OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:44 pm

Am I the only one here with a 5 credit monster of an LRW class?

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:46 pm

PinkLotus wrote:Am I the only one here with a 5 credit monster of an LRW class?


5 credits for ONE semester?!

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:46 pm

gaud wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Am I the only one here with a 5 credit monster of an LRW class?


5 credits for ONE semester?!


Even if that's for the whole year, that sounds tragic.

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:48 pm

stillwater wrote:
gaud wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Am I the only one here with a 5 credit monster of an LRW class?


5 credits for ONE semester?!


Even if that's for the whole year, that sounds tragic.


Ours comes out to 5 credits between two semesters, but the classes have a different focus.

For one semester.. that'd be nuts.

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:50 pm

gaud wrote:
stillwater wrote:
gaud wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Am I the only one here with a 5 credit monster of an LRW class?


5 credits for ONE semester?!


Even if that's for the whole year, that sounds tragic.


Ours comes out to 5 credits between two semesters, but the classes have a different focus.

For one semester.. that'd be nuts.


ours comes out to the 3 credits for the whole year. makes the class a total waste of time

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:54 pm

I can imagine. This semester is only worth 2 credits.. it makes it really tough to care.

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

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:57 pm

LOL @ people with graded LRW.

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Postby brotherdarkness » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:02 pm

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:05 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:LOL @ people with graded LRW.


Jerk.

:lol:

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:09 pm

The one thing I do like about LRW is I seem to have a lot more control over my final grade.

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

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:10 pm

Actual picture of gaud getting his grind on this morning. The "spotter" is actually grilling him Socratically.

Image

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:31 pm

gaud wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Am I the only one here with a 5 credit monster of an LRW class?


5 credits for ONE semester?!


No, it's a yearlong course.

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:34 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:LOL @ people with graded LRW.


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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:35 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:Actual picture of gaud getting his grind on this morning. The "spotter" is actually grilling him Socratically.

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:lol: :lol:

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Postby Jsa725 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:44 pm

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:49 pm

Jsa725 wrote:If being at an NHL game counts as CSWS'n, then I am doing it right :D


Balance is key to killing exams. Work hard, play hard. It's still early. I'm not cutting off off-campus socializing until like spring break.

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

Postby stillwater » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:49 pm

Jsa725 wrote:If being at an NHL game counts as CSWS'n, then I am doing it right :D


the lockout ended?

everytime there is a lockout, it guarantees I won't care about hockey for the next 2-3 years and just when they have my interest piqued again, they'll have another lockout.

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

Postby gaud » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:51 pm

The lockout ended roughly New Years

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:53 pm

Just don't understand the point of ungraded LRW. Of all 1L classes, it's actually practical and useful--research, reasoning and writing is what lawyers do. If it was ungraded here, I know I'd blow it off and put forth the least effort possible so I could devote time to doctrinal classes.

*coughcoughcoughi'mnotbittercoughcoughcough*

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

Postby MauriceGains » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:56 pm

PinkLotus wrote:Just don't understand the point of ungraded LRW. Of all 1L classes, it's actually practical and useful--research, reasoning and writing is what lawyers do. If it was ungraded here, I know I'd blow it off and put forth the least effort possible so I could devote time to doctrinal classes.

*coughcoughcoughi'mnotbittercoughcoughcough*
Lol. I'd probably do the same. Still, they could make it pass/fail. As my Property professor explained, depending on what school you're at, many law students going to be at or near the top of the general population in terms of the intelligence bell curve. Trying to take a sample of the top 5%, or top 25%, whatever it may be, and place them on a normal distribution will inevitably be arbitrary.

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:34 pm

LOL at there being no CSWS thread for upperclassmen. Do folks really check out as early as 2L? I'm in a Crim Pro elective with mostly 2Ls and 3Ls and it's a markedly more relaxed atmosphere. My gunna ass is still front and center tho, haha.

Meeting with my property prof went great! He helped me diagnose my problems with the exam (which was my worst) and hopefully I won't make the same mistakes the next round.

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

Postby 20130312 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:44 pm

PinkLotus wrote:LOL at there being no CSWS thread for upperclassmen. Do folks really check out as early as 2L? I'm in a Crim Pro elective with mostly 2Ls and 3Ls and it's a markedly more relaxed atmosphere.

The 2L and 3L threads both have LOL in the title. First year grades are most important, because when you do OCI this summer that's all you'll have. If you get hired at OCI as an SA, you can blow off 2L, and if they make you an offer at the end of the summer you can blow off 3L as well. That's why we have to grind now, so we don't have to grind later.

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

Postby Nova » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:47 pm

Im about to read that booked Kadish Crim OL cover to cover. CSWS

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:49 pm

Nova wrote:Im about to read that booked Kadish Crim OL cover to cover. CSWS


I adore him, but my mentor is insane, lol. Hope it's helpful!

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

Postby BlueLotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:50 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:LOL at there being no CSWS thread for upperclassmen. Do folks really check out as early as 2L? I'm in a Crim Pro elective with mostly 2Ls and 3Ls and it's a markedly more relaxed atmosphere.

The 2L and 3L threads both have LOL in the title. First year grades are most important, because when you do OCI this summer that's all you'll have. If you get hired at OCI as an SA, you can blow off 2L, and if they make you an offer at the end of the summer you can blow off 3L as well. That's why we have to grind now, so we don't have to grind later.


I'm a clerkship gunna, so Imma be on the grind 'til the bitter end. CSWS, baby. 8)




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