline. I barely even looked at mine, and when I did, it was just as a safety net.


You definitely memorized your outline a lot more than I did.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby emorystud2010 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:00 pm

I really hope that "freaking out and thinking you didn't do so hot=u actually did really well" holds true. I definitely underestimated my torts exam.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby gwuorbust » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:03 pm

dominated Civ Pro

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:11 pm

beach_terror wrote:All of my attack outlines have civ pro boiled down to 1 page for each subject we covered (2 for personal jurisdiction)



That's exactly what I did.

Headers on each page - one page was labeled "Stating the Claim", then "Answering the Claim".

Everything was really easily accessible during the exam.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby GeePee » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:23 pm

BaiAilian2013 wrote:If my outlines are like 15 pages, am I going to fail?

We'll fail together if this is true. I like to think of it as a good thing.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby mths » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:28 pm

romothesavior wrote:
BaiAilian2013 wrote:If my outlines are like 15 pages, am I going to fail?

You will be shocked by how little you use your outline. My property outline was rock solid at 25 pages, and a few of my friends' were over 60. I guarantee you the added length did not help them, and if they did better than me on the exam, it had nothing to do with the length of their outline. I barely even looked at mine, and when I did, it was just as a safety net.

This. Outlines are mostly for studying purposes, imo. If you're looking through your outline for every question you're going to have some serious time issues.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonian » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:31 pm

Done with civ pro and crim forever! OK I actually kind of liked crim, but that was more because of the prof and some of the ridiculous discussions we had in class than the subject matter itself.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby La Grind Date » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:34 pm

JCougar wrote:http://www.schoolsearch.in/blog/index.php/how-grading-system-works

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too funny!

i had an exam question today with names of Shakespeare characters. it took me back! man, my english major days when i only had to read lit . . . those were the days!
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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:34 pm

Going back through all my Crim stuff.

People are shitbags to each other.

Check out Mayes v. People, 106 Ill. 306

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby NoleinNY » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:44 pm

Went under the word limit by a few hundred words. I'm hoping that just means I was being efficient... :?

Oh well; more motivation to nail crim on Monday.

/end vent.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:47 pm

bostonian wrote:Done with civ pro and crim forever! OK I actually kind of liked crim, but that was more because of the prof and some of the ridiculous discussions we had in class than the subject matter itself.

Pretty sure he left rape off because of our in-class discussions.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:17 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
bostonian wrote:Done with civ pro and crim forever! OK I actually kind of liked crim, but that was more because of the prof and some of the ridiculous discussions we had in class than the subject matter itself.

Pretty sure he left rape off because of our in-class discussions.

Almost positive that 2/3 of our questions dealt with rape and sexual battery because of our in-class discussions.




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