Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby splitmuch » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:58 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:
monstermasher wrote:Tip for law school/life: don't spend too much time worrying about what other people are doing. You will do better (and be happier) if you focus on yourself.


In this particular case, we had to write a term paper together. And he was really nice, he just never did any work. And when he did do work, it was really bad (and I didn't know how to tell him this, so I didn't and just went with it). We ended up getting a D on our paper and I ended up with a C+ in the class.

Alternatively, there was one girl who asked a lot of "dumb" questions, but her doing so saved my ass in an engineering class that I was too lost in to even begin formulating questions. I easily could have gotten a D or F in that class but ended up with a B+ (and she got an A).



You are the most nonsplittery splitter ever

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:51 pm

splitmuch wrote:You are the most nonsplittery splitter ever


What are you referring to exactly?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:29 pm

IAFG wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
dru617 wrote:
Blumpbeef wrote:Each class will only have a handful of transfer students, and it is entirely plausible that they are all in the bottom 90%.

Unless I'm missing something?


No, we take in 30-40 post-1L's each year. And in my experience, they're smarter and more motivated than the average non-transfer.

LOL

Don't let one bad apple...

The fact that I can absolutely think of idiot transfers aside, saying they're generally smarter than the rest of the student body is absurd. Harder workers on average, sure, but not smarter. But then again I don't have the highest regard for people who judge the intelligence of others based on participation in law school classes...

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:30 pm

Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby crumpetsandtea » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:39 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

We still haven't done whatever drinking challenge it was that I suggested like a year ago. Oops?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:39 pm

Georgia Avenue wrote:You all sound fun.


monstermasher wrote:Agreed. You are all pretty terrible.


I actually am both of these things!

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby bk1 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:40 pm

Rising 2Ls, get that shit right DF.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby crumpetsandtea » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:40 pm

bk1 wrote:Rising 2Ls, get that shit right DF.

TBF he could be talking about us...Apparently we're even trashier than you guys are!
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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:41 pm

crumpetsandtea wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

We still haven't done whatever drinking challenge it was that I suggested like a year ago. Oops?

When are you back in Chi? :mrgreen:

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby crumpetsandtea » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:42 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

We still haven't done whatever drinking challenge it was that I suggested like a year ago. Oops?

When are you back in Chi? :mrgreen:

Hopefully i'll be moved in by early August, if I get my shit together in time and find an apartment before I leave for Europe in a week (LOL). If not, then I might be back as early as mid-July to apartment hunt!!

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby bk1 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:44 pm

crumpetsandtea wrote:
bk1 wrote:Rising 2Ls, get that shit right DF.

TBF he could be talking about us...Apparently we're even trashier than you guys are!

Trashy is a plus. Grade obsession and gunnerish tendencies are not.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:48 pm

bk1 wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
bk1 wrote:Rising 2Ls, get that shit right DF.

TBF he could be talking about us...Apparently we're even trashier than you guys are!

Trashy is a plus. Grade obsession and gunnerish tendencies are not.


I hope I don't overcompensate for my apathy and laziness in UG.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:55 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:
bk1 wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
bk1 wrote:Rising 2Ls, get that shit right DF.

TBF he could be talking about us...Apparently we're even trashier than you guys are!

Trashy is a plus. Grade obsession and gunnerish tendencies are not.


I hope I don't overcompensate for my apathy and laziness in UG.

Hint: you're already doing it.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby bk1 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:56 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:I hope I don't overcompensate for my apathy and laziness in UG.


As someone who was probably more apathetic and lazy in UG than you, all you have to realize is that what happens in class has no impact in your final grade. Oh and don't talk about grades.

Also: what HG said.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:00 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Hint: you're already doing it.


I'll calibrate my personality over the summer, while reading Getting to Maybe.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Flips88 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:03 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Hint: you're already doing it.


I'll calibrate my personality over the summer, while reading Getting to Maybe.

Don't read GTM. You'll have profs and other people at school telling you all the relevant shit from GTM over and over.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:13 pm

Ya, that was a joke.

I think the TLS consensus is "enjoy your last summer not as a law student".

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby crumpetsandtea » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:28 pm

bk1 wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
bk1 wrote:Rising 2Ls, get that shit right DF.

TBF he could be talking about us...Apparently we're even trashier than you guys are!

Trashy is a plus. Grade obsession and gunnerish tendencies are not.

Sweet, I knew NU was the perfect school for me for a reason 8)

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby CreativityKing » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:47 pm

rayiner wrote:
attractive_NUisance wrote:You should probably not bank on getting great advice from Career Services regardless of Bill leaving. I would rely more on advice from students/alumni who have gone through it before and are generally happy to help. Bill is nice, but you can ask a few random 2Ls or 3Ls and will get much better advice.


Eh. Bill is plugged-in in a way a lot of 2L's and 3L's aren't. I'm the resident NU employment stats gunner and he gave me invaluable advice in improving my bid list.


I would be very interested in hearing more about the bolded. (I'm being serious.) Do you have better/more insightful data than what I could find on career services? Feel free to PM if you'd rather.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Samara » Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:55 am

Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

Checking in. And only one of you accepted our beer and bacon challenge, so...

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby franklyscarlet » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:20 am

Samara wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

Checking in. And only one of you accepted our beer and bacon challenge, so...


I'm willing to give them another shot as long as it involves MOAR BACON.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:08 am

franklyscarlet wrote:
Samara wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

Checking in. And only one of you accepted our beer and bacon challenge, so...


I'm willing to give them another shot as long as it involves MOAR BACON.

I'm in if I can only have the beer...

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby IAFG » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:45 am

Holly Golightly wrote:
franklyscarlet wrote:
Samara wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

Checking in. And only one of you accepted our beer and bacon challenge, so...


I'm willing to give them another shot as long as it involves MOAR BACON.

I'm in if I can only have the beer...

Shot glasses of bacon bits?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby franklyscarlet » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:51 am

Holly Golightly wrote:
franklyscarlet wrote:
Samara wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

Checking in. And only one of you accepted our beer and bacon challenge, so...


I'm willing to give them another shot as long as it involves MOAR BACON.

I'm in if I can only have the beer...


I will gladly eat your share of the bacon.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby homestyle28 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:03 am

Wait is this former 1Ls, rising 1Ls, or both?




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