OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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

Postby SportsFan » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:22 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:No problem gaud.

Ugh, one of my professors mentioned a word limit last week and I was like "noooooo!" My whole strategy last semester was to just throw every single thing I had at the wall.

Yeah, same. And its a class where the professor seems to want a really deep analysis, so I'm a bit confused/worried.

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

Postby Robert Paulson » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:26 pm

Does anyone have a con law outline (chemerinsky based)? I have a midterm next week and would greatly appreciate it.

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

Postby Jsa725 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:32 pm

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

Postby Bronck » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:39 pm

Jsa725 wrote:
Robert Paulson wrote:Does anyone have a con law outline (chemerinsky based)? I have a midterm next week and would greatly appreciate it.

These O/L's are good, diff book doe.


This is sweet. Thx bro

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

Postby Nelson » Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:04 pm

SportsFan wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:No problem gaud.

Ugh, one of my professors mentioned a word limit last week and I was like "noooooo!" My whole strategy last semester was to just throw every single thing I had at the wall.

Yeah, same. And its a class where the professor seems to want a really deep analysis, so I'm a bit confused/worried.

We share a prof and I'm terrified of that exam.

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

Postby SportsFan » Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:13 pm

Nelson wrote:
SportsFan wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:No problem gaud.

Ugh, one of my professors mentioned a word limit last week and I was like "noooooo!" My whole strategy last semester was to just throw every single thing I had at the wall.

Yeah, same. And its a class where the professor seems to want a really deep analysis, so I'm a bit confused/worried.

We share a prof and I'm terrified of that exam.

Yeah, I have no idea what to expect (though that seems to be the idea... :shock: ). I think my strategy is going to be to do as many different exams from different professors as possible, and then hope for the best. :lol:

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

Postby Robert Paulson » Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:36 pm

Jsa725 wrote:
Robert Paulson wrote:Does anyone have a con law outline (chemerinsky based)? I have a midterm next week and would greatly appreciate it.

These O/L's are good, diff book doe.


Thanks! The con law outline is pretty different, but the property outline is right on point.

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

Postby zworykin » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:07 pm

dingbat wrote:
zworykin wrote:Pre-written answers. Grumble grumble... I had two closed/closed exams, and the one that was open book/open notes was Crim, which doesn't lend itself to pre-written answers in the slightest. Anything I wanted to pre-write, I still had to memorize anyway. :|

A guy in my crim class had pre-written answers that were apparently on all fours with the exam - scored an A+


Well, yeah. I suppose for the policy concerns that works. I think, at least for how ours was graded, you'd have been limited to some pre-written sentences here or there, but certainly not paragraphs (like, say, Civ Pro). We also had a word limit that you could easily hit within the time allowed, which is a format inherently unfriendly to pre-written responses. An argument could be made for pre-writing to get your stuff edited/trimmed down as much as possible, I suppose. I didn't try. Still got the A+ ;) I guess the takeaway is, as usual, different strokes.

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

Postby Tom Joad » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:33 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
holmesboy wrote:Can someone give an example of a pre-written answer they used for an exam?

I'll PM you.

Hook me up, braj.

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

Postby 20130312 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:53 pm

Tom Joad wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
holmesboy wrote:Can someone give an example of a pre-written answer they used for an exam?

I'll PM you.

Hook me up, braj.

Boom.

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

Postby UnamSanctam » Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:02 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
holmesboy wrote:Can someone give an example of a pre-written answer they used for an exam?

I'll PM you.

Hook me up, braj.

Boom.


Hey buddy.

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

Postby salix » Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:39 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
holmesboy wrote:Can someone give an example of a pre-written answer they used for an exam?

I'll PM you.

Hook me up, braj.

Boom.



Me too, please?

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

Postby 20130312 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:41 pm

CSWS 2013
WE TRUE HOMIES
WE RIDE TOGETHER
WE DIE TOGETHER

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

Postby shumpshump » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:07 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:CSWS 2013
WE TRUE HOMIES
WE RIDE TOGETHER
WE DIE TOGETHER


OCI 2013
WE DIE TOGETHER

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:08 pm

we gon regulate any stealing of this property?

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

Postby 20130312 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:12 pm

shumpshump wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:CSWS 2013
WE TRUE HOMIES
WE RIDE TOGETHER
WE DIE TOGETHER


OCI 2013
WE DIE TOGETHER

:lol:

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:25 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
shumpshump wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:CSWS 2013
WE TRUE HOMIES
WE RIDE TOGETHER
WE DIE TOGETHER


OCI 2013
WE DIE TOGETHER

:lol:


I hope we aren't dying at OCI.

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

Postby Jsa725 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:33 pm

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:59 pm

How screwed am I that in a year-long Civ Pro course, I have not yet started outlining? Was planning to take care of the the first semester over winter break, but ended up playing a lot of Xbox instead. Lazy ass me! :(

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:06 pm

PinkLotus wrote:How screwed am I that in a year-long Civ Pro course, I have not yet started outlining? Was planning to take care of the the first semester over winter break, but ended up playing a lot of Xbox instead. Lazy ass me! :(


dunno. probably fine. outlines are pretty useful as a way to inculcate the material into your domepiece. i made outlines for some classes and used 2L/3L outlines for others with similar results. If it gets too late, you'll have to employ the latter method.

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:18 pm

stillwater wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:How screwed am I that in a year-long Civ Pro course, I have not yet started outlining? Was planning to take care of the the first semester over winter break, but ended up playing a lot of Xbox instead. Lazy ass me! :(


dunno. probably fine. outlines are pretty useful as a way to inculcate the material into your domepiece. i made outlines for some classes and used 2L/3L outlines for others with similar results. If it gets too late, you'll have to employ the latter method.


Goodbye social life! (not that I had much of one to begin with)

Was Freer's Civ Pro lecture any good?

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

Postby 20130312 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:21 pm

PinkLotus wrote:Was Freer's Civ Pro lecture any good?

Any good? It's my single most credited piece of studying advice for Civ Pro.

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

Postby Blumpbeef » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:26 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Was Freer's Civ Pro lecture any good?

Any good? It's my single most credited piece of studying advice for Civ Pro.

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:29 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Was Freer's Civ Pro lecture any good?

Any good? It's my single most credited piece of studying advice for Civ Pro.


I never used the lecture, so I'll defer to IGF. BUT! I highly highly recommend his treatise. I pretty much read it leading up to finals and silently laughed to myself to see people paging through the casebook. I am more text-based, rather than auditory, so if you are like me pick up his book. I've heard great things about the lecture though.

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:31 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Was Freer's Civ Pro lecture any good?

Any good? It's my single most credited piece of studying advice for Civ Pro.


+1.

If you drive to school, it's a very credited to jam out to




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