1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:51 pm

Also, IAFG has a great knack for coming up with conversation topics horrifying enough to make outlining seem like a really fun and pleasant idea.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:00 pm

So my Contracts professor has asked essentially the same exact battle of the forms question on the 2007, 2008, and 2009 finals. Just watch this be the semester he decides to change it up.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Headybrah » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:01 pm

what are best study snacks?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby dailygrind » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:03 pm

BriaTharen wrote:So my Contracts professor has asked essentially the same exact battle of the forms question on the 2007, 2008, and 2009 finals. Just watch this be the semester he decides to change it up.


you're surely not the only person in on this secret, so at least if he does it will fuck over most of the gunnahs.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:08 pm

dailygrind wrote:
BriaTharen wrote:So my Contracts professor has asked essentially the same exact battle of the forms question on the 2007, 2008, and 2009 finals. Just watch this be the semester he decides to change it up.


you're surely not the only person in on this secret, so at least if he does it will fuck over most of the gunnahs.


Eh I'm still writing out a stock answer that covers everything. But I wouldn't put it past him to not do that this year. Especially since his Offer/Acceptance, Consideration, and Breach problems have been really similar since 2002.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby IAFG » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:15 pm

Headybrah wrote:what are best study snacks?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:40 pm

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Headybrah wrote:what are best study snacks?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby IAFG » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:42 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
IAFG wrote:
Headybrah wrote:what are best study snacks?

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all my favorite things!
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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:42 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Awesomeness

Damn, now I really want some curly fries

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:46 pm

BriaTharen wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Awesomeness

Damn, now I really want some curly fries

I want some babies. nom nom nom

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby king3780 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:52 pm

BriaTharen wrote:
dailygrind wrote:
BriaTharen wrote:So my Contracts professor has asked essentially the same exact battle of the forms question on the 2007, 2008, and 2009 finals. Just watch this be the semester he decides to change it up.


you're surely not the only person in on this secret, so at least if he does it will fuck over most of the gunnahs.


Eh I'm still writing out a stock answer that covers everything. But I wouldn't put it past him to not do that this year. Especially since his Offer/Acceptance, Consideration, and Breach problems have been really similar since 2002.


My Ks professor sent the class an email a month after the final with some general thoughts on each of the four essay questions he asked and what kinds of trends he saw in answers. Despite the fact that the first essay had been essentially the same (with some minor tweaks year to year) for the past 35 years, he was saddened by how many people still failed to write a decent essay. For schools like ours (public, Tier 2), don't assume that just because it's on previous finals that everyone in the class has a) bothered to look at previous finals or b) actually taken the time work through the question and at least outline an answer.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonian » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:53 pm

IAFG wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
IAFG wrote:
Headybrah wrote:what are best study snacks?

<adderall>
<things>

all my favorite things!


Since I don't have a self-imposed drinking ban:
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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby D. H2Oman » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:41 pm

So has anyone figured out the key to motivation yet? Hook me up with some of that pls

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby dailygrind » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:42 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:So has anyone figured out the key to motivation yet? Hook me up with some of that pls


raw, unbridled fear. take out more loans.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:44 pm

Seriously considering trying adderall. Is it worth it? I have someone who can "lend" me some.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby dailygrind » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:55 pm

beach_terror wrote:Seriously considering trying adderall. Is it worth it? I have someone who can "lend" me some.


i may have heard a few things about this and formed a few opinions, which boil down to: the "up" is pretty ridiculously up, and if you manage to keep on track you can get a lot of stuff done. the "down" is absolutely awful, and rather drawn out. as a utilitarian matter, it's not worth it because of how it affects your performance the next day, and because the up is a little uncontrollable. as a moral matter, it's akin to cheating. drink moar coffee.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Kretzy » Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:07 am

Headybrah wrote:what are best study snacks?


Seriously, I can't outline without whisky in the library. Maker's Mark and Buffalo Trace got me through the past two weeks, and will probably get me through the next two as well.

Dear Crim: Go fuck yourself.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:09 am

I need a cigarette.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:13 am

Holly Golightly wrote:I need a cigarette.

I keep cigarettes and rooibus tea in my cubicle at the library.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonian » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:51 pm

Kretzy wrote:
Headybrah wrote:what are best study snacks?


Seriously, I can't outline without whisky in the library. Maker's Mark and Buffalo Trace got me through the past two weeks, and will probably get me through the next two as well.

Dear Crim: Go fuck yourself.


Currently working through the rape chapters. I remember it being much more enjoyable in class - possibly because people asked questions such as when rough sex turns into rape or argued that only 1 out of 10 sexual encounters occurs while sober.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:52 pm

Kretzy wrote:Dear Crim: Go fuck yourself.

Outlining defenses is the worst, I fucking loathe crim outlining.

however, it's actually starting to make sense now

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:12 pm

betasteve wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:I need a cigarette.

Which subject just screwed you? :wink:

Civ pro...although I believe at NU we aren't supposed to use sexual euphemisms to describe our exams. :lol:

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby IAFG » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:16 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
betasteve wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:I need a cigarette.

Which subject just screwed you? :wink:

Civ pro...although I believe at NU we aren't supposed to use sexual euphemisms to describe our exams. :lol:

i'm making sweet tender love to civpro right now.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby blerg » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:16 pm

beach_terror wrote:
Kretzy wrote:Dear Crim: Go fuck yourself.

Outlining defenses is the worst, I fucking loathe crim outlining.

however, it's actually starting to make sense now


I've been sitting on an otherwise done crim outline for a week and I haven't mustered the oomph to do defenses.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby nygrrrl » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:19 pm

IAFG wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
betasteve wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:I need a cigarette.

Which subject just screwed you? :wink:

Civ pro...although I believe at NU we aren't supposed to use sexual euphemisms to describe our exams. :lol:

i'm making sweet tender love to civpro right now.

funny, I'm teasing the heck out of contracts.




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