Desert Fox wrote:Those books are fear mongering. The biggest problem with 1L is stress. "You've got a third of million dollars riding on this shit, don't fuck!" Second, like someone else mentioned, it's curved. This isn't calculus where you are battle the objective correctness of your answer. You are battling to write a subjectively better answer than all your classsmates, who are just as smart, educated, and hardworking as you are. Third, you don't really know what will work for you.
Since law exams are 100% analysis and application based, knowing the material isn't really worth much. Not knowing it fucks you hard, but everyone knows it.
Well, at least I did one thing right 1L year!