1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby fatduck » Tue May 22, 2012 1:04 am

i don't think i was on tls when you were dispensing your sage advice

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby rad lulz » Tue May 22, 2012 1:11 am

fatduck wrote:i don't think i was on tls when you were dispensing your sage advice

Lesson: waste moar time on TLS

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby Benchslapme » Tue May 22, 2012 1:33 am

fatduck wrote:
akili wrote:I really thought we'd get more grades today. I'm cautiously optimistic after doing well in Property and I just need to not bomb the rest of my classes and I'll call this a win.

*property high five*

i'm surprised we don't have crim/conlaw yet. we'll have to wait for k's till the bitter end.


Congrats on Property both of you. Yes, I heard we might not get K until the last day if we are going by precedent--granted this is his second time teaching K and there was a world limit. I need my crim law grade first so i can know where I am really heading. Didn't feel good about this exam.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby JJDancer » Tue May 22, 2012 7:36 pm

Two of my classes are now "auditing final grades" (the last step before they post them) gaah such a tease since there's only 30 minutes left in the workday for today (west coast) so they probably won't come up until tomorrow.

I think it's better I don't have my grades yet because if I did well, I'll get complacent about the write on and if I did poorly, I'll just want to give up on the writeon. Either way there is little motivation!

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby JJDancer » Tue May 22, 2012 7:48 pm

Couldn't help but re-check and both those grades posted.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jurisx » Tue May 22, 2012 7:53 pm

JJDancer wrote:Two of my classes are now "auditing final grades" (the last step before they post them) gaah such a tease since there's only 30 minutes left in the workday for today (west coast) so they probably won't come up until tomorrow.

I think it's better I don't have my grades yet because if I did well, I'll get complacent about the write on and if I did poorly, I'll just want to give up on the writeon. Either way there is little motivation!


I wonder why they post that part. Seems kind of mean to see something new just to see it's BS.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby JJDancer » Tue May 22, 2012 8:46 pm

jurisx wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Two of my classes are now "auditing final grades" (the last step before they post them) gaah such a tease since there's only 30 minutes left in the workday for today (west coast) so they probably won't come up until tomorrow.

I think it's better I don't have my grades yet because if I did well, I'll get complacent about the write on and if I did poorly, I'll just want to give up on the writeon. Either way there is little motivation!


I wonder why they post that part. Seems kind of mean to see something new just to see it's BS.

They post a lot of steps actually, grades submitted, then normalized then reviewed then audited or something annoying like that. But sometimes they don't update at each step, although usually twice for each class before you get grades (submitted and audited before they get posted).

I got used to it last semester. It's like being "in review" after application received or something. Damn status checkers.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby acw1213 » Tue May 22, 2012 9:24 pm

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby JenDarby » Tue May 22, 2012 9:28 pm

acw1213 wrote:My reaction to getting medianpwnd for the first time..............

:(

Well, it sounds like your first semester grades should help balance it out at least?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby TTTLS » Wed May 23, 2012 12:07 am

Not sure what I'll do if I get medianpwnd. I may have to do the modern equivalent of running away to join the circus (i.e. teaching English in Japan).

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ajaxconstructions » Wed May 23, 2012 12:17 am

Shouldn't it be submedianpwned?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby AZN MegaPoaster » Wed May 23, 2012 12:18 am

ajaxconstructions wrote:Shouldn't it be submedianpwned?


if you end up below median. if you end up at median, its median pwnage

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jarofsoup » Wed May 23, 2012 12:41 am

TTTLS wrote:Not sure what I'll do if I get medianpwnd. I may have to do the modern equivalent of running away to join the circus (i.e. teaching English in Japan).



How does medianpwnd happen. Dont study the same, or poor luck. I am very terrified of this.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby HeavenWood » Wed May 23, 2012 12:43 am

jarofsoup wrote:
TTTLS wrote:Not sure what I'll do if I get medianpwnd. I may have to do the modern equivalent of running away to join the circus (i.e. teaching English in Japan).



How does medianpwnd happen. Dont study the same, or poor luck. I am very terrified of this.

idk I'd be totally cool with median pwnage at my school.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby FeelTheHeat » Wed May 23, 2012 12:43 am

Law school: Where your effort goes down and your grades go up.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby r6_philly » Wed May 23, 2012 12:50 am

HeavenWood wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:
TTTLS wrote:Not sure what I'll do if I get medianpwnd. I may have to do the modern equivalent of running away to join the circus (i.e. teaching English in Japan).



How does medianpwnd happen. Dont study the same, or poor luck. I am very terrified of this.

idk I'd be totally cool with median pwnage at my school.


pwnage is a state of mind. It really is just median. Add the pwnage at your own peril.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jarofsoup » Wed May 23, 2012 12:53 am

HeavenWood wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:
TTTLS wrote:Not sure what I'll do if I get medianpwnd. I may have to do the modern equivalent of running away to join the circus (i.e. teaching English in Japan).



