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Burnt out

Postby IAFG » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:28 pm

Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?

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Re: Burnt out

Postby lawschooliseasy » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:32 pm

Yes. I thought torts was easy until today.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:32 pm

Honestly, the best thing you can do for your test at this point is to stop studying, go have a glass of wine, and relax for a few hours before you go to sleep.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby gwuorbust » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:41 pm

I have been fighting back burnout, which I can feel seeping from my bones. Tomorrow at 5:01pm is going to be a glorious moment.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby IAFG » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:43 pm

lawschooliseasy wrote:Yes. I thought torts was easy until today.

Fucking negligence how does it work. Also, what's a product. I'm fuckt

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Re: Burnt out

Postby iagolives » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:46 pm

IAFG wrote:Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?


+1

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Re: Burnt out

Postby Nicholasnickynic » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:46 pm

Yeah, I think relaxing is the best idea. Tomorrow is my last final. I studied for the first 5 or 6 hours today. now I've just been looking at something for 15 mins once every few hours. IMO, its kind of like the LSAT- studying the night before is not going to change anything- not in a big way.

You've been (hopefully) studying for this all semester long. Taking the last 3 hours off won't hurt you. And, IMO, it can help you.

So. Eat some chocolate. Watch some porn/have some sex. Have a drink. Pet your dog. GL

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Re: Burnt out

Postby GeePee » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:47 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:Honestly, the best thing you can do for your test at this point is to stop studying, go have a glass of wine, and relax for a few hours before you go to sleep.

This is underrated advice for the night before any exam.

Trust that you've actually learned something this semester; you probably have.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby James Bond » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:49 pm

GeePee wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:Honestly, the best thing you can do for your test at this point is to stop studying, go have a glass of wine, and relax for a few hours before you go to sleep.

This is underrated advice for the night before any exam.

Trust that you've actually learned something this semester; you probably have.


unless you didn't go to class. then it's :lol:

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Re: Burnt out

Postby D-hops » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:52 pm

IAFG wrote:Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?


I wish our prof didn't give us 5 bazillion practice tests to do because I feel the urge to do them ALL.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby IAFG » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:54 pm

D-hops wrote:
IAFG wrote:Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?


I wish our prof didn't give us 5 bazillion practice tests to do because I feel the urge to do them ALL.

See: my fb status

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Re: Burnt out

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:01 pm

IAFG wrote:
D-hops wrote:
IAFG wrote:Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?


I wish our prof didn't give us 5 bazillion practice tests to do because I feel the urge to do them ALL.

See: my fb status


If you have the model answers, as part of your outline, you should summarize what the questions asked in the exam were (i.e., the important points of law they intended to hit) and the main jist of the language the model answer used + take some excerpts from the model answer. You can then base your answers on proven verbiage.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby OGR3 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:04 pm

I don't care anymore. I'm getting belligerently drunk at noon tomorrow when my torts final is finished.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby IAFG » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:06 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:
IAFG wrote:
D-hops wrote:
IAFG wrote:Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?


I wish our prof didn't give us 5 bazillion practice tests to do because I feel the urge to do them ALL.

See: my fb status


If you have the model answers, as part of your outline, you should summarize what the questions asked in the exam were (i.e., the important points of law they intended to hit) and the main jist of the language the model answer used + take some excerpts from the model answer. You can then base your answers on proven verbiage.

This is what I accidentally did for civpro. I will let you know how that turned out.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby Nicholasnickynic » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:07 pm

OGR3 wrote:I don't care anymore. I'm getting belligerently drunk at noon tomorrow when my torts final is finished.

win

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Re: Burnt out

Postby PirateCap'n » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:21 pm

lawschooliseasy wrote:Yes. I thought torts was easy until today.


+ 1 million and then some.............It is easy until you try to learn it in a day and a half.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby Melkaba » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:53 pm

Pretty much my position right down to the letter, TC/OP. Pretty much tried to shove in a 12+ hour study day today for Torts because this is definitely the most crammed exam (plus the one I prepared for the least). Managed to get to about 8/9 hours before I reviewed one of my Profs practice exams (he does not give model answers). Had a panic attack and had to force my ass to get out of the library. I'm a bit more calm now after doing well in issue-spotting a random past exam with the most ridiculous set-up ever (people getting drunk at baseball games, throwing shoes at helicopters that result in death, etc). I think I'm just going to throw in the towel even though I really don't want to and hope everything just crystallizes through sleep.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby Baylan » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:55 pm

Whenever I get closed to burnt out, I sit in bed for a while and watch inspirational youtube videos.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozztKbU3Btk

This is one of my favorites.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby megaTTTron » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:57 pm

Is this for 3Ls only? I'm a 2L and I'm so over this already. And I just transferred to a school on a FECKING quarter system. Besides TToN, anyone else sympathize?

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Re: Burnt out

Postby UF Gators » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:59 pm

My last final is tomorrow and I have been useless the last two days. I have no motivation to gun for the top of the class, I just want to pass at this point.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby solotee » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:04 am

I have enough juice left to carry me through until Friday 5:01 pm, then I'll burnout.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby keg411 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:10 am

Totally burnt out. Not to mention I'm extremely disappointed in my performance on my exams so far and it makes me not want to study anymore :(.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby MBZags » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:20 am

keg411 wrote:Totally burnt out. Not to mention I'm extremely disappointed in my performance on my exams so far and it makes me not want to study anymore :(.


+ ∞

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Re: Burnt out

Postby nygrrrl » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:22 am

IAFG wrote:Laying in bed, surrounded by chunks of practice tests, just totally unable to absorb anything else. Last final tomorrow. Anyone else limping over the finish line?

Dude, I'm fucking spent. Just spent. About to print out and tab final outline (my last is tomorrow at 530) - I just need to not think about any of this for a while. I love it, but... yeah. Not for a while.

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Re: Burnt out

Postby Mroberts3 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:25 am

Totally burned out too. Last exam is our 2 credit fluff class which is a real Catch-22. No motivation to study because its 2 credits and fluff, but at the same time nobody has done any work in it so we all need to study at least a little bit.




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