OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Blumpbeef » Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:53 am

JamMasterJ wrote:
LetsGoLAW wrote:Bro. The night before my K exam I typed my attack/element outline 5-10 times. I had every law memorized. Kids brought in 50 page outlines flipping through it. I brought in a 3 page attack. I looked at it maybe once. Trust me, you save a lot of time. I ended up typing 7,000 words in 4 hours. Memorizing it cold really helps.

My Ks exam is 2500 word limited and 4 hours. Probably gonna be studying during the thing. LOL


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Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:54 am

thelong wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:I'M DONE. WOOOOO SOMEBODY GET ME A BEER!

Prole.

A real boss would've brought a beer to the exam and opened it as soon as time ran out.

(I plan on doing this when I finish)


Haha, there is a specific rule in our exam guide against bringing alcohol to the exam. I read it and then I figured out why they would have such a rule. I would definitely have brought a flask to my Ks exam on Thurs if I could. Don't want to be sober any longer than I have to once I turn that sucker in.

are you returning books? Cause, we should do that drunk

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby thelong » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:02 am

JamMasterJ wrote:
thelong wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:I'M DONE. WOOOOO SOMEBODY GET ME A BEER!

Prole.

A real boss would've brought a beer to the exam and opened it as soon as time ran out.

(I plan on doing this when I finish)


Haha, there is a specific rule in our exam guide against bringing alcohol to the exam. I read it and then I figured out why they would have such a rule. I would definitely have brought a flask to my Ks exam on Thurs if I could. Don't want to be sober any longer than I have to once I turn that sucker in.

are you returning books? Cause, we should do that drunk


I'm returning my rentals today so I don't space it tomorrow. Then the rest go back on Thursday for booze money.

So yes.

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Postby SportsFan » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:37 pm

Starting to feel good about my knowledge for my civ pro exam... My professors exams are extremely formulaic (basically the same questions every year but with different hypo's), and test basically the same things every year, so unless this one is crazy (which I really doubt), the curve is gonna be tight, which kinda sucks.

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Postby gobuffs10 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:11 pm

SportsFan wrote:Starting to feel good about my knowledge for my civ pro exam... My professors exams are extremely formulaic (basically the same questions every year but with different hypo's), and test basically the same things every year, so unless this one is crazy (which I really doubt), the curve is gonna be tight, which kinda sucks.


Do you go where I go? Cause that sounds incredibly familiar.

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Postby Doorkeeper » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:21 pm

I ran out of time on my contracts exam. I spotted a metric fuck ton of issues, but I had to do really brief analysis for the final few because of the time issue. Ugh.

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Postby SportsFan » Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:27 pm

gobuffs10 wrote:
SportsFan wrote:Starting to feel good about my knowledge for my civ pro exam... My professors exams are extremely formulaic (basically the same questions every year but with different hypo's), and test basically the same things every year, so unless this one is crazy (which I really doubt), the curve is gonna be tight, which kinda sucks.


Do you go where I go? Cause that sounds incredibly familiar.

Nah. I think its just how a lot of civ pro exams are, tbh.

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Postby minnbills » Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:43 pm

Gunners trying so hard to intimidate everyone on the group facebook page. Tso ridiculous.

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Postby thelong » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:27 pm

Not sure that I'm getting much out of studying at this point. I'm just ready to be done and commence a serious bender.

Tomorrow is the last exam of the semester. It's 4 hours and has a word limit. All of the practice exams have essentially said in the instructions that it should take three hours to get through the questions and the last hour is for editing and clarifying. I just...I just don't even know what else I can do right now.

This is kind of like that point in a really long run where the only thing that's keeping you running is that you've made it this far so you might as well not quit (and sit here watching netflix and drinking) until you make it the rest of the way.

Anyway, back to looking over my notes and outline and my PTs.

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Postby minnbills » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:28 pm

Yeah I have a torts exam tomorrow. There really isn't that much to know. I still need to get a handle on products liability but other than that I feel like this is a pretty simple subject matter.

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Postby Blumpbeef » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:29 pm

If you feel you understand it, enjoy a nice beer.

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Postby swimmer11 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:31 pm

I have my last final on Friday, criminal law, and I can not wait to be done. It is a struggle to study right now, all of my prof tests are the same, issue spotter with murder, rape, theft, conspiracy, and some defenses, I already have everything memorized and I am still feeling violated by my torts exam.

On top of all of this, man, I have lost a relationship, I still live with the chick, she acts like she never broke up with me, and man it has been 1L of a ride this first semester.

