2L. No motivation

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby romothesavior » Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:23 pm

traehekat wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I usually hate these but this one fits right now.

http://wheninlawschool.tumblr.com/post/21774826123/when-my-final-is-a-week-away-and-my-friends-in-that


lol'd. and ya like 1/20 of those are actually funny.

I hate when they use a really short gif that doesn't even remotely match up to the words on the screen. Come on, at least pretend you're trying.

It's like a slightly funnier version of the "What my friends think I do, what my parents think I do, what I actually do..." meme. Not really that funny but everyone feels the need to blow up each others Facebook walls with them. I actually now regret posting it ITT. Hypocrite.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:06 pm

Tax just mutilated my brain cells. Also, my calculator broke in the first five minutes and I thought I was going to cry. Luckily the proctor got me another calculator, but still, it was terrible.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:57 pm

keg411 wrote:Tax just mutilated my brain cells. Also, my calculator broke in the first five minutes and I thought I was going to cry. Luckily the proctor got me another calculator, but still, it was terrible.


a calculator... in law school?

aaaand that is why I won't be taking tax.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Antilles Haven » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:58 pm

traehekat wrote:
keg411 wrote:Tax just mutilated my brain cells. Also, my calculator broke in the first five minutes and I thought I was going to cry. Luckily the proctor got me another calculator, but still, it was terrible.


a calculator... in law school?

aaaand that is why I won't be taking tax.

Newsflash: The tax code has an affect on numerical things.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:01 pm

traehekat wrote:
keg411 wrote:Tax just mutilated my brain cells. Also, my calculator broke in the first five minutes and I thought I was going to cry. Luckily the proctor got me another calculator, but still, it was terrible.


a calculator... in law school?

aaaand that is why I won't be taking tax.


Every single answer required a computation. I didn't mind the class, but the exam put my brain through the ringer and spit it back out.

I also was really lucky that I caught a horrible mistake with about 30 minutes to go and managed to correct it to the best of my ability.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby TTH » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:02 pm

keg411 wrote:
traehekat wrote:
keg411 wrote:Tax just mutilated my brain cells. Also, my calculator broke in the first five minutes and I thought I was going to cry. Luckily the proctor got me another calculator, but still, it was terrible.


a calculator... in law school?

aaaand that is why I won't be taking tax.


Every single answer required a computation. I didn't mind the class, but the exam put my brain through the ringer and spit it back out.

I also was really lucky that I caught a horrible mistake with about 30 minutes to go and managed to correct it to the best of my ability.


I'm nearly resigned to a below median grade in tax. I'm in the course with a bunch of smart fucking people who really, really love tax, so while I was muddling through just getting through the course, they were reveling in the wonders of tax law.

Ah well.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby romothesavior » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:03 pm

I get one final done and I get this false sense of accomplishment, like I can slack off for a few days. Ugh...

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:16 pm

At this rate, my 3L grades are going to be horrendous.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kalvano » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:20 pm

First real final was to tonight. Evidence. I really seemed to know all the answers pretty well. Can't tell if that's me being wrong or just having massively over-prepared.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Antilles Haven » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:21 pm

2 tests over 26 hours. Took tonight off to watch the draft. Now 3 days left to 1) gun corp. tax hard 2) learn all of evidence.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:27 pm

kalvano wrote:First real final was to tonight. Evidence. I really seemed to know all the answers pretty well. Can't tell if that's me being wrong or just having massively over-prepared.


What is this "over-prepared" that you speak of?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kalvano » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:36 pm

keg411 wrote:
kalvano wrote:First real final was to tonight. Evidence. I really seemed to know all the answers pretty well. Can't tell if that's me being wrong or just having massively over-prepared.


What is this "over-prepared" that you speak of?


It's what happens when you realize that you haven't bothered to learn something until 4 days before the final in a 4-credit-hour course in which you need a good grade, so you spend 4 solid days doing nothing but reading and CALI lessons.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby TTH » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:37 pm

Excerpt from my notes:

Notch Transaction: Something to do with transferring property upon which you're taking a loss, and somehow some other shit happens. LOL


this isn't a difficult concept and probably won't be tested, but I could have stood to be more attentive in class. :|

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:40 pm

TTH wrote:Excerpt from my notes:

Notch Transaction: Something to do with transferring property upon which you're taking a loss, and somehow some other shit happens. LOL


this isn't a difficult concept and probably won't be tested, but I could have stood to be more attentive in class. :|


I lol'd.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby philly_law » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:43 pm

o man, watched the hockey games and the whole first round of the draft tonight. corporate tax exam tomorrow is going to be a bloodbath, i haven't had a clue what's going on in that class in weeks.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:16 am

Does anyone have an ideas on how to manage procrastination. I just can't start my paper. I've never written one a head of time.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby romothesavior » Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:20 am

Desert Fox wrote:Does anyone have an ideas on how to manage procrastination. I just can't start my paper. I've never written one a head of time.

If I did, I wouldn't be poasting ITT.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:37 am

Desert Fox wrote:Does anyone have an ideas on how to manage procrastination. I just can't start my paper. I've never written one a head of time.


I didn't get into law school the gpa way, so no. I'm hoping that life has some LSAT equivalent somewhere down the line.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby romothesavior » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:55 am

The incredible amount of time I spend in front of my computer during finals season cannot be good for me. I imagine I'm going blind and developing a brain tumor or something as we speak.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby TTH » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:01 am

romothesavior wrote:The incredible amount of time I spend in front of my computer during finals season cannot be good for me. I imagine I'm going blind and developing a brain tumor or something as we speak.


Yep.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:04 am

I feel like my pupils are unnaturally dilated, and my eyes are unnaturally wide/unblinking. I suspect I am also going to be losing a little bit of eyesight this week.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kalvano » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:28 am

dailygrind wrote:I feel like my pupils are unnaturally dilated, and my eyes are unnaturally wide/unblinking. I suspect I am also going to be losing a little bit of eyesight this week.


Did you drink 4 Rockstars back-to-back? Mine always feel like that after I do that.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby swc65 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:47 am

http://wheninlawschool.tumblr.com/post/ ... ing-finals


Me all day yesterday and probably all weekend

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:25 am

swc65 wrote:http://wheninlawschool.tumblr.com/post/21622511094/when-i-have-a-mini-meltdown-during-finals


Me all day yesterday and probably all weekend


Fixed for me:
http://wheninlawschool.tumblr.com/post/ ... own-midway

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kalvano » Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:34 pm

Right proper fuckered here. Con Law II exam in one week. Must know cases and stuff. Closed book.






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