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

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

Postby chadwick218 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:13 am

chadwick218 wrote:1. Sec Reg: A-
2. Structuring Transactions: Commercial Finance: A
3. Negotiations: A-
4. Corporate Tax: A-
5. Tax Ethics: A-
6. Entrepreneurship Law: A


graded dropped today ... pleasantly surprised from my prediction back in December

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

Postby BobSacamano » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:19 pm

Any Penn students here who were in this Corporations class? Wow, talk about awful options:

We are left with a problem concerning the results of the exam. I have discussed the matter with Deans Fitts and Clinton.
We have agreed on the following protocol:
A) The results of Monday’s test will be graded based only on the essay question. Each of you will receive an email in the middle the next week that reports this grade to you.
B) Once you receive this report of your grade, you will have three choices as to how to proceed: 1) Accept that grade as your grade in the course; 2) Take the grade of Pass for the course; or 3) Take a retest to be administered on Friday afternoon, January 14, 2011.
C) If you choose to take the retest, your grade for the course will be the higher of your grade on the retest and your grade on the original test. The retest will follow exactly the same format as the original test—one-third multiple choice; two-thirds essay; time of three and one-half hours.


I would be seething if the exam that I crushed myself studying for was wiped out because of my professor's laziness/incompetence. How are you supposed to retake an exam? I barely remember anything from my first semester courses, and the exams were only month ago!

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

Postby megaTTTron » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:21 pm

BobSacamano wrote:Any Penn students here who were in this Corporations class? Wow, talk about awful options:

We are left with a problem concerning the results of the exam. I have discussed the matter with Deans Fitts and Clinton.
We have agreed on the following protocol:
A) The results of Monday’s test will be graded based only on the essay question. Each of you will receive an email in the middle the next week that reports this grade to you.
B) Once you receive this report of your grade, you will have three choices as to how to proceed: 1) Accept that grade as your grade in the course; 2) Take the grade of Pass for the course; or 3) Take a retest to be administered on Friday afternoon, January 14, 2011.
C) If you choose to take the retest, your grade for the course will be the higher of your grade on the retest and your grade on the original test. The retest will follow exactly the same format as the original test—one-third multiple choice; two-thirds essay; time of three and one-half hours.


I would be seething if the exam that I crushed myself studying for was wiped out because of my professor's laziness/incompetence. How are you supposed to retake an exam? I barely remember anything from my first semester courses, and the exams were only month ago!


What actually happened?

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

Postby Aqualibrium » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:23 pm

megaTTTron wrote:
BobSacamano wrote:Any Penn students here who were in this Corporations class? Wow, talk about awful options:

We are left with a problem concerning the results of the exam. I have discussed the matter with Deans Fitts and Clinton.
We have agreed on the following protocol:
A) The results of Monday’s test will be graded based only on the essay question. Each of you will receive an email in the middle the next week that reports this grade to you.
B) Once you receive this report of your grade, you will have three choices as to how to proceed: 1) Accept that grade as your grade in the course; 2) Take the grade of Pass for the course; or 3) Take a retest to be administered on Friday afternoon, January 14, 2011.
C) If you choose to take the retest, your grade for the course will be the higher of your grade on the retest and your grade on the original test. The retest will follow exactly the same format as the original test—one-third multiple choice; two-thirds essay; time of three and one-half hours.


I would be seething if the exam that I crushed myself studying for was wiped out because of my professor's laziness/incompetence. How are you supposed to retake an exam? I barely remember anything from my first semester courses, and the exams were only month ago!


What actually happened?


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

Postby iagolives » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:24 pm

BobSacamano wrote:Any Penn students here who were in this Corporations class? Wow, talk about awful options:

We are left with a problem concerning the results of the exam. I have discussed the matter with Deans Fitts and Clinton.
We have agreed on the following protocol:
A) The results of Monday’s test will be graded based only on the essay question. Each of you will receive an email in the middle the next week that reports this grade to you.
B) Once you receive this report of your grade, you will have three choices as to how to proceed: 1) Accept that grade as your grade in the course; 2) Take the grade of Pass for the course; or 3) Take a retest to be administered on Friday afternoon, January 14, 2011.
C) If you choose to take the retest, your grade for the course will be the higher of your grade on the retest and your grade on the original test. The retest will follow exactly the same format as the original test—one-third multiple choice; two-thirds essay; time of three and one-half hours.


I would be seething if the exam that I crushed myself studying for was wiped out because of my professor's laziness/incompetence. How are you supposed to retake an exam? I barely remember anything from my first semester courses, and the exams were only month ago!


Yikes, that sounds horrible! I don't know what I would do. It would probably depend how the rest of my transcript was/ how badly I needed that grade to make me look good, if I thought it would. If I thought I bombed it, and the essay confirmed this, I'd just take the Pass. No way I'd study for and take the exam again.

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

Postby megaTTTron » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:28 pm

Aqualibrium wrote:
megaTTTron wrote:
BobSacamano wrote:Any Penn students here who were in this Corporations class? Wow, talk about awful options:

We are left with a problem concerning the results of the exam. I have discussed the matter with Deans Fitts and Clinton.
We have agreed on the following protocol:
A) The results of Monday’s test will be graded based only on the essay question. Each of you will receive an email in the middle the next week that reports this grade to you.
B) Once you receive this report of your grade, you will have three choices as to how to proceed: 1) Accept that grade as your grade in the course; 2) Take the grade of Pass for the course; or 3) Take a retest to be administered on Friday afternoon, January 14, 2011.
C) If you choose to take the retest, your grade for the course will be the higher of your grade on the retest and your grade on the original test. The retest will follow exactly the same format as the original test—one-third multiple choice; two-thirds essay; time of three and one-half hours.


