OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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

Postby Robert Paulson » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:35 pm

Bronck wrote:
MauriceGains wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:We grindin' today, bros and brahs?
Absolutely. Catching up in my readings and working on outlines.

What do you guys think is the best time to start PTs this time around? I was thinking the beginning of April, with outlining hopefully done over spring break and updated as needed.


Was wondering the same thing. More compact schedule this time around. I was planning on *starting* my outlining during Spring Break, but I guess that doesn't preclude me from PTing the beginning of April either.


Beginning of April is credited from what I hear. March seems like a good time to get ahead in the reading and get up to date on outlines.

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Postby brotherdarkness » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:35 pm

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Postby mephistopheles » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:59 pm

yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.

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Postby stillwater » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:10 pm

mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.

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

Postby mephistopheles » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:13 pm

stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.



i just continually outline. at the end, i go through my compiled outline, and then make a small attack outline.

it's funny, though. even during my shortest exam (3.5 hours), i still used my long outline just to make sure i was hitting everything just right.

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

Postby Bronck » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:16 pm

stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.


March 1 eh? We're both kinda slumming along right now yeah? Let's make a pact. March 1 it is. I really need to get serious about classes

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Postby stillwater » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:21 pm

Bronck wrote:
stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.


March 1 eh? We're both kinda slumming along right now yeah? Let's make a pact. March 1 it is. I really need to get serious about classes


I am down for this. I have been seriously slumming. I feel like doing the readings so far has been like picking at unappetizing food.

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

Postby mephistopheles » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:22 pm

stillwater wrote:
Bronck wrote:
stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.


March 1 eh? We're both kinda slumming along right now yeah? Let's make a pact. March 1 it is. I really need to get serious about classes


I am down for this. I have been seriously slumming. I feel like doing the readings so far has been like picking at unappetizing food.


what classes are you taking?

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Postby stillwater » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:23 pm

mephistopheles wrote:what classes are you taking?


property, conlaw, crim and some bullshit statutory interpretation class. i feel great about property, not bad about crim, lolwut about con law and that other class is just such a joke

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Postby Bronck » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:26 pm

stillwater wrote:I am down for this. I have been seriously slumming. I feel like doing the readings so far has been like picking at unappetizing food.


Sounds good. We'll have to keep each other on check though. And agreed, lolwut at conlaw.

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Postby stillwater » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:27 pm

Bronck wrote:
stillwater wrote:I am down for this. I have been seriously slumming. I feel like doing the readings so far has been like picking at unappetizing food.


Sounds good. We'll have to keep each other on check though. And agreed, lolwut at conlaw.


its definitely early but its time to get into a rhythm.

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

Postby 20130312 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:28 pm

stillwater wrote:
Bronck wrote:
stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.


March 1 eh? We're both kinda slumming along right now yeah? Let's make a pact. March 1 it is. I really need to get serious about classes


I am down for this. I have been seriously slumming. I feel like doing the readings so far has been like picking at unappetizing food.

I feel ya man. Gonna go ahead and put myself in this pact as well.

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Postby Bronck » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:29 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:I feel ya man. Gonna go ahead and put myself in this pact as well.


We need to come up with a really cool name for the pact.

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Postby Tiago Splitter » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:33 pm

Bronck wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:I feel ya man. Gonna go ahead and put myself in this pact as well.


We need to come up with a really cool name for the pact.

The tripartite pact?

I would join you guys but I already started to outline, if only so I can tell people I started my outlining in February as I scramble to finish outlines a day before finals start.

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

Postby Bronck » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:35 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
Bronck wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:I feel ya man. Gonna go ahead and put myself in this pact as well.


We need to come up with a really cool name for the pact.

The tripartite pact?

I would join you guys but I already started to outline, if only so I can tell people I started my outlining in February as I scramble to finish outlines a day before finals start.


S'all cool. We can informally grill each other in class.

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

Postby stillwater » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:44 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
Bronck wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:I feel ya man. Gonna go ahead and put myself in this pact as well.


We need to come up with a really cool name for the pact.

The tripartite pact?

I would join you guys but I already started to outline, if only so I can tell people I started my outlining in February as I scramble to finish outlines a day before finals start.


if you had joined we could have called it the Tetrarchy

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

Postby MauriceGains » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:47 pm

stillwater wrote:
Bronck wrote:
stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:yeah, i've been just keeping up in my outlines. it's time to start outlining my outlines and reading supplements. PTs are for mid-march and onward.


i think March 1 is when I start hitting the supps hard and memorizing BLL. I like to outline toward the end because its an awesome refresher. I never end up using my outlines in exams, so they are just for memorizing things.


March 1 eh? We're both kinda slumming along right now yeah? Let's make a pact. March 1 it is. I really need to get serious about classes


I am down for this. I have been seriously slumming. I feel like doing the readings so far has been like picking at unappetizing food.

Count me in. Summer job prospects, or lack thereof haha, have kept me too distracted from the grind. Graded and curved LRW, ConLaw (actually enjoying), CrimLaw (also enjoying), and Property (couldn't care less but my professor is an anti-establishment boss). Let's go men.

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Postby brotherdarkness » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:59 pm

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

Postby Nelson » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:20 am

I'll start outlining once I take a few days off after this damn brief. I can't even imagine what this would be like for a grade.

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Postby Blumpbeef » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:29 am

Nelson wrote:I'll start outlining once I take a few days off after this damn brief. I can't even imagine what this would be like for a grade.


Thankfully the grading is arbitrary enough that we don't actually worry about it too much. It still fucking sucks though.

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

Postby Nelson » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:43 am

Blumpbeef wrote:
Nelson wrote:I'll start outlining once I take a few days off after this damn brief. I can't even imagine what this would be like for a grade.


Thankfully the grading is arbitrary enough that we don't actually worry about it too much. It still fucking sucks though.

I feel for you guys. I can imagine the standards for this must be totally random. The hiding the ball is bad enough in the doctrinal classes. Legal writing is a whole other level of obscure misdirection.

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Postby Bronck » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:22 am

I should have turned my brief in with typeface set to comic sans.

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

Postby BuckinghamB » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:33 am

Got room for another lazy bro in this pact? I need to light a fire under my ass.

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

Postby Bronck » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:34 am

BuckinghamB wrote:Got room for another lazy bro in this pact? I need to light a fire under my ass.


Of course we got room!




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