1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Lasers » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:52 am

woke up from a nap. ready to hit the gym then study till 3am.

schedule for success.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:09 am

Going to give it about 45 minutes before I run to the nearest bar to get a drink before last call so I can sleep easy.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Lasers » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:22 am

torts outline completed.

time to focus attention on K and conlaw...disgusting.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby jessuf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:35 am

So much activity here late on a Friday night :cry:


I'm finally down to only about 250 words over my limit! I can do this, I think... :?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:55 am

Lasers wrote:woke up from a nap. ready to hit the gym then study till 3am.

schedule for success.

hardcore dude

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:38 pm

got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:40 pm

ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.


Like a bawse. Just starting to roll now. I feel a LOT better about ConLaw than Property or CivPro. Still, a 2.5 hour test with one question makes it hard to differentiate yourself :?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:45 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.


Like a bawse. Just starting to roll now. I feel a LOT better about ConLaw than Property or CivPro. Still, a 2.5 hour test with one question makes it hard to differentiate yourself :?

How late did you stay up in the library last night? 2.5 hours with 1 question is totally brutal. Does he have model answers online?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:55 pm

ilovesf wrote:
FeelTheHeat wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.


Like a bawse. Just starting to roll now. I feel a LOT better about ConLaw than Property or CivPro. Still, a 2.5 hour test with one question makes it hard to differentiate yourself :?

How late did you stay up in the library last night? 2.5 hours with 1 question is totally brutal. Does he have model answers online?


Yup. Finishing my outline today, gonna start attacking them tomorrow.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Shammis » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:01 pm

Family Wedding Shower...GF's BDay, Mothers Bday...There goes my productive weekend. 3 weeks till Final #1sweet...

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JenDarby » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:18 pm

I need to stop looking in here because it's more depressing then motivating. I'm eating pizza watching a movie after not doing 1 second of school work yesterday. I'm going to head to the library in a bit, hopefully.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby lifestooquick » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:18 pm

ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

Your library closes? I mean, ours is only staffed certain hours but we have 24 hour access - I thought that was the norm?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby drmguy » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:20 pm

lifestooquick wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

Your library closes? I mean, ours is only staffed certain hours but we have 24 hour access - I thought that was the norm?

Nope

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Flips88 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:28 pm

drmguy wrote:
lifestooquick wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

Your library closes? I mean, ours is only staffed certain hours but we have 24 hour access - I thought that was the norm?

Nope

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby JenDarby » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:31 pm

Flips88 wrote:
drmguy wrote:
lifestooquick wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

Your library closes? I mean, ours is only staffed certain hours but we have 24 hour access - I thought that was the norm?

Nope

I think it has a lot to do with location. My UG was a big campus with its own police station and multiple libraries so there were 24 hr ones. My LS is in the middle of the city and the library closes from 1-8am.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:34 pm

lifestooquick wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

Your library closes? I mean, ours is only staffed certain hours but we have 24 hour access - I thought that was the norm?

Yeah our hours are Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Sat: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sun: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM. I think part of the issue is that we're a stand alone law school so this library is just for us and we don't have as many resources. It doesn't really bother me though because I sure as hell don't want to be here earlier than 8 on a weekday and later than 10pm on a weekend.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:36 pm

JenDarby wrote:I think it has a lot to do with location. My UG was a big campus with its own police station and multiple libraries so there were 24 hr ones. My LS is in the middle of the city and the library closes from 1-8am.

At my UG the library was closed from like 2 am - 6 am and we had a separate study place that was open 24 hours a day. We were in the middle of Baltimore lol so I think they didn't want to use so much security to keep it open in the middle of the night when almost no one would be there. I think they kept it open 24 hours a day during finals though.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby akili » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:54 pm

If I can finish my Crim and Con Law I outlines this afternoon I'll be in good shape to start drilling for Property (my first exam).

Thanks to whoever recommended the Short and Happy Guide to Property. Mine arrived this morning and I already think it'll help.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby lifestooquick » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:55 pm

ilovesf wrote:
lifestooquick wrote:
ilovesf wrote:got to the library 15 minutes after it opened. aw yeah.

Your library closes? I mean, ours is only staffed certain hours but we have 24 hour access - I thought that was the norm?

Yeah our hours are Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Sat: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sun: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM. I think part of the issue is that we're a stand alone law school so this library is just for us and we don't have as many resources. It doesn't really bother me though because I sure as hell don't want to be here earlier than 8 on a weekday and later than 10pm on a weekend.

Yeah, our library is just for the law school too. Actually if there are UGs in it, they get asked to leave haha.

Interesting...I didn't realize this wasn't the standard! I guess that's something I can tell people as a selling point now (or not?), lol.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:59 pm

lifestooquick wrote:Yeah, our library is just for the law school too. Actually if there are UGs in it, they get asked to leave haha.

Interesting...I didn't realize this wasn't the standard! I guess that's something I can tell people as a selling point now (or not?), lol.

I guess it's a selling point. I was thinking of going to Cardozo and when I took a tour of the school they said the library is closed on Saturdays and closes at like 5pm on Friday. Admitted students legit started freaking out about not being able to go to the library.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby crossarmant » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:00 pm

After heavy drinking last night, I'm finding it hard to bring myself to sit down and do hard work today. GAH! First exam in 11 days

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Iceman389 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:16 pm

Oh Chemerinsky, your jokes are so corny but your knowledge of Con Law is so VAST.

Def recommend the Barbri Con Law lecture for those struggling with Con Law right now

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby crossarmant » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:19 pm

For everyone doing Property CALI lessons, which ones do you suggest? There are 91 of them and each are about a half hour long. It's just not feasible to run through all of them.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:29 pm

I realized today how much I hate studying with other people.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Lasers » Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:48 pm

ilovesf wrote:I realized today how much I hate studying with other people.

it isn't effective from my experience.




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