What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby Flips88 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:17 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Flips88 wrote: Law schools exams are your entire section in a room for a 3 hour exam. Very rarely 1L classes have a take home 24 hour exam or something.

lol this post is a prime example of why you shouldn't spout off personal experiences as absolutes or even generally applicable. I know plenty of people who had numerous take-home exams during 1L.

but the vast majority of all 1L classes do an in-class exam. Saying you will likely have time constrained exams with all your section mates is generally applicable to most law students.
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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby Dreas » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:28 pm

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby buddingjd » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:56 pm

Lots of back-hair and the ability to stomach bad tequila.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:09 pm

Flips88 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
Flips88 wrote: Law schools exams are your entire section in a room for a 3 hour exam. Very rarely 1L classes have a take home 24 hour exam or something.

lol this post is a prime example of why you shouldn't spout off personal experiences as absolutes or even generally applicable. I know plenty of people who had numerous take-home exams during 1L.

but the vast majority of all 1L classes do an in-class exam. Saying you will likely having time constrained exams with all your section mates is generally applicable to most law students.

Sure, most 1Ls will have at least 1 time-constrained, in-class exam. But lol at your earlier contention that longer take-homes are very rare.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby ksllaw » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:11 pm

Hi everyone:

I will unfortunately be bowing out of this thread due to its tenor and unsavory content. I do appreciate the posts that offered some helpful thoughts and have made note of them (always trying to learn). But due to the way the thread has gone, I will be retiring from it after this.

Best of luck to everyone!

(p.s. I had mentioned take-home exams b/c: a.) there was mention of fast typing skills and I thought that it would have to be a take-home exam that would allow for computer usage; and b.) I knew of someone in law school who took a take-home exam before.)

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby Ozymandias » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:13 pm

ksllaw wrote:Hi everyone:

I will unfortunately be bowing out of this thread due to its tenor and unsavory content. I do appreciate the posts that offered some helpful thoughts and have made note of them (always trying to learn). But due to the way the thread has gone, I will be retiring from it after this.

Best of luck to everyone!

(p.s. I had mentioned take-home exams b/c: a.) there was mention of fast typing skills and I thought that it would have to be a take-home exam that would allow for computer usage; and b.) I knew of someone in law school who took a take-home exam before.)

You should use your newly freed-up time to learn about law school exams since you are currently hilariously uninformed.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby Ludo! » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:15 pm

What was the unsavory content? Did somebody post porn and I missed it?

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby barestin » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:41 pm

Dress in a suit and bring a briefcase to school everyday, because top students are the ones that get in the habit of treating law school like a full-time job, and a suit and briefcase complete the illusion of going to work.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby TatteredDignity » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:03 pm

Jerbs.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby presh » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:07 pm

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby top30man » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:19 pm

barestin wrote:Dress in a suit and bring a briefcase to school everyday, because top students are the ones that get in the habit of treating law school like a full-time job, and a suit and briefcase complete the illusion of going to work.

People legit do this at my local TTT. Do not understand.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby ksllaw » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:44 pm

Ozymandias wrote:
ksllaw wrote:Hi everyone:

I will unfortunately be bowing out of this thread due to its tenor and unsavory content. I do appreciate the posts that offered some helpful thoughts and have made note of them (always trying to learn). But due to the way the thread has gone, I will be retiring from it after this.

Best of luck to everyone!

(p.s. I had mentioned take-home exams b/c: a.) there was mention of fast typing skills and I thought that it would have to be a take-home exam that would allow for computer usage; and b.) I knew of someone in law school who took a take-home exam before.)

You should use your newly freed-up time to learn about law school exams since you are currently hilariously uninformed.



Thanks, I do feel uninformed about a lot of these details. Good to know that I need to work a lot harder to prepare myself for what to expect. Will be working hard in that direction. Peace.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby SoPro » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:31 pm

lol OP is a legitimate [HI I'M THE WORD FILTER. THIS PERSON MIGHT BE A DICK.] and will be median pwn3d

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby SoPro » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:33 pm

Lol, at the f@ggot autoedit

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby flcath » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:34 pm

SoPro wrote:Lol, at the f@ggot autoedit

TLS changes "[HI I'M THE WORD FILTER. THIS PERSON MIGHT BE A DICK.]" to "gay man?"

Edit: I guess it does! Jesus, TLS. I imagine this feature probably makes most usages of that term *more* offensive.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby chup » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:45 pm

SoPro wrote:Lol, at the f@ggot autoedit

Bye.

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby alwayssunnyinfl » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:51 pm

laxbrah420 wrote:Asbergers, pedantry, pretentiousness

You're a law school student / graduate now?

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Re: What Traits Separate the Top Law Students from the Rest?

Postby Pokemon » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:36 pm

In my section most people at the top of the class were left handed. I do not know whether it is a mere coincidence though.




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