PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby Scotusnerd » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:05 pm

Got my final grade. Much better than I thought it would be.

Contracts: A
Criminal law: B
LRAW: B
Torts: B+

I'm happy.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby 005618502 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:47 pm

Scotusnerd wrote:Got my final grade. Much better than I thought it would be.

Contracts: A
Criminal law: B
LRAW: B
Torts: B+

I'm happy.


Thats what matters.

Whats median there?

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby 005618502 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:50 pm

Tom Joad wrote:
shumpshump wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:
shumpshump wrote:Thanks guys! Need to CSWS for one more term and then we're done!

lol no. Don't get no offered, bro.


If we CSWS correctly, we can hopefully go to a firm that doesn't no-offer!

(I'm just jinxing myself at this point, right? Fuck!)

I don't think there is any way of knowing where the no offering comes from. :cry:

Anecdotally, I have heard firms have been more picky about 2L and 3L grades in the last few years. :cry:


I have heard the exact opposite.

I landed in the top 10% or so after this semester. Hoping to kill it one more semester and be done with all this! lol
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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby Scotusnerd » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:55 pm

AssumptionRequired wrote:Thats what matters.

Whats median there?


Median is 2.7-3.0. I'm a 3.42 or so. Hopefully I can repeat that this semester (or do better!)

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby BuckinghamB » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:57 pm

Property grade is in. Not going to be specific because several people know who I am, but I'm pleasantly surprised. Whoever said it's better to get the grades all at once is absolutely right, though. Don't want to keep waiting!

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby thesealocust » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:00 pm

(1) Kill 1L

(2) Choose a firm with a historical, verifiable 100% offer rate

(3) SPRING BREAK WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

(4) You still have to be a lawyer :(

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby Scotusnerd » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:01 pm

thesealocust wrote:(1) Kill 1L

(2) Choose a firm with a historical, verifiable 100% offer rate

(3) SPRING BREAK WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

(4) You still have to be a lawyer :(


I used to hate you, Thesealocust. Now that I've been in law school for a semester, I think you're awesome. 8)

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby 005618502 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:03 pm

Scotusnerd wrote:
thesealocust wrote:(1) Kill 1L

(2) Choose a firm with a historical, verifiable 100% offer rate

(3) SPRING BREAK WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

(4) You still have to be a lawyer :(


I used to hate you,Thesealocust. Now that I've been in law school for a semester, I think you're awesome. 8)

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby BuckinghamB » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:06 pm

thesealocust wrote:(1) Kill 1L

(2) Choose a firm with a historical, verifiable 100% offer rate

(3) SPRING BREAK WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

(4) You still have to be a lawyer :(


:lol:

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby bowser » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:07 pm

General question: Based on what you know, do you think 1L GPAs end up falling on a normal distribution curve, or something less regular?

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby uvabro » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:10 pm

nothing feels as good as the good 'ol a++. the 4.7 really helps the transcript.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby potted plant » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:15 pm

BuckinghamB wrote:Property grade is in. Not going to be specific because several people know who I am, but I'm pleasantly surprised. Whoever said it's better to get the grades all at once is absolutely right, though. Don't want to keep waiting!

Congrats Buckingham! I thought I'd want them back all at once, but I'm so relieved to have something. Glad it's property too, since I felt like I had no concept of how I did on that test. Happy over here as well.
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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby stillwater » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:15 pm

whats the correlation between 1st semester grades and 2nd semester grades?

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby thesealocust » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:28 pm

bowser wrote:General question: Based on what you know, do you think 1L GPAs end up falling on a normal distribution curve, or something less regular?


Not even law profs can escape the pull of the laws of statistics; huge quantities of data over the year supports the fact that 1L grade distributions are highly normal. Obviously not perfect, and less so the more standard deviations away from the mean you get.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby SportsFan » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:54 am

Got my last grade in, an A- in civ pro. 3.33 GPA, just barely above median. I'll take that at Penn though. Hopefully next semester I can push for top 1/3 (~3.5 GPA), but I'm not gonna be too concerned if I'm medianpwned at the end of 1L year.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby sopranorleone » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:24 am

All grades (finally) in!

Contracts: A+ (pleasantly surprised...very much so)
Torts: A
Civ Pro: B+

Pretty happy! Thank you to my CSWS brothers.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby grimfan » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:36 am

Approximately what % would be a 3.61 GPA? My school doesn't seem to provide these kinds of info.

Very happy with first semester!

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby SportsFan » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:59 am

Just realized my grades improved on each final. I took contracts first, got a B. Torts second, got a B+, civ pro third, got an A-. Honestly wonder if there's anything in that... Definitely think my nerves on my first final could have dropped me a bit (maybe from a B+ to a B).

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby ndirish2010 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:23 pm

grimfan wrote:Approximately what % would be a 3.61 GPA? My school doesn't seem to provide these kinds of info.

Very happy with first semester!


Would be impressive if anyone could answer you without providing even a median.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby KidStuddi » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:47 pm

grimfan wrote:Approximately what % would be a 3.61 GPA? My school doesn't seem to provide these kinds of info.

Very happy with first semester!


Check the NALP directory.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby Stevoman » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:48 pm

ndirish2010 wrote:
grimfan wrote:Approximately what % would be a 3.61 GPA? My school doesn't seem to provide these kinds of info.

Very happy with first semester!


Would be impressive if anyone could answer you without providing even a median.


Barring his school changing medians, he could do it easily (and more accurately) with last year's cutoffs and a linear regression.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby ndirish2010 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:50 pm

Stevoman wrote:
ndirish2010 wrote:
grimfan wrote:Approximately what % would be a 3.61 GPA? My school doesn't seem to provide these kinds of info.

Very happy with first semester!


Would be impressive if anyone could answer you without providing even a median.


Barring his school changing medians, he could do it easily (and more accurately) with last year's cutoffs and a linear regression.


Yes, but s/he did not even provide one data point.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby HiiPower2015 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:26 pm

had to get a new username guys but grades are finally in

Civ Pro: A-
Contracts: A
Legal Writing: A
Property: A
Torts: A

I do go to a TTT but I'm still pretty happy!

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby shredderrrrrr » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:33 pm

HiiPower2015 wrote:had to get a new username guys but grades are finally in

Civ Pro: A-
Contracts: A
Legal Writing: A
Property: A
Torts: A

I do go to a TTT but I'm still pretty happy!


Damn. Nice job.

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Re: PANIC!! 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread - 2012

Postby hoos89 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:34 pm

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