Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

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Breezin
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Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby Breezin » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:26 pm

I'm curious if this paid off for anyone out there, or if I might be better off finding random exams from other professors.

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Kilpatrick
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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby Kilpatrick » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:27 pm

I found that to be the most helpful thing you could possibly do to prepare for a law school exam. Why would you think it would be better to do a different professors exam?

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AlexanderSupertramp
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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby AlexanderSupertramp » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:31 pm

Yes. Completely helpful.

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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby Breezin » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:34 pm

I thought that I might be caught off guard by new fact patterns on exam day after practicing on familiar exam questions. I don't know. I'm a 1L.

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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby nygrrrl » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:48 pm

Kilpatrick wrote:I found that to be the most helpful thing you could possibly do to prepare for a law school exam.

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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby Younger Abstention » Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:23 am

Breezin wrote:I thought that I might be caught off guard by new fact patterns on exam day after practicing on familiar exam questions. I don't know. I'm a 1L.


Well sure, but no more off guard than if you... don't do any practice exams at all...

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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:25 am

nygrrrl wrote:
Kilpatrick wrote:I found that to be the most helpful thing you could possibly do to prepare for a law school exam.

TCR, and no more discussion is necessary.

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Re: Has anyone found re-doing professors old exams helpful?

Postby npe » Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:11 am

I read OP to mean that s/he's already done all of this professor's exams and is curious whether it's better at this point to do those exams again or to find exams from other professors.




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