How many hours does a typical law student study a day?

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apper123
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Re: How many hours does a typical law student study a day?

Postby apper123 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:04 pm

eth3n wrote:
apper123 wrote:
heyguys wrote:
apper123 wrote:I've recently started keeping a journal of the work I get done out of my own curiosity. I found that a lot of the time I spend in the library "studying" I'm not actually studying. I'm socializing, on facebook, on TLS and other forums, etc. If I just worked efficiently, I could save so much time. I didn't realize how inefficient I was until I actually paid attention and saw what I got done.


Posts like this make me feel like you're the Neo of gunning :lol:


No I'm the Neo of going to the library for 5 hours and accomplishing nothing but gchat and facebook. I have serious attention problems, so I have to do stuff like that to keep myself on task. Studying for me when there are distractions around, even of the SLIGHTEST bit, is really hard.


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Nah I've found ways of disciplining myself. It's just something I had to learn over time. And every once in a while I gotta check up on myself!

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Re: How many hours does a typical law student study a day?

Postby Lawl Shcool » Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:50 pm

1st semester: 8+ hours a day
2nd semester: maybe 3

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Re: How many hours does a typical law student study a day?

Postby Enc333 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:51 am

1st semester 1L I studied for 4-5 hours per day out of fear lol.
Im a 2nd Semes 1L now and even though the work load is more, i study for about 3 hours everyday... but its typically at least 6 days a week if not everday...

Sat/Sun I get the most reading, briefing, outlining done--- what will by and large take up the most time is your legal writing class- its necessary to become an effective attorney but I despise it because it takes up so much damn time (ours is not P/F) that im always playing catch up in the substantive classes




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