Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

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whitecollar23
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Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby whitecollar23 » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:44 pm

Does anyone have positive experiences with Outline Depot that they could share? Like how you got your outlines approved quickly?

PotLuck
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby PotLuck » Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:46 pm

Eh, I've used them a couple times. Got Bs =\.

I'm of the firm belief that making your own outline is far superior to just cramming your own content into someone else's. The outline doesn't get you the A, knowing how to apply law to facts does.

Anyway gl with finals!

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Rahviveh
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby Rahviveh » Wed Apr 22, 2015 11:47 pm

I've been using it since 1L and I've found them helpful as supplements. Unfortunately its.gotten harder and harder to get my outlines approved for credits, but maybe that's because they are getting worse.

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Black Face Law
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby Black Face Law » Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:39 pm

PotLuck wrote:

I'm of the firm belief that making your own outline is far superior to just cramming your own content into someone else's. The outline doesn't get you the A, knowing how to apply law to facts does.



This is true, but it's also a hell of a lot more work. And I really don't want to do a hell of a lot more of work. I'd rather supplement an outline with additional points the prof makes during class and pick up on nuances or points of additional emphasis. Plus I can surf ebay during class easier without having to type down every single word the prof says (and they say the same thing semester after semester as far as I have seen).

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bowser
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby bowser » Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:53 pm

If you're gunning for A's you should make your own outlines. If you are cruising, it's pretty valuable.

whitecollar23
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby whitecollar23 » Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:38 pm

bowser wrote:If you're gunning for A's you should make your own outlines. If you are cruising, it's pretty valuable.


Guys, I'm not new to this whole law school thing. I'm just trying to figure out how to not pay for their outlines.

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justonemoregame
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby justonemoregame » Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:42 pm

They're ten dollars. What's your loan balance?

whitecollar23
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby whitecollar23 » Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:48 pm

justonemoregame wrote:They're ten dollars. What's your loan balance?


Outlines shouldn't be paid for. That's simple. I've shared and received dozens of outlines. No money changed hands.

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3|ink
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby 3|ink » Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:15 pm

In my experience, no. Most outlines on outlinedepot are complete shit. Even as supplements.

Obviously it is good to make your own outline, but the real problem with outline depot is that they aren't even half-decent outlines.

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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby Outis Onoma » Fri May 01, 2015 7:34 pm

There is no quality control, so there are some shit outlines. I noticed that some were just word-for-word transcription of lecture notes. But I have used some outlines from there to help guide my own outline making, and received A+ grades with them.

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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby pancakes3 » Fri May 01, 2015 7:38 pm

I feel like there are much easier ways to get as-good, if not better product. There's value in even taking a different prof/school's wildly differently focused outline and parsing it for relevant material.

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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby goaheadualright » Sat May 02, 2015 1:08 am

I've had 2 outlines (typical format) rejected so based on that I think they outlines must be pretty good? They're picky.

whitecollar23
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Re: Positive Experiences w/ Outline Depot

Postby whitecollar23 » Sat May 02, 2015 2:11 am

Bought 2. 1 was amazing. 2nd was a mix of my course and another, so it was missing some stuff and had some extra stuff, but was overall pretty good.




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