the waiting is the hardest part

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the waiting is the hardest part

Postby thuggishruggishbone » Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:07 am

2L here-can't stand waiting for these grades

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Triangles » Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:59 am

no shit

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby random5483 » Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:24 pm

1L here. Waiting for grades sucks, but it is not half as bad as waiting for law school admissions as an 0L.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby beach_terror » Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:30 pm

random5483 wrote:1L here. Waiting for grades sucks, but it is not half as bad as waiting for law school admissions as an 0L.

If by not half as bad you actually mean infinitely worse, then I agree. You can always retake the LSAT and reapply. This is do or die.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Lawquacious » Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:42 pm

For me LSAT was def worse than waiting for grades (this is the first and only time thus far I have waited for law school grades though). But it def majorly sucks, and I can understand especially for someone who was counting on a possible LSAT retake this could be way worse (or for someone who had a tight practice score range for LSAT so that there could be a sense of relative confidence about what what was scored- my practices ranged more than 10 points even from test-to-test after a lot of practice).

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby solotee » Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:56 pm

The worst for me is waiting for exam time to come around. After that I reason that it's out of my hands and forget about it all.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:03 am

Waiting for grades is MUCH worse. Worst case with LSAT is you retake. Worst case with admissions is you reapply or don't go.

I've got 75K riding on this shit and I can't tell if I did V5 well or blowing partners to get a paralegal in shit law bad.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby thecilent » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:05 am

Desert Fox wrote:Waiting for grades is MUCH worse. Worst case with LSAT is you retake. Worst case with admissions is you reapply or don't go.

I've got 75K riding on this shit and I can't tell if I did V5 well or blowing partners to get a paralegal in shit law bad.

lol That's a crazy intense wait.. hope you did well

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Holly Golightly » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:33 am

Desert Fox wrote:Waiting for grades is MUCH worse. Worst case with LSAT is you retake. Worst case with admissions is you reapply or don't go.

I've got 75K riding on this shit and I can't tell if I did V5 well or blowing partners to get a paralegal in shit law bad.

Ditto. Minus the part about doing well. Mostly dying to see just how epically I failed.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:34 am

Holly Golightly wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Waiting for grades is MUCH worse. Worst case with LSAT is you retake. Worst case with admissions is you reapply or don't go.

I've got 75K riding on this shit and I can't tell if I did V5 well or blowing partners to get a paralegal in shit law bad.

Ditto. Minus the part about doing well. Mostly dying to see just how epically I failed.


You at least know some partners, who you already blew for your old paralegal job. Sucking them off again isn't a big deal am i right?

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Holly Golightly » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:36 am

Desert Fox wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Waiting for grades is MUCH worse. Worst case with LSAT is you retake. Worst case with admissions is you reapply or don't go.

I've got 75K riding on this shit and I can't tell if I did V5 well or blowing partners to get a paralegal in shit law bad.

Ditto. Minus the part about doing well. Mostly dying to see just how epically I failed.


You at least know some partners, who you already blew for your old paralegal job. Sucking them off again isn't a big deal am i right?

Good point.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:39 pm

I thought LSAT waiting was muuuuuuuch worse.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:23 pm

Tangerine Gleam wrote:I thought LSAT waiting was muuuuuuuch worse.


Why? You've taken enough PT's to know roughly how well you'd do, and you can retake.

If I knew I'd be getting A-'s or A's I wouldn't sweat the L-school grades either. But It's more like, I'm sure I got B- to A.

And B- means 230K in debt with no job pwned.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:31 pm

The LSAT was way more life-determinative for me. There was one school I really, really wanted to get into, and really wanted to get a scholarship to, and I knew the only chance I had was if I killed the LSAT on the first try (September), when it would be early enough in the cycle to still get in despite my >25% GPA.

Grades are obviously very life-determinative as well, but our hippie grading system softens the blow.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby Holly Golightly » Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:58 pm

I'm with DF. LSAT waiting was nothing.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:00 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:I'm with DF. LSAT waiting was nothing.


And I needed a 172-173 to get into a good law school, and it still wasn't shit.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby joobacca » Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:12 pm

no tom petty reference?

there is an easy way to alleviate the waiting pain. just check your webadvisor about 2980234 times a day. grades are release faster if you do this. scientific fact.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:23 pm

joobacca wrote:no tom petty reference?

there is an easy way to alleviate the waiting pain. just check your webadvisor about 2980234 times a day. grades are release faster if you do this. scientific fact.


I figure someone will tell me and there is no need to obsessively check.

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Re: the waiting is the hardest part

Postby thuggishruggishbone » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:54 pm

finally got one of my grades back-A+ in conlaw (happy, even tho it is only a 2l grade)




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