I would be seething if the exam that I crushed myself studying for was wiped out because of my professor's laziness/incompetence. How are you supposed to retake an exam? I barely remember anything from my first semester courses, and the exams were only month ago!


What actually happened?


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thanks. i can't believe it happened again. I hope you did well (enough not to have to retake).

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Postby BobSacamano » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:39 pm

Sorry, kind of hid the link in my post. It's hyperlinked to the word "this."

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Postby Big Shrimpin » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:41 pm

lol "snafu" pretty much sums it up

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Postby helfer snooterbagon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:19 pm

Bankruptcy: A
Tax: A
Worker's Comp: A-

One more semester to go. This has been the longest 4 years of my life!

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

Postby iagolives » Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:44 pm

helfer snooterbagon wrote:One more semester to go. This has been the longest 4 years of my life!


Are you a joint degree?

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

Postby npe » Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:08 pm

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.


Update: B in Adv. Crim. Pro. Ugh.

Prof. was a jackass and deviated hugely from the curve. People got muthafuckin D's.

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

Postby Blindmelon » Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:16 pm

Lesson learned after 3 semesters of law school - the amount you study, prepare, care about the class means 0.
I obsessed over my admin class and did tons of practice exams: B+. I completely blew off Corporations, did barely any reading, tech checked during class: A-.

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

Postby Bustang » Sat Jan 15, 2011 6:51 pm

What the hell does "pass" mean?

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Postby laborday » Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:32 pm

chadwick218 wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:1. Sec Reg: A-
2. Structuring Transactions: Commercial Finance: A
3. Negotiations: A-
4. Corporate Tax: A-
5. Tax Ethics: A-
6. Entrepreneurship Law: A


graded dropped today ... pleasantly surprised from my prediction back in December


Does each actual grade match your prediction? If so, that is amazing!

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Postby solidsnake » Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:51 pm

tbf, isn't median at nu an A-

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Postby rayiner » Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:16 pm

solidsnake wrote:tbf, isn't median at nu an A-


B+.

NU's curve isn't inflated in the middle, it's just stretched out. A- average is grade-on to LR level at Michigan, while it's about top 1/4 at NU. I'd personally rather have more than one grade increment separating top of the class from median, but that's just how Michigan rolls I guess.

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Postby chadwick218 » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:37 pm

laborday wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:1. Sec Reg: A-
2. Structuring Transactions: Commercial Finance: A
3. Negotiations: A-
4. Corporate Tax: A-
5. Tax Ethics: A-
6. Entrepreneurship Law: A


grades dropped today ... pleasantly surprised from my prediction back in December


Does each actual grade match your prediction? If so, that is amazing!


Did a little bit better in a couple of classes than expected, but close.

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

Postby chadwick218 » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:38 pm

rayiner wrote:
solidsnake wrote:tbf, isn't median at nu an A-


B+.

NU's curve isn't inflated in the middle, it's just stretched out. A- average is grade-on to LR level at Michigan, while it's about top 1/4 at NU. I'd personally rather have more than one grade increment separating top of the class from median, but that's just how Michigan rolls I guess.


Rayiner, would you say that our grade distribution seems to be somewhat bi-modal after the first year?

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Postby existenz » Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:56 pm

RVP11 wrote:Gradeless. :x

Why the anger? You already told us you can predict your grades with amazing accuracy.

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Postby JazzOne » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:29 pm

existenz wrote:
RVP11 wrote:Gradeless. :x

Why the anger? You already told us you can predict your grades with amazing accuracy.

Lol

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Postby dougroberts » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:38 pm

Evidence I: A-
Corporations: A-
Constitutional Law I: A
Legal Ethics: C (expected - oops)
Copyright: A

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Postby chadwick218 » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:55 pm

dougroberts wrote:Evidence I: A-
Corporations: A-
Constitutional Law I: A
Legal Ethics: C (expected - oops)
Copyright: A


While I know that it stings, a "C" in legal ethics is kind of funny. Congrats on everything else though!

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Postby RVP11 » Mon Jan 17, 2011 12:01 am

existenz wrote:
RVP11 wrote:Gradeless. :x

Why the anger? You already told us you can predict your grades with amazing accuracy.


Hey now, if I can't be a douche in the 1L thread then you can't be a douche in the 2L thread.

And I never claimed amazing accuracy. I was just countering those folks (mostly 1Ls) who act like it's some kind of bizarro-world where predicting your grades is impossible simply because they're not very good at it.

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Postby seespotrun » Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:18 am

RVP11 wrote:
existenz wrote:
RVP11 wrote:Gradeless. :x

Why the anger? You already told us you can predict your grades with amazing accuracy.


Hey now, if I can't be a douche in the 1L thread then you can't be a douche in the 2L thread.

And I never claimed amazing accuracy. I was just countering those folks (mostly 1Ls) who act like it's some kind of bizarro-world where predicting your grades is impossible simply because they're not very good at it.


Hey, bro. One of my frat bros directed me to this site. Your avatar is a picture of me. Please take it down -- it's weird. Don't be a fucking asshole.

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Postby RVP11 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:26 am

seespotrun wrote:Hey, bro. One of my frat bros directed me to this site. Your avatar is a picture of me. Please take it down -- it's weird. Don't be a fucking asshole.


I forget what this is from...




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