2L. No motivation

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Tue May 01, 2012 2:40 pm

Pretzel_Logic wrote:I keep reminding myself that five exams is never happening ever again. ever. ever.


i keep reminding myself that no matter what happens between now and then, in about 51 hours i will be done.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby blurbz » Tue May 01, 2012 2:45 pm

If it takes longer than 2.5 days to learn professional responsibility, I'm fucked.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Tue May 01, 2012 3:32 pm

blurbz wrote:If it takes longer than 2.5 days to learn professional responsibility, I'm fucked.


lol, if it takes more than 24 hours to not only learn PR but also complete a take home i am screwed.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kaiser » Tue May 01, 2012 3:35 pm

Why does complex litigation have to be complex?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Pretzel_Logic » Tue May 01, 2012 3:47 pm

blurbz wrote:If it takes longer than 2.5 days to learn professional responsibility, I'm fucked.


HIGH FIVE!

Seriously, am I screwed if I just do BarBri

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby ExAnt3 » Tue May 01, 2012 3:55 pm

Thats what I did for my PR exam today. 3 hours of cramming the night before + reading the rules = gentleman's B+?

It's like undergrad all over again.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby PirateCap'n » Tue May 01, 2012 4:58 pm

Need to learn Leg. Ad by 2:00 tomorrow. Haven't even looked at anything for it. Currently looking for Caribbean vacations in August instead . . . :|

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Tue May 01, 2012 5:20 pm

Antilles Haven wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Banking is an ungodly amount of material as well. It is seriously unfathomable to me how the system doesn't collapse under the weight of regulation. Probably because it is insanely lucrative. A lot of the material is redundant to bankruptcy (like most of the receivership stuff is exactly the same + the power to pierce the corporate veil), a bunch of it is redundant to admin (Chevron deference, scope of judicial review), there's some corps stuff in there too, but it's still insanely, insanely rich with material.

shit. haven't taken bankruptcy or admin.


3 killer exams as a 3L it is then.


To elaborate on this, my outline is currently 65 pages long. I am taking practice exams right now and finding that it is has insufficient detail.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby bceagles182 » Tue May 01, 2012 5:38 pm

as stars burn wrote:
bceagles182 wrote:
traehekat wrote:
bceagles182 wrote:Just got bent over by professional responsibility. I didn't even know that was possible. I suppose it'd be fitting if PR was my worst grade in law school though considering how little I care.

Gotta turn my attention to Sec Reg. now as well.


what kind of exam was it? closed book? MC?


Open Book, Essays. Wish it was MC, because I usually dominate those. I had nowhere near enough time today. I focused on the MRPC but the Prof must have covered the issue spotter in one 10+ classes I missed this semester because I had no idea what it was talking about. Couldn't find a rule so just threw in some shit about 8.4.


I completely feel your pain. PR is officially the lowest grade I have ever received in law school. The only thing that made me feel better is that it was a measly 2-credit hour class. Nonetheless, it was absolutely heartbreaking. The exam was entirely MC, but here's the catch: each answer could have multiple answers, and he took off points for every wrong answer. Yes, it was possible to have NEGATIVE points. It was SO easy to fuck yourself by second-guessing, choosing multiple answers when you shouldn't. Fucking hated that exam with every fiber of my being.



Holy shit that sounds terrible

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby bceagles182 » Tue May 01, 2012 5:40 pm

as stars burn wrote:Aw, I missed this board.

My Evidence exam is going to suck like everyone else's except my teacher has a modified "open-book," which, according to her definition, allows us to essentially re-write a small outline into our rules book instead of bringing in a typed-version of the outline in (Whaa??). Yeah. I hope I can learn evidence in 4.5 days.

Also, unlike a lot of 2Ls, I have Con Law I this semester. Closed book and closed-note, and we must have gone through at least 150 cases. Fuck me.


The worst thing about Con Law is that you kind of actually have to read the cases, because unlike most law school courses, the facts are often very important

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Antilles Haven » Tue May 01, 2012 5:44 pm

dailygrind wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Banking is an ungodly amount of material as well. It is seriously unfathomable to me how the system doesn't collapse under the weight of regulation. Probably because it is insanely lucrative. A lot of the material is redundant to bankruptcy (like most of the receivership stuff is exactly the same + the power to pierce the corporate veil), a bunch of it is redundant to admin (Chevron deference, scope of judicial review), there's some corps stuff in there too, but it's still insanely, insanely rich with material.

shit. haven't taken bankruptcy or admin.


3 killer exams as a 3L it is then.


To elaborate on this, my outline is currently 65 pages long. I am taking practice exams right now and finding that it is has insufficient detail.

Are you a typically verbose outliner?

if yes --> still should be no problem with no other requirements in the preceding 6 days
if no --> shit.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby JCougar » Tue May 01, 2012 5:51 pm

Thanks to unscheduled exams, I have three exams in the next 72 hours. I knew this was going to happen. Have a good outline for two of them, and half of an outline for the third.

