3L Burnout

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Have you burned out during your 3L year?

(1) Yes
(2) No
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3L Burnout

Postby r973 » Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:42 pm

My 3L year has so far been harder and more work than 1L year. I am sure my GPA will go down and suck this semester. I attribute this mostly to burning out, getting tired of law school, exams, and bad professors. Also, I have lost a lot of my motivation to do well because I had a great 2L year, yet got NO JOB OFFERS. So after all the hard work in 2L, I feel like it wasn't worth it.

How is your 3L year been going for you?

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby nealric » Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:45 pm

Didn't burn out 3L year. My post 3L LLM semester has been SERIOUS burnout zone.


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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby NYU2011 » Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:46 pm

Completely burnt out. Luckily next semester I'm only taking seminars with no finals. Can't wait.

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby GummiBear » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:28 am

I understand exactly where you are coming from r9

I spent the first 2 years of law school working my ass off making dean's list and everything... but I feel like I did it all for nothing and I'm pretty much skipping like a third of my classes.

I'm almost at the point where I don't even care if I get the degree

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby Jordan77 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 4:15 am

I knew I would probably get a little burnt out... so I tried to counter that by taking more exciting classes (e.g., externship with a Judge and a clinic). It worked out wonderfully and kept me very interested and I did not burn out.

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby edcrane » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:43 am

Burned out. Really tough to muster enough will power to do anything. Thankfully I planned on having a really light 1st semester, so hopefully I'll survive.

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby XxSpyKEx » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:27 pm

Shit, I burned out 2nd semester of 2L. Very hard to take much of anything seriously at this point.

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby steve_nash » Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:29 pm

I voted no. I dunno, I've always liked law school.

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Re: 3L Burnout

Postby MTal » Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:36 pm

If it's any help, misery loves company. The vast majority of TLS will be where you are right now in a few years.

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