1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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

Postby Chiglaw » Wed May 11, 2011 9:25 pm

11 single spaced pages of facts contracts exam, with every topic covered included, done and done. I think I'd be lucky to have gotten 2/3 of the issues but whatever. Gotta get prepared to be destroyed by con law in ohhh about 36 hours. Then a 24-hour take home on Monday and DONE.

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

Postby traehekat » Wed May 11, 2011 9:44 pm

Chiglaw wrote:11 single spaced pages of facts contracts exam


wow so not cool

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

Postby mths » Wed May 11, 2011 10:16 pm

traehekat wrote:
Chiglaw wrote:11 single spaced pages of facts contracts exam


wow so not cool

this was my civpro exam last semester

CIVPRO

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

Postby emorystud2010 » Wed May 11, 2011 10:21 pm

Can we turn this into a 1L write-on motivation thread?

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

Postby traehekat » Wed May 11, 2011 10:33 pm

emorystud2010 wrote:Can we turn this into a 1L write-on motivation thread?


http://top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=154439

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

Postby kaiser » Wed May 11, 2011 10:33 pm

Crim law tomorrow morning and then I'm all finished. I feel like I slipped up on con law, so getting an A- is necessary here to stay around top 10-15%, which is exactly where I'd like to be. I don't even consider writing competition part of 1L year. The stress relief that will result from the end of exams will totally carry me through the next week of writing.

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

Postby emorystud2010 » Thu May 12, 2011 1:01 am

traehekat wrote:
emorystud2010 wrote:Can we turn this into a 1L write-on motivation thread?


http://top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=154439


Much obliged.

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby beach_terror » Thu May 12, 2011 1:49 am

Yeah, that's right.

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby weee » Thu May 12, 2011 1:50 am

NO FAIR :(

At least we get cake after our exams are over tomorrow.

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby mths » Thu May 12, 2011 1:52 am

that title is completely uncalled for

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby BeenDidThat » Thu May 12, 2011 1:53 am

mths wrote:that title is completely uncalled for

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby Ty Webb » Thu May 12, 2011 1:53 am

EAT SHIT AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD.

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby beach_terror » Thu May 12, 2011 1:54 am

Are you guys still not done?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Sogui » Thu May 12, 2011 2:42 am

I'm sitting here contemplating just going into Property tomorrow and "winging it".

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby starchinkilt » Thu May 12, 2011 2:58 am

Sogui wrote:I'm sitting here contemplating just going into Property tomorrow and "winging it".


That's my plan. 7 hour take-out ftw.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Sogui » Thu May 12, 2011 3:55 am

starchinkilt wrote:
Sogui wrote:I'm sitting here contemplating just going into Property tomorrow and "winging it".


That's my plan. 7 hour take-out ftw.


Yea I'd probably do the same with a takehome, but this is a straight up timed & proctored open-book issue spotter + policy question.

I'm literally learning property in one night because of my exam schedule + our professor simply didn't teach during class. Now I'm just reading through old outlines and case summaries from the TA's. According to said TA's, almost all the issue-spotters get answered "correctly", therefore the professor relies on the policy question to differentiate grades. The TA's, who all aced his exam last year, strongly suggest "creative" answers based on the philosophical discussion of property near the beginning and end of our casebook.

Given that, I'm hardly motivated to do anything more than a short attack-outline and think of silly ways to apply the "bundle of sticks" v. "right to use/exclude" v. "safeguard of liberty" arguments to various issues that will likely come up.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby starchinkilt » Thu May 12, 2011 6:59 am

Got my iced coffee with 2 expresso shots. Time to dominate this property exam.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Transpher » Thu May 12, 2011 8:15 am

Done in 5 hours.

And then writing competition...

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby IthacaIsWet » Thu May 12, 2011 10:25 am

beach_terror wrote:Are you guys still not done?


Cornell's last 1L final gets out May 17th at 3pm.

:cry:

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Sogui » Thu May 12, 2011 10:46 am

Transpher wrote:Done in 5 hours.

And then writing competition...


Oh god I've got so much shit to do now that I think about it.

I've got to turn in a bunch of forms tomorrow, pack up and figure out where I'm going to store anything I own that won't fit in my luggage, Pick up writing competition stuff, figure out where I'm going to live in DC this summer, clean remainder of apartment, and then get on an early Saturday flight to Hong Kong. Ugh, exams are starting to look appealing now.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby as stars burn » Thu May 12, 2011 11:21 am

Property exam in 8 hours, and then I'll be drunk.....I think I'm as ready as I'll ever be. I managed to shove all 60 pages of my outline onto a 1-page cheat sheet (front and back) with all the rules and cases. And, it's all color coded (major topics in yellow, cases in blue, subtopics in pink). Granted, its only a 2 hour exam, which includes 9 multiple choice, a huge issue spotter and a policy question. The policy question can be on anything set forth in one of five 50-60 research papers my professor wrote. Yes, we were responsible for her law review articles. I highly doubt anyone will finish. I hate, hate, hate this class. Too much material for a one-semester Property class.

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby uwb09 » Thu May 12, 2011 11:43 am

beach_terror wrote:Are you guys still not done?

4:30pm tomorrow :?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby jbarl1 » Thu May 12, 2011 12:37 pm

DONE!

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Re: 1L GET DRUNK AND ENJOY SUMMER THREAD

Postby mths » Thu May 12, 2011 1:22 pm

beach_terror wrote:Are you guys still not done?

tuesday :(

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby weee » Thu May 12, 2011 1:30 pm

It is all a little surreal that 1L will be over soon. Just knowing there is freedom on the other side of my last exam is motivation enough for me now.




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