should i get e&es now or wait

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anjmissy
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should i get e&es now or wait

Postby anjmissy » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:17 pm

so today only supplements are half off at aspen publishers with the code SUMMERSALE and there is a 1L bundle that with this coupon will be $75 for 5 E&Es, civil pro, contracts, crim law, torts, and prop, should i get all of these now or wait for my book list for school?

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby ran12 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:21 pm

Might as well get them. Supplements can be pretty useful for understanding concepts and outlining so you're gonna end up getting some anyway.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby dudders » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:23 pm

If you've got 5 for $75, i'd say go ahead and buy them for the core 1L classes. I use e&e's very heavily (more so than others on this forum, who tend to like them for certain classes but not as much for others). $15 is a great price, especially for new current editions. You're not out much if you don't use/like one, and you can always resell them later too.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby JetsFan1990 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:27 pm

Thanks for the tip. I'm going to go buy my supplements from aspen now. I wouldn't do the 1L bundle though. From my understanding, there are specific commercial materials you want for each subject (i.e. Tribe, Con Law; Glannon, CivPro; etc.). At least this is what books like Law School Confidential and GTM say..

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby piccolittle » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:36 pm

It's worth having them, even if you don't crack them open. You can always sell them again for more than $15, especially if they're new.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby dixon02 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:38 pm

Yeah, given the title of the thread I planned to offer the standard calm down/stop gunning/wait until you're actually a law student comment, but at that price there's really no good reason not to go for it. I think they're usually like $40 new, so I see no downside.
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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby mr.hands » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:50 pm

Yeah pull the trigger

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby sambeber » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:57 pm

JetsFan1990 wrote:Thanks for the tip. I'm going to go buy my supplements from aspen now. I wouldn't do the 1L bundle though. From my understanding, there are specific commercial materials you want for each subject (i.e. Tribe Chemerinsky, Con Law; Glannon, CivPro; etc.). At least this is what books like Law School Confidential and GTM say..


FTFY

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby JG7773 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:04 pm

I just wanted to say that the code gives 50% off of E&E single titles as well. I just got a Property E&E for $25 with free shipping. Thanks for pointing out the deal.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby JetsFan1990 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:11 pm

sambeber wrote:
JetsFan1990 wrote:Thanks for the tip. I'm going to go buy my supplements from aspen now. I wouldn't do the 1L bundle though. From my understanding, there are specific commercial materials you want for each subject (i.e. Tribe Chemerinsky, Con Law; Glannon, CivPro; etc.). At least this is what books like Law School Confidential and GTM say..


FTFY


Appreciate it. To be certain, do I want Chemerinsky's "Con Law: Principles and Policies"?

Any other suggestions for contracts, property, and criminal law?

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby Mxpalmer » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:49 pm

Just got the 1L bundle, thanks for the heads up

And yeah they're referring to Cherminsky p&p's, I saw you can get this for $4 used on amazon though?

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby bloobook » Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:35 pm

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby superbloom » Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:40 pm

Link?

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby Mxpalmer » Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:01 pm

--LinkRemoved--

This is for the bundle. Put the code in at checkout for the half off.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby 2014 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:05 pm

Thanks for this. I was planning on waiting, but that's a really good deal.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby otnemem » Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:31 pm

Thanks, this was a great deal.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby thederangedwang » Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:53 pm

whoo hoo, totally sneaked my order in there just now, thanks! I dont even know what i ordered..lol

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby drmguy » Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:54 pm

Buy them but don't look at them.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby thederangedwang » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:00 am

drmguy wrote:Buy them but don't look at them.

ill be honest, i really dont know what i bought..what are E&E's even? i just bought them cause everybody seemed to liked them and it seemed like a great deal

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby drmguy » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:02 am

thederangedwang wrote:
drmguy wrote:Buy them but don't look at them.

ill be honest, i really dont know what i bought..what are E&E's even? i just bought them cause everybody seemed to liked them and it seemed like a great deal

They are very basic practice questions. They help you to issue spot.

Their value will largely depend on your class. If your professor likes succinct, then E&Es are your best friend. If you professor wants an information dump, then E&Es will give you false confidence.

Edit: I wanted to write a "how to succeed in law school" thread, but I realized it would be like 3 sentences long. CATER to what your professor wants. There is no magic formula. This means asking your professor really early on. All my professors would probably recall me as the guy who only asked about the exam. This also means that someone's tip that the E&E is amazing might not necessarily be amazing for your class. Second/last tip, work as much as you need to. You will know if you aren't working enough. If you are lost then don't plan on getting an A.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby HellOnHeels » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:48 am

I ordered the bundle this morning. The code still worked 8)

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby hiima3L » Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:01 am

Get used/2nd most recent editions. With the exception of Con Law, all of them will have 99% of what you need to know. There's no reason to spend way more for subjects where the law hasn't changed for decades (torts, property, Ks, civ pro (a bit here and there), crim).

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby thederangedwang » Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:54 pm

i didnt get confirmation email of my order..and so im kinda worried for some reason my order didnt go through even though i got confirmation page on website...anybody have this issue?

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby JetsFan1990 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:56 pm

I didn't get a confirmation email either. I'm not too worried.

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Re: should i get e&es now or wait

Postby thederangedwang » Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:57 pm

JetsFan1990 wrote:I didn't get a confirmation email either. I'm not too worried.

:lol: :arrow: :oops: thanks for putting me in my place




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