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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri May 20, 2011 12:40 am

NancyBotwin wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
BeenDidThat wrote:
I alternate between wanting to slap myself for fucking up 2nd semester and wanting to slap myself for being a doucher who's barely happy with top third.

I'm squarely in the top 25% after 1st semester, and I'm not even close to happy with it. We're elitist, it's better than being a lot of other things.

You mean like below median? Cause yeah, I'd like to actually be above median this time around. :|


But honestly, I don't really give a fuck anymore.

I meant that being elitist is better than being a lot of things (like being satisfied with where you are, lazy, etc.). Sorry if it came off differently.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby JusticeHarlan » Fri May 20, 2011 1:05 am

Finishing last 1L exam: awesome.

The wait for final grades/class rank: terrible.

The last bar review of the year: epic.


Just another rising 2L here, checking into this thread to partake in the sense of foreboding and pessimistic optimism.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Fri May 20, 2011 9:23 am

first substantive grade back

heeter-teeter.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby nymario » Fri May 20, 2011 10:43 am

nymario wrote:Crim A/A- : nailed a tough exam pattern when everyone was struggling for time
Torts B+/A- : Easy fact pattern, way too much time -- will be hard to stand out
Contracts A-/A : Confident on the legal analysis and this professor is very much into style, and I think I pulled some off that off too. The legal issues weren't so complicated, but I felt strong on those as well. Maybe a little to much rambling for the A.


Torts in - A+

Very surprised to have stood out in that class, maybe that the prof has hired me as an RA helped -- great feeling about semester now.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby bjsesq » Fri May 20, 2011 10:45 am

NancyBotwin wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
BeenDidThat wrote:
I alternate between wanting to slap myself for fucking up 2nd semester and wanting to slap myself for being a doucher who's barely happy with top third.

I'm squarely in the top 25% after 1st semester, and I'm not even close to happy with it. We're elitist, it's better than being a lot of other things.

You mean like below median? Cause yeah, I'd like to actually be above median this time around. :|


But honestly, I don't really give a fuck anymore.

:?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby gwuorbust » Fri May 20, 2011 11:17 am

rad law wrote:
NancyBotwin wrote:
ac1987 wrote:Oh thank god I'm not the only one. Everyone's complaining about getting an A- in Legal Writing and I would seriously kill just to see an A- anywhere on my transcript.

But yeah, I'm screwed.

High five for being mediocre! :mrgreen:


This. I'm struggling to stay out of the B- range in LRW. Thank God I had a good grade in that class first semester.


I got a B- in LRW. The way I look at it, at one point I was scared I wouldn't pass. Makes my B- not seem that bad.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Pretzel_Logic » Fri May 20, 2011 11:55 am

The way my school weighed LRW (and by that I mean the research portion was the bulk of the grade, an A is a 96, and it was definitely not the bulk of the work) means I'm fairly sure it's impossible to get anything other than a B (median).

Yeah, really glad my balling out in oral arguments helped me out there. Boo.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby mhd08 » Fri May 20, 2011 12:18 pm

I'm starting to panic. I just missed median last semester and I worked really hard this semester to compensate for it. So far I have an A- in legal writing, and I can't even be excited about it because I'm so anxious about the rest of my grades saving my GPA (and not to mention my scholly which requires median). Civ pro and con law were brutal, so I'm really hoping the curve will help me. If I end up in the same boat this semester I really don't know what to do. :cry:

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby gwuorbust » Fri May 20, 2011 1:50 pm

mhd08 wrote:I'm starting to panic. I just missed median last semester and I worked really hard this semester to compensate for it. So far I have an A- in legal writing, and I can't even be excited about it because I'm so anxious about the rest of my grades saving my GPA (and not to mention my scholly which requires median). Civ pro and con law were brutal, so I'm really hoping the curve will help me. If I end up in the same boat this semester I really don't know what to do. :cry:


if you lose your scholarship and are below median at Pitt?

I'd say either consider dropping out or Public Interest (loan forgiveness is a godsend to indebted, below median students).

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby mhd08 » Fri May 20, 2011 1:58 pm

gwuorbust wrote:
mhd08 wrote:I'm starting to panic. I just missed median last semester and I worked really hard this semester to compensate for it. So far I have an A- in legal writing, and I can't even be excited about it because I'm so anxious about the rest of my grades saving my GPA (and not to mention my scholly which requires median). Civ pro and con law were brutal, so I'm really hoping the curve will help me. If I end up in the same boat this semester I really don't know what to do. :cry:


if you lose your scholarship and are below median at Pitt?

I'd say either consider dropping out or Public Interest (loan forgiveness is a godsend to indebted, below median students).


