2L vs. 3Ls in classes

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2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby Black-Blue » Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:12 am

Who do you think do better in classes when put together, 2Ls or 3Ls?

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby random5483 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:14 am

I just completed my 1L year, so I could be totally off. I'd guess 2Ls are likely to do better because their grades are more likely to be noticed (especially prior to offer after 2L SA). However, a jobless 3L might be more motivated, and there are quite a few jobless 3Ls around now.

Hard to say, but my vote goes for 2L.

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:53 pm

2L.

All the smart 3L's won't need to do well by now (they should have a job lined up for them after graduation) while the 3Ls who DO need to do well is unlikely to be smart enough/work hard enough (hey, there's a reason why their GPA was low in the first place), thus they are not a threat either.

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:24 pm

1L >>2L > 3L

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby TTH » Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:13 pm

Gamecubesupreme wrote:2L.

All the smart 3L's won't need to do well by now (they should have a job lined up for them after graduation) while the 3Ls who DO need to do well is unlikely to be smart enough/work hard enough (hey, there's a reason why their GPA was low in the first place), thus they are not a threat either.


This. One way or the other, 3Ls are checked out, either they're rollin' deep or struggling with soul-crushing despair.

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby Giddy-Up » Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:27 pm

G. T. L. Rev. wrote:
TTH wrote:
Gamecubesupreme wrote:2L.

All the smart 3L's won't need to do well by now (they should have a job lined up for them after graduation) while the 3Ls who DO need to do well is unlikely to be smart enough/work hard enough (hey, there's a reason why their GPA was low in the first place), thus they are not a threat either.


This. One way or the other, 3Ls are checked out, either they're rollin' deep or struggling with soul-crushing despair.

Unless they are chasing/trying to lock down a particular latin honors or award, in which case things are different. Lots of 2Ls have crushing amounts of non-class stuff to do, also, like LR bitch-work, that 3Ls are mostly out of (at least in the spring).


I agree with this. Once I saw that I was pretty close to graduating in the top 1% (summa cum laude) I became pretty motivated to reach this goal even though it has zero impact on my immediate career.

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby leobowski » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:35 pm

It's a tossup for exam classes, with the caveat that there are some very lazy 3Ls. Be very wary of taking classes that have a paper final with a bunch of LR folks though.

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby seatown12 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:24 am

Gamecubesupreme wrote:...while the 3Ls who DO need to do well is unlikely to be smart enough/work hard enough...

ya 3Ls with no jobs is dumb

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Re: 2L vs. 3Ls in classes

Postby Zazelmaf » Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:25 pm

G. T. L. Rev. wrote:
TTH wrote:
Gamecubesupreme wrote:2L.

All the smart 3L's won't need to do well by now (they should have a job lined up for them after graduation) while the 3Ls who DO need to do well is unlikely to be smart enough/work hard enough (hey, there's a reason why their GPA was low in the first place), thus they are not a threat either.


This. One way or the other, 3Ls are checked out, either they're rollin' deep or struggling with soul-crushing despair.

Unless they are chasing/trying to lock down a particular latin honors or award, in which case things are different. Lots of 2Ls have crushing amounts of non-class stuff to do, also, like LR bitch-work, that 3Ls are mostly out of (at least in the spring).


I'm going to go for the latin honors for sure. I've always wanted something like that.




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