OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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

Postby uvabro » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:37 pm

Bronck wrote:
shumpshump wrote:I'm too scared of our prof bro. No chance I'm letting her call on me when I haven't read the case. For test prep, your way is probably much better.


Oh, I know. She is fucking crazy.

I'm just gonna bring my Chemerinsky text and recite from that if she calls on me lol.

oh you're such a badass. what will u do next

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

Postby Bronck » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:58 pm

uvabro wrote:
Bronck wrote:
shumpshump wrote:I'm too scared of our prof bro. No chance I'm letting her call on me when I haven't read the case. For test prep, your way is probably much better.


Oh, I know. She is fucking crazy.

I'm just gonna bring my Chemerinsky text and recite from that if she calls on me lol.

oh you're such a badass. what will u do next


Not take the exam and still get an A :shock:

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Postby 20130312 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:16 am

soj wrote:Haven't read a case all term. Can't start, won't start!

No need if you have a legit supp or the Internet.

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Postby Tom Joad » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:21 am

Didn't take any practice test last semester. Probably should this time, but in my defense, it was college football season.

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

Postby stillwater » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:24 am

i cant stand reading this semester

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Postby UnamSanctam » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:25 am

Alright bros, I wasn't good last semester. I didn't do all I could and I really got fucked. But I'm in it to win it now. Picking myself up from the fucking ASHES. Let's do this. Outlines. Supplements. Practice exams. CSWS all day erryday.

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Postby Tom Joad » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:27 am

UnamSanctam wrote:Alright bros, I wasn't good last semester. I didn't do all I could and I really got fucked. But I'm in it to win it now. Picking myself up from the fucking ASHES. Let's do this. Outlines. Supplements. Practice exams. CSWS all day erryday.

College football season is over. We got this.

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Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:28 am

stillwater wrote:i cant stand reading this semester

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

Postby shumpshump » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:47 am

What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).

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Postby stillwater » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:52 am

shumpshump wrote:What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).


pretty similar dose: property, crim, con law and some bullshit like stat interp./legislative class.

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Postby 20130312 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:55 am

shumpshump wrote:What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).

I have these exact classes. I think Con and Crim are far more interesting than Property, even though my Con professor is dry as hell.

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Postby soj » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:15 am

shumpshump wrote:What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).

You can't be serious.

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Postby shumpshump » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:22 am

soj wrote:
shumpshump wrote:What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).

You can't be serious.


Totally serious. I mean, I've only done readings for two classes but so far, the cases are interesting and straight-forward. Fact patterns have been interesting enough as well.

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

Postby BuckinghamB » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:26 am

UnamSanctam wrote:Alright bros, I wasn't good last semester. I didn't do all I could and I really got fucked. But I'm in it to win it now. Picking myself up from the fucking ASHES. Let's do this. Outlines. Supplements. Practice exams. CSWS all day erryday.


Let's do this shit bro.

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Postby otnemem » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:09 am

What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).


I completely agree actually. Also, just judging on my first week of readings, my elective choice may have been a mistake.

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

Postby Bronck » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:36 am

otnemem wrote:
What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).


I completely agree actually. Also, just judging on my first week of readings, my elective choice may have been a mistake.


Which elective?

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

Postby SportsFan » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:58 am

shumpshump wrote:What classes do you guys have? Conlaw is a bitch to read for but Crim and Property are actually pretty interesting (and short and to the point!).

Con law is boring, and I haven't looked at any of my professors old exams yet, but I'm honestly wondering what the point of reading for it is. Seems like it would be even more useless than in other classes, since I imagine the interpretation of the constitution that SCOTUS does is basically what we'll be expected to do on our exams? But who knows, maybe I'm way off. I hate my crim textbook (I think most people in my section, and even my professor, also hate it haha), so reading for that is a bitch. Don't want to out myself by reveling my 2 electives, but one of them doesn't really have much reading, while the other has a lot (but I skim basically everything that isn't the cases).

Overall, reading this semester isn't too bad, but also because I'm not really worrying about it at all. Its the 3rd week of my semester though, so I'm thinking in the next week or 2 I should start outlining. Need to improve from last semester (medianpwned, but I'm not TOO worried about that since I'm at Penn), but not really sure where to start since I haven't even gotten my exams back yet.

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

Postby UnamSanctam » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:03 pm

I am going to like this semester far, far more than last semester. No more K's, Torts, or Civ Pro.

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Postby SportsFan » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:10 pm

All 3 of my exams last semester were basically issue spotter essays. This semester, 2 of my 4 finals will be multiple choice, and one of my others is so completely open book/notes that he's letting us use the internet during the exam, which seems kinda crazy haha. No idea if this stuff will favor me or not, but last semester I felt like I had become good at issue spotting and knowing the BLL but probably lost points in my analysis (I'll know for sure after I get my exams back on Monday), so hopefully it will.

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Postby Jsa725 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:21 pm

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

Postby Robert Paulson » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:26 pm

Jsa725 wrote:IMMA CSWS the FUARK OUTTA THIS SEMESTER BROS n' BRAS :mrgreen:

who's down for some #earlysemesterefficientCSWSpreparation

followed by #CSWSexamgrindin later in the semester?


I'm trying so hard to be as productive I was last semester early on, but I'm failing miserably so far.

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

Postby stillwater » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:45 pm

dudes, con law blows. i feel like it should be interesting but it's... just not.

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

Postby UnamSanctam » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:51 pm

stillwater wrote:dudes, con law blows. i feel like it should be interesting but it's... just not.


Disagree, but my professor's Socratic makes Socrates look like a court jester.

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

Postby soj » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:26 am

stillwater wrote:dudes, con law blows. i feel like it should be interesting but it's... just not.

Low expectations are key. I knew going into law school that con law would suck. It's occasionally not terrible.

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Postby Jsa725 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:27 pm

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