1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:18 am

Sandro wrote:
quixotical wrote:Today I FINALLY got my last grade, and it was an A in Crim-- definitely worth the wait, as anxiety-inducing as the wait was!

Final breakdown:

Crim: A
Torts: A-
Contracts: B
Legal Writing (2 credits): A-
Legal Research (1 credit): B-

Overall my GPA is a little over a 3.5, putting me near the top 20% of the class (I think). I'm just so relieved because I honestly had no idea what my Crim grade was going to be, but I knew it would either relegate me to median or put me over. I feel much more energized now to really apply myself this semester. I'm disappointed in myself for my contracts grade-- I didn't pay enough attention/study hard enough for that class, and I know I could have done much better had I not just gone through the motions.

Anyway, I'm so glad the wait is over-- for everyone else still anxiously awaiting their grades, try not to let the negative self-talk take over. Good luck!!!


You guys only had 3 substantive classes in addition to LRW ??? whatttt . Must have been nice.


Same type of schedule here. I guess it's nice, if you happen to enjoy sitting through 3 straight hours of Contracts.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Dale » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:43 pm

Here is a puzzling grading scenario. I hear A+ grades are extremely rare, on the other had I hear there are “X number” of A+ grades that have to be distributed. Which is it? They must distribute “X number” of A-plus grades, or can the professor decide not to award A+ grades (or fewer than allowed)?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Flips88 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:46 pm

Dale wrote:Here is a puzzling grading scenario. I hear A+ grades are extremely rare, on the other had I hear there are “X number” of A+ grades that have to be distributed. Which is it? They must distribute “X number” of A-plus grades, or can the professor decide not to award A+ grades (or fewer than allowed)?

Google your school's curve. It depends completely on the school. Some only have discretionary A+s, while some places require 2% A+s

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby quixotical » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:03 pm

NYC Law wrote:
Sandro wrote:You guys only had 3 substantive classes in addition to LRW ??? whatttt . Must have been nice.


Same type of schedule here. I guess it's nice, if you happen to enjoy sitting through 3 straight hours of Contracts.


lol!

And for a lot of schools LRW isn't graded, or it if is, it's not graded on a curve, so there is that too.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Sandro » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:05 pm

quixotical wrote:
NYC Law wrote:
Sandro wrote:
quixotical wrote:Today I FINALLY got my last grade, and it was an A in Crim-- definitely worth the wait, as anxiety-inducing as the wait was!

Final breakdown:

Crim: A
Torts: A-
Contracts: B
Legal Writing (2 credits): A-
Legal Research (1 credit): B-

Overall my GPA is a little over a 3.5, putting me near the top 20% of the class (I think). I'm just so relieved because I honestly had no idea what my Crim grade was going to be, but I knew it would either relegate me to median or put me over. I feel much more energized now to really apply myself this semester. I'm disappointed in myself for my contracts grade-- I didn't pay enough attention/study hard enough for that class, and I know I could have done much better had I not just gone through the motions.

Anyway, I'm so glad the wait is over-- for everyone else still anxiously awaiting their grades, try not to let the negative self-talk take over. Good luck!!!


You guys only had 3 substantive classes in addition to LRW ??? whatttt . Must have been nice.


Same type of schedule here. I guess it's nice, if you happen to enjoy sitting through 3 straight hours of Contracts.


lol!

And for a lot of schools LRW isn't graded, or it if is, it's not graded on a curve, so there is that too.



I would rather sit through 3 hours of contracts than have 5 3 credit classes in addition to graded LRW. This semester with only 4 classes + shorter LRW is like a breeze ..... not sure why they would frontload the schedule for 1L .

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby crossarmant » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:13 pm

Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby cinephile » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:14 pm

Sandro wrote:
I would rather sit through 3 hours of contracts than have 5 3 credit classes in addition to graded LRW. This semester with only 4 classes + shorter LRW is like a breeze ..... not sure why they would frontload the schedule for 1L .


We had the opposite- 3 substantive classes first semester, 4 second semester. I wish we had the more intense semester first because this spring I'm missing days of classes from now until March for interviews and it won't be easy catching up.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Flips88 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:26 pm

Sandro wrote:[

I would rather sit through 3 hours of contracts than have 5 3 credit classes in addition to graded LRW. This semester with only 4 classes + shorter LRW is like a breeze ..... not sure why they would frontload the schedule for 1L .

I haven't heard of a single school that does 5 doctrinal classes + LRW. We had 4 doctrinal + LRW for 5 total classes. I haven't heard of anywhere doing 6 classes.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby johansantana21 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:31 pm

crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


Go slap yourself you insufferable prick.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Guchster » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:44 pm

crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


Wow this sucks. I hope you have a back up plan for life.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby 071816 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:48 pm

crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


Top 10%? How can you live with yourself you useless piece of shit?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby birdlaw117 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:48 pm

Guchster wrote:
crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


Wow this sucks. I hope you have a back up plan for life.

Seriously ~10% is terrible. How could you possibly do that poorly? Were you dropped on your head as a baby?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby paulinaporizkova » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:03 pm

crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


what the fuck is wrong with people in this thread? is this supposed to be a joke?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:13 pm

Well got 3 of my grades in and supposedly our last grade isn't going to come in for another week, so I'll update since I just got my 3rd grade in.

