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

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

Postby zugzwanger » Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:18 am

Yup first semester you'll get thrown into a section and your entire schedule will be predetermined. Second semester, you can pick two classes. You'll be given points and then like the history of bidding for each professor/course so you can gauge how much you think the course will go for. I wouldn't worry too much about the process they will really hammer it home for you once you get there.

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

Postby Man from Nantucket » Mon Jan 05, 2015 3:59 pm

Thoughts on restructuring with Francis?

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

Postby Desert Fox » Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:32 pm

Man from Nantucket wrote:Thoughts on restructuring with Francis?


I liked it. He's a pretty chill grader (But not great) if it isn't curved. Hard exam though.

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

Postby zugzwanger » Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:33 pm

One looks at a course's enrollment, sees already 40 enrolled, clicks to enroll anyway.

Why . . .

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

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:37 pm

zugzwanger wrote:One looks at a course's enrollment, sees already 40 enrolled, clicks to enroll anyway.

Why . . .

Because sometimes people drop classes and there's always a chance (with some classes) that it ends up below 40.

Personally, I'm registered for 5 classes and I'll be dropping 2 of them. One is currently over 40.

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

Postby Man from Nantucket » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:00 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Man from Nantucket wrote:Thoughts on restructuring with Francis?


I liked it. He's a pretty chill grader (But not great) if it isn't curved. Hard exam though.


Class is capped at 40 so no curve.

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

Postby zugzwanger » Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:13 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
zugzwanger wrote:One looks at a course's enrollment, sees already 40 enrolled, clicks to enroll anyway.

Why . . .

Because sometimes people drop classes and there's always a chance (with some classes) that it ends up below 40.

Personally, I'm registered for 5 classes and I'll be dropping 2 of them. One is currently over 40.


Drop they do I hope

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

Postby d cooper » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:33 pm

What are the chances 15 drop Environmental?

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

Postby rinkrat19 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:47 pm

d cooper wrote:What are the chances 15 drop Environmental?

Slim.

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

Postby zugzwanger » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:50 pm

Are grades supposed to come out this week or next?

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

Postby MT Cicero » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:55 pm

zugzwanger wrote:Are grades supposed to come out this week or next?


I'm pretty sure it's a week from Friday (the Friday at the close of our first week of the second semester). One of my professors said as much, and that's what it was last year.

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

Postby rinkrat19 » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:56 pm

zugzwanger wrote:Are grades supposed to come out this week or next?

I got an email (clinic-related) mentioning that grades are due Jan 16.

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

Postby BuckinghamB » Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:50 pm

Sup thread. I'm gonna be a visiting student for my last 3LOL semester at NU. Finally can register for classes today.

Are there any upper classes you guys recommend or ones I should stay away from. I'm interested in corporate stuff, but I'd rather coast in a boring class than work hard in an interesting class. I'll be taking all classes P/F fwiw.

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

Postby fishfry111 » Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:35 am

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

Postby Fabulist » Sat Jan 10, 2015 2:58 pm

If you want to coast, Horwich SecReg is not for you

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

Postby Cobretti » Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:29 pm

Fabulist wrote:If you want to coast, Horwich SecReg is not for you

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

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

Postby iworkforlsac » Sun Jan 11, 2015 5:16 am

Any thoughts on O'Hara SecReg?

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

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 6:32 am

BuckinghamB wrote:Sup thread. I'm gonna be a visiting student for my last 3LOL semester at NU. Finally can register for classes today.

Are there any upper classes you guys recommend or ones I should stay away from. I'm interested in corporate stuff, but I'd rather coast in a boring class than work hard in an interesting class. I'll be taking all classes P/F fwiw.

Take a class with Lupo!

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

Postby Chrstgtr » Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:50 am

Is it true that an uncurved class=better grades? Or is that only true some the well-known easy graders?

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

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:12 am

Chrstgtr wrote:Is it true that an uncurved class=better grades? Or is that only true some the well-known easy graders?

Some profs are known to abuse. Idk which ones tho.

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

Postby Calvin Murphy » Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:33 am

lhanvt13 wrote:
BuckinghamB wrote:Sup thread. I'm gonna be a visiting student for my last 3LOL semester at NU. Finally can register for classes today.

Are there any upper classes you guys recommend or ones I should stay away from. I'm interested in corporate stuff, but I'd rather coast in a boring class than work hard in an interesting class. I'll be taking all classes P/F fwiw.

Take a class with Lupo!


Is Riskin teaching anything this semester?

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

Postby odela » Sun Jan 11, 2015 5:32 pm

Any outlines available for Labor Law (Crystal)? I've already checked the outline banks. Thanks

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

Postby R1chardParker » Sun Jan 11, 2015 6:00 pm

iworkforlsac wrote:Any thoughts on O'Hara SecReg?


I thought he was great - brings a big picture perspective from someone with tons of experience. Not too much prep for class, but the 48 hour final is tough. He seems to be a pretty generous grader if the class is uncurved/will likely max the curve in a curved class.

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

Postby tigress12 » Sun Jan 11, 2015 7:39 pm

International Law with D'Amato? I've heard some vaguely bad things-- how bad of an idea is it to take this class?

American Legal History with Presser- seems like it's going to be curved, any opinions on if it's worth taking?

Also has anyone taken IP or Trusts and Estates?




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