What do you consider actual studying?

(Study Tips, Dealing With Stress, Maintaining a Social Life, Financial Aid, Internships, Bar Exam, Careers in Law . . . )
User avatar
downing

Bronze
Posts: 278
Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:03 am

What do you consider actual studying?

Postby downing » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:21 pm

I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)

User avatar
SilverE2

Silver
Posts: 929
Joined: Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:04 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby SilverE2 » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:31 pm

what is this

User avatar
downing

Bronze
Posts: 278
Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:03 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby downing » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:33 pm

Apparently it's incomprehensible.

User avatar
BackToTheOldHouse

Silver
Posts: 862
Joined: Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:03 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:34 pm

studying.

User avatar
bport hopeful

Gold
Posts: 4930
Joined: Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:09 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby bport hopeful » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:34 pm

downing wrote:I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)

Gunning gets you to the same place on the internet as it gets you in real life.

User avatar
downing

Bronze
Posts: 278
Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:03 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby downing » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:36 pm

What about trolling?

User avatar
BackToTheOldHouse

Silver
Posts: 862
Joined: Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:03 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:36 pm

downing wrote:What about trolling?

Yes.

User avatar
rayiner

Platinum
Posts: 6145
Joined: Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:43 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby rayiner » Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:50 pm

downing wrote:I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


The former is studying. The latter is being fucktarded.

HTH.

User avatar
Kabuo

Silver
Posts: 1114
Joined: Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:53 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby Kabuo » Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:06 pm

downing wrote:I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


So, I see you mentioned trolling. Does that mean you know how insufferable this is? Because if you didn't know that, this is me telling you.

User avatar
downing

Bronze
Posts: 278
Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:03 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby downing » Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:46 am

Kabuo wrote:
downing wrote:I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


So, I see you mentioned trolling. Does that mean you know how insufferable this is? Because if you didn't know that, this is me telling you.


tl;dr

target

Silver
Posts: 688
Joined: Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:40 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby target » Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:52 am

downing wrote:I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


How are you going to remember the whole C.F.R. if you can remember Sec. 86 of R2 of Contracts?

Serious though, you shouldn't have remember word-by-word what section 86 is, but the law elements of it.

bartleby

Silver
Posts: 1314
Joined: Thu May 29, 2008 3:23 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby bartleby » Sat Sep 17, 2011 1:07 pm

isn't sec. 90 more important

adonai

Silver
Posts: 1033
Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2007 9:09 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby adonai » Sat Sep 17, 2011 3:03 pm

I've memorized UCC 2-207 and we're not even going over it yet. WINNING! I beat you in law skool.

User avatar
bport hopeful

Gold
Posts: 4930
Joined: Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:09 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby bport hopeful » Sat Sep 17, 2011 3:15 pm

adonai wrote:I've memorized UCC 2-207 and we're not even going over it yet. WINNING! I beat you in law skool.Blah blah blah fail
FTFY

shoeshine

Silver
Posts: 1236
Joined: Wed May 04, 2011 10:58 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby shoeshine » Sat Sep 17, 2011 3:21 pm

downing wrote: (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


Really?

killself
/thread

User avatar
downing

Bronze
Posts: 278
Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:03 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby downing » Sat Sep 17, 2011 4:20 pm

adonai wrote:I've memorized UCC 2-207 and we're not even going over it yet. WINNING! I beat you in law skool.


Not gonna even try to beat Hashem.

User avatar
Richie Tenenbaum

Gold
Posts: 2118
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:17 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Sep 18, 2011 2:00 am

downing wrote:(e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


Why would you waste time doing this? I'm honestly curious to know the answer.

071816

Platinum
Posts: 5509
Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:06 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby 071816 » Sun Sep 18, 2011 2:33 am

downing wrote:I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


--ImageRemoved--

User avatar
Indifferent

Bronze
Posts: 233
Joined: Thu Sep 15, 2011 10:04 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby Indifferent » Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:25 am

rayiner wrote:
downing wrote:I've been working on my Contracts outline for a few hours, and I wouldn't consider this to constitute legitimate studying. Though I am going through my notes, the books I have, and looking for others sources of clarification regarding a few areas of law, I'm going about this activity in order to produce a fine piece of reference material.
Moreover, even when I read material pertaining to class, whether it's a supplement or a case book, I feel as if I'm just doing "enough", whereas when I "study" I feel it ought to be joined with some sort of pain or detriment to my soul or body. (e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


The former is studying. The latter all of this is being fucktarded.

HTH.

User avatar
Grizz

Diamond
Posts: 10566
Joined: Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:31 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby Grizz » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:28 am

This thread is so TLS

User avatar
downing

Bronze
Posts: 278
Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:03 am

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby downing » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:38 am

Richie Tenenbaum wrote:
downing wrote:(e.g., for kicks I memorized §86 of the second restatement of Contracts last night; it was somewhat painful. I can now recite it verbatim, but I doubt I'll ever need to)


Why would you waste time doing this? I'm honestly curious to know the answer.


I thought it might help, but I was wrong. You live you learn. There's a truism that never dies.

User avatar
Redzo

Bronze
Posts: 112
Joined: Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:27 pm

Re: What do you consider actual studying?

Postby Redzo » Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:13 pm

Pffft, just memorizing the restatement? I hardly consider that studying... I do that to warm up the mornings. I don't consider any of that real studying; for my real and actual studying I memorize the state codes of all 50 US states, and the city ordinances of the top 10 most populous cities, with my hands tied behind my back, while submerged in a tank of water.



Return to “Forum for Law School Students?

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Elliot_or_not and 19 guests