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cloud2010
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Exam Prep

Postby cloud2010 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:47 am

Only finished 2 outlines out of 6....first exam in 2 weeks.... :(

How should I be prepping for exams other than outlining? my school doesn't have any useful past exams (only ones are from 2000s with complete different profs). Just go over my outlines over and over again? memorize?

Since only 1 out of the 6 exams actually count for grade at my school, should I even do my own outlines???? I am sick and tired, I just want to compile a bunch of outlines from upper years and study them instead.

Thanks

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Re: Exam Prep

Postby 09042014 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:58 am

cloud2010 wrote:Only finished 2 outlines out of 6....first exam in 2 weeks.... :(

How should I be prepping for exams other than outlining? my school doesn't have any useful past exams (only ones are from 2000s with complete different profs). Just go over my outlines over and over again? memorize?

Since only 1 out of the 6 exams actually count for grade at my school, should I even do my own outlines???? I am sick and tired, I just want to compile a bunch of outlines from upper years and study them instead.

Thanks


Is the 1 graded exam one of the two finished ones?

I'd say that there is really no way you can realistically, from scratch make 4 good outlines and be ready for exams. I'd do exactly what you said. Compile outlines and study them. And TAKE PRACTICE TESTS. At least one for each class. Multiple for the one that counts.

Then see if you do any better in the exams you made outlines for. Myself, I do worse when I make my own outline.

cloud2010
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Re: Exam Prep

Postby cloud2010 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:04 am

Desert Fox wrote:
cloud2010 wrote:Only finished 2 outlines out of 6....first exam in 2 weeks.... :(

How should I be prepping for exams other than outlining? my school doesn't have any useful past exams (only ones are from 2000s with complete different profs). Just go over my outlines over and over again? memorize?

Since only 1 out of the 6 exams actually count for grade at my school, should I even do my own outlines???? I am sick and tired, I just want to compile a bunch of outlines from upper years and study them instead.

Thanks


Is the 1 graded exam one of the two finished ones?

I'd say that there is really no way you can realistically, from scratch make 4 good outlines and be ready for exams. I'd do exactly what you said. Compile outlines and study them. And TAKE PRACTICE TESTS. At least one for each class. Multiple for the one that counts.

Then see if you do any better in the exams you made outlines for. Myself, I do worse when I make my own outline.


Yes it is one of the two, and the other one is constitution. Luckily i think I got a good one for crime and contracts. I only have one past exam for all theses classes so I don't want to waste them. Should I first do some exams from other schools?

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Re: Exam Prep

Postby 09042014 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:09 am

cloud2010 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
cloud2010 wrote:Only finished 2 outlines out of 6....first exam in 2 weeks.... :(

How should I be prepping for exams other than outlining? my school doesn't have any useful past exams (only ones are from 2000s with complete different profs). Just go over my outlines over and over again? memorize?

Since only 1 out of the 6 exams actually count for grade at my school, should I even do my own outlines???? I am sick and tired, I just want to compile a bunch of outlines from upper years and study them instead.

Thanks


Is the 1 graded exam one of the two finished ones?

I'd say that there is really no way you can realistically, from scratch make 4 good outlines and be ready for exams. I'd do exactly what you said. Compile outlines and study them. And TAKE PRACTICE TESTS. At least one for each class. Multiple for the one that counts.

Then see if you do any better in the exams you made outlines for. Myself, I do worse when I make my own outline.


Yes it is one of the two, and the other one is constitution. Luckily i think I got a good one for crime and contracts. I only have one past exam for all theses classes so I don't want to waste them. Should I first do some exams from other schools?


Yep, that's a good idea. But recognize they may cover different things. But just learning how to apply the law to facts is worth it.

cloud2010
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Re: Exam Prep

Postby cloud2010 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:13 am

Desert Fox wrote:
cloud2010 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
cloud2010 wrote:Only finished 2 outlines out of 6....first exam in 2 weeks.... :(

How should I be prepping for exams other than outlining? my school doesn't have any useful past exams (only ones are from 2000s with complete different profs). Just go over my outlines over and over again? memorize?

Since only 1 out of the 6 exams actually count for grade at my school, should I even do my own outlines???? I am sick and tired, I just want to compile a bunch of outlines from upper years and study them instead.

Thanks


Is the 1 graded exam one of the two finished ones?

I'd say that there is really no way you can realistically, from scratch make 4 good outlines and be ready for exams. I'd do exactly what you said. Compile outlines and study them. And TAKE PRACTICE TESTS. At least one for each class. Multiple for the one that counts.

Then see if you do any better in the exams you made outlines for. Myself, I do worse when I make my own outline.


Yes it is one of the two, and the other one is constitution. Luckily i think I got a good one for crime and contracts. I only have one past exam for all theses classes so I don't want to waste them. Should I first do some exams from other schools?


Yep, that's a good idea. But recognize they may cover different things. But just learning how to apply the law to facts is worth it.


Thanks a lot, will start doing some exams asap




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