2L exam prep thread

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby jawsthegreat » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:58 pm

Just typed 25 pages in 8 hours. Oh my god my brain hurts.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Doritos » Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:01 pm

jawsthegreat wrote:Just typed 25 pages in 8 hours. Oh my god my brain hurts.


You sir, deserve a drink. Go to a bar and get a drink and put it on Doritos' tab.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby goosey » Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:59 pm

i was 100% sure I was egtting an A on my t&e exam...then the last 20 minutes of the exm hit and it all went down hill--now I am certain I got a C.

i couldnt figure out where the assets that passes through intestacy goes into the analysis [is it a nonprobate transfer?! its def not probate! wth?!]

i spent so much time trying to figure it out, i never got all the way thru the elective share analysis....as a result, I ran out of time to talk about lost wills, which was th elas issue on the exam. It was so blatant--nobody will miss that one :( I just keep calculating how many points i probably missed and how i will never get an A or A-...hopefully i didnt mess up bad enough to get below median :-/

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Magnificent » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:07 pm

lol

I feel sad for you guys. Law school exams are a piece of cake. Once you've taken one of them, the rest are just the same. I'm actually working on my law review note in between exams. 2L has been a snooze fest.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Grizz » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:13 pm

Magnificent wrote:lol

I feel sad for you guys. Law school exams are a piece of cake. Once you've taken one of them, the rest are just the same. I'm actually working on my law review note in between exams. 2L has been a snooze fest.

Actually only had one 1L style issue spotter this semester. So, no.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby beach_terror » Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:40 pm

Grizz wrote:
Magnificent wrote:lol

I feel sad for you guys. Law school exams are a piece of cake. Once you've taken one of them, the rest are just the same. I'm actually working on my law review note in between exams. 2L has been a snooze fest.

Actually only had one 1L style issue spotter this semester. So, no.

Only have one as well... out of 5 classes.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby de5igual » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:44 pm

even 1L year, i only had 1 big issue spotter type exam, and it wasn't even in torts.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby as stars burn » Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:16 am

beach_terror wrote:
Grizz wrote:
Magnificent wrote:lol

I feel sad for you guys. Law school exams are a piece of cake. Once you've taken one of them, the rest are just the same. I'm actually working on my law review note in between exams. 2L has been a snooze fest.

Actually only had one 1L style issue spotter this semester. So, no.

Only have one as well... out of 5 classes.


Same here.

On another note, MY LAST EXAM IS TOMORROW....it is the one exam I am confident I can get an A on this semester.

Just took my Commercial Law exam (secured transactions, commercial paper with a review of contracts), and I have no idea how I feel about the exam. The multiple choice was killer, as expected, but I managed to almost finish (had to blindly guess on about 5 of them), and I don't think I did that bad, although I don't feel great about it either. :? The essay portion was more of a "bonus," but there's no way I'm getting a bonus because I couldn't even finish and my analysis was awful to say the least. 90 minutes is not enough time to read 15 pages and write on three very large issues. Apprarently, I'm the only one who struggled with time on that portion though. Oh well, it's done. Here's hoping for median in that class.....I'm positive the curve will save me.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Doritos » Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:55 am

Exam in 3 hours.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Antilles Haven » Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:22 pm

Oh fuck me and fuck law school. I was sitting in my shower minding my own business when into my head pops the realization. There was a statute I correctly applied to the 2nd half of a question. I just forgot that the result of that statute being met turns cap. gains income into a constructive dividend, which then triggers an analysis that we spent 3 classes on that I didn't even touch on the exam.

I just spent 30 minutes standing in my shower working this entire 2nd half of the problem in my head, and I've now come to the conclusion that I earned exactly 0 points on the last 1/8th-1/6th of my exam. Fuck.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:40 pm

Magnificent wrote:lol

I feel sad for you guys. Law school exams are a piece of cake. Once you've taken one of them, the rest are just the same. I'm actually working on my law review note in between exams. 2L has been a snooze fest.


You come across as a very unlikeable person.

