1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby Magnificent » Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:37 pm

LOL

I can't believe people waste their time making outlines. Just get one from an upperclassman who took the course and take practice exams. Everything else (hornbooks, commercial outlines, etc.) are unnecessary.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby beach_terror » Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:45 pm

Magnificent wrote:LOL

I can't believe people waste their time making outlines. Just get one from an upperclassman who took the course and take practice exams. Everything else (hornbooks, commercial outlines, etc.) are unnecessary.

I didn't realize law school was one size fits all

LOL

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby keg411 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:52 pm

beach_terror wrote:
Magnificent wrote:LOL

I can't believe people waste their time making outlines. Just get one from an upperclassman who took the course and take practice exams. Everything else (hornbooks, commercial outlines, etc.) are unnecessary.

I didn't realize law school was one size fits all

LOL


LOL, I hope that poster is the #1 person at his/her school.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby traehekat » Sun Apr 10, 2011 3:27 pm

i'll be the first to admit i spend more time outlining than most people, and probably unnecessarily. but shit, it worked last semester so no reason to switch up the formula.

update: got through everything in joinder except interpleader and intervention. i think of all the things the e&e covers, it clarifies joinder the best.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby as stars burn » Sun Apr 10, 2011 3:33 pm

beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.


yeah, I feel the same way. Just found out I didn't make the second round of oral arguments for moot court society, and while I don't really like litigation...I'm still bummed. And really tired. Oh, my classes are crazy this semester. I might die. The only good news I have is that I do have summer employment, and it's paid. I need something to lift my spirits. I feel like a failure.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby keg411 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 3:42 pm

as stars burn wrote:
beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.

The only good news I have is that I do have summer employment, and it's paid.


As a 1L, that should be enough to make you not feel like a failure :).

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby as stars burn » Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:38 pm

keg411 wrote:
as stars burn wrote:
beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.

The only good news I have is that I do have summer employment, and it's paid.


As a 1L, that should be enough to make you not feel like a failure :).


Haha. Thanks. It's a judge clerkship through a program at my school. The program through which I applied for it is where I'm getting paid, so that's pretty cool. But alas, still bumming about oral arguments. I am just not meant to be a litigator haha.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby beach_terror » Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:47 pm

as stars burn wrote:
keg411 wrote:
as stars burn wrote:
beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.

The only good news I have is that I do have summer employment, and it's paid.


As a 1L, that should be enough to make you not feel like a failure :).


Haha. Thanks. It's a judge clerkship through a program at my school. The program through which I applied for it is where I'm getting paid, so that's pretty cool. But alas, still bumming about oral arguments. I am just not meant to be a litigator haha.

Litigation is the go to during recessions though 8)

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby anonymcoffee » Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:54 pm

I didn't make moot court either :( I am surprised at some of the people that did though. My LRW prof hates my talking/argument style so all the people he nominated are slow talkers with 20 second breaks b/t sentences. sigh...:/ I hope it doesn't hurt at OCI.

Exam question: any one have any good recommendations for K damages overview? I have the E and E 4th ed from last semester but it sounds a bit convoluted.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby keg411 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:21 pm

I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:

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Postby Grizz » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:32 pm

keg411 wrote:I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:


I'm gonna pew pew for the 2ndary journal yo

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Postby 09042014 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:34 pm

rad law wrote:
keg411 wrote:I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:


I'm gonna pew pew for the 2ndary journal yo


Third Tier Journal 4 lyfe. Published on the internet? Even better!

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby Onion » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:34 pm

beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.


Slacker! (I have taken off the last two nights.)

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby as stars burn » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:36 pm

keg411 wrote:I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:


Dude, yes. For real. I'm already revving up for the summer write-on competition. While I did well last semester grade-wise, there is no way on God's green earth that I'll be top 7% of my class at the end of this semester. The oral arguments gave me so much anxiety though, and I'd be happy to never have to do that again, but I just want to make sure I have something to put on my resume (other than summer employment and volunteering). If all else fails, I'll just try to get on another secondary journal I suppose.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby beach_terror » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:53 pm

keg411 wrote:I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:

Plenty of people end up in litigation who are on law review, herp derp.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby beach_terror » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:00 pm

Onion wrote:
beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.


Slacker! (I have taken off the last two nights.)

I wanted to go out so bad last night, but nobody was feeling it. Did your crew go out on Fri/Sat? Bastards.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby Stanford4Me » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:01 pm

keg411 wrote:I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:

Thank goodness for write-on competitions. For me at least.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby BarbellDreams » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:04 pm

beach_terror wrote:
Onion wrote:
beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.


Slacker! (I have taken off the last two nights.)

I wanted to go out so bad last night, but nobody was feeling it. Did your crew go out on Fri/Sat? Bastards.


I have went out the past two nights and have not done ANYTHING this weekend. Two best friends in town for the weekend, gone tomorrow morning and the real 14 hour days begin. 3/4 outlines are done, the 4th isn't started yet. Really need to do more supplement work. I guarantee my GPA drops at least .25 this semester.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby keg411 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:16 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:
keg411 wrote:I don't want litigation, so I'm not even bothering with Moot Court/Mock Trial.

LR or Bust 8) :lol:

Thank goodness for write-on competitions. For me at least.


I wish we had grade on :(. But we won't even start to get our second semester grades until the write-on is basically over.

I worked on ConLawl outlining most of the day, so I'm rewarding myself with watching baseball. Definitely feel better after taking the last two nights off.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:22 pm

I've been "doing work" while not actually doing work. I skim my reading to say I've done it, and have "outlined" without actually having anything in order, or explained in a way that would help me on the exam. I need to get my shit together.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby stayway » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:22 pm

Onion wrote:
beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.


Slacker! (I have taken off the last two nights.)


LIAR

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby Grizz » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:48 pm

beach_terror wrote:Taking the night off. Bummed out for some reason, law school has been getting to me recently.


I know the feeling man. You just gotta tell yourself that you will do the best you can, and you'll worry about the outcome later. Fuck it.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby Always Credited » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:58 pm

When I'm bummed, I stomp noobs in Starcraft2. That always makes me feel better.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby beach_terror » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:59 pm

Always Credited wrote:When I'm bummed, I stomp noobs in Starcraft2. That always makes me feel better.

God I wish I didn't sell my desktop before law school. Ripping kids in CS 1.6 would feel fucking wonderful right now .

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread (ROUND 2 SUCKAS)

Postby Always Credited » Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:00 pm

beach_terror wrote:
Always Credited wrote:When I'm bummed, I stomp noobs in Starcraft2. That always makes me feel better.

God I wish I didn't sell my desktop before law school. Ripping kids in CS 1.6 would feel fucking wonderful right now .


AWP to the face?




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