How does medianpwnd happen. Dont study the same, or poor luck. I am very terrified of this.

idk I'd be totally cool with median pwnage at my school.


If I was at your school I would not mind it, but trying to transfer from my current school to your school it would be the end.

I know I got a B in legal writing, but its only 1 unit.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby HeavenWood » Wed May 23, 2012 12:58 am

jarofsoup wrote:
HeavenWood wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:
TTTLS wrote:Not sure what I'll do if I get medianpwnd. I may have to do the modern equivalent of running away to join the circus (i.e. teaching English in Japan).



How does medianpwnd happen. Dont study the same, or poor luck. I am very terrified of this.

idk I'd be totally cool with median pwnage at my school.


If I was at your school I would not mind it, but trying to transfer from my current school to your school it would be the end.

I know I got a B in legal writing, but its only 1 unit.

One grade will hardly make or break you.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ajaxconstructions » Wed May 23, 2012 12:58 am

HeavenWood wrote:One grade will hardly make or break you.


Unless that grade is a C.

Which it will be in my case.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby TTTLS » Wed May 23, 2012 1:01 am

One of my professors who I went crawling to after I got DESTROYED on an exam told me that the students who screw up their first semester see a huge upswing in their grades during the second semester.

I hope he's right, because I busted my ass this semester.

HeavenWood wrote:One grade will hardly make or break you.
I hope you're right, bro!

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jarofsoup » Wed May 23, 2012 1:05 am

ajaxconstructions wrote:
HeavenWood wrote:One grade will hardly make or break you.


Unless that grade is a C.

Which it will be in my case.


My school sends out an email that grades are up. Then I promptly start drinking and have my significant other check my grade and text me if I should come back inside. I do not know why I am posting this, but I guess I am nervous.

This is my predicament. I have been accepted into a top 20 school EA, I am not worried about making my stips, but is it worth going over my current lower T2 if my grades are lower than the top 20.

If I do repeat my first semester grades then I have a shot at the top 14 schools as a transfer student. All in all it sucks to wait and write personal statements thinking that I will repeat grades.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby rad lulz » Wed May 23, 2012 1:07 am

At T14 type schools, median is not a bright line between debtors' prison and mottles and baubles. HTH.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jarofsoup » Wed May 23, 2012 1:11 am

rad lulz wrote:At T14 type schools, median is not a bright line between debtors' prison and mottles and baubles. HTH.


I think of the medium every time I see someone who is homeless. I think at schools outside the top 20 being outside the top 20% beacons the unemployment line.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby alicrimson » Wed May 23, 2012 1:16 am

jarofsoup wrote:
rad lulz wrote:At T14 type schools, median is not a bright line between debtors' prison and mottles and baubles. HTH.


I think of the medium every time I see someone who is homeless. I think at schools outside the top 20 being outside the top 20% beacons the unemployment line.



Do you seriously think this way? I know not everyone finds legal work but at my non-top 20 most everyone I know has jobs lined up. I'm sure there are exceptions to this, but the general rule appears (atleast for my non-top 20) that one can find employment even if they are below median. I suppose that mostly involves networking and a lot of hustle on their end. Plus, charisma can go a long way in the right setting. Idk. TLS gloom and doom always makes me :roll: but...oh well.

Anywho, I found out tonight that despite all of my bitching about failure, I booked my civ pro class. That was a surprise indeed.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jarofsoup » Wed May 23, 2012 1:21 am

alicrimson wrote:
jarofsoup wrote:
rad lulz wrote:At T14 type schools, median is not a bright line between debtors' prison and mottles and baubles. HTH.


I think of the medium every time I see someone who is homeless. I think at schools outside the top 20 being outside the top 20% beacons the unemployment line.



Do you seriously think this way? I know not everyone finds legal work but at my non-top 20 most everyone I know has jobs lined up. I'm sure there are exceptions to this, but the general rule appears (atleast for my non-top 20) that one can find employment even if they are below median. I suppose that mostly involves networking and a lot of hustle on their end. Plus, charisma can go a long way in the right setting. Idk. TLS gloom and doom always makes me :roll: but...oh well.

Anywho, I found out tonight that despite all of my bitching about failure, I booked my civ pro class. That was a surprise indeed. I'm fairly certain that grade on will work for LR and I will be the first person who graded on who cannot write worth a damn. lol.


Congrats on the award. Internships do not seem to be a problem for anyone. But it is bar prep time at my school and it does not seem that a lot of people have careers lined up. My school has good employment for a tier 2, but a lot of it is shit law. I guess I am gunning for big law.




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