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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby eschewinganonymity » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:42 pm

Thoughts on D'Amato? How are his exams/grading? How about compared to Schanzenbach for Estates and Trusts? American Legal History with Presser? (need a class during that time)

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Cobretti » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:30 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
eschewinganonymity wrote:2L here - can someone PM me any teachers that totally don't care about attendance. Any course will do...have to drop some of my courses that are not going to work with my schedule.


Burns and barsa don't.

Barsa is making 20% of our grade attendance/participation for property...

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:38 pm

Damn that's crazy. He didn't do that in Enviro law. I doubt he knows who i am.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby franklyscarlet » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:50 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Damn that's crazy. He didn't do that in Enviro law. I doubt he knows who i am.


Pretty sure he's doing something similar in enviro this semester, if not as intense. That being said, based on natural resources I don't think he cares if you miss sometimes as long as you talk when you're there.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:54 pm

franklyscarlet wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Damn that's crazy. He didn't do that in Enviro law. I doubt he knows who i am.


Pretty sure he's doing something similar in enviro this semester, if not as intense. That being said, based on natural resources I don't think he cares if you miss sometimes as long as you talk when you're there.


Maybe he boosts up for good participation (and in a curved class that's the same as grading down for not participating), but he definitely didn't hold it against me for not participating at all and attending maybe 50% of the classes.

But he may have gotten fed up with people not coming / participating and changed his grading practices.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:12 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Damn that's crazy. He didn't do that in Enviro law. I doubt he knows who i am.


It was 20% participation in enviro, at least on the syllabus.

I'm MAF about ending up with the same grade as you. If I had known he actually didn't care I wouldn't have ever gone or wasted my time reading.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:39 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Damn that's crazy. He didn't do that in Enviro law. I doubt he knows who i am.


It was 20% participation in enviro, at least on the syllabus.

I'm MAF about ending up with the same grade as you. If I had known he actually didn't care I wouldn't have ever gone or wasted my time reading.


He probably just bumps up people who fuck up the test but tried hard.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:20 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Blumpbeef wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Damn that's crazy. He didn't do that in Enviro law. I doubt he knows who i am.


It was 20% participation in enviro, at least on the syllabus.

I'm MAF about ending up with the same grade as you. If I had known he actually didn't care I wouldn't have ever gone or wasted my time reading.


He probably just bumps up people who fuck up the test but tried hard.


:lol: thanks

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:23 pm

HAha I didn't mean that's what happened to you. But it's hard to bump someone who already got an A.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby dstars823 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:41 pm

anyone know how long it takes people to show up on the roster.. looks like torts 2 is really close to 41 right now

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:49 pm

dstars823 wrote:anyone know how long it takes people to show up on the roster.. looks like torts 2 is really close to 41 right now

I don't know how quickly (daily?) the system updates, but some people will take the entire add/drop period to drop classes as they take their time deciding. So there could be 5 people dropping on the last day (next Tues).

Or 5 people adding, of course.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby dstars823 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:26 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
dstars823 wrote:anyone know how long it takes people to show up on the roster.. looks like torts 2 is really close to 41 right now

I don't know how quickly (daily?) the system updates, but some people will take the entire add/drop period to drop classes as they take their time deciding. So there could be 5 people dropping on the last day (next Tues).

Or 5 people adding, of course.


just great...

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Kikero » Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:28 pm

Anyone have any outlines/materials for Cameron's fed income tax class? I really don't like how he has the syllabus set up (just chapters and page numbers, no topics) so I'd like to have some sort of framework.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:32 pm

Kikero wrote:Anyone have any outlines/materials for Cameron's fed income tax class? I really don't like how he has the syllabus set up (just chapters and page numbers, no topics) so I'd like to have some sort of framework.


Framework: he thinks you are an idiot. Convince him that you think you are too, ask him whatever the hell you want because you acknowledged his notions. Collect win.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby whereskyle » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:12 pm

Question of genuine curiosity and playful interest (I.e., take it seriously, or don't take it seriously): I think that I read that of the $15 million Bluhm donation, $6 million comes as unrestricted funds. As a student of NU, how do you think that $$$ might best be used for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of the student body as a whole?

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:17 pm

whereskyle wrote:Question of genuine curiosity and playful interest (I.e., take it seriously, or don't take it seriously): I think that I read that of the $15 million Bluhm donation, $6 million comes as unrestricted funds. As a student of NU, how do you think that $$$ might best be used for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of the student body as a whole?


Wimbledon happens every year, right?

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby LRGhost » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:22 pm

whereskyle wrote:Question of genuine curiosity and playful interest (I.e., take it seriously, or don't take it seriously): I think that I read that of the $15 million Bluhm donation, $6 million comes as unrestricted funds. As a student of NU, how do you think that $$$ might best be used for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of the student body as a whole?


statues.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Dr. Filth » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:35 pm

whereskyle wrote:Question of genuine curiosity and playful interest (I.e., take it seriously, or don't take it seriously): I think that I read that of the $15 million Bluhm donation, $6 million comes as unrestricted funds. As a student of NU, how do you think that $$$ might best be used for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of the student body as a whole?

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edit: a little much, i know. we might be able to negotiate the price

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby LRGhost » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:29 pm

Dr. Filth wrote:
whereskyle wrote:Question of genuine curiosity and playful interest (I.e., take it seriously, or don't take it seriously): I think that I read that of the $15 million Bluhm donation, $6 million comes as unrestricted funds. As a student of NU, how do you think that $$$ might best be used for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of the student body as a whole?

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edit: a little much, i know. we might be able to negotiate the price


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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby blackandstrong » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:40 pm

This probably has been asked and answered, but I was wondering about the Northwestern interview process for applicants? Can anyone shed some light on this and how to prepare and what should one expect?

Thanks!

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Snape » Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:03 pm

blackandstrong wrote:This probably has been asked and answered, but I was wondering about the Northwestern interview process for applicants? Can anyone shed some light on this and how to prepare and what should one expect?

Thanks!


Lazy, just use the search function.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Dr. Filth » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:27 pm

blackandstrong wrote:This probably has been asked and answered, but I was wondering about the Northwestern interview process for applicants? Can anyone shed some light on this and how to prepare and what should one expect?

Thanks!

my interviewer just went through the questions that are at the front of the applicant thread. it was very relaxed.

edit: did on campus

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Cobretti » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:36 pm

I'm assuming unofficial transcripts are OK to send to employers at this stage right?

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby lgleye » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:31 pm

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:21 pm

Cobretti wrote:I'm assuming unofficial transcripts are OK to send to employers at this stage right?


You won't need one until you get a permanent offer.

Also, don't listen to career services when they say to make copies of your official transcript. They're ugly and poorly formatted and hard to read. Import the Caesar one into word and fix the formatting/change the font and it will be much nicer and easier to read than our official ones.




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