2L. No motivation

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby mths » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:00 am

dailygrind wrote:I suspect I am going to have to work next semester to counterbalance the effect this semester will have on my GPA. Very disappointing.

this is what I've been thinking

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:48 am

anyone know where i can find NU professors' grade distributions? does that exist? is that a thing?

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/academics/grading_policy.html

according to that at least 40% of students have to receive B+ or better, right? and at most 67% could receive B+ or better? man B+ would be such a solid victory...

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:29 am

traehekat wrote:anyone know where i can find NU professors' grade distributions? does that exist? is that a thing?

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/academics/grading_policy.html

according to that at least 40% of students have to receive B+ or better, right? and at most 67% could receive B+ or better? man B+ would be such a solid victory...


They don't publish professors grade distribution. But generally uncurved = win.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby c3pO4 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:26 pm

done. now i can continue to do nothing!

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby fathergoose » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:54 pm

Tuck Fax oh my god

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:58 pm

Just finished Comm Trans. He added an extra class for a bankruptcy lawyer to come speak a month ago, I had a scheduling conflict and he told me not to worry. No one had notes from it when I tried to get them. Then one whole question was: "The second example the bankruptcy lawyer gave, how would you do that?" Another was a 1L contracts case that wasn't in our coursepack...think I may have managed an answer after 10 minutes of Westlaw research. FML

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:00 pm

keg411 wrote:
dailygrind wrote:I suspect I am going to have to work next semester to counterbalance the effect this semester will have on my GPA. Very disappointing.


+1

No more 2LOL. I actually had to re-work my entire Secured Transactions outline today after realizing it didn't work when I tried PT's. Just need a B- so I can pass/fail this shit (or that the Commercial Paper people, which is 90% of the class, help the curve :lol:).


You can P/F a C or better. That test blew.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby schwar46 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:36 pm

Just can't believe my admin exam is closed fucking book. And it's thunderstorming here in the middle of December. Is the world ending? If it is- good.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby snowpeach06 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:03 pm

Getting an internship has literally killed my motivation to study. Even though its the type that isn't paid, and doesn't get you a job when you graduate.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:14 pm

blowhard wrote:Just finished Comm Trans. He added an extra class for a bankruptcy lawyer to come speak a month ago, I had a scheduling conflict and he told me not to worry. No one had notes from it when I tried to get them. Then one whole question was: "The second example the bankruptcy lawyer gave, how would you do that?" Another was a 1L contracts case that wasn't in our coursepack...think I may have managed an answer after 10 minutes of Westlaw research. FML


I was at that class and no one took notes. It just seemed like a "here is a guest speaker" thing rather than a "this is going to be on the final" thing. I remembered the scenario, but I couldn't remember how he worked it out.

Also, I didn't notice any 1L contracts case, unless it was only on the Payment Systems part of the exam.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:23 pm

keg411 wrote:
blowhard wrote:Just finished Comm Trans. He added an extra class for a bankruptcy lawyer to come speak a month ago, I had a scheduling conflict and he told me not to worry. No one had notes from it when I tried to get them. Then one whole question was: "The second example the bankruptcy lawyer gave, how would you do that?" Another was a 1L contracts case that wasn't in our coursepack...think I may have managed an answer after 10 minutes of Westlaw research. FML


I was at that class and no one took notes. It just seemed like a "here is a guest speaker" thing rather than a "this is going to be on the final" thing. I remembered the scenario, but I couldn't remember how he worked it out.

Also, I didn't notice any 1L contracts case, unless it was only on the Payment Systems part of the exam.


It was. It was Archer Midland v. JP Morgan. About rice and Iraq and a letter of credit.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:54 pm

blowhard wrote:
keg411 wrote:
blowhard wrote:Just finished Comm Trans. He added an extra class for a bankruptcy lawyer to come speak a month ago, I had a scheduling conflict and he told me not to worry. No one had notes from it when I tried to get them. Then one whole question was: "The second example the bankruptcy lawyer gave, how would you do that?" Another was a 1L contracts case that wasn't in our coursepack...think I may have managed an answer after 10 minutes of Westlaw research. FML


I was at that class and no one took notes. It just seemed like a "here is a guest speaker" thing rather than a "this is going to be on the final" thing. I remembered the scenario, but I couldn't remember how he worked it out.

Also, I didn't notice any 1L contracts case, unless it was only on the Payment Systems part of the exam.


It was. It was Archer Midland v. JP Morgan. About rice and Iraq and a letter of credit.


Whatever, either way that shit is over.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Holly Golightly » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:06 pm

So hungover. No motivation. Need to take Admin by 9am. Still know nothing.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:09 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:So hungover. No motivation. Need to take Admin by 9am. Still know nothing.


I have an exam tomorrow. Had an exam this morning and then spent this afternoon watching Glee and three episodes of The League.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby jchoggan » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:13 pm

I love this thread.

Pro Tip for 2Ls w/out motivation and w/ a job lined up: find a reason to visit away to another school your final year. All grades are P/F, and you still graduate from your old school. Incredible.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby td6624 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:16 pm

jchoggan wrote:I love this thread.

Pro Tip for 2Ls w/out motivation and w/ a job lined up: find a reason to visit away to another school your final year. All grades are P/F, and you still graduate from your old school. Incredible.


wut

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:26 pm

Blowhard and Keg, you are violating rule 1 of law school. No talking about exams after they are over. There is no good that can come from it.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby c3pO4 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:26 pm

jchoggan wrote:I love this thread.

Pro Tip for 2Ls w/out motivation and w/ a job lined up: find a reason to visit away to another school your final year. All grades are P/F, and you still graduate from your old school. Incredible.


funn you should mention this. i am acutally planning to transfer to a lower ranked school in my home market / where the job is lined up for 3l year. family lives there so easy to spin a compelling need. hope it works out. my grades aren't great but from talking w/ admissions ppl at the schools they say its all about if u have family there.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kaiser » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:28 pm

Lost cause for tax tomorrow. Can't even answer the practice exam Q's, and the model answers make no sense to me. There is one Q on each test that is always 25%. I studied my ass off and mastered that one thing at the expense of everything else. Please god let that be enough cushion to snag a B and escape without destroying my transcript.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:40 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Blowhard and Keg, you are violating rule 1 of law school. No talking about exams after they are over. There is no good that can come from it.


Eh, I don't care enough to be upset by it...LOL.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:40 pm

blowhard wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Blowhard and Keg, you are violating rule 1 of law school. No talking about exams after they are over. There is no good that can come from it.


Eh, I don't care enough to be upset by it...LOL.


2LOL.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:04 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
blowhard wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Blowhard and Keg, you are violating rule 1 of law school. No talking about exams after they are over. There is no good that can come from it.


Eh, I don't care enough to be upset by it...LOL.


2LOL.


I'm not upset by it at all. Like I said, just need to get above a C :D.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby dailygrind » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:25 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:So hungover. No motivation. Need to take Admin by 9am. Still know nothing.


Just took mine. I know length doesn't correlate well with grade, but when there are word limits and you're under them by a decent margin, things start to look really bad. Damn, I really wanted to go into cruise control next semester too.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby schwar46 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:29 pm

jchoggan wrote:I love this thread.

Pro Tip for 2Ls w/out motivation and w/ a job lined up: find a reason to visit away to another school your final year. All grades are P/F, and you still graduate from your old school. Incredible.


Ole Miss, LSU, Texas...

So many to choose from...

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:52 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:So hungover. No motivation. Need to take Admin by 9am. Still know nothing.


You only need to take it by 2. You just want free liquor at noon!




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