OVERHEARD AT FINALS

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OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby foundingfather » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:18 pm

scottidsntknow wrote:
foundingfather wrote:title: "OVERHEARD AT FINALS"

body: "you know the drill"

boom

you can even quote this if you have to checkers

See this is perfect. Someone make it before a rando does.


credit for the idea goes to checkers

oldtimers/graduates also welcome to post stories of years past (just don't get too nostalgic)

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby qlinault » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:24 pm

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby foundingfather » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:25 pm

so a prof at my school is notorious for having a really difficult exam.

i did every practice test available on file (as most of my classmates probably did as well) and I still probably managed to pull a C. no grades yet, but this is what i'm expecting

think extracting legal concepts from bible verses. at least he made the class really funny/interesting

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby checkers » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:27 pm

foundingfather wrote:credit for the idea goes to checkers

Props for making this, thanks.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby helfer snooterbagon » Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:26 pm

Mine are old, graduated 2010. We had one guy with super bad vision. Not blind, but apparently bad enough that he got extra time on exams. A lot. He would get 8 hours for a 3 hour exam. Apparently he didn't need all of it because people would frequently see him chilling out in the lounge and having a sandwich (not just rolls) during the exam.

Another dude got to take his exams at the end of the summer because his wife gave birth in late April.

At the bar exam, there were a handful of people who showed up for morning session of day 1 and were never seen again after!

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby northwood » Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:39 pm

helfer snooterbagon wrote:Mine are old, graduated 2010. We had one guy with super bad vision. Not blind, but apparently bad enough that he got extra time on exams. A lot. He would get 8 hours for a 3 hour exam. Apparently he didn't need all of it because people would frequently see him chilling out in the lounge and having a sandwich (not just rolls) during the exam.

Another dude got to take his exams at the end of the summer because his wife gave birth in late April.

At the bar exam, there were a handful of people who showed up for morning session of day 1 and were never seen again after!


saw that at my bar exam as well... there are also people who put their head down and take a nap ( the guy next to me did) because they finished early- and didn't want to leave and make it obvious that he knew absolutely nothing on the test ( why he didn't b.s. I don't know, they don't dock points for being wrong so just guess and go).

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby cannibal ox » Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:13 pm

Tag.

Wish I had a story to share. 2 more chances this semester, though.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby Attax » Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:17 pm

cannibal ox wrote:Tag.

Wish I had a story to share. 2 more chances this semester, though.


If you try hard enough your story can make it :P

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby notgreat » Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:28 pm

I remember after one of my fall 1L finals I sauntered over to two of my classmates and said "that wasn't so bad". One of them got a very worried and upset look and said "I thought that was insanely hard" or something like that. I fucking bombed that exam and got one of the lowest grades in the class. She/he graded on to law review.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby Avian » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:36 am

notgreat wrote:I remember after one of my fall 1L finals I sauntered over to two of my classmates and said "that wasn't so bad". One of them got a very worried and upset look and said "I thought that was insanely hard" or something like that. I fucking bombed that exam and got one of the lowest grades in the class. She/he graded on to law review.

This happens more often than you would think. If an exam seemed too easy you either A) really knew the material cold or B) missed a bunch of issues!

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby whats an updog » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:46 am

Avian wrote:
notgreat wrote:I remember after one of my fall 1L finals I sauntered over to two of my classmates and said "that wasn't so bad". One of them got a very worried and upset look and said "I thought that was insanely hard" or something like that. I fucking bombed that exam and got one of the lowest grades in the class. She/he graded on to law review.

This happens more often than you would think. If an exam seemed too easy you either A) really knew the material cold or B) missed a bunch of issues!


basically you're saying the only thing you should feel after an exam is "like shit"

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby chuckbass » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:51 am

When 2L friends asked how one of my exams went, I told them I thought I did well but qualified it saying that I know it was still very difficult though

Basically I don't think there's any right way to feel about an exam after, best to just forget about it and move on to the next one

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby cannibal ox » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:56 am

The best way to feel about an exam after it's over is emotionless and dead inside. Form no feelings. Make no attachments. Move on.

That's also just a good life lesson for anything you're involved with.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby North » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:47 am

cannibal ox wrote:The best way to feel about an exam after it's over is emotionless and dead inside. Form no feelings. Make no attachments. Move on.

That's also just a good life lesson for anything you're involved with.

TCR no all counts.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby North » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:54 am

I saw a guy in exams last year who as wearing homeless dude gloves and this McRib shirt

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby sesto elemento » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:58 am

Ppl left in the middle of my 3 hour exam to go to the bathroom. Is that normal/allowed at other schools?

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby chuckbass » Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:59 am

sesto elemento wrote:Ppl left in the middle of my 3 hour exam to go to the bathroom. Is that normal/allowed at other schools?

Like 10 people at least during my 3 hour property exam where everyone complained how rushed they were on the test and many didn't get to the last question... so hopefully that helped me :|

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby GOATlawman » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:00 am

sesto elemento wrote:Ppl left in the middle of my 3 hour exam to go to the bathroom. Is that normal/allowed at other schools?


Check the bathroom for hidden outlines!

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:21 am

Why would you not be allowed to go to the bathroom?

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby sesto elemento » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:27 am

A. Nony Mouse wrote:Why would you not be allowed to go to the bathroom?


Because they didn't raise their hand and asked to be excused!

I was just dumbfounded that people would actually get up and go to the restroom during a law school exam. Some dude left 30 min before time was called. Others started surfing the web 10 min before time was called.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby encore1101 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:40 am

As I finished my Evidence exam, I saw this kid who had some learning or social interaction disorder get escorted by campus security somewhere, who were apparently waiting for him to complete his exam.

I later found out that he had earlier said very loudly in the school cafeteria "Someone should burn this place to the ground!" or something to that effect to protest the high prices of items. Also, he had stuffed a hardboiled egg from the salad bar into his mouth and walked out without paying for it.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby Cade McNown » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:49 am

A. Nony Mouse wrote:Why would you not be allowed to go to the bathroom?

To thwart toilet tricksters

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby TheoO » Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:53 am

How do you cheat on a time cruncher issue spotter?

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby pancakes3 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:33 am

sesto elemento wrote:Ppl left in the middle of my 3 hour exam to go to the bathroom. Is that normal/allowed at other schools?


My torts exam had a "1 hr reading only, 3 hrs writing" rule so I got up and peed in the last couple minutes of the reading/outlining portion. I saw a couple kids go outside for a quick ciggy.

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Re: OVERHEARD AT FINALS

Postby baal hadad » Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:04 am

pancakes3 wrote:
sesto elemento wrote:Ppl left in the middle of my 3 hour exam to go to the bathroom. Is that normal/allowed at other schools?


My torts exam had a "1 hr reading only, 3 hrs writing" rule so I got up and peed in the last couple minutes of the reading/outlining portion. I saw a couple kids go outside for a quick ciggy.

Amateurs

Tcr is to use smokeless during exams




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