1L grade waiting thread

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby forty-two » Tue May 03, 2011 5:10 pm

Omerta wrote:
forty-two wrote:
Omerta wrote:Predictions this time around
LWRAP: A- (got it back already)
Property: A-/A
Con law: A
IP: A/A+ (felt very good about this one)
Crim: B+

I feel pretty good about all my exams besides Crim. Just like Contracts last semester, Crim. is the exam that separates a good semester from a great one. Fortunately, I was wrong about Contracts last time, but we'll see if it works out.

What, so moving down to number 7 in the class is just a good, not great, semester to you??? Just kidding...kind of.


top 5%=top 15 people. The "bubble" spot (highest ranked person who doesn't grade on) was a 3.7x after first semester, so there's not a lot of wriggle room. Besides, the firm I want at OCI hasn't hired anyone outside of the top 5 people here.

I totally understand the stress, but you should still be able to grade on even if you at the low end of your expectations. Your lowest grade last semester was an A- right? You'll be fiiiinnnneee!! Also, Dean Brokaw said there'll be some regression towards the mean this semester, so most top students will see a GPA drop. I mean, I am going to make an epic fall this semester that will end up crushing my hopes and dreams in a fraction of a second, but you'll be fine.
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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby goosey » Wed May 04, 2011 3:27 pm

grades come out june 8th

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby California Babe » Wed May 04, 2011 7:59 pm

goosey wrote:grades come out june 8th


We take our last final June 8th. :?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby random5483 » Wed May 04, 2011 9:18 pm

California Babe wrote:
goosey wrote:grades come out june 8th


We take our last final June 8th. :?



Wow, I did not know any schools had finals that late.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby dudders » Wed May 04, 2011 10:44 pm

We were done last Friday and I almost forgot I need to start impulsively checking for grades ... sigh. I thought every exam last semester went well; every one this semester was absolutely brutal. Keeping my fingers crossed for another median semester, how sad is that?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby D-hops » Wed May 04, 2011 10:47 pm

Would put money that I did worse this semester than last. But how much worse is up in the air.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby TTH » Thu May 05, 2011 1:54 am

D-hops wrote:Would put money that I did worse this semester than last. But how much worse is up in the air.


+1

I'm guessing

K's: A
LW: A
Prop: B/B+
Con Law: B
Legislation: Anyone's guess, prolly a B

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby 02122015 » Thu May 05, 2011 8:27 am

Guesses:

LRW: C+
Crim: C+
Property: B-
Conlaw: B-
Lawmaking: B-

Real answer: idfk

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby maf70 » Thu May 05, 2011 11:22 am

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Thu May 05, 2011 12:31 pm

Taking the first one today, but considering the tiny amount I've bothered to study for any so far, I'm guessing:

Torts: C+
Civ Pro: C+
Con Law: C
LRW (done with it, obviously): S or H (not graded, but can get Satisfactory, Honors or High Honors)

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Thirteen » Thu May 05, 2011 1:50 pm

No effing clue.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby kalvano » Thu May 05, 2011 2:16 pm

LRW - C+
Con Law - B-
Contracts - B+ / A-?
Property -
Torts - A-
Civ Pro - B

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby NarwhalPunter » Thu May 05, 2011 3:17 pm

We don't use letter grades at my school like the rest of you pansies....this isn't soccer during 2nd grade recess. No ties, no smiles, just throat slashing gunnerism. ULTRA COMPETITIVE "MERITOCRACY", FTW.

Contracts and Con Law are done so far.

Guesstimates:

K's- 89
Con Law- 84

85 is median.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri May 06, 2011 2:36 pm

Guesses:

CLR: B+
Conlaw: B
Property: B-
1st Am: B+
State & Local Gov: B-

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby swc65 » Fri May 06, 2011 2:45 pm

Thirteen wrote:No effing clue.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby stratocophic » Fri May 06, 2011 3:20 pm

swc65 wrote:
Thirteen wrote:No effing clue.
+1

Could be 2 8 points below median, could be as good as only 5-10% worse than last semester. Noooooo desire to find out anytime soon.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Helmholtz » Fri May 06, 2011 3:28 pm

My guesstimate is that my grades are somewhere between "putting me in a sweet spot for a COA clerkship" and "making me completely unemployable."

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby mths » Fri May 06, 2011 3:39 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Guesses:

CLR: B+
Conlaw: B
Property: B-
1st Am: B+
State & Local Gov: B-


Straight As


fixed it for you ;)

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby weee » Fri May 06, 2011 3:46 pm

I predict that if my GPA goes down by .1 or less, I will buy drinks for all TLSers that attend the Loyola PLIP

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Grizz » Fri May 06, 2011 7:43 pm

swc65 wrote:
Thirteen wrote:No effing clue.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby traehekat » Fri May 06, 2011 8:44 pm

rad law wrote:
swc65 wrote:
Thirteen wrote:No effing clue.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri May 06, 2011 8:57 pm

mths wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Guesses:

CLR: B+
Conlaw: B
Property: B-
1st Am: B+
State & Local Gov: B-


Straight As


fixed it for you ;)

If I can pull off higher than a B- in Property and a B in State & Local, I will consider it a win.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby uwb09 » Fri May 06, 2011 9:13 pm

Helmholtz wrote:My guesstimate is that my grades are somewhere between "putting me in a sweet spot for a COA clerkship" and "making me completely unemployable."

this

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby random5483 » Fri May 06, 2011 9:54 pm

I seriously think I messed up my contracts exam. I spotted the issues, had all the rules/arguments in my head, but I ran low on time and made some bad judgment calls. No way I could have covered all the issues in the allotted time, but I think I made some bad calls on what to cover and what not to cover. Hopefully I can salvage a reasonable grade, but I am sure I will lose a lot of sleep over contracts the week before grades are released.

Fairly sure I did well on my other finals. Legal Writing is questionable because I spent 2 days writing the memo and some of my classmates spent a lot more. I did book it last semester though so I think I have a decent shot at an A. But who knows, last semester I thought I had done worst in one of the classes I ended up booking.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby snowpeach06 » Fri May 06, 2011 11:44 pm

Could honestly go either way. I know I messed some up, but part of me hopes that since I lucked out last semester, I may also luck out this semester. Either way, today the new dean of our law school sent out an e-mail saying that they were getting rid of all scholarship stips. - so no one can lose their money. I've never heard such loud cheers in my life. My only wish: he would have told us sooner, so that people wouldn't have given a fuck about the finals.




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