OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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

Postby MauriceGains » Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:46 pm

PinkLotus wrote:
Nova wrote:
Jsa725 wrote: The key to getting over an obsession is to start a new one...


:lol: :lol: 8)


In 1829, Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story stated: "The law is a jealous mistress and requires a long and constant courtship. It is not to be won by trifling favors, but by lavish homage."

:lol:

Nice quote. In that case, I choose to not bore the law into rejection by being a beta and white-knighting it. I handle my business, giving the law just enough attention to crave more of Daddy's aesthetics. It will submit, not I. Yuh

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Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:20 pm

MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:
Nova wrote:
Jsa725 wrote: The key to getting over an obsession is to start a new one...


:lol: :lol: 8)


In 1829, Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story stated: "The law is a jealous mistress and requires a long and constant courtship. It is not to be won by trifling favors, but by lavish homage."

:lol:

Nice quote. In that case, I choose to not bore the law into rejection by being a beta and white-knighting it. I handle my business, giving the law just enough attention to crave more of Daddy's aesthetics. It will submit, not I. Yuh


If that's a self-tar of "Daddy", the law would swoon over it. :lol:

Ready to show this advocacy memo who's boss. Only ~48 more hours 'til it's due. :shock:

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

Postby stillwater » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:38 pm

cha'll know about grinding?

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Postby mephistopheles » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:42 pm

stillwater wrote:cha'll know about grinding?



haha, in the library now?

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

Postby stillwater » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:43 pm

mephistopheles wrote:
stillwater wrote:cha'll know about grinding?



haha, in the library now?


i feel like im unevenly settling into something approaching respectable work patterns.

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Postby mephistopheles » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:47 pm

stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:
stillwater wrote:cha'll know about grinding?



haha, in the library now?


i feel like im unevenly settling into something approaching respectable work patterns.



right there with you. i've been watching too many documentaries and other bullshit.

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

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:48 pm

mephistopheles wrote:
stillwater wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:
stillwater wrote:cha'll know about grinding?



haha, in the library now?


i feel like im unevenly settling into something approaching respectable work patterns.



right there with you. i've been watching too many documentaries and other bullshit.


:lol: Add me in. So, is March 1 everyone's "BEAST MODE: ON" day?

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

Postby stillwater » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:52 pm

PinkLotus wrote: :lol: Add me in. So, is March 1 everyone's "BEAST MODE: ON" day?


that's the idea

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

Postby mephistopheles » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:53 pm

PinkLotus wrote:
:lol: Add me in. So, is March 1 everyone's "BEAST MODE: ON" day?



mine is tomorrow. i just can't allow myself to keep lounging. and i still have a memo to do, due next week.

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Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:57 pm

CSWS'ers, I wanted to bring your attention to this great thread on TLS for law students struggling with depression, anxiety, etc.:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=184797

GRIND away, but remember to take care of yourselves, bros.

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

Postby MauriceGains » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:07 pm

PinkLotus wrote:
MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:
Nova wrote:
In 1829, Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story stated: "The law is a jealous mistress and requires a long and constant courtship. It is not to be won by trifling favors, but by lavish homage."

:lol:

Nice quote. In that case, I choose to not bore the law into rejection by being a beta and white-knighting it. I handle my business, giving the law just enough attention to crave more of Daddy's aesthetics. It will submit, not I. Yuh


If that's a self-tar of "Daddy", the law would swoon over it. :lol:

Ready to show this advocacy memo who's boss. Only ~48 more hours 'til it's due. :shock:
Haha, not quite, lol. The physique's not too far off the mark but I'm an ugly gomer compared to Zyzz.

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Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:27 pm

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

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:30 pm

So brahs, thoughts on wearing a low-cut top and push-up bra during finals? Distract ~50% of the curve with my curves, bwahahaha... :twisted:

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Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:39 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:CSWS'ers, I wanted to bring your attention to this great thread on TLS for law students struggling with depression, anxiety, etc.:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=184797

GRIND away, but remember to take care of yourselves, bros.


Good post, PL.

Personally, I'm worried about the possibility of burning out. Wasn't an issue last semester, but this semester is different. My classmates seem to be feeling it, as well. Between classes, briefs, final exams looming in the not-so-distant future and the job search, our plates are full.


I'm a little worried too, since this semester is worth a lot more credits.

On the bright side, at least the uncertainty of fall semester is gone--I know where I stand, what works, what doesn't etc. On top of a personal tragedy in November (discussed in that thread I posted), throughout the semester my low self-esteem was kicked into overdrive. Upon hearing the eloquent things my classmates said in class, I thought I was not smart enough to be here and could not possibly compete with them. I was beset with a ridiculous amount of insecurity. Now I know that even though I went to an undergrad no one's heard of and got a 164 on the LSAT, I am just as capable of the folks here who went to HYPS etc. undergrad with 170+ LSATs.

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

Postby MauriceGains » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:19 pm

PinkLotus wrote:So brahs, thoughts on wearing a low-cut top and push-up bra during finals? Distract ~50% of the curve with my curves, bwahahaha... :twisted:
Do it, but provide spoon pics or does not believe. :)

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

Postby stillwater » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:23 pm

PinkLotus wrote:
brotherdarkness wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:CSWS'ers, I wanted to bring your attention to this great thread on TLS for law students struggling with depression, anxiety, etc.:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=184797

GRIND away, but remember to take care of yourselves, bros.


