2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

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2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Total Litigator » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:30 am

Post what you think you got in all your classes, and then when grades come out, you can compare/post what you actually got. Lowballing is safe, and while over-estimators will be thoroughly mocked, the glory does goes to those who can back up their swagger.

for me:
Antitrust: C+
Legal Professions: A-
Corporations: B
Alter. Disp. Res.: A -
Admin Law: B +

I know I bombed Antitrust, so I'm giving myself better grades on the ones that I felt I had a decent grasp of... it's a way to give myself false hope that my GPA won't be horrible because of one really bad exam...
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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby joobacca » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:33 am

i'm predicting all Bs. maybe a A and maybe a C. but 3.0 looks about right given the effort i put in.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby thexfactor » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:35 am

Antitrust A-
Legal Ethics B+
Tax- A-/B+/B
Accounting P/F

Studying 1/2 as much as I did last year.....

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Aberzombie1892 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:37 am

Business Enterprises (A-)
Income Tax (B+)
Legal Profession (B+)
Comparative Private Law (A-)
Public International Law (B+)

I'm not going to lie to you. I didn't open either my Business Enterprises or Legal Profession casebook once.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby npe » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:02 am

Evidence: A-
Prof. Resp.: B
Adv. Crim. Pro.: B+

We'll see though. I went to PR the first day and never went back. I went to the other two classes less than half the time. Most of my focus this semester was on my externship and a teaching fellowship. The teaching fellowship typically gives a 5-credit A if you don't screw up your writing requirement, but it doesn't register until the spring.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:34 pm

I am making this the 2L/3L grade thread.

For people who don't know the UChicago grade system, 177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A (185s are very very rare, 186s are basically never awarded, 182 is often enough to have a model answer - only .4% of the graduating class in any year graduates with a 182 average).

Federal Jurisdiction: 179
Corporation M&A: 180-181
Corporate Practicum: [redacted]

I read maybe 15% of the stuff for Fed Jur and M&A, and I studied about 3 hours for each exam.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Total Litigator » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:19 pm

P's and H's... I wish...

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Big Shrimpin » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:27 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A



Woosh, 177B--180+A. Seems tight (that's what she said).

My lowballed, blatant speculation since I'm not quite done:
ConlawII: medianish
Patent: medianish
Copyright: slightly above medianish
Evidence: slightly below mediansih
Average: hopefully medianish...less than that and I'll begin night and day worrying that after my SA, I'll get no-offered due to grades.
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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby pasteurizedmilk » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:29 pm

I haven't cracked a casebook all semester.

Corporations - B+

Con Law II - A/A-

Evidence - B

I'm hoping this keeps me out of "offer-rescinded-pwned" territory......

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby samiseaborn » Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:27 pm

anchoring the bottom of the curve for Business Associations and legal ethics. MC exams FTL.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:15 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A



Woosh, 177B--180+A. Seems tight (that's what she said).

My lowballed, blatant speculation since I'm not quite done: (B+ is median at GW, I think)
ConlawII: medianish
Patent: medianish
Copyright: slightly above medianish
Evidence: slightly below mediansih
Average: hopefully medianish...less than that and I'll begin night and day worrying that after my SA, I'll get no-offered due to grades.


Was unclear. 180-186 is an A. I guess "A+" would be 185/186, but those grades are so rarely given that they may as well not exist. Like I said, 182s are rare enough that only one person every 2-3 years graduates with a 182 or higher cumulative average. ~5% of the class graduates with 180.5 or better, ~18% with 179 or better.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Big Shrimpin » Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:34 pm

Gotcha. I really only quoted because I saw a lame "that's what she said" joke. Makes sense, though. Now back to studying...

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby BunkMoreland » Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:42 pm

corps+business associations: A

acctg: P/F

evidence: B+/A-


I don't deserve those grades if I get em. I skipped probably a good 70% of class.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby LjakW » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:07 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:For people who don't know the UChicago grade system, 177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A (185s are very very rare, 186s are basically never awarded, 182 is often enough to have a model answer - only .4% of the graduating class in any year graduates with a 182 average).

So what's the lowest grade possible at UChi?

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Postby dood » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:19 pm

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Total Litigator » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:41 pm

dood wrote:patent: A
copyright: A+
con law II: A-

fuck yea.


My my, we have a front runner.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby seespotrun » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:00 pm

dood wrote:patent: A
copyright: A+
con law II: A-

fuck yea.


You're gonna own BigShrimpin? Ohhh callout thread!

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby iagolives » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:16 pm

Heh, I was going to post but, honestly, I have NO idea. I can't decide yet if that's a good or bad thing...

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby iagolives » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:17 pm

dood wrote:patent: A
copyright: A+
con law II: A-

fuck yea.


and dood, if you pull that off, I'll high-five you through the computer.

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Postby Big Shrimpin » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:17 pm

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby thexfactor » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:36 pm

just failed tax.....
wow i have never felt so poorly after taking an exam. First exam where I didn't know how to handle the issues that were spotted.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby thexfactor » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:51 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A



Woosh, 177B--180+A. Seems tight (that's what she said).

My lowballed, blatant speculation since I'm not quite done: (B+ is median at GW, I think)
ConlawII: medianish
Patent: medianish
Copyright: slightly above medianish
Evidence: slightly below mediansih
Average: hopefully medianish...less than that and I'll begin night and day worrying that after my SA, I'll get no-offered due to grades.


good part is that you have 2 semesters.....

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby MrKappus » Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:20 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:I am making this the 2L/3L grade thread.

For people who don't know the UChicago grade system, 177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A (185s are very very rare, 186s are basically never awarded, 182 is often enough to have a model answer - only .4% of the graduating class in any year graduates with a 182 average).

Federal Jurisdiction: 179
Corporation M&A: 180-181
Corporate Practicum: [redacted]

I read maybe 15% of the stuff for Fed Jur and M&A, and I studied about 3 hours for each exam.


So, in other worse...you did not work, read 15% of the stuff, studied for the amount of time you probably have class per week, and think you'll get an A- and an A. Cool story bro.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby Big Shrimpin » Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:47 pm

Haha, TToN slayed it 1L, transferred to UChi, slayed it there, got a 2L SA, and snagged a CoA clerkship (yeah, I spend lots of time on TLS). I'd say that, by the transitive property of addition, he/she's the bees knees at lawl skool.

amirite?

TToN: teach me.

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Re: 2L grades thread - 1L's can't have all the fun.

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:53 pm

MrKappus wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:I am making this the 2L/3L grade thread.

For people who don't know the UChicago grade system, 177 is the median/B; 180+ is an A (185s are very very rare, 186s are basically never awarded, 182 is often enough to have a model answer - only .4% of the graduating class in any year graduates with a 182 average).

Federal Jurisdiction: 179
Corporation M&A: 180-181
Corporate Practicum: [redacted]

I read maybe 15% of the stuff for Fed Jur and M&A, and I studied about 3 hours for each exam.


So, in other worse...you did not work, read 15% of the stuff, studied for the amount of time you probably have class per week, and think you'll get an A- and an A. Cool story bro.


Yeah, we'll see. It would represent a pretty significant drop in performance, so eh. I've decided to put my opinion that law school is easy to the test. Also, senioritis.

Also... 181 would be an A-, 179 would be a B+. I think 180-181 = A-, 182-184 = A, 185-186 = A+.. but really, switching things from numbers to letter grades is a useless exercise.




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