1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby rupert.pupkin » Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:47 am

You should be able to watch it later on ESPN3...or DVR it (or have a friend with one do it for you)

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Mon Nov 29, 2010 12:14 pm

rupert.pupkin wrote:You should be able to watch it later on ESPN3...or DVR it (or have a friend with one do it for you)

LOL both the review and class got cancelled within the last 15 minutes. God is shining favorably upon me today.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Mon Nov 29, 2010 12:35 pm

Every day I become more and more convinced that I have no idea what I'm doing.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:20 pm

Something I've found helpful with outlines is to try and make everything fit on one page for each section. So in Civ Pro, I try and make everything for Counter & Cross Claims or Defenses & Objections focused down to one page. It forces you to read and re-read and edit stuff down.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Encyclopedia Brown » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:37 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Every day I become more and more convinced that I have no idea what I'm doing.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonian » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:49 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Every day I become more and more convinced that I have no idea what I'm doing.


I was feeling more confident about contracts before today's class than I am now.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby D. H2Oman » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:52 pm

skoobily doobily wrote:5 practice exams in the last 24 hours. Will be going on 60oz of red bull by lunch today.

I. Love. Law. School.



.......and the poster known as "Skoobily Doobily" was never heard from again.

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Postby stayway » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:00 pm

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:16 pm

Nice fail on the meme size.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:30 pm

beach_terror wrote:Nice fail on the meme size.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:31 pm

You people need bigger monitors.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby SmittenMitten » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:34 pm

I hate Erie.

No amount of Redbull will make me like Erie.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby stayway » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:47 pm

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JCougar » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:08 am

I've been doing so much outlining in contracts that I see restatement sections spinning in front of my eyes like wheels on a old-school slot machine. I've finished my outline, and now I'm starting to condense so I have something workable for the exam.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Borhas » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:31 am

you guys should take it easy, if you see that whenever you're trying to figure things out and your brain is headed in five directions, it's probably cause you know what's going on

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby onthecusp » Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:31 am

These Barbri 1L review lectures are the shit. It's hilarious how I can spend hours upon hours, upon days, upon weeks, upon months trying to get this shit, and have Mr. Freer talk for three hours and have the light bulb come on. I struggled for a solid month trying to understand Supplemental Jurisdiction, Erie, and Mullane, and in the space of an hour and a half, I totally get it now.

Still waiting on my estates and future interests light bulb....

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby onthecusp » Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:39 am

beach_terror wrote:
blerg wrote:The library is so empty today. You'd think it'd light the competitive fire under me, but it's just depressing.

At the library as well, place is 99% empty... but of course some tools are sitting near me and talking loud as fuck, and I don't feel like moving all my shit.


I don't get that. It's not like they don't know the story. Anyone who converses in the library for any reason in the obviously occupied studying areas should be taken out and shot.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby mths » Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:39 am

JCougar wrote:I've been doing so much outlining in contracts that I see restatement sections spinning in front of my eyes like wheels on a old-school slot machine. I've finished my outline, and now I'm starting to condense so I have something workable for the exam.

Everytime I close my eyes I see UCC provisions.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby clintonius » Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:22 am

mths wrote:
JCougar wrote:I've been doing so much outlining in contracts that I see restatement sections spinning in front of my eyes like wheels on a old-school slot machine. I've finished my outline, and now I'm starting to condense so I have something workable for the exam.
Everytime I close my eyes I see UCC provisions.
Earlier in the year the buzzing of my air conditioning turned in my contracts professor's voice. It even made coherent sentences when I was half asleep.

Law school is bad for you.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BarbellDreams » Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:42 am

My dreams have consisted of elements of crimes under the MPC and common law. In the dream I can't answer a question about the difference between MPC and Common Law on random issues and freak out. This has happened for 2 nights straight, my Crim Law class is (I guarantee this) the worst class on the planet. Not because its hard, but because the professor basically said "read your book and tell me what you think" every single lecture. No one knows what the hell is going on.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:29 pm

mths wrote:
JCougar wrote:I've been doing so much outlining in contracts that I see restatement sections spinning in front of my eyes like wheels on a old-school slot machine. I've finished my outline, and now I'm starting to condense so I have something workable for the exam.

Everytime I close my eyes I see UCC provisions.

I see this: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/18456404/UC ... -flowchart

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JCougar » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:38 pm

BriaTharen wrote:
mths wrote:
JCougar wrote:I've been doing so much outlining in contracts that I see restatement sections spinning in front of my eyes like wheels on a old-school slot machine. I've finished my outline, and now I'm starting to condense so I have something workable for the exam.

Everytime I close my eyes I see UCC provisions.

I see this: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/18456404/UC ... -flowchart


Looking at that, I almost barfed all over the desk in my torts class. Luckily UCC § 2-207 is not part of what I have to deal with. Our professor is mostly about the restatement.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:40 pm

JCougar wrote:
BriaTharen wrote:
mths wrote:
JCougar wrote:I've been doing so much outlining in contracts that I see restatement sections spinning in front of my eyes like wheels on a old-school slot machine. I've finished my outline, and now I'm starting to condense so I have something workable for the exam.

Everytime I close my eyes I see UCC provisions.

I see this: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/18456404/UC ... -flowchart


Looking at that, I almost barfed all over the desk in my torts class. Luckily UCC § 2-207 is not part of what I have to deal with. Our professor is mostly about the restatement.

Lucky you. We will have 3 or 4 questions on our final:

3 Question Final:
1. Offer/Acceptance & Consideration
2. Breach and Damages
3. UCC 2-207

4 Question Final:
1. Offer/Acceptance
2. Consideration & Alternate Theories
3. Breach and Damages
4. UCC 2-207

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby mths » Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:12 pm

Why the 2-207 love? We just skimmed over that today...fucking headache of a useless piece of shit provision that doesn't even resolve the problems in common law provision.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:31 pm

mths wrote:Why the 2-207 love? We just skimmed over that today...fucking headache of a useless piece of shit provision that doesn't even resolve the problems in common law provision.

I think my prof just loves ranting about it. He hates the thing. But fortunate thing is he asks a very similar battle of the forms question each year so you can prepare for it. But for the scenarios he sets up he wants common law, current UCC, and revised UCC response.

He also spent forever and a day on consideration, while other sections did consideration in less than a week.




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