Scaliable wrote:Is law review write on success really determined by pouring every last available second into the paper? Lots of the posts ITT seem to say more time = more win, but I don't feel that way. Am I just fooling myself?
Depends heavily on your school. Every person I've talked to who made it onto law review (which is not all of them) said they put in consistently 10-12 hours a day every single day, while none of the people I talked to who didn't make it said they had. Anecdotal, but worth noting, esp. since we had to write a 20 page case note in a closed world of 1000 pages, and then do a 28-page subcite by hand, there was def. a minimum number of hours you needed to put in to simply finish it (forget finishing it well) that a lot of people couldn't muster after finals were over. I got mine in, but I def. knew I must've missed a lot with the subcite. Ran out of time.