How do you print your outlines?

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How do you print your outlines?

Postby LSATNightmares » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:39 pm

Curious... did you use a binder? Tabs? A staple? Separate out different sections of your outline and staple those separately? Trying to figure out how to be most efficient. Thanks!

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby Mce252 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:49 pm

Printed them and used:
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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby as stars burn » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:51 pm

It is really going to depend on the class.

For example...Civ Pro is in a binder and tabbed liked hell because its open book, time is an issue, and it is a far more efficient way to keep everything together while giving me the ability to find something fast. I have a friend who did all flowcharts for Civ Pro and actually got hers professionally bound. My Legislation outline, on the other hand, is separated into chunks that we covered in class; I essentially have 5 mini-outlines (one for agency v. trustee; one for statutory interpretation, etc.), and those are stapled together.

Whatever is most efficient for you is the best way to go. Everyone is going to do it differently.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:54 pm

Stapled. I find binders to be too cumbersome to flip through. Just personal preference.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby 23402385985 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:56 pm

TCR is staple + tabbing.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby swilson215 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:05 pm

I print it out and tab it, then put it into a slim binder that folds over backwards so I can read it easier. I can't staple it within the binders because i find that wayyy too annoying.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby FUBAR » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:32 pm

Print them out on both sides of the paper. Use three staples on the left margin to make it like a pamphlet.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby Extension_Cord » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:42 pm

These threads are becoming more and more OCD.

Staple here.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby meg5096 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:47 pm

Are people really this helpless? Holy hell

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby vanwinkle » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:48 pm

I got fancy last year, three-hole punched them, and threw them into binders I got at Staples. After you're done you can pull out the outline, throw it away, and re-use the binder next semester.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby eandy » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:59 pm

Double-sided is a must. Then three hole punch and put in a cheap pronged folder. Binding for 25-50 cents! Make a table of contents and add tabs.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby deebs » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:59 pm

I don't have a printer, so I either use my roommates or go to the school. School charges 4 cents for one sided and 6 cents for double. HTH

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby 09042014 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:00 pm

OneNote is better than print

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby dood » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:01 pm

wut? u mean u guys dont send them to fedex office to print in double-sided color and mini-spiral bind with clear plastic in front and black matte in back?

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:04 pm

meg5096 wrote:Are people really this helpless? Holy hell

It's not just this one. How did people survive and make decisions pre-TLS?

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby vanwinkle » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:13 pm

Desert Fox wrote:OneNote is better than print

A 13" laptop has only so much screen real estate. I love being able to look down at a piece of paper instead of tabbing back and forth again and again.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby 09042014 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:16 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:OneNote is better than print

A 13" laptop has only so much screen real estate. I love being able to look down at a piece of paper instead of tabbing back and forth again and again.



Oh yea, on a 13" you probably shouldn't do that. But having Cntr F is amazing.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby deebs » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:55 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:OneNote is better than print

A 13" laptop has only so much screen real estate. I love being able to look down at a piece of paper instead of tabbing back and forth again and again.



Oh yea, on a 13" you probably shouldn't do that. But having Cntr F is amazing.


You are able to access onenote during the exam? That's incredible. The test program we use locks our computer out of anything but that. Ctrl+F would be amazing.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby 09042014 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:56 pm

deebs wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:OneNote is better than print

A 13" laptop has only so much screen real estate. I love being able to look down at a piece of paper instead of tabbing back and forth again and again.



Oh yea, on a 13" you probably shouldn't do that. But having Cntr F is amazing.


You are able to access onenote during the exam? That's incredible. The test program we use locks our computer out of anything but that. Ctrl+F would be amazing.


Yea we are allowed to use anything as long as it's in a .docx file at the end. No cheating software or anything. After 1L we don't even have to take the exams in front of a proctor. We self schedule and just do them whenever you want.

It's nice but I'm slacking.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby dabomb75 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:14 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
deebs wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:OneNote is better than print




Oh yea, on a 13" you probably shouldn't do that. But having Cntr F is amazing.


You are able to access onenote during the exam? That's incredible. The test program we use locks our computer out of anything but that. Ctrl+F would be amazing.


Yea we are allowed to use anything as long as it's in a .docx file at the end. No cheating software or anything. After 1L we don't even have to take the exams in front of a proctor. We self schedule and just do them whenever you want.

It's nice but I'm slacking.


no proctor for us during 1L but we have to use the exam software so nothing can be open on the computer other than the software itself

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby LSATNightmares » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:26 pm

meg5096 wrote:Are people really this helpless? Holy hell


I'm too busy studying to argue with you, but I'm just happy I (almost certainly) don't go to school with you.

Thanks so everyone else for your advice! :-)

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:34 pm

dood wrote:wut? u mean u guys dont send them to fedex office to print in double-sided color and mini-spiral bind with clear plastic in front and black matte in back?


For the first time this year, I've seen a handful of dooders at geedub with these 'thangs. BOSS.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby random5483 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:09 am

Printed and stapled usually. For longer outlines I vary it by splitting the outline in two (when outline >25 pages). For open book exams (all exams this year open book), my outlines tend to be on the longer side.


I did use tabs on one outline this semester (first time). For the multiple choice portion of the fed tax exam, I wanted to be able to quickly reference sections of the outline if required. Otherwise, I generally just staple the paper together and just use the outline to study.

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Re: How do you print your outlines?

Postby johansantana21 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:23 am

Double sided staple with tabs usually.




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