2L. No motivation

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Helmholtz » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:05 pm

Cracked.com wrote:Stupid Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams:

. . . .

"I'm so Screwed" Competitions

"I'm so screwed!" The attention-seeking cry of the idiot, one who knows they desperately need to fix themselves but would rather have attention for being useless instead. It's the American Idol of exam season.

SCENE: Library, two dumbasses.
A: Omigod I'm so screwed for this test!
B: I didn't go to half the lectures!
A: Well I didn't go to any!
B: Well I ran over the professor's wife!
A: Well I'm brain-damaged because I was having sex with her in front of the professor when you hit her!

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:22 pm

traehekat wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Lawquacious wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
I ate four different types of animal for dinner.


niiiice.....

which ones???


Pig, Cow, Sheep, and Chicken.

Brazilian steakhouse for the win.


texas de brazil?


No, but I've been to that one before. This one is on Lasalle and Erie.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:23 pm

kaplowstein wrote:Does anyone have any suggestions for the quickest way to essentially learn Business Associations an Fed Tax in the span of 3 weeks? Focused on jobs for way too much of the semester after striking out at OCI (T14 school) and then depression/being sick a lot set in afterward, have maybe 30% of the reading done in either class, just want to end up being at a 3.1+ or higher for the semester. Is it possible? Any recommendations/tips on essentially learning a lot of a semester's worth of classes in a 2-4 week period for finals would be greatly appreciated. Feel like I know jackshit in my classes from this semester, grades going down would be the death knell on already dim job prospects


Don't bother with making an outline or reading. Just get an old outline, memorize, then take practice tests / hypos.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goosey » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:00 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
Cracked.com wrote:Stupid Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams:

. . . .

"I'm so Screwed" Competitions

"I'm so screwed!" The attention-seeking cry of the idiot, one who knows they desperately need to fix themselves but would rather have attention for being useless instead. It's the American Idol of exam season.

SCENE: Library, two dumbasses.
A: Omigod I'm so screwed for this test!
B: I didn't go to half the lectures!
A: Well I didn't go to any!
B: Well I ran over the professor's wife!
A: Well I'm brain-damaged because I was having sex with her in front of the professor when you hit her!



lol.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby IAFG » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:17 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
Cracked.com wrote:Stupid Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams:

. . . .

"I'm so Screwed" Competitions

"I'm so screwed!" The attention-seeking cry ofthe idiot employed, one who knows they desperately need to fix themselves but would rather have attention for being useless instead just need to not epically fuck up. It's the American Idol of 2L exam season.

SCENE: Library, two dumbasses.
A: Omigod I'm so screwed for this test but it doesn't matter because I have a job!
B: I didn't go to half the lectures but it doesn't matter because I have a job!
A: Well I didn't go to any after I got my first offer!
B: Well I ran over the professor's wife but it doesn't matter because he doesn't have any ties to my firm!
A: Well I'm brain-damaged because I was having sex with her in front of the professor when you hit her and I'd do it again!


fixed for the implied bragging that's actually going on ITT

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kaplowstein » Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:15 pm

Thank you all for the suggestions on study tips for how to attack finals in the most effective at this late point in the semester and in my pretty screwed as hell position

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby pleasetryagain » Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:35 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Don't bother with making an outline or reading. Just get an old outline, memorize, then take practice tests / hypos.


Is this not how one is supposed to study?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goosey » Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:34 am

IAFG wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
Cracked.com wrote:Stupid Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams:

. . . .

"I'm so Screwed" Competitions

"I'm so screwed!" The attention-seeking cry ofthe idiot employed, one who knows they desperately need to fix themselves but would rather have attention for being useless instead just need to not epically fuck up. It's the American Idol of 2L exam season.

SCENE: Library, two dumbasses.
A: Omigod I'm so screwed for this test but it doesn't matter because I have a job!
B: I didn't go to half the lectures but it doesn't matter because I have a job!
A: Well I didn't go to any after I got my first offer!
B: Well I ran over the professor's wife but it doesn't matter because he doesn't have any ties to my firm!
A: Well I'm brain-damaged because I was having sex with her in front of the professor when you hit her and I'd do it again!


fixed for the implied bragging that's actually going on ITT


i am super unemployed. so I guess that puts me back in the "idiot" category

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:25 am

I have literally done nothing related to school today, and I think I'm about to drink even more wine, take some benadryl and pass out in the hopes that it will inspire me to wake up early tomorrow.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:31 am

I'm fairly confident at this point that my grades are going to plummet this semester and I'm probably going to end up gunning away next semester out of an unhealthy sense of competition/need for validation. However, I am holding out hope that my grades won't turn out too badly despite the total lack of work I've put in this semester, which would mean that I would be safe to slack like a motherfucker all throughout the rest of law school. C'monnnnnnnn luck.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:33 am

Yeah, this was definitely a good time in the semester for me to start How I Met Your Mother from the beginning...

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Rammstein » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:54 am

goosey wrote:
IAFG wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
Cracked.com wrote:Stupid Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams:

. . . .