Good post, PL.

Personally, I'm worried about the possibility of burning out. Wasn't an issue last semester, but this semester is different. My classmates seem to be feeling it, as well. Between classes, briefs, final exams looming in the not-so-distant future and the job search, our plates are full.


I'm a little worried too, since this semester is worth a lot more credits.

On the bright side, at least the uncertainty of fall semester is gone--I know where I stand, what works, what doesn't etc. On top of a personal tragedy in November (discussed in that thread I posted), throughout the semester my low self-esteem was kicked into overdrive. Upon hearing the eloquent things my classmates said in class, I thought I was not smart enough to be here and could not possibly compete with them. I was beset with a ridiculous amount of insecurity. Now I know that even though I went to an undergrad no one's heard of and got a 164 on the LSAT, I am just as capable of the folks here who went to HYPS etc. undergrad with 170+ LSATs.


YO, I got some opinions on this. I burned out periodically 1st semester. Including on the eve of finals, during finals, etc. The key is to keep up all semester, plant the seeds of knowledge, that way you don't have to rely on some compressed time period where you can't foresee how you'll actually be feeling. Law school does not require all nighters or Herculean displays of endurance. Just a little bit at a time. I like to call it "layering." What you do in the grind leading up to finals is continue to add layers on what you picked up during the semester and filling in the holes.

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Postby Jsa725 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:39 pm

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

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:42 pm

MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:So brahs, thoughts on wearing a low-cut top and push-up bra during finals? Distract ~50% of the curve with my curves, bwahahaha... :twisted:
Do it, but provide spoon pics or does not believe. :)


Had to google "spoon pics" lol (don't frequent bodybuilding forums)

Will do, but instead of holding a spoon, maybe a CSWS sign? ;)

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

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:42 pm

Jsa725 wrote:
stillwater wrote:
YO, I got some opinions on this. I burned out periodically 1st semester. Including on the eve of finals, during finals, etc. The key is to keep up all semester, plant the seeds of knowledge, that way you don't have to rely on some compressed time period where you can't foresee how you'll actually be feeling. Law school does not require all nighters or Herculean displays of endurance. Just a little bit at a time. I like to call it "layering." What you do in the grind leading up to finals is continue to add layers on what you picked up during the semester and filling in the holes.

This. Pacing is key...


Solid advice. Slow and steady does win the race.

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

Postby MauriceGains » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:12 pm

PinkLotus wrote:
MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:So brahs, thoughts on wearing a low-cut top and push-up bra during finals? Distract ~50% of the curve with my curves, bwahahaha... :twisted:
Do it, but provide spoon pics or does not believe. :)


Had to google "spoon pics" lol (don't frequent bodybuilding forums)

Will do, but instead of holding a spoon, maybe a CSWS sign? ;)
Lmao, that would work! Or one that says, "U mirin?" Haha

And agreed to everyone repping solid pacing. Aside from this brief, I've yet to put in 6 hours of work (class time doesn't count) in a day, but will gradually uptick that number as finals near.

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

Postby stillwater » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:21 pm

MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:
MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:So brahs, thoughts on wearing a low-cut top and push-up bra during finals? Distract ~50% of the curve with my curves, bwahahaha... :twisted:
Do it, but provide spoon pics or does not believe. :)


Had to google "spoon pics" lol (don't frequent bodybuilding forums)

Will do, but instead of holding a spoon, maybe a CSWS sign? ;)
Lmao, that would work! Or one that says, "U mirin?" Haha

And agreed to everyone repping solid pacing. Aside from this brief, I've yet to put in 6 hours of work (class time doesn't count) in a day, but will gradually uptick that number as finals near.


I watched a shitload of netflix the first half of last semester, maybe first 2/3s.

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

Postby MauriceGains » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:25 pm

stillwater wrote:
MauriceGains wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:
MauriceGains wrote:Do it, but provide spoon pics or does not believe. :)


Had to google "spoon pics" lol (don't frequent bodybuilding forums)

Will do, but instead of holding a spoon, maybe a CSWS sign? ;)
Lmao, that would work! Or one that says, "U mirin?" Haha

And agreed to everyone repping solid pacing. Aside from this brief, I've yet to put in 6 hours of work (class time doesn't count) in a day, but will gradually uptick that number as finals near.


I watched a shitload of netflix the first half of last semester, maybe first 2/3s.
Frankly spent more time on BBMisc (also MauriceGains there, give me a shout if y'all are aware) and watching American Horror Story than working this week. Mad, not even once.

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

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:41 pm

Just deactivated my facebook. Don't want to be distracted by the awesomeness of my non-lawschool friends' lives

...especially those who are getting engaged, married, and having children.

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

Postby MauriceGains » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:24 am

Don't worry brahs, Zyzz is watching over us.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esEKafh1tsU

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

Postby Bronck » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:06 am

Protip: Don't do your readings while lying in bed. It is extremely inefficient.




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