are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

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are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby myung76 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:02 pm

anyone know people like this?
the general trend seems to be that everyone works hard but i just wonder if its like undergrad where there are those types who "just know"

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:39 pm

gaud wrote:There certainly are/is

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I don't know, that guide still looks like you have to put in the work to do well.

I think TC is referring to people who basically watch Youtube videos in class and sleep all day without ever writing a outline but still ace exams.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby LAWYER2 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:42 pm

I think slacking off due to "laziness" can be made up for by being "Hella organized!"

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby vanwinkle » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:43 pm

I did well enough without being organized. Being lazy is just a waste of tuition money though. There's a difference.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby shock259 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:47 pm

Lots of people work hard and don't do well. Some people don't work hard but do well. The safe bet is to work hard and give yourself the best chance to do well.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby AC Vegas » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:56 pm

Yes. It's like undergrad but the people who get bad grades talk alot.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby rayiner » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:20 am

Lazy in undergrad and lazy in law school are two very different things. I know people slacking their way to top 25%, but these folks are still putting in hours to prepare for exams.

There is no excuse to be lazy as a 1L. There is too much riding on it.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby thegrayman » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:48 am

Each of your class mates is as smart as you are, and some of them are studying harder.

Ask yourself where you can fall in the class and still have a chance to get a job. If you need to be at the top, then are you okay with not being at the top? If you aren't, then get your ass in the library and hit the books. I promise you the night before your first exam you won't be thinking "wow, I'm so happy that I didn't study very hard earlier in the semester." Future you is researching how to make a time machine to come kick your ass right now as they wonder who the fuck is going to hire them.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby worldtraveler » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:52 pm

I'm not that organized and also didn't work nearly as hard as a lot of my classmates and still did well. But I still did my reading, went to class, and studied for the exam. I just didn't make my own outlines or really go above and beyond. Doing absolutely nothing would be a terrible idea, although I do have classmates who didn't buy the casebook until finals period or who showed up 3 times the whole semester. They graduated and have jobs, so I guess it worked out.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:47 pm

So I guess the answer for the TC is "No, even the super smart people still somewhat work to get good trades."

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby tedalbany » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:55 pm

Didnt read and missed like half the classes 1L spring and still wound up top 15% at a T30. Though I was top 5% 1L fall, didn't really study, just did the reading and went to class. I guess that qualifies as lazy and doing well. Still didn't get a job though an am prob gonna drop out.

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Re: are there ppl who arent organized or lazywho do well?

Postby idk » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:37 am

tedalbany wrote:wound up top 15% at a T30. Still didn't get a job though an am prob gonna drop out.


Isn't there still time to find a job?
*shocked that top 15% at t30 didn't get a job*




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