Torts: B
Contracts: No grade yet
Property: A-
Civ Pro: A-


I'm a tad bit happy but also really worried right now, because I've been within 1/2 a letter grade correct on every single one of my guesses, and right now I'm expecting a B or B- in contracts, so not looking forward to that one.

Either way, if I can get a B or above on contracts and end at median, I'm ok with that

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby bk1 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:19 pm

paulinaporizkova wrote:
crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


what the fuck is wrong with people in this thread? is this supposed to be a joke?


I always envisioned this thread as a monument to ass burger's, to memorialize it for future generations.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby spets » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:22 pm

I rarely post on TLS, but I enjoy lurking because I'm the world's worst procrastinator. After my first semester at my T-30, I was convinced I was doomed for median or below because I felt like everyone was smarter than me, and I was burnt out by the exams rolled around. However, I received my grades today, and I'm speechless - I felt like every grade I received was better than I deserved.

Contracts: A
Civ Pro: A
Torts: A-
Legal Methods: B+
Legal Writing: A

This is beyond anything I expected. Although I'd be devastated, I literally would not be surprised if this was a clerical error. I'm so extremely thankful. I think I'm going to take the rest of this week off.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby PinkCow » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:28 pm

spets wrote:I rarely post on TLS, but I enjoy lurking because I'm the world's worst procrastinator. After my first semester at my T-30, I was convinced I was doomed for median or below because I felt like everyone was smarter than me, and I was burnt out by the exams rolled around. However, I received my grades today, and I'm speechless - I felt like every grade I received was better than I deserved.

Contracts: A
Civ Pro: A
Torts: A-
Legal Methods: B+
Legal Writing: A

This is beyond anything I expected. Although I'd be devastated, I literally would not be surprised if this was a clerical error. I'm so extremely thankful. I think I'm going to take the rest of this week off.



Nice job! And congrats on not reacting like a tool.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby quixotical » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:29 pm

PinkCow wrote:
spets wrote:I rarely post on TLS, but I enjoy lurking because I'm the world's worst procrastinator. After my first semester at my T-30, I was convinced I was doomed for median or below because I felt like everyone was smarter than me, and I was burnt out by the exams rolled around. However, I received my grades today, and I'm speechless - I felt like every grade I received was better than I deserved.

Contracts: A
Civ Pro: A
Torts: A-
Legal Methods: B+
Legal Writing: A

This is beyond anything I expected. Although I'd be devastated, I literally would not be surprised if this was a clerical error. I'm so extremely thankful. I think I'm going to take the rest of this week off.



Nice job! And congrats on not reacting like a tool.


+1

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:10 pm

spets wrote:I rarely post on TLS, but I enjoy lurking because I'm the world's worst procrastinator. After my first semester at my T-30, I was convinced I was doomed for median or below because I felt like everyone was smarter than me, and I was burnt out by the exams rolled around. However, I received my grades today, and I'm speechless - I felt like every grade I received was better than I deserved.

Contracts: A
Civ Pro: A
Torts: A-
Legal Methods: B+
Legal Writing: A

This is beyond anything I expected. Although I'd be devastated, I literally would not be surprised if this was a clerical error. I'm so extremely thankful. I think I'm going to take the rest of this week off.


I guess if you're satisfied with a B+ ... :roll:



*Note: I'm just mocking other posters ITT. Congrats on the kick ass grades.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Michaela » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:01 pm

crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


Retake.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Xifeng » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:30 pm

bk1 wrote:I always envisioned this thread as a monument to ass burger's, to memorialize it for future generations.


:lol:

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby thelaststraw05 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:32 pm

paulinaporizkova wrote:
crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


what the fuck is wrong with people in this thread? is this supposed to be a joke?


Crossarmant has been particularly egregious in this thread. He earlier posted something similar about being disappointed before he got the B+ in contracts which so severely pulled down his grade.

Way to be a douche-nozzle!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby 3|ink » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:33 pm

crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts.

Unacceptable. I would drop out immediately.

JK. I got a B+ in contracts.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Guchster » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:35 pm

Michaela wrote:
crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


Retake.


This. Don't waste that GPA on contracts.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby crossarmant » Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:07 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:
paulinaporizkova wrote:
crossarmant wrote:Last grade finally in... B+ in Contracts. I'm really pissed, my worst substantive grade and I felt like I nailed it. Brings my GPA down to a 3.6; which on our curve should put me around ~10%. I mean, still good, just wish I would've gotten an A on it, I knew everything inside and out... :?

I'll just have to step my game up this semester.


what the fuck is wrong with people in this thread? is this supposed to be a joke?


Crossarmant has been particularly egregious in this thread. He earlier posted something similar about being disappointed before he got the B+ in contracts which so severely pulled down his grade.

Way to be a douche-nozzle!


Not trying to be an asshole. I'm at a TT and I want to transfer (Not terribly fond of my school or the location). That and K's prof curved the class so that there were 3 As and then 20 B+s




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