How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

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How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby acharyainc » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:44 pm

Con law is rough...fell behind about a 100 pages with the reading and need to figure out a way to catch up. Any thoughts/ideas? Final is in late April.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby porgie » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:46 pm

Skip the textbook and just figure out what pages in Chemerinsky correspond to the cases you were assigned. That'll help you prepare for the final, and reading the case at this point probably won't help you as much.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby mths » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:47 pm

acharyainc wrote:Con law is rough...fell behind about a 100 pages with the reading and need to figure out a way to catch up. Any thoughts/ideas? Final is in late April.

dude it's early march...sit down and read... 100 pages shouldn't take more than a day at the library

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby Miniver » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:47 pm

Go to Westlaw, pull up assigned case, read introductory paragraph, read headnotes applicable to the topic of the class, repeat until all assigned cases are complete.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby General Tso » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:48 pm

porgie wrote:Skip the textbook and just figure out what pages in Chemerinsky correspond to the cases you were assigned. That'll help you prepare for the final, and reading the case at this point probably won't help you as much.


you could also get an old outline for your casebook or a Legalines. Legalines usually suck, but the one for the Stone conlaw casebook is pretty good.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby luckdragon » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:58 pm

Last semester I read literally the entire semester's assignments for torts in the three days between contract and tort. It's possible. Just have to put your mind to it.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby Miracle » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:05 pm

mths wrote:
acharyainc wrote:Con law is rough...fell behind about a 100 pages with the reading and need to figure out a way to catch up. Any thoughts/ideas? Final is in late April.

dude it's early march...sit down and read... 100 pages shouldn't take more than a day at the library


+1

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby LLB2JD » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:07 pm

mths wrote:
acharyainc wrote:Con law is rough...fell behind about a 100 pages with the reading and need to figure out a way to catch up. Any thoughts/ideas? Final is in late April.

dude it's early march...sit down and read... 100 pages shouldn't take more than a day at the library


Really? Damn! So screwed

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby JG Hall » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:09 pm

luckdragon wrote:Last semester I read literally the entire semester's assignments for torts in the three days between contract and tort. It's possible. Just have to put your mind to it.

this. I did 6 weeks of crimpro in a single sitting. completely doable, you will just hate yourself for doing it.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby 09042014 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:10 pm

100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby traehekat » Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:58 pm

pretty sure the answer is just read. 100 pages is not a lot.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby solidsnake » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:03 am

lol@100 pages being "way behind"

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby Black-Blue » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:11 pm

Isn't 100 pages just 3 days of reading? That's nothing.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby A'nold » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:58 pm

We were assigned over 1,000 pages for a class and I have read about 80......

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:25 am

Desert Fox wrote:100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

Excellent placement of not so subtle two-week-spring-break trolling.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby rayiner » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:28 am

acharyainc wrote:Con law is rough...fell behind about a 100 pages with the reading and need to figure out a way to catch up. Any thoughts/ideas? Final is in late April.


...read it?

Final isn't for another month and a half. You should be able to knock that shit out in half a day.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby rayiner » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:30 am

I've got about 285 pages of reading I want to catch up on by Monday.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby Miracle » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:32 am

rayiner wrote:I've got about 285 pages of reading I want to catch up on by Monday.


Start reading and get off TLS! Sitting here and telling us you have to do it, but not doing it is not going to help you

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby dakatz » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:36 am

I wish I could knock off 100 pages of ConLaw reading that quickly. My professor goes over the material in intense detail and a single instance of being unprepared during class drops your grade. The professor gets everyone involved and the whole class is like being in a battlefield and trying to dodge the gunfire that is going over your head in every direction. Of our whole section, I'd say a third of the class gets called on every single class. So I have to put SO much extra effort into noting all the little details and nuances when I read for that class. 100 pages would be an eternity.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby 09042014 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:52 am

patrickd139 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

Excellent placement of not so subtle two-week-spring-break trolling.


I'm going to be having sex WITH A WOMAN too.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby bjsesq » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:54 am

Desert Fox wrote:100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

Who needs to read when you have me here saving your ass?

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby rayiner » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:57 am

Desert Fox wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

Excellent placement of not so subtle two-week-spring-break trolling.


I'm going to be having sex WITH A WOMAN too.


She's hot too.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby rayiner » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:58 am

Miracle wrote:
rayiner wrote:I've got about 285 pages of reading I want to catch up on by Monday.


Start reading and get off TLS! Sitting here and telling us you have to do it, but not doing it is not going to help you


Meh. The 285 pages is no biggie. It's the paper I have to write by Friday that's the problem.

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby mths » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:08 am

rayiner wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

Excellent placement of not so subtle two-week-spring-break trolling.


I'm going to be having sex WITH A WOMAN too.


She's hot too.

flame

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Re: How do I recover after falling way behind on reading

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:33 am

Desert Fox wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:100 pages? I haven't read for Crim all semester. My two week spring break is going to be a shit show.

Excellent placement of not so subtle two-week-spring-break trolling.


I'm going to be having sex WITH A WOMAN too.

:lol:




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