do you have to memorize your outlines?

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uvahooo
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do you have to memorize your outlines?

Postby uvahooo » Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:55 pm

I know the BASIC stuff. But do you honestly have to memorize every detail of your outlines? I think that is a little ridic.
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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby BarbellDreams » Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:58 pm

You should feel comfortable taking the exam without your outline.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby Anonymous Loser » Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:58 pm

I can promise you that many of your classmates have already memorized every detail of their outlines.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby DoubleChecks » Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:01 pm

maybe that depends on your exam format as well

...3/4 of mine are open book 8-hr take homes, and they arent designed to keep me writing all 8 hrs (substance-wise) lol

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby uvahooo » Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:34 pm

Anonymous Loser wrote:I can promise you that many of your classmates have already memorized every detail of their outlines.


really? From people who I have talked too, this does not seem to be true.

I feel comfortable with the concepts cuz they are in my head, but I have to go back and look at stuff. I have been taking a lot of practice exams tho.

all my exams are three hours BTW.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby vanwinkle » Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:43 pm

If find that by the time I'm done making my outline I pretty much know everything in it. That's half the point of making it; you "memorize" it by refining it over and over until you know it already.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby NayBoer » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:37 pm

Anonymous Loser wrote:I can promise you that many of your classmates have already memorized every detail of their outlines.
+1

I memorized mine a month ago. Now I am working on memorizing the casebook.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby Lonagan » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:45 pm

Caps lock is autopilot for A+.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby DoubleChecks » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:53 pm

NayBoer wrote:+1

I memorized mine a month ago. Now I am working on memorizing the casebook.


wow i call flame...

...no way you start memorizing outlines BEFORE you memorize the case books (isnt that what the summer before 1L is for???)

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby beach_terror » Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:09 am

Lonagan wrote:Caps lock is autopilot for A+.

I'll remember this when I'm typing in Exam4.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby NU_Jet55 » Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:11 am

DoubleChecks wrote:
NayBoer wrote:+1

I memorized mine a month ago. Now I am working on memorizing the casebook.


wow i call flame...

...no way you start memorizing outlines BEFORE you memorize the case books (isnt that what the summer before 1L is for???)


Successful troll is successful.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby Grizz » Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:21 am

beach_terror wrote:
Lonagan wrote:Caps lock is autopilot for A+.

I'll remember this when I'm typing in Exam4.

This.

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby uvahooo » Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:31 am

rad law wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
Lonagan wrote:Caps lock is autopilot for A+.

I'll remember this when I'm typing in Exam4.

This.


edited for sanity

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Re: DO YOU HAVE TO MEMORIZE YOUR OUTLINES?

Postby thecilent » Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:09 am

NU_Jet55 wrote:
DoubleChecks wrote:
NayBoer wrote:+1

I memorized mine a month ago. Now I am working on memorizing the casebook.


wow i call flame...

...no way you start memorizing outlines BEFORE you memorize the case books (isnt that what the summer before 1L is for???)


Successful troll is successful.


See bold.

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Re: do you have to memorize your outlines?

Postby jdubb990 » Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:36 am

Its hard to say whether or not to tell anyone to memorize their outline when we don't know what is in your outline. Some people put an excessive ammount of detail in theirs. Personally, I've given it my best attempt to "memorize" big rules and, if they have them, sub rules; but just tried to "know" nuances, exceptions, policy. If that makes sense...




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