The write-on thread

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Chiglaw » Wed May 25, 2011 10:39 am

Have had a week to start writing. Just finished up the reading and citations for the main sources, soooo guess I won't be sleeping much for the next two and a half days! :cry:

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Wed May 25, 2011 11:02 am

Anyone read Academic Legal Writing? Starting it now, heard it's amazingly helpful for the writing competition.

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Re: The write-on thread

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Wed May 25, 2011 5:58 pm

Ugh

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby keg411 » Wed May 25, 2011 6:31 pm

Submitted. Ours isn't due until the 31st, but I'm going home tomorrow and I know there's no way I would get any work done at home (I purposely stayed at school for the write on). Not entirely happy with my work, but whatever.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby IthacaIsWet » Wed May 25, 2011 9:56 pm

I think this edit test is infinite.

I keep editing, and there keeps being more and more to edit.

:(

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby solotee » Wed May 25, 2011 10:03 pm

When does everyone find out the results?

I find out early July.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Wed May 25, 2011 10:08 pm

solotee wrote:When does everyone find out the results?

I find out early July.

3rd week in June.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Geist13 » Wed May 25, 2011 10:10 pm

solotee wrote:When does everyone find out the results?

I find out early July.


Ours said they would make sure to contact everyone before we have to submit stuff for OCI. So I guess mid July-ish at the latest?

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby TTH » Thu May 26, 2011 9:27 am

Geist13 wrote:
solotee wrote:When does everyone find out the results?

I find out early July.


Ours said they would make sure to contact everyone before we have to submit stuff for OCI. So I guess mid July-ish at the latest?


ditto. I wish I could know earlier.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Geist13 » Thu May 26, 2011 10:40 am

TTH wrote:
Geist13 wrote:
solotee wrote:When does everyone find out the results?

I find out early July.


Ours said they would make sure to contact everyone before we have to submit stuff for OCI. So I guess mid July-ish at the latest?


ditto. I wish I could know earlier.


At least the "waiting-for-grades" anxiety will deflect the "waiting-for-LR" anxiety for a couple of weeks. Then once we get our grades and hear about journals, we'll have the "waiting-for-job-interviews" anxiety. This is really going to be an awesome summer/fall.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Thu May 26, 2011 12:32 pm

Writing isn't as bad as I thought. Footnoting everything I write is, however, a huge bitch. Should have at least half of this finished by today.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby mths » Thu May 26, 2011 1:40 pm

ALMOST DONE

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby mths » Thu May 26, 2011 1:42 pm

Geist13 wrote:
TTH wrote:
Geist13 wrote:
solotee wrote:When does everyone find out the results?

I find out early July.


Ours said they would make sure to contact everyone before we have to submit stuff for OCI. So I guess mid July-ish at the latest?


ditto. I wish I could know earlier.


At least the "waiting-for-grades" anxiety will deflect the "waiting-for-LR" anxiety for a couple of weeks. Then once we get our grades and hear about journals, we'll have the "waiting-for-job-interviews" anxiety. This is really going to be an awesome summer/fall.

Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby ndirish2010 » Thu May 26, 2011 8:19 pm

Damn it, I was so far ahead and now it's due in 5 days and I still have about 3000 words to write with no motivation. I did finish the bluebook quiz however.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Borhas » Thu May 26, 2011 8:28 pm

ndirish2010 wrote:Damn it, I was so far ahead and now it's due in 5 days and I still have about 3000 words to write with no motivation. I did finish the bluebook quiz however.


Sounds like you're in good shape

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby uwb09 » Thu May 26, 2011 8:28 pm

mths wrote:Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).

this has basically become what I tell my hometown friends when they ask how law school is: non-stop competition, never ending judgment, constant rejection, and tons of humbling

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby IthacaIsWet » Thu May 26, 2011 11:11 pm

mths wrote:
Geist13 wrote:
TTH wrote:ditto. I wish I could know earlier.


At least the "waiting-for-grades" anxiety will deflect the "waiting-for-LR" anxiety for a couple of weeks. Then once we get our grades and hear about journals, we'll have the "waiting-for-job-interviews" anxiety. This is really going to be an awesome summer/fall.

Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).


If I were to bet, given our location, I'd say suicide might have the edge.

uwb09 wrote:
mths wrote:Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).

this has basically become what I tell my hometown friends when they ask how law school is: non-stop competition, never ending judgment, constant rejection, and tons of humbling


You forgot the booze. Sweet, precious booze.



Quote this post and you'll see evidence of what the writing competition has done to me

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby NeXP » Fri May 27, 2011 12:13 am

IthacaIsWet wrote:
mths wrote:
Geist13 wrote:
TTH wrote:ditto. I wish I could know earlier.


At least the "waiting-for-grades" anxiety will deflect the "waiting-for-LR" anxiety for a couple of weeks. Then once we get our grades and hear about journals, we'll have the "waiting-for-job-interviews" anxiety. This is really going to be an awesome summer/fall.

Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).


If I were to bet, given our location, I'd say suicide might have the edge.

uwb09 wrote:
mths wrote:Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).

this has basically become what I tell my hometown friends when they ask how law school is: non-stop competition, never ending judgment, constant rejection, and tons of humbling


You forgot the booze. Sweet, precious booze.



Quote this post and you'll see evidence of what the writing competition has done to me


I spent the day reading the Times cover to cover in the gorge, got lunch at the Carriage House, then took a nap in the sun before heading to a wine bar on the lake. But I hear the carrels are nice this time of year too.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Stanford4Me » Fri May 27, 2011 1:11 am

I haven't had any time to work on the packet because my firm has kept me out until 10:00 pretty much every night. While the events are voluntary, I don't want to miss out on meeting all the partners and other SAs. I guess I'll get started on everything this weekend.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Lawquacious » Fri May 27, 2011 1:25 am

beach_terror wrote:Ugh



just +1... just in general :lol:

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Lawquacious » Fri May 27, 2011 1:27 am

mths wrote:Law school is just an endless cycle of rejection, diminishing self-worth, and despair. Hopefully ending in sweet sweet suicide (or a job).



You scare me girl... Don't wimp out... too many Cornellians have already taken that route :wink:

But yeah, law school sucks.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri May 27, 2011 7:23 am

Up early, gonna be a productive day.

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby danidancer » Fri May 27, 2011 12:12 pm

And thus ends ten of the worst days of my life. :mrgreen:

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Re: The write-on thread

Postby Chiglaw » Fri May 27, 2011 1:41 pm

danidancer wrote:And thus ends ten of the worst days of my life. :mrgreen:


CONGRATS!!! I hope you are sitting on a beach with a case of beer right now.

Just over 5 hours before I turn in this awful pile of garbage I call my write-on petition. Spending 3/4 of the time outlining the readings was not a good idea...




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