Best way to do finals last minute

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salad.law

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Best way to do finals last minute

Postby salad.law » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:31 pm

Hey all:

I am taking Professional Responsibility and Business Associations and Crim Pro. Since I am a 3L, I have not done ANYTHING. Literally. I have not gone to class nor did readings. What is the best way to go from here?

Should I read an outline, memorize the outline, and take practice tests?

Thankssss!

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Re: Best way to do finals last minute

Postby SeewhathappensLarry » Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:09 pm

salad.law wrote:Hey all:

I am taking Professional Responsibility and Business Associations and Crim Pro. Since I am a 3L, I have not done ANYTHING. Literally. I have not gone to class nor did readings. What is the best way to go from here?

Should I read an outline, memorize the outline, and take practice tests?

Thankssss!


You've been doing your other exams wrong if this is the first time you've done nothing. I started doing nothing 2L year and my grades skyrocketed from 1L. I would take around 3 days per class to, like you said, read and memorize an outline and then do a couple practice problems or even a practice test if you want. I also like E&Es for some classes--the organization of those help me.

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Re: Best way to do finals last minute

Postby Sprezatura » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:05 am

What if you find yourself in a similar situation as a 1L due to illness? To be fair, I've done more than nothing, but am massively behind in half my classes. I need to teach myself Contracts and Crim in the next 2.5 weeks. :/

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Re: Best way to do finals last minute

Postby EncyclopediaOrange » Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:58 pm

SeewhathappensLarry wrote:
salad.law wrote:Hey all:

I am taking Professional Responsibility and Business Associations and Crim Pro. Since I am a 3L, I have not done ANYTHING. Literally. I have not gone to class nor did readings. What is the best way to go from here?

Should I read an outline, memorize the outline, and take practice tests?

Thankssss!


You've been doing your other exams wrong if this is the first time you've done nothing. I started doing nothing 2L year and my grades skyrocketed from 1L. I would take around 3 days per class to, like you said, read and memorize an outline and then do a couple practice problems or even a practice test if you want. I also like E&Es for some classes--the organization of those help me.


This gives me hope.

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Re: Best way to do finals last minute

Postby bacillusanthracis » Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:32 am

Outlining bar essays gets me through. I checked out of Wills and Trusts about... 10 weeks ago and that's what I'm doing. It ain't gonna get me a 4... or a 3, but it's going to get the job done.

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Re: Best way to do finals last minute

Postby DJ2k15 » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:30 am

Buy an outline from outline depot that is specific to your professor. Then condense that outline to 10% its original size. Supplement with practice tests.



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