2L. No motivation

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Wed May 09, 2012 6:10 pm

kaiser wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Ludovico Technique wrote:I think it's only fitting that this thread begin morphing into the SA no offer anxiety thread


Because no offers mean we would actually have to give a shit 3L year :(.


Yeah, I sort of need that offer if I want to take part in the "3L No Motivation" thread. God help me if I have to start a "3L's gunnin' it up" thread


That would be awful. So very, very awful.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby blurbz » Wed May 09, 2012 6:32 pm

Ugh. Just got destroyed by BA.

3 hours. 27 HARD multiple choice. Six page, single spaced fact pattern. Ultra-technical short answer. All with a 3k word limit.

That word limit hurt. It slowed me down so much.

Oh well.

At least 2Lol is almost over.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goodolgil » Wed May 09, 2012 6:45 pm

20 page paper due Friday at 4pm. Research done. When to start?

Keep in mind the class is Animal Law.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby blurbz » Wed May 09, 2012 6:54 pm

goodolgil wrote:20 page paper due Friday at 4pm. Research done. When to start?

Keep in mind the class is Animal Law.


Animal law? I'll give you $20 if you spend at least 25% of the paper talking about the plot to Jumanji.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Ludo! » Wed May 09, 2012 6:59 pm

blurbz wrote:
goodolgil wrote:20 page paper due Friday at 4pm. Research done. When to start?

Keep in mind the class is Animal Law.


Animal law? I'll give you $20 if you spend at least 25% of the paper talking about the plot to Jumanji.


How much if I do this for my paper on international human rights?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby rad lulz » Wed May 09, 2012 7:13 pm

dailygrind wrote:
kaiser wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Ludovico Technique wrote:I think it's only fitting that this thread begin morphing into the SA no offer anxiety thread


Because no offers mean we would actually have to give a shit 3L year :(.


Yeah, I sort of need that offer if I want to take part in the "3L No Motivation" thread. God help me if I have to start a "3L's gunnin' it up" thread


That would be awful. So very, very awful.

Even if I get offered, might start the thread just for the trololololo

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby blurbz » Wed May 09, 2012 7:21 pm

Ludovico Technique wrote:
blurbz wrote:
goodolgil wrote:20 page paper due Friday at 4pm. Research done. When to start?

Keep in mind the class is Animal Law.


Animal law? I'll give you $20 if you spend at least 25% of the paper talking about the plot to Jumanji.


How much if I do this for my paper on international human rights?



$50, but only if the animals are all monkeys. You know why.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby TaipeiMort » Wed May 09, 2012 7:42 pm

At least your guys' schools give out grades on time. My school has only given me one of my grades from last quarter (its been like 3 months). I wont even find out if I have a grade drop until the summer.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby as stars burn » Thu May 10, 2012 8:39 am

Evidence final in exactly 3 hours. I'm shaking in my boots, but the sweet taste of freedom upon me.

2L was awful...I can't wait until it is over.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Pretzel_Logic » Thu May 10, 2012 10:37 am

Wait...so I'm not the only one who tanked fall semester? Oh thank God.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby D-hops » Thu May 10, 2012 10:52 am

f7 wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Shit. I really hope my firm doesn't care that much about grade drops.

I'm still employed, so you're good.


Don't you have to look at your grades to know if they dropped?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby TTH » Thu May 10, 2012 11:18 am

f7 wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Shit. I really hope my firm doesn't care that much about grade drops.

I'm still employed, so you're good.


Still, for some of us, it's gonna be a long summer till we know for sure. :|

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby de5igual » Fri May 11, 2012 1:34 am

just finished the stoopid seminar paper. 3LOL here i come!

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Antilles Haven » Fri May 11, 2012 1:58 am

One trial. In 7 hours. And I'm free. So close.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby blurbz » Fri May 11, 2012 2:14 am

Just printed my last paper. Found a typo. Not going to reprint.

FREEEEEEDOM.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby BarbellDreams » Fri May 11, 2012 2:47 am

blurbz wrote:Just printed my last paper. Found a typo. Not going to reprint.

FREEEEEEDOM.


I lol'ed. Well done.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby as stars burn » Fri May 11, 2012 4:06 pm

Done with 2L two hours ago, and I'm already highly intoxicated. FREEDOM!!!

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby miy » Fri May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

blurbz wrote:Just printed my last paper. Found a typo. Not going to reprint.

FREEEEEEDOM.


0L, but this made me laugh.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Fri May 11, 2012 4:30 pm

I am done. It is hard to make the call between going out and going to sleep. Though I guess waiting for 5 more hours won't kill me.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby blurbz » Fri May 25, 2012 10:43 am

miy wrote:
blurbz wrote:Just printed my last paper. Found a typo. Not going to reprint.

FREEEEEEDOM.


0L, but this made me laugh.
BarbellDreams wrote:
blurbz wrote:Just printed my last paper. Found a typo. Not going to reprint.

FREEEEEEDOM.


I lol'ed. Well done.




Since you liked that, I figured I'd update you. I did not reprint the paper. Just got my grade for the class, based solely on that paper: A. 2Lol was good to me.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby JCougar » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:24 am

All grades are in. After four semesters, I'm still pretty sure my grades are produced by a completely random number generator.

I almost tried to screw one exam up. Didn't even read the last 4 chapters of the casebook, much less outline them. It was completely open-book take home. I just bought the Legalines in case any of the questions dealt with the last four chapters. The last question was a substantial one on the last 4 chapters. Just skimmed through the legalines and taught myself during the test -- and copied pretty much straight from the supplement.

Ended up being close to my best grade ever, and it was known as the hardest class in school. Most of the law review board was in there. I thought I was doomed. Oh well, I'll take it.

Of course, the classes I studied and outlined for I got near median.

The best thing is that I finally learned my lesson and put forth an absolutely pathetic effort this semester -- and was rewarded by raising my GPA. No use doing all that pointless work or reading when grades are a roll of the dice.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:15 pm

JCougar wrote:No use doing all that pointless work or reading when grades are a roll of the dice.


I'm almost jealous of people who find that to be the case. My grades are highly correlated with effort. To be sure, backloaded effort is worth like 10 times as much as frontloaded effort, but it's difficult for me to get good grades without putting in the time at some point or another. Which I no longer want to do.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby BarbellDreams » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:55 pm

dailygrind wrote:
JCougar wrote:No use doing all that pointless work or reading when grades are a roll of the dice.


I'm almost jealous of people who find that to be the case. My grades are highly correlated with effort. To be sure, backloaded effort is worth like 10 times as much as frontloaded effort, but it's difficult for me to get good grades without putting in the time at some point or another. Which I no longer want to do.


I found his to be the case during 1L, but not during 2L. In fact I have gotten A's in all classes where I couldn't have tried any less than I have and got B's in the couple that I was worried about from the start and thus put in a ton of work and effort. Oh lawl skool. :)

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby JCougar » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:56 pm

dailygrind wrote:
JCougar wrote:No use doing all that pointless work or reading when grades are a roll of the dice.


I'm almost jealous of people who find that to be the case. My grades are highly correlated with effort. To be sure, backloaded effort is worth like 10 times as much as frontloaded effort, but it's difficult for me to get good grades without putting in the time at some point or another. Which I no longer want to do.


Don't be jealous...because I put a ton of time into previous classes and it made no difference and screwed me for biglaw.

I really don't understand why it happens with me. The better I understand and study a subject, the worse I do on the exams. It's infuriating.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:02 am

My grades this semester went along exactly with how well I understood the material. Considering it could've been an utter disaster, I'm pretty okay with how it ended up turning out.




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