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CicerBRo wrote:I go to HLS and I work WAYYYYY less than my peers. But I always have done way less work than a lot of my friends. It really comes down to what you need to do to get the results you want. -_-
And by way less, I mean, I don't really do any work until 4 weeks before finals.
I was similar both before and during law school. I think people like CicerBRo (and me) have the hardest time transitioning to practice. You basically have no choice but to work all day, every day, at least M-F for years on end. It's hard if you never developed a work ethic.
This is definitely TCR T-T
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The first 10 weeks of the semester takes about 30 hours/week if you want want to chill and about 40 hours/week if you want to get a pretty solid understanding of everything. The last 4 weeks suck but you still have time to go out here and there and talk with your friends.
Same as above for non-Biglaw people. People who just want to do Biglaw are pretty checked out at this point.
Everyone is pretty checked out.
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