...and here I am on this site not studying. The one tomorrow is take home, 8 hours, though, so I have time to learn on the fly.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Tue May 01, 2012 5:56 pm

Antilles Haven wrote:
dailygrind wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Banking is an ungodly amount of material as well. It is seriously unfathomable to me how the system doesn't collapse under the weight of regulation. Probably because it is insanely lucrative. A lot of the material is redundant to bankruptcy (like most of the receivership stuff is exactly the same + the power to pierce the corporate veil), a bunch of it is redundant to admin (Chevron deference, scope of judicial review), there's some corps stuff in there too, but it's still insanely, insanely rich with material.

shit. haven't taken bankruptcy or admin.


3 killer exams as a 3L it is then.


To elaborate on this, my outline is currently 65 pages long. I am taking practice exams right now and finding that it is has insufficient detail.

Are you a typically verbose outliner?

if yes --> still should be no problem with no other requirements in the preceding 6 days
if no --> shit.


I have literally gone cover to cover on a book and produced a 50 page outline. 1L year, that and property were my only outlines that went over 30 pages.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Tue May 01, 2012 7:34 pm

traehekat wrote:yeah im fucked for secured trans, no two ways about it. the plan is to study what i can all day today and tonight, go to sleep at like 3 or 4, wake up at 8, take exam hopefully no later than 10, and be done at 1:30. from that point i will have exactly 28 1/2 hours to do an ethics take home which i know nothing for.


Dood it's Francis uncurved. If you just took it cold you get a B+. If you know even a little it's A-. If you write coherently A.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Tue May 01, 2012 7:57 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
traehekat wrote:yeah im fucked for secured trans, no two ways about it. the plan is to study what i can all day today and tonight, go to sleep at like 3 or 4, wake up at 8, take exam hopefully no later than 10, and be done at 1:30. from that point i will have exactly 28 1/2 hours to do an ethics take home which i know nothing for.


Dood it's Francis uncurved. If you just took it cold you get a B+. If you know even a little it's A-. If you write coherently A.


and on that note, the studying will cease for 3 hours while i watch the bulls game.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby rad lulz » Tue May 01, 2012 8:06 pm

bceagles182 wrote:
as stars burn wrote:Aw, I missed this board.

My Evidence exam is going to suck like everyone else's except my teacher has a modified "open-book," which, according to her definition, allows us to essentially re-write a small outline into our rules book instead of bringing in a typed-version of the outline in (Whaa??). Yeah. I hope I can learn evidence in 4.5 days.

Also, unlike a lot of 2Ls, I have Con Law I this semester. Closed book and closed-note, and we must have gone through at least 150 cases. Fuck me.


The worst thing about Con Law is that you kind of actually have to read the cases, because unlike most law school courses, the facts are often very important

Eh I did like a quarter of the reads, made an A. Thanks, Chenerinsky.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby deebs » Tue May 01, 2012 9:03 pm

traehekat wrote:antitrust definitely sucked, probably the toughest exam i've taken in law school.


took it closed book today. not good

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby BunkMoreland » Tue May 01, 2012 9:51 pm

anyone wanna quiz each other on Secured Transactions?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Antilles Haven » Tue May 01, 2012 9:52 pm

deebs wrote:
traehekat wrote:antitrust definitely sucked, probably the toughest exam i've taken in law school.


took it closed book today. not good

"fuck it, we'll do everything in the rule of reason. Except TOPCO market divisions. Market divisions are bitches"

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby TTH » Tue May 01, 2012 9:56 pm

Nowhere near ready for evidence tomorrow, which is going to suck since evidence itself is not that hard and the curve is gonna be a beast. Man, this sure was both worse and better back when I used to be a real law student.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Wed May 02, 2012 12:44 am

BunkMoreland wrote:anyone wanna quiz each other on Secured Transactions?


lol ask away, this should be good.

i'll start: wtf is a "secured transaction?"

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby bceagles182 » Wed May 02, 2012 1:06 am

rad lulz wrote:
bceagles182 wrote:
as stars burn wrote:Aw, I missed this board.

My Evidence exam is going to suck like everyone else's except my teacher has a modified "open-book," which, according to her definition, allows us to essentially re-write a small outline into our rules book instead of bringing in a typed-version of the outline in (Whaa??). Yeah. I hope I can learn evidence in 4.5 days.

Also, unlike a lot of 2Ls, I have Con Law I this semester. Closed book and closed-note, and we must have gone through at least 150 cases. Fuck me.


The worst thing about Con Law is that you kind of actually have to read the cases, because unlike most law school courses, the facts are often very important

Eh I did like a quarter of the reads, made an A. Thanks, Chenerinsky.


I suppose you're right. I guess I meant that you have to actually know the cases, as opposed to just the rule.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kalvano » Wed May 02, 2012 1:19 am

Damn. 2 credit hour White Collar Crime exam. 100 possible points, 1 essay worth over half those points. 2.5 hour test, and the essay alone was easily a 3 hour essay.


Whoa.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby rad lulz » Wed May 02, 2012 2:11 am

BunkMoreland wrote:anyone wanna quiz each other on Secured Transactions?

Fuck you 3L

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby NoleinNY » Wed May 02, 2012 2:17 am

Back to back exams this week. Fuck. My life?




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