Further evidence:

Magnificent wrote:
Bronte wrote:You're really not allowed to "freak out" about not receiving a Wachtell offer. I laughed when I got my Wachtell ding.


well my credentials put me well within their target

plus I really don't want to work for many other firms

I would consider it a HUGE disappointment if I didn't get an offer


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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Grizz » Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:48 pm

Antilles Haven wrote:Oh fuck me and fuck law school. I was sitting in my shower minding my own business when into my head pops the realization. There was a statute I correctly applied to the 2nd half of a question. I just forgot that the result of that statute being met turns cap. gains income into a constructive dividend, which then triggers an analysis that we spent 3 classes on that I didn't even touch on the exam.

I just spent 30 minutes standing in my shower working this entire 2nd half of the problem in my head, and I've now come to the conclusion that I earned exactly 0 points on the last 1/8th-1/6th of my exam. Fuck.

Who cares, can't do anything about it now.

Also, I'm done. Thought the exam was easy, which means I missed shit. But doesn't matter, done.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Antilles Haven » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:09 pm

Grizz wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:Oh fuck me and fuck law school. I was sitting in my shower minding my own business when into my head pops the realization. There was a statute I correctly applied to the 2nd half of a question. I just forgot that the result of that statute being met turns cap. gains income into a constructive dividend, which then triggers an analysis that we spent 3 classes on that I didn't even touch on the exam.

I just spent 30 minutes standing in my shower working this entire 2nd half of the problem in my head, and I've now come to the conclusion that I earned exactly 0 points on the last 1/8th-1/6th of my exam. Fuck.

Who cares, can't do anything about it now.

Also, I'm done. Thought the exam was easy, which means I missed shit. But doesn't matter, done.

halfway done bro, halfway done. You ready to start CoG? I personally need at least two more days to let my brain thaw out.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Grizz » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:13 pm

Ya I need a thaw too. Will start Monday.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Antilles Haven » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:21 pm

Grizz wrote:Ya I need a thaw too. Will start Monday.

coolbeans.

/goesbacktobeatingfinalfantasyVIIagain

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Grizz » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:22 pm

Antilles Haven wrote:
Grizz wrote:Ya I need a thaw too. Will start Monday.

coolbeans.

/goesbacktobeatingfinalfantasyVIIagain

Need a decent computer game for break. Suggestions? Thinking the older Fallout titles.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby beach_terror » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:25 pm

Grizz wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:
Grizz wrote:Ya I need a thaw too. Will start Monday.

coolbeans.

/goesbacktobeatingfinalfantasyVIIagain

Need a decent computer game for break. Suggestions? Thinking the older Fallout titles.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby kaiser » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:25 pm

Grizz wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:
Grizz wrote:Ya I need a thaw too. Will start Monday.

coolbeans.

/goesbacktobeatingfinalfantasyVIIagain

Need a decent computer game for break. Suggestions? Thinking the older Fallout titles.


I'm eagerly anticipating Diablo 3 in just a few months. Not sure how I will balance summer job or 3L year with the time commitments I will be putting into that game.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Grizz » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:31 pm

beach_terror wrote:
Grizz wrote:
Antilles Haven wrote:
Grizz wrote:Ya I need a thaw too. Will start Monday.

coolbeans.

/goesbacktobeatingfinalfantasyVIIagain

Need a decent computer game for break. Suggestions? Thinking the older Fallout titles.

Online or offline?

Off. I like a good single player experience. Also my comp is slower.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby goosey » Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:00 pm

starting to study for tax today. booooo. still need to finish the outline :?

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:36 pm

mths wrote:Exams done. Didn't study even 1/10 of how much I did in 1L. Bet grades come out the same.

I am either going to do way worse, or way better. Nothing in between.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Antilles Haven » Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:41 pm

Grizz wrote:Off. I like a good single player experience. Also my comp is slower.

Go sprites man: Chrono Trigger or Final Fantasy VI, you can download an emulator, the game ROM, and start playing in like 3 minutes. Or, if we're talking about PC games, Age of Empires: Age of Kings is the best RTS ever, whereas Rome: total war is the best TBS game ever.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby de5igual » Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:31 pm

FFFUUU...grades are already starting to get posted!

i don't recall them ever getting this fast 1L year...you know, when a timely post mattered.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby dailygrind » Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:45 pm

I may actually know enough to scrape together a halfway decent grade. Things're lookin' up.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby as stars burn » Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:42 pm

goosey wrote:starting to study for tax today. booooo. still need to finish the outline :?


I hope the handouts were helpful? Hopefully/Maybe....good luck!




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