I can not wait to be done.

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Postby thelong » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:33 pm

minnbills wrote:Yeah I have a torts exam tomorrow. There really isn't that much to know. I still need to get a handle on products liability but other than that I feel like this is a pretty simple subject matter.


Yep, I've got contracts, which I feel the same way about. Once you start understanding how the different parts work in the overall machine, the rest is a lot like brushing dirt off fossils.

Now, I'm just skimming through the EE trying to go over a few things that we went over quickly near the end of the semester. But, honestly, I feel pretty good about the exam tomorrow, so I might call it a night soon.

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Postby minnbills » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:35 pm

swimmer11 wrote:
On top of all of this, man, I have lost a relationship, I still live with the chick, she acts like she never broke up with me, and man it has been 1L of a ride this first semester.



What does that mean?

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Postby jkpolk » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:36 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:If you feel you understand it, enjoy a nice beer.

Or several. Do it live

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Postby swimmer11 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:42 pm

minnbills wrote:
swimmer11 wrote:
On top of all of this, man, I have lost a relationship, I still live with the chick, she acts like she never broke up with me, and man it has been 1L of a ride this first semester.



What does that mean?


She literally acts like she never broke up with me. She acts like that night never happened, she tells me she loves me and all of that, she has even gone so far as to refer to me as her boyfriend today, and like I just have no idea wtf is going on anymore at all. None.

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Postby minnbills » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:43 pm

swimmer11 wrote:
She literally acts like she never broke up with me. She acts like that night never happened, she tells me she loves me and all of that, she has even gone so far as to refer to me as her boyfriend today, and like I just have no idea wtf is going on anymore at all. None.


Maybe she just needed to blow off some steam that night?

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Postby thelong » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:43 pm

swimmer11 wrote:
minnbills wrote:
swimmer11 wrote:
On top of all of this, man, I have lost a relationship, I still live with the chick, she acts like she never broke up with me, and man it has been 1L of a ride this first semester.



What does that mean?


She literally acts like she never broke up with me. She acts like that night never happened, she tells me she loves me and all of that, she has even gone so far as to refer to me as her boyfriend today, and like I just have no idea wtf is going on anymore at all. None.


Burn everything and run far far away.

It's the only way to be sure.

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Postby llachans » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:46 pm

minnbills wrote:
Maybe she just needed to blow off some steam that night?

I know I tend to just lurk through this thread, but I think this may be right. My gf is all sorts of nuts/on the verge of tears throughout finals because she's felt neglected. Maybe she just needed to get it off her chest and it'll be all gravy here on out.

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Postby minnbills » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:48 pm

At the very least you should get some makeup sex

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Postby Nova » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:56 pm

minnbills wrote:Gunners trying so hard to intimidate everyone on the group facebook page. Tso ridiculous.


My sections FB group brings the lulz too

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Postby kiwi4president » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:57 pm

+1 to the neglected girlfriend because of finals. She's probably just trippin because your spending your time with books instead of her. No worries. Now if you want to leave her... this would be prime time.

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Postby swimmer11 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:09 pm

Yeah, honestly, I have no idea what to do. I understand the neglected GF feeling and everything, but it just seems that she took it way to far. I mean, she went as far as taking it off of Facebook, then proceeded to delete her Facebook, and now she is acting like nothing ever happened.

I think after finals are over on Friday, and after the huge party that is going down, I am going to bail for a couple days to my families lake house, drink some beers, and just try and figure everything out.

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Postby thelong » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:12 pm

swimmer11 wrote:Yeah, honestly, I have no idea what to do. I understand the neglected GF feeling and everything, but it just seems that she took it way to far. I mean, she went as far as taking it off of Facebook, then proceeded to delete her Facebook, and now she is acting like nothing ever happened.

I think after finals are over on Friday, and after the huge party that is going down, I am going to bail for a couple days to my families lake house, drink some beers, and just try and figure everything out.


I am really impressed with how straight you have your head on.

Good luck.

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Postby llachans » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:15 pm

swimmer11 wrote:Yeah, honestly, I have no idea what to do. I understand the neglected GF feeling and everything, but it just seems that she took it way to far. I mean, she went as far as taking it off of Facebook, then proceeded to delete her Facebook, and now she is acting like nothing ever happened.

I think after finals are over on Friday, and after the huge party that is going down, I am going to bail for a couple days to my families lake house, drink some beers, and just try and figure everything out.


I think this is a very healthy approach. Focus on school. Then you deserve to party as hard as you can after these crazy few weeks. The relationship can wait.




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