1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:22 pm

alicrimson wrote:Just completed 7 hours of briefing. This nonsense will be out of my life soon enough. I would also like to sing the praises of Freer for Civ Pro. I haven't purchased Acing Civ Pro, but am considering it despite my collection of Glannon civ pro supplements. Tomorrow will entail summer job absurdity but I'm hoping to get a bit of time to study/slay the brief dragon.


SUCH bullshit. Especially when I haven't even started to review for Property. Only thing keeping my sanity with that class is the fact there is 7 days between that class (my last one) and my CivPro final.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby alicrimson » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:24 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:
alicrimson wrote:Just completed 7 hours of briefing. This nonsense will be out of my life soon enough. I would also like to sing the praises of Freer for Civ Pro. I haven't purchased Acing Civ Pro, but am considering it despite my collection of Glannon civ pro supplements. Tomorrow will entail summer job absurdity but I'm hoping to get a bit of time to study/slay the brief dragon.


SUCH bullshit. Especially when I haven't even started to review for Property. Only thing keeping my sanity with that class is the fact there is 7 days between that class (my last one) and my CivPro final.


I would go with that, except I'm not terribly sure what's actually going on in my classes which is terribly disconcerting. Also, the two take home tests are seriously cramping my practice exam strategy. Truthfully, I'm going to be looking at an outline/doing CALI whenever I'm supposed to be following along/taking notes on my laptop.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby crossarmant » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:25 pm

Don't know if this has been posted in here, but this site is oddly enough helping me piece together a lot of Crim. Not exactly in-depth, but it's a nice review.

http://thecriminallawyer.tumblr.com/

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:26 pm

alicrimson wrote:
FeelTheHeat wrote:
alicrimson wrote:Just completed 7 hours of briefing. This nonsense will be out of my life soon enough. I would also like to sing the praises of Freer for Civ Pro. I haven't purchased Acing Civ Pro, but am considering it despite my collection of Glannon civ pro supplements. Tomorrow will entail summer job absurdity but I'm hoping to get a bit of time to study/slay the brief dragon.


SUCH bullshit. Especially when I haven't even started to review for Property. Only thing keeping my sanity with that class is the fact there is 7 days between that class (my last one) and my CivPro final.


I would go with that, except I'm not terribly sure what's actually going on in my classes which is terribly disconcerting. Also, the two take home tests are seriously cramping my practice exam strategy. Truthfully, I'm going to be looking at an outline/doing CALI whenever I'm supposed to be following along/taking notes on my laptop.


I've abandoned ship on my classes. I REALLY hope to have my outlines done by Sunday night so I can get two weeks of practice exams in (definitely taking that page out of your book). Really happy the exams are open book, so I don't have to spend a ton of hours doing rote memorization.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby paulinaporizkova » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:06 pm

crossarmant wrote:
drmguy wrote:Conlaw

The rest


Indeed.

Descending difficulty
1. ConLaw
2. CivPro
3. Crim
4. Contracts
5. Property
6. Torts


totally credited

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:19 pm

What's my motivation here?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:20 pm

TTTLS wrote:What's my motivation here?

JOBLESS FAILURE

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:29 pm

ilovesf wrote:
TTTLS wrote:What's my motivation here?

JOBLESS FAILURE
AH

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JenDarby » Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:23 pm

Doing my civpro outline really emphasizes how worthless at least 50% of the reading has been. :|

At least it's comforting being able to confidently consolidate the shit out of my notes.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:25 pm

JenDarby wrote:Doing my civpro outline really emphasizes how worthless at least 50% of the reading has been. :|

At least it's comforting being able to confidently consolidate the shit out of my notes.


100x this. Hope to be done putting together my checklist by the end of today, start incorporating relevant cases into my outline tomorrow and finish my brief. Then STARTING property :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:59 pm

has anyone found any good contracts flow charts? I have a completely open book test so I can bring in whatever I want. I'm thinking a good flow chart would be really helpful.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:50 pm

Really want to go out tonight. Really need to study. LIFE IS HARD, DAMNIT.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Flips88 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:34 am

Entering lockdown mode on Sunday. 16 days till first final. Summer Break in 27 days.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:32 am

It's super late, and yet I cannot stop myself from wading through a sub-issue wasteland via Westlaw. Oh god why.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby akili » Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:23 am

Property and ConLaw outlines are happening today. Hello seclusion.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby alicrimson » Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:37 am

Barbri Civ Proing it up + brief completion (its astounding how lackluster my brief is compared to the crazy amounts of time put into it.) + civ pro outline review + civ pro practice test. Ready, keep going. Good luck, guys! We are almost there.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:53 am

alicrimson wrote:Barbri Civ Proing it up + brief completion (its astounding how lackluster my brief is compared to the crazy amounts of time put into it.) + civ pro outline review + civ pro practice test. Ready, keep going. Good luck, guys! We are almost there.


Identical to my schedule lol

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby crossarmant » Sat Apr 07, 2012 12:55 pm

ilovesf wrote:has anyone found any good contracts flow charts? I have a completely open book test so I can bring in whatever I want. I'm thinking a good flow chart would be really helpful.


Dammit. There was one book I checked out of the library that had some great flowcharts and I cannot for the life of me remember the name. I copied and improved them by hand last semester too... I really wish I could remember the name now!

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:00 pm

staying at home to study because i'm alone with my dog this weekend. i predict i will get nothing done all weekend.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Sum41rockin » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:43 pm

Most everything in this thread is completely worthless. Be interested in the material, outline from day one, study a little bit , never stay up past 11pm, try not to study on the weekends and basically try do things NOT associated with law school as much as possible.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:45 pm

Sum41rockin wrote:Most everything in this thread is completely worthless. Be interested in the material, outline from day one, study a little bit , never stay up past 11pm, try not to study on the weekends and basically try do things NOT associated with law school as much as possible.


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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:46 pm

Sum41rockin wrote:Most everything in this thread is completely worthless. Be interested in the material, outline from day one, study a little bit , never stay up past 11pm, try not to study on the weekends and basically try do things NOT associated with law school as much as possible.

sweet first post

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JenDarby » Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:52 pm

Sum41rockin wrote:never stay up past 11pm and basically try do things NOT associated with law school as much as possible.

que?

Edit: also lolsum41

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Dany » Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:15 pm

JenDarby wrote:
Sum41rockin wrote:never stay up past 11pm and basically try do things NOT associated with law school as much as possible.

que?

Edit: also lolsum41

rockin'




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