1L grade waiting thread

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby BarbellDreams » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:22 pm

jsarna1 wrote:
Thirteen wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
NancyBotwin wrote:Really wishing LRW WERE graded here...got High Honors, which would have been an A, which would have seriously boosted my gpa. :cry: (but :mrgreen: about the HH)

I really wish ours were not graded. haha


+1

Non-graded LRW >>>>> Graded LRW


You really have no idea how much graded LRW sucks


Yeah, graded LWR ruined me. I literally met with my prof every week for a month to go over edits for my appellate brief and in the end I got the same grade I have been getting the entire year with the only comments being "You could be more detailed".

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:22 pm

How do you know if you've CALI'd a course or not?

Do they e-mail you or can you see it when you check your grade?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby missinglink » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:31 pm

Gamecubesupreme wrote:How do you know if you've CALI'd a course or not?

Do they e-mail you or can you see it when you check your grade?

I had to ask Records and they told me. If the professor gives out A+'s that could be another clue.

I'm beginning to regret the fact that I didn't get the + in the course I CALI'd. That extra 0.3 on the GPA would have made a B sting a lot less.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby 09042014 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:32 pm

WTF is CALI'd?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby stratocophic » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:33 pm

Desert Fox wrote:WTF is CALI'd?
= booked

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby MBZags » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:39 pm

Gamecubesupreme wrote:How do you know if you've CALI'd a course or not?

Do they e-mail you or can you see it when you check your grade?


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Most schools send e-mails, too.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Dr. Review » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:42 pm

MBZags wrote:
Gamecubesupreme wrote:How do you know if you've CALI'd a course or not?

Do they e-mail you or can you see it when you check your grade?


--LinkRemoved--

Most schools send e-mails, too.


"Awardees receive a printed certificate and a permanent URL VirtualAward that they can link to from their online resumes or biographies. "

A permanent VirtualAward they can link! I lol'd

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby de5igual » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:12 pm

MBZags wrote:
Gamecubesupreme wrote:How do you know if you've CALI'd a course or not?

Do they e-mail you or can you see it when you check your grade?


--LinkRemoved--

Most schools send e-mails, too.


Ha good to know. I've always wondered what people meant when they said they CALI'd. I mean, I figured it had to mean something good lol.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Grizz » Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:30 pm

BarbellDreams wrote:Yeah, graded LWR ruined me. I literally met with my prof every week for a month to go over edits for my appellate brief and in the end I got the same grade I have been getting the entire year with the only comments being "You could be more detailed".


I worked harder on trial brief than any other LRW all yr. Got a shit grade. Worked less hard on appellate brief. Must have done really well because I got a not shitty final grade. Graded LRW is stupid.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby jack duluoz » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:00 am

IN to add to the LRW confusion:

I got less than an A- on my first semester memo. The only meaningful comment on the memo said: "continue to analogize and distinguish your case from the case law."

So, the second semester I analogized and distinguished the shit out of my case from the case law. The only comment on my memo was: "Jack Duluoz, good work."
---and i got the same exact grade. WTF?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby 09042014 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:19 am

jack duluoz wrote:IN to add to the LRW confusion:

I got less than an A- on my first semester memo. The only meaningful comment on the memo said: "continue to analogize and distinguish your case from the case law."

So, the second semester I analogized and distinguished the shit out of my case from the case law. The only comment on my memo was: "Jack Duluoz, good work."
---and i got the same exact grade. WTF?


B+ in LWR is pretty good.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby jack duluoz » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:26 am

Desert Fox wrote:
jack duluoz wrote:IN to add to the LRW confusion:

I got less than an A- on my first semester memo. The only meaningful comment on the memo said: "continue to analogize and distinguish your case from the case law."

So, the second semester I analogized and distinguished the shit out of my case from the case law. The only comment on my memo was: "Jack Duluoz, good work."
---and i got the same exact grade. WTF?


B+ in LWR is pretty good.


Eh, i'm at a T2. A- would have been great for the gpa.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby plum » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:27 am

dailygrind wrote:using pass/fail legal writing as a significant component in school selection is not a bad strategy.

+1 i got really lucky with this b/c i def did not research or plan about this, but thank god it turned out that way. i feel sorry for anyone who had graded lrw, sounds like a nightmare.
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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby plum » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:30 am

Desert Fox wrote:WTF is CALI'd?

so the only TTT14s that do this are GULC/Cornell, figures.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby weee » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:43 am

weee wrote:I'll just go with my relative scaling again

Crim > Con > Civ Pro >= LRW


Well, wrong already, Crim = Civ Pro

I'm pretty certain that LRW is going to be my worst grade of 1L at this point.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby keg411 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:11 am

Grade nightmare last night :(. And here I thought I had avoided that this semester.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby forty-two » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:12 am

Last grade is in. I doubt I'll be able to transfer, but my GPA didn't fall as much as I had feared. Good luck to everyone still waiting!!!

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby SmittenMitten » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:40 am

I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby Giddy-Up » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:54 am

SmittenMitten wrote:I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?


How big of a drop are we talking?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:54 am

SmittenMitten wrote:I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?

School range and class rank? Also, one semesters worth of good grades is one semester more than over 50% of your class.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby D-hops » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:56 am

plum wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:WTF is CALI'd?

so the only TTT14s that do this are GULC/Cornell, figures.


Northwestern doesn't even give out book awards like some others in the T13 do (save for one award for the best in you legal writing section, which el-oh-el)

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby SmittenMitten » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:59 am

beach_terror wrote:
SmittenMitten wrote:I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?

School range and class rank? Also, one semesters worth of good grades is one semester more than over 50% of your class.


t2- went from deans list to about median.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby SmittenMitten » Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:02 am

beach_terror wrote:
SmittenMitten wrote:I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?

School range and class rank? Also, one semesters worth of good grades is one semester more than over 50% of your class.



There were big, big issues this semester personally. That is really no excuse, because plenty of people probably work past these things, but 6 weeks before finals started, my family pretty much imploded and I was basically homeless. So. It was sort of difficult to outline. Obviously these aren't things employers care about-they just care about the numbers.

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:04 am

SmittenMitten wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
SmittenMitten wrote:I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?

School range and class rank? Also, one semesters worth of good grades is one semester more than over 50% of your class.


t2- went from deans list to about median.

So you finished at median on the year then, or was it just a semester at median?

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Re: 1L grade waiting thread

Postby SmittenMitten » Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:05 am

beach_terror wrote:
SmittenMitten wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
SmittenMitten wrote:I don't know what to do. My GPA plummeted, but I have a good summer job, and last semester I had something bad happen 6 weeks before finals that undoubtedly affected me. First semester grades were good. Do I stay put?

School range and class rank? Also, one semesters worth of good grades is one semester more than over 50% of your class.


t2- went from deans list to about median.

So you finished at median on the year then, or was it just a semester at median?



I'm sorry, median for the year.




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