I've been on TLS long enough to know that this is the default answer, but I want to get my grades before I start considering something as drastic as dropping out. Hopefully I don't have to resort to that.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri May 20, 2011 2:01 pm

mhd08 wrote:I'm starting to panic. I just missed median last semester and I worked really hard this semester to compensate for it. So far I have an A- in legal writing, and I can't even be excited about it because I'm so anxious about the rest of my grades saving my GPA (and not to mention my scholly which requires median). Civ pro and con law were brutal, so I'm really hoping the curve will help me. If I end up in the same boat this semester I really don't know what to do. :cry:

For now, just try to relax. You can't do anything until you get all your grades. If you worked harder, there's a good chance you did better.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby mhd08 » Fri May 20, 2011 2:07 pm

beach_terror wrote:
mhd08 wrote:I'm starting to panic. I just missed median last semester and I worked really hard this semester to compensate for it. So far I have an A- in legal writing, and I can't even be excited about it because I'm so anxious about the rest of my grades saving my GPA (and not to mention my scholly which requires median). Civ pro and con law were brutal, so I'm really hoping the curve will help me. If I end up in the same boat this semester I really don't know what to do. :cry:

For now, just try to relax. You can't do anything until you get all your grades. If you worked harder, there's a good chance you did better.



Thanks, I'm trying. The waiting is just starting to get to me. Really hoping my hard work paid off.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby nymario » Fri May 20, 2011 2:20 pm

nymario wrote:
nymario wrote:Crim A/A- : nailed a tough exam pattern when everyone was struggling for time
Torts B+/A- : Easy fact pattern, way too much time -- will be hard to stand out
Contracts A-/A : Confident on the legal analysis and this professor is very much into style, and I think I pulled some off that off too. The legal issues weren't so complicated, but I felt strong on those as well. Maybe a little to much rambling for the A.


Torts in - A+


Contracts in too - A, Crim will probably be brutal, since I did well in the classes I thought were less likely As...

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Kronk » Fri May 20, 2011 2:30 pm

You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby bjsesq » Fri May 20, 2011 2:34 pm

Kronk wrote:You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.


The fuck you been, dipshit?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby ac1987 » Fri May 20, 2011 2:40 pm

Kronk wrote:You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.


You mean you don't want to hear about how upset I am that I might get an A- this semester and only 3 A+'s?

Where is your compassion?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby ac1987 » Fri May 20, 2011 2:43 pm

beach_terror wrote:
NancyBotwin wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
BeenDidThat wrote:
I alternate between wanting to slap myself for fucking up 2nd semester and wanting to slap myself for being a doucher who's barely happy with top third.

I'm squarely in the top 25% after 1st semester, and I'm not even close to happy with it. We're elitist, it's better than being a lot of other things.

You mean like below median? Cause yeah, I'd like to actually be above median this time around. :|


But honestly, I don't really give a fuck anymore.

I meant that being elitist is better than being a lot of things (like being satisfied with where you are, lazy, etc.). Sorry if it came off differently.


I'm not sure how this explanation helps, but ok.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Fri May 20, 2011 2:45 pm

Kronk wrote:You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.

aka, DH20man's reasons for starting this thread were a great success.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Kronk » Fri May 20, 2011 2:48 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Kronk wrote:You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.


The fuck you been, dipshit?


In the NBA thread and pretty much nowhere else. Also, slacking off at BoalTTT.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby bjsesq » Fri May 20, 2011 2:49 pm

Kronk wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Kronk wrote:You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.


The fuck you been, dipshit?


In the NBA thread and pretty much nowhere else. Also, slacking off at BoalTTT.


Slacking at NU is more fun. Less hippies.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri May 20, 2011 2:51 pm

ac1987 wrote:I'm not sure how this explanation helps, but ok.

Seems pretty clear to me.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Kronk » Fri May 20, 2011 2:52 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Kronk wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Kronk wrote:You guys are all douches.

Just putting that out there.


The fuck you been, dipshit?


In the NBA thread and pretty much nowhere else. Also, slacking off at BoalTTT.


Slacking at NU is more fun. Less hippies.


Less sunlight.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby bjsesq » Fri May 20, 2011 2:52 pm

Kronk wrote:Less sunlight.


Great for vamps. Also: less patchouli.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby solotee » Fri May 20, 2011 3:03 pm

nymario wrote:
nymario wrote:
nymario wrote:Crim A/A- : nailed a tough exam pattern when everyone was struggling for time
Torts B+/A- : Easy fact pattern, way too much time -- will be hard to stand out
Contracts A-/A : Confident on the legal analysis and this professor is very much into style, and I think I pulled some off that off too. The legal issues weren't so complicated, but I felt strong on those as well. Maybe a little to much rambling for the A.


Torts in - A+


Contracts in too - A, Crim will probably be brutal, since I did well in the classes I thought were less likely As...


Racking it in, congrats man!

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Kronk » Fri May 20, 2011 3:12 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Kronk wrote:Less sunlight.


Great for vamps. Also: less patchouli.


I can send you some hemp to help you fight them off.




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