What now? 1L

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What now? 1L

Postby cgs230 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:40 pm

Finals start around the first week of December. Things are winding down but we're still being assigned HW. Legal writing taking up a lot of ppls time (not mine because ... I hate it).

What to do? Outline? Flash cards? Memorize? E&Es?

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby ilovefishing » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:42 pm

Start drinking heavily, while you still can

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby DoubleChecks » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:45 pm

this thread reminds me of the fact that ima be pissed every time i look at TLS during my finals week (a week later than everyone else's)...because everyone will be talking about how relieved they feel about having it over with...while im studying

boo

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby GeePee » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:49 pm

DoubleChecks wrote:this thread reminds me of the fact that ima be pissed every time i look at TLS during my finals week (a week later than everyone else's)...because everyone will be talking about how relieved they feel about having it over with...while im studying

boo

+1. How are things going in your section? Any gunner issues?

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby clintonius » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:50 pm

You won't be alone, DoubleChecks. My last final is Dec 22.

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby cgs230 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:52 pm

Ok so my last one is Dec 15. That's 7 days. We're all in the same boat.

What are you guys doing? Outlining?

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby GeePee » Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:03 pm

cgs230 wrote:Ok so my last one is Dec 15. That's 7 days. We're all in the same boat.

What are you guys doing? Outlining?

I'm outlining and taking practice exams on my own, then meeting in a small group with some friends to discuss them.

We've been getting a lot out of it so far.

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby DoubleChecks » Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:32 pm

GeePee wrote:
DoubleChecks wrote:this thread reminds me of the fact that ima be pissed every time i look at TLS during my finals week (a week later than everyone else's)...because everyone will be talking about how relieved they feel about having it over with...while im studying

boo

+1. How are things going in your section? Any gunner issues?


lol there are always a few here and there, but everyone is really nice for the most part. i think our section is one of the...hm, lets just say, during the last section meeting combined w/ another section, we definitely outnumbered them in 'hands raised for questions'...which of course isnt a bad thing, especially since we were also the first ones in line for the free food! hahaha

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby DoubleChecks » Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:34 pm

GeePee wrote:
cgs230 wrote:Ok so my last one is Dec 15. That's 7 days. We're all in the same boat.

What are you guys doing? Outlining?

I'm outlining and taking practice exams on my own, then meeting in a small group with some friends to discuss them.

We've been getting a lot out of it so far.


way to outgun me GP :P, ive just been glancing at a bunch of outlines ive found online and telling myself that i should start reading them/working on practice exams haha. oh man, i should step it up

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby ChattTNdt » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:42 am

My last final is December 10 8) :shock:

On topic, I've been condensing my outlines, got Torts down under 7 pages today.
Also been reading E&E's and playing around with professors' past exams. Saving all the 2009 exams to take under time pressure, closer to the first of December.

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby Nom Sawyer » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:53 am

DoubleChecks wrote:
GeePee wrote:
cgs230 wrote:Ok so my last one is Dec 15. That's 7 days. We're all in the same boat.

What are you guys doing? Outlining?

I'm outlining and taking practice exams on my own, then meeting in a small group with some friends to discuss them.

We've been getting a lot out of it so far.


way to outgun me GP :P, ive just been glancing at a bunch of outlines ive found online and telling myself that i should start reading them/working on practice exams haha. oh man, i should step it up


lol i feel exactly like you do doublechecks

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby GeePee » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:08 am

Nom Sawyer wrote:
DoubleChecks wrote:
GeePee wrote:
cgs230 wrote:Ok so my last one is Dec 15. That's 7 days. We're all in the same boat.

What are you guys doing? Outlining?

I'm outlining and taking practice exams on my own, then meeting in a small group with some friends to discuss them.

We've been getting a lot out of it so far.


way to outgun me GP :P, ive just been glancing at a bunch of outlines ive found online and telling myself that i should start reading them/working on practice exams haha. oh man, i should step it up


lol i feel exactly like you do doublechecks

Dammit. Outed myself :oops:

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby cgs230 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:55 am

right, so back to the topic of the post...

What is everyone (1Ls) doing at this stage? Feel like we're at a junction

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby cgs230 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:57 am

woops nm...wow my brain is fried. you guys were totally answering haha.

I'm having a hellish time memorizing. I have 2 closed books, 2 open but what I hear it doesnt even matter, that if you dont have it COLD you're in trouble...

ugh.

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby BarbellDreams » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:17 pm

I am almost done with the memo. I am close to done with the Torts outline, halfway done with Contracts, barely started on Civ Pro (which is bad cause its my first final), and our Crim Law is a mess anyway so who knows. I have done some E&E work on subjects I am not crystal clear on, I also have done a practice exam for every class. I am meeting with some professors next week to discuss my practice exams and see what they think. I have all the "Law in a flash" flashcard stuff and its actually kinda fun to do so I may start that soon. As soon as the memo is 100% done I think time really opens up for other things.

Oh, and I hate all of you have have only 4 classes and/or have Legal Writing as P/F. :)

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby stocksly33 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:06 pm

Substantive, in order of importance and time allocated: Memo, temporarily > hypos w/ model answers & timed PTs > Supps to hit on the stuff I'm a little fuzzy on > reviewing the semester's material > class reading. Outline is up to date.

I'm also trying to cut back on down time. I usually have about 3 hours of downtime on a weekday, and 4-5 hours of downtime on a weekend day.

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby kalvano » Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:50 pm

BarbellDreams wrote:As soon as the memo is 100% done I think time really opens up for other things.


This.

BarbellDreams wrote:Oh, and I hate all of you have have only 4 classes and/or have Legal Writing as P/F. :)


And this.

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Re: What now? 1L

Postby stayway » Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:07 pm

BarbellDreams wrote:Oh, and I hate all of you have have only 4 classes and/or have Legal Writing as P/F. :)




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