1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:56 pm

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

it isn't effective from my experience.


I endorse it once I have a good grasp of the course in order to fill in gaps in my knowledge. However, I actively search for people with radically different interest than mine to cut the bullshittin'

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:58 pm

Yeah, this isn't even a study group. It's just me and my friend sitting in a room studying separately. I thought it would be good because we would push each other to stay concentrated and not fuck around, but that's not really how it worked out.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:24 pm

Why does it have to be so beautiful outside?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby LSATmakesMeNeurotic » Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:41 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:
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.


Fuck ConLaw. He seriously couldn't have given us ONE more question?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Lasers » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:36 pm

TTTLS wrote:Why does it have to be so beautiful outside?

life hates us.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby shock259 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:51 pm

Rainy and crappy here. Done a few Con Law tests. Starting to get a good feel for it. Yay.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Sapientia » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:26 pm

How many practice tests per each class does everyone plan on doing? How many is enough?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby merc280 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:37 pm

Sapientia wrote:How many practice tests per each class does everyone plan on doing? How many is enough?




I might do around 4 for Contracts, only because the professor is really nice about doing quick exam writing reviews. For other classes, maybe 1 or 2.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:55 pm

Finished my crim outline! That's 3 classes done. I still haven't done immigration, but that's a take home test and it's the last one and I have 2 days to prepare for that beforehand, so I'm just going to completely ignore it and hope it's ok.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby lifestooquick » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:59 pm

I hate the Rule Against Perpetuities.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby crossarmant » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:06 pm

lifestooquick wrote:I hate the Rule Against Perpetuities.


You know, we went over it for days and days and everyone (professor included) has made a big deal out of it acting like it's the most complex and difficult concept ever. I've found it actually pretty easy to understand. I'll take Rule Against Perpetuities problems any day over any sort of Supplemental Jurisdiction problems.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby lifestooquick » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:14 pm

crossarmant wrote:
lifestooquick wrote:I hate the Rule Against Perpetuities.


You know, we went over it for days and days and everyone (professor included) has made a big deal out of it acting like it's the most complex and difficult concept ever. I've found it actually pretty easy to understand. I'll take Rule Against Perpetuities problems any day over any sort of Supplemental Jurisdiction problems.

I just keep getting hung up on how the eff to figure out/choose the measuring life :?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:49 pm

Saturday Night Roll Call.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bk1 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:52 pm

TTTLS wrote:Saturday Night Roll Call.


ohai

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby akili » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:52 pm

Sup.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Dany » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:52 pm

lol

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:53 pm

fucking appellate advocacy

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bk1 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:57 pm

Tangential non-exam bluebook question:

Anybody know if you can use "Id." by itself or do you always have to use "Id. at 427."? The bluepages say that it's okay to use it by itself but that's for non-journal stuff. I couldn't find anywhere in the reg bluebook that says it's okay to use by itself.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:02 pm

here, because i'm lame, but eating a burrito, watching baseball, and not studying.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby lifestooquick » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:03 pm

TTTLS wrote:Saturday Night Roll Call.

Image

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beachbum » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:06 pm

I've decided to quit and join the circus. It's been real, everyone.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TTTLS » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:08 pm

bk1 wrote:Tangential non-exam bluebook question:

Anybody know if you can use "Id." by itself or do you always have to use "Id. at 427."? The bluepages say that it's okay to use it by itself but that's for non-journal stuff. I couldn't find anywhere in the reg bluebook that says it's okay to use by itself.
I go by ALWD. I've definitely used Id. by itself before.

Edit: never mind. That was for non-journal stuff.
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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:09 pm

bk1 wrote:Tangential non-exam bluebook question:

Anybody know if you can use "Id." by itself or do you always have to use "Id. at 427."? The bluepages say that it's okay to use it by itself but that's for non-journal stuff. I couldn't find anywhere in the reg bluebook that says it's okay to use by itself.


It's fine. I think the Bluebook has some rule that you can only use "Id" three times in a row before you have to re-cite the original source.

On a somewhat-related note, I continue not to understand why anyone gives a single fuck about the Bluebook.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:11 pm

bk1 wrote:Tangential non-exam bluebook question:

Anybody know if you can use "Id." by itself or do you always have to use "Id. at 427."? The bluepages say that it's okay to use it by itself but that's for non-journal stuff. I couldn't find anywhere in the reg bluebook that says it's okay to use by itself.


"Id." alone is appropriate when the citation you are using it with is exactly the same as the preceding citation, meaning both case and page number. "Id. at 427" is used when the citation you are using it with uses the same case but a different page number as the immediately preceding citation.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ilovesf » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:12 pm

bk1 wrote:Tangential non-exam bluebook question:

Anybody know if you can use "Id." by itself or do you always have to use "Id. at 427."? The bluepages say that it's okay to use it by itself but that's for non-journal stuff. I couldn't find anywhere in the reg bluebook that says it's okay to use by itself.

Are your journal write-ons now?




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