"I'm so Screwed" Competitions

"I'm so screwed!" The attention-seeking cry ofthe idiot employed, one who knows they desperately need to fix themselves but would rather have attention for being useless instead just need to not epically fuck up. It's the American Idol of 2L exam season.

SCENE: Library, two dumbasses.
A: Omigod I'm so screwed for this test but it doesn't matter because I have a job!
B: I didn't go to half the lectures but it doesn't matter because I have a job!
A: Well I didn't go to any after I got my first offer!
B: Well I ran over the professor's wife but it doesn't matter because he doesn't have any ties to my firm!
A: Well I'm brain-damaged because I was having sex with her in front of the professor when you hit her and I'd do it again!


fixed for the implied bragging that's actually going on ITT


i am super unemployed. so I guess that puts me back in the "idiot" category



Right there with you brother.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 2:00 pm

Yeah. I realized that I did well first semester, and my grades went down second semester. I am not safe to be doing as little as I have been doing. This is bad times. I'll have gone from like, top 15% to 50% by the time I graduate, which would be baaaddddd. And yet, it seems so likely. I fluked doing ok first semester.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:26 pm

Unless I magically write 20 pages today, a week-long extension for journal is in my future.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goosey » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:36 pm

i was supposed to be done with all my outlines by the start of thanksgiving break and now I am starting to tell myself "ok well at least somewhat near the end.." by break, which is two days away.

I am just about caught up w t&e...significant portion of tax is done...bankruptcy I have somebody else's outline but I seriously need to learn this crap because I havent paid attention since some time in october...and fam law I am pretty far behind.

and to top it all off, I am 3 days behind in tax reading and about 2 weeks behind in bankruptcy reading. lovely.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby c3pO4 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:41 pm

goosey wrote:i was supposed to be done with all my outlines by the start of thanksgiving break and now I am starting to tell myself "ok well at least somewhat near the end.." by break, which is two days away.

I am just about caught up w t&e...significant portion of tax is done...bankruptcy I have somebody else's outline but I seriously need to learn this crap because I havent paid attention since some time in october...and fam law I am pretty far behind.

and to top it all off, I am 3 days behind in tax reading and about 2 weeks behind in bankruptcy reading. lovely.


gunner. i have 5 exam classes, I'm not outlining any of them. Just reading supplements and using past students' outlines.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby mrloblaw » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:09 pm

c3pO4 wrote:gunner. i have 5 exam classes, I'm not outlining any of them. Just reading supplements and using past students' outlines.


The luxuries you kids get when you aren't facing 2L summer unemployment.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:46 pm

goosey wrote:i was supposed to be done with all my outlines by the start of thanksgiving break and now I am starting to tell myself "ok well at least somewhat near the end.." by break, which is two days away.

I am just about caught up w t&e...significant portion of tax is done...bankruptcy I have somebody else's outline but I seriously need to learn this crap because I havent paid attention since some time in october...and fam law I am pretty far behind.

and to top it all off, I am 3 days behind in tax reading and about 2 weeks behind in bankruptcy reading. lovely.

I think you belong in the 2L gunner thread.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Oban » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:57 pm

25 pages due tomorrow for seminar, currently have "4". Still can't find a fuck.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goosey » Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:29 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
goosey wrote:i was supposed to be done with all my outlines by the start of thanksgiving break and now I am starting to tell myself "ok well at least somewhat near the end.." by break, which is two days away.

I am just about caught up w t&e...significant portion of tax is done...bankruptcy I have somebody else's outline but I seriously need to learn this crap because I havent paid attention since some time in october...and fam law I am pretty far behind.

and to top it all off, I am 3 days behind in tax reading and about 2 weeks behind in bankruptcy reading. lovely.

I think you belong in the 2L gunner thread.


:shock: for realz?

its the end of november!

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby IAFG » Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:36 pm

Oh goosey. You do not have the spirit of a splitter at all.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:45 pm

goosey wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
goosey wrote:i was supposed to be done with all my outlines by the start of thanksgiving break and now I am starting to tell myself "ok well at least somewhat near the end.." by break, which is two days away.

I am just about caught up w t&e...significant portion of tax is done...bankruptcy I have somebody else's outline but I seriously need to learn this crap because I havent paid attention since some time in october...and fam law I am pretty far behind.

and to top it all off, I am 3 days behind in tax reading and about 2 weeks behind in bankruptcy reading. lovely.

I think you belong in the 2L gunner thread.


:shock: for realz?

its the end of november!

GTFO.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goosey » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:15 am

IAFG wrote:Oh goosey. You do not have the spirit of a splitter at all.


yes, I am a giant contradiction

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby denimchickn » Wed Nov 23, 2011 2:52 pm

Getting anything done over Thanksgiving break = impossible. Why was this not a problem last year?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goosey » Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:17 pm

denimchickn wrote:Getting anything done over Thanksgiving break = impossible. Why was this not a problem last year?


i felt oddly relieved yesterday when I heard a girl in one of my classes ask the prof a question and she started it off by saying "so I am starting to outline..."




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