OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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

Postby Jsa725 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:05 pm

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

Postby LetsGoLAW » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:30 pm

swimmer11 wrote:
minnbills wrote:
Jsa725 wrote:
minnbills wrote:Just finished torts practice exam.

I have a long way to go.

My organization is atrocious and I need to be way way more succinct.


do you take notes in the margins / mini outline?


I put notes in the margins. I need to put together an outline, I think. I may just do it on the laptop and then fill it in once I start. This is the first PT I've ever taken, so at least I recognize that there's a problem.

Good news is that there was no shortage of things to talk about. (we had an abbreviated hypo.) But I would write for a good while about a particular claim and then move on, only to realize later that there was a whole issue (and sometimes several) that I hadn't touched related to that claim.


I have not even taken a full length practice exam, except for my crim law mid-term. I think I am going to start that tomorrow with a K practice exam and a torts practice exam. Does anyone have torts practice exams with model answers? There is literally none from any professor at my school.


Bros, practice exams are important. But make sure you know how to write like a lawyer first. Paragraphs, paragraph, paragraph. Headings/subheadings. I don't need to tell you this.

Eating dinner. 6 more hours to go, team. I fucking love this.

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

Postby minnbills » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:44 pm

Yeah I need to figure out how to organize. I'm just going to ask my prof what he wants.

How long do you guys think a 4 hour torts exam answer should be?

I typed for about an hour and produced roughly 6-7 pages double spaced.

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

Postby Jsa725 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:13 pm

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Postby Maximized » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:27 pm

Love that intensity, LetsGoLAW.

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Postby 005618502 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:34 pm

Jsa725 wrote:FYI - for K's exams and answers....read his CV if you want to feel [fill in the blank]

http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/gmaggs/


This is awesome! Thanks for the contribution

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Postby Maximized » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:57 pm

AssumptionRequired wrote:
Jsa725 wrote:FYI - for K's exams and answers....read his CV if you want to feel [fill in the blank]

http://docs.law.gwu.edu/facweb/gmaggs/


This is awesome! Thanks for the contribution
Agreed, much win.

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

Postby JG7773 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:59 pm

About to clock in for the evening shift. Eating dinner first and then going to crank some Civ Pro out. I have my legal writing conference tomorrow with my professor so I can put that to bed on Wednesday. I am shooting to have my reading for the semester done by Friday night and then my outlines done by Sunday.

I would still be interested in seeing the Torts Flow Chart if it has been produced yet. I have an Estates (Present / Future Interest) Flow chart I can send for those in need.

CSWS! GRIND!

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Postby greenchair » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:20 pm

Is it just me, or is this not painful at all? I kind of enjoy the intense studying.

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Postby brotherdarkness » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:30 pm

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Postby Maximized » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:39 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
greenchair wrote:Is it just me, or is this not painful at all? I kind of enjoy the intense studying.


I'm applying the same mindset I use towards my weight training. I love this pain. I live for this shit.
Same here, brah.

Obsessed is a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.

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

Postby greenchair » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:43 pm

Maximized wrote:
brotherdarkness wrote:
greenchair wrote:Is it just me, or is this not painful at all? I kind of enjoy the intense studying.


I'm applying the same mindset I use towards my weight training. I love this pain. I live for this shit.
Same here, brah.

Obsessed is a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.


I absolutely agree. What is wrong with being obsessed with law school? People react like I'm obsessed and stalking a girl or something.

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

Postby Nova » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:24 pm

Counted all the reading i have left for the year. Just under 400 pages left. Gonna knock that shit out by this weekend fo sho.

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Postby greenchair » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:33 pm

Nova wrote:Counted all the reading i have left for the year. Just under 400 pages left. Gonna knock that shit out by this weekend fo sho.


I finished Torts a while back but I notice a huge gap in knowledge since I finished. I'm wondering if it's because it's not ingrained in my head as much as it would be if I had class on it. How do you plan to combat this? I'm looking to finish my readings by this weekend as well.

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

Postby gaud » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:34 pm

greenchair wrote:
Nova wrote:Counted all the reading i have left for the year. Just under 400 pages left. Gonna knock that shit out by this weekend fo sho.


I finished Torts a while back but I notice a huge gap in knowledge since I finished. I'm wondering if it's because it's not ingrained in my head as much as it would be if I had class on it. How do you plan to combat this? I'm looking to finish my readings by this weekend as well.


That's what I'm worried about. Ima E&E all the subjects we've yet to hit in my classes (so I can take practice exams now) and still read along with my class.

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

Postby Nova » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:44 pm

greenchair wrote:
Nova wrote:Counted all the reading i have left for the year. Just under 400 pages left. Gonna knock that shit out by this weekend fo sho.


I finished Torts a while back but I notice a huge gap in knowledge since I finished. I'm wondering if it's because it's not ingrained in my head as much as it would be if I had class on it. How do you plan to combat this? I'm looking to finish my readings by this weekend as well.


Well, Im done with Con Law, so what I did was OL it for the year based on what I knew, and now i take the OL to class and mark it up while we talk about each topic. I feel like its an advantage (for me, at least) to learn the material from the book, attempt to synthesize it, and then learn it again in class. I actually feel like im "getting" that class better than the others, because i feel like I always know whats coming next. YMMV

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

Postby greenchair » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:20 pm

YOLO

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Postby Nova » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:35 pm

greenchair wrote:YOLO

YO1LO

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Postby aeiouy » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:36 pm

Long day at school on Tuesday, but I have a long gym session planned for Wednesday that I'm excited for! CSWS.

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

Postby greenchair » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:56 pm

Nova wrote:
greenchair wrote:YOLO

YO1LO


That's brilliant.

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Postby swimmer11 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:50 am

YO1LO CSWS. Love it.

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Postby 005618502 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:57 am

Put a whole lot of time into a citation exercise tonight (2 hours) for a P/F LRW class..... FFFFFF

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

Postby LetsGoLAW » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:30 am

Tired. Groggy. Want to sleep.

FUCK IT. I want this.

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

Postby swimmer11 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:07 pm

Have a statutory research assignment due tomorrow. Have finals in under a month. Freaking out.

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

Postby Maximized » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:05 pm

Checking in... Wrapping up Leg.Reg. today, thank Zeus. Still chipping away on readings, but on pace to finish them this weekend.

Good luck to all the warriors today. CSWS




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