A little scared for Crim Final

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A little scared for Crim Final

Postby corporatelaw87 » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:55 pm

I have my crim law final in about a month, and I know it's crunchtime. I'm a little nervous for this exam as I probably know the least material in this class. Any tips for studying? I have Dressler already.

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby General Tso » Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:04 pm

a canned outline like Crunchtime or Legalines is probably a good place to start if you feel overwhelmed. get the basic concepts there, then read Dressler for more detail.

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby goosey » Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:14 pm

our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby zeth006 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:38 pm

I'm scared for contracts. Material we're going to be tested is unlike that found in other courses. Philosophers, theories, etc. WTH?

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby beach_terror » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:50 pm

What are the concepts you're covering for the final?

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby General Tso » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:52 pm

zeth006 wrote:I'm scared for contracts. Material we're going to be tested is unlike that found in other courses. Philosophers, theories, etc. WTH?


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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby Columbia Law » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:57 pm

corporatelaw87 wrote:I have my crim law final in about a month, and I know it's crunchtime. I'm a little nervous for this exam as I probably know the least material in this class. Any tips for studying? I have Dressler already.


Where do you go? We need to know this to help.

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby stayway » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:06 pm

goosey wrote:our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.


not sure if that take home is good in between other in-class exams

8 hr may wear you out

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby goosey » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:28 pm

nooyyllib wrote:
goosey wrote:our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.


not sure if that take home is good in between other in-class exams

8 hr may wear you out


its the only exam that day, next one is 6 days later

just got a B on my in-class crim midterm...below median..i feel so great about that one. it doesnt count but I still feel like crap
thank god its not in class...I had a mental freak out, and it didnt even count. I can imagine what will happen to me on the two in-class finals.

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby beach_terror » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:30 pm

goosey wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:
goosey wrote:our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.


not sure if that take home is good in between other in-class exams

8 hr may wear you out


its the only exam that day, next one is 6 days later

just got a B on my in-class crim midterm...below median..i feel so great about that one. it doesnt count but I still feel like crap
thank god its not in class...I had a mental freak out, and it didnt even count. I can imagine what will happen to me on the two in-class finals.


B's are below median at BLS? What's your curve based on, 3.1?

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby Columbia Law » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:37 pm

goosey wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:
goosey wrote:our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.


not sure if that take home is good in between other in-class exams

8 hr may wear you out


its the only exam that day, next one is 6 days later

just got a B on my in-class crim midterm...below median..i feel so great about that one. it doesnt count but I still feel like crap
thank god its not in class...I had a mental freak out, and it didnt even count. I can imagine what will happen to me on the two in-class finals.


Wait what? B might be below median as in 3.0 is below the 3.1 overall median, but a B in a class is most likely median for that class. Unless your professor give out something like B.34's.

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby goosey » Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:05 pm

Columbia Law wrote:
goosey wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:
goosey wrote:our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.


not sure if that take home is good in between other in-class exams

8 hr may wear you out


its the only exam that day, next one is 6 days later

just got a B on my in-class crim midterm...below median..i feel so great about that one. it doesnt count but I still feel like crap
thank god its not in class...I had a mental freak out, and it didnt even count. I can imagine what will happen to me on the two in-class finals.


Wait what? B might be below median as in 3.0 is below the 3.1 overall median, but a B in a class is most likely median for that class. Unless your professor give out something like B.34's.



B+ is median at bls...B is 55% to 65%..not sure which side of the loser spectrum Im on :( either case sucks because its below median

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby goosey » Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:07 pm

Columbia Law wrote:
goosey wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:
goosey wrote:our is an 8 hour take home, it is my least stressful, though scary in its own right.


not sure if that take home is good in between other in-class exams

8 hr may wear you out


its the only exam that day, next one is 6 days later

just got a B on my in-class crim midterm...below median..i feel so great about that one. it doesnt count but I still feel like crap
thank god its not in class...I had a mental freak out, and it didnt even count. I can imagine what will happen to me on the two in-class finals.


Wait what? B might be below median as in 3.0 is below the 3.1 overall median, but a B in a class is most likely median for that class. Unless your professor give out something like B.34's.



wait what do you mean? I thought the grades we get in classes are based on the school's curve? So if a B+ is median for the school then the median in any class will be B+ too?

How can a professor have a B median when the school has a B+

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby beach_terror » Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:58 pm

goosey wrote:wait what do you mean? I thought the grades we get in classes are based on the school's curve? So if a B+ is median for the school then the median in any class will be B+ too?

How can a professor have a B median when the school has a B+


That's right then, so BLS curves to a 3.25?

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Re: A little scared for Crim Final

Postby goosey » Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:55 pm

beach_terror wrote:
goosey wrote:wait what do you mean? I thought the grades we get in classes are based on the school's curve? So if a B+ is median for the school then the median in any class will be B+ too?

How can a professor have a B median when the school has a B+


That's right then, so BLS curves to a 3.25?


3.33




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