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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby ellewoods110 » Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:40 pm

jitsrenzo wrote:Helmholz. Nice guy, brilliant professor.

Also a demon from hell sent to torment law students and their GPAs


I enjoyed this quote from his faculty memo for the 2009 exam: "Admittedly the questions were not devilishly difficult." I promise you most of the students found them worse than devilishly difficult.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:47 pm

That's OK, at least I have a day to learn the whole course.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby ellewoods110 » Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:03 pm

jitsrenzo wrote:That's OK, at least I have a day to learn the whole course.


It's only 80 cases.... I've never been so thankful that class went so slowly.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:35 am

"only"

LOL

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby TaipeiMort » Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:01 am

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
Emma. wrote:
WhatSarahSaid wrote:Title change on the thread is depressing :(

The end is in sight!


Shit got real. Law school is hard.

I questioned my decision to attend law school far less when I wrote out a $50,000 check than I am right now. This is torture.
ALMOST.THERE.

*doesn't know a damn thing about Civil Procedure*

*has a Civil Procedure exam in 40 hours*


Are you in the class where everyone has to teach themselves black letter law, or the class where everyone has the same three, super detailed outlines?

Civ Pro will be a huge change from the policy(tort) exam that we just took.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Sun Jun 05, 2011 12:26 pm

TaipeiMort wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:
Emma. wrote:
WhatSarahSaid wrote:Title change on the thread is depressing :(

The end is in sight!


Shit got real. Law school is hard.

I questioned my decision to attend law school far less when I wrote out a $50,000 check than I am right now. This is torture.
ALMOST.THERE.

*doesn't know a damn thing about Civil Procedure*

*has a Civil Procedure exam in 40 hours*


Are you in the class where everyone has to teach themselves black letter law, or the class where everyone has the same three, super detailed outlines?

Civ Pro will be a huge change from the policy(tort) exam that we just took.


I am currently trying to teach myself the intricacies of supplemental jurisdiction.

:cry:

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:59 pm

1367 bro.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby Emma. » Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:55 pm

TaipeiMort wrote:
Are you in the class where everyone has to teach themselves black letter law, or the class where everyone has the same three, super detailed outlines?

Civ Pro will be a huge change from the policy(tort) exam that we just took.


Wait, super detailed outlines? Do want.

Also, 8hrs of grind > 3hrs of terror.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby TaipeiMort » Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:33 pm

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:42 pm

TaipeiMort wrote:
People in the 8hrs section were saying that there were some really detailed blsa outlines or something like that.
.....

(might wanna edit your post in case anybody hasn't taken the test yet and looks at the forum)

But yeah, I'd rather have a 3hr in class than an 8 hour take home. Take homes are grueling. I guess I wouldn't mind for Spring quarter because you can spend less time preparing for them, but it's agonizing knowing that if you missed one big issue you are likely screwed because everyone has 8 hours to work out the details. I'm more of a "lets just get it over with" kinda guy.

And now... on to the next one </hov!>

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby Emma. » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:48 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
TaipeiMort wrote:
People in the 8hrs section were saying that there were some really detailed blsa outlines or something like that.
.....

(might wanna edit your post in case anybody hasn't taken the test yet and looks at the forum)

But yeah, I'd rather have a 3hr in class than an 8 hour take home. Take homes are grueling. I guess I wouldn't mind for Spring quarter because you can spend less time preparing for them, but it's agonizing knowing that if you missed one big issue you are likely screwed because everyone has 8 hours to work out the details. I'm more of a "lets just get it over with" kinda guy.

And now... on to the next one </hov!>


ABC's word count was so punishingly short. It was like 4 hours of writing, 4 hours of cutting.

TaipeiMort wrote:.


Thanks for whatever this said, though now I'm super curious. I didn't think those BLSA outlines were too hot though.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Tue Jun 07, 2011 2:10 pm

one more day. one more day.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby California Babe » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:14 pm

jitsrenzo wrote:one more day. one more day.


Not sure if I can make it.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby Emma. » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:10 pm

California Babe wrote:Not sure if I can make it.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:13 pm

not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:15 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


we should all make a pact to not learn future interests. the curve would help us all out.

in all seriousness, it's disturbing how many low grades RHH gives. really disturbing to know this one exam could wreck my average.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby ellewoods110 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:24 pm

jitsrenzo wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


we should all make a pact to not learn future interests. the curve would help us all out.

in all seriousness, it's disturbing how many low grades RHH gives. really disturbing to know this one exam could wreck my average.


my problem is knowing that I'm going to be near the bottom, is it even worth it to try to study at this point? I've lost all motivation, and knowing how hard he's going to grade me no matter my effort doesn't make it any better.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:36 pm

you could put a good dent in the material in the next 20 hours.

ellewoods110 wrote:
jitsrenzo wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


we should all make a pact to not learn future interests. the curve would help us all out.

in all seriousness, it's disturbing how many low grades RHH gives. really disturbing to know this one exam could wreck my average.


my problem is knowing that I'm going to be near the bottom, is it even worth it to try to study at this point? I've lost all motivation, and knowing how hard he's going to grade me no matter my effort doesn't make it any better.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby Sentry » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:12 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

someone should send him some poisoned muffins.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby Emma. » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:27 pm

jitsrenzo wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


we should all make a pact to not learn future interests. the curve would help us all out.

in all seriousness, it's disturbing how many low grades RHH gives. really disturbing to know this one exam could wreck my average.


Torts already wrecked my average. It feels good when you have nothing left to lose.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:48 pm

at least you don't have helmholz (if you do and i just never noticed you in class, then i'm sorry you have helmholz)

Emma. wrote:
jitsrenzo wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:not sure if I want it to ever be tomorrow... :(

The hammer is gonna get laid on me. 168 inevitable. OCI kiss of death. Dropping out.

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


we should all make a pact to not learn future interests. the curve would help us all out.

in all seriousness, it's disturbing how many low grades RHH gives. really disturbing to know this one exam could wreck my average.


Torts already wrecked my average. It feels good when you have nothing left to lose.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby soupisgood » Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:03 pm

This thread... is definitely freaking me out about next year (and making me hope that I never get Helmholtz).

Good luck you guys, you're almost done!!!

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby jitsrenzo » Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:56 am

no worries, in 12 hours, we will be liberated and rising 2Ls!

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby Emma. » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:06 am

soupisgood wrote:This thread... is definitely freaking me out about next year


It is worse than you could possibly imagine.

But you'll get through it.

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Re: UChi 1Ls - Crushed by Finals & Taking Questions

Postby California Babe » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:09 am

Emma. wrote:
soupisgood wrote:This thread... is definitely freaking me out about next year


It is worse than you could possibly imagine.

But you'll get through it.


The trick is to enjoy fall quarter as much as possible.




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