TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

DallasTexan
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TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

Postby DallasTexan » Wed May 06, 2015 8:32 pm

Question: is it inherently unfair to require bar examinees to test in a freezing cold cattle barn with no operating heating system, when the temperature out is 27degrees?

Personally, I had trouble writing and concentrating while trying to keep warm. The temperature inside the testing area was below 40 degrees.

Inherently Unfair or nah?

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Re: TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

Postby ballcaps » Wed May 06, 2015 9:01 pm

http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... -straight/

lower temperatures stimulate brain activity, so they actually did you a favor.

jk that sounds shitty, i'd complain.

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Re: TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

Postby DallasTexan » Wed May 06, 2015 9:21 pm

ballcaps wrote:http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/warm-weather-makes-it-hard-think-straight/

lower temperatures stimulate brain activity, so they actually did you a favor.

jk that sounds shitty, i'd complain.


Lol!!

Lower temperatures also causes the blood to retract from the brain and extremities. Seriously, the exam was delayed due to the freezing temperature. Proctors brought in 6 space heaters in attempt to warm a gazillion sq.ft. Proctors wore gloves, winter hats, warmuffs, mouth covers, and scarfs.

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Re: TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

Postby s1m4 » Thu May 07, 2015 1:27 am

I feel like a tool complaining, since I took the bar in CALI, but the air conditioning inside the Pasadena test center made it so cold that I couldnt get my fingers to type at maximum speed. So it definitely was a problem - I typed about 15% less than I could have. Still, my problems seem first world compared to yours. :|

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Re: TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

Postby Beans89 » Tue May 19, 2015 3:04 pm

DallasTexan, I assume you were in the Ft. Worth testing center. I was too. That was insane and inhumane. I passed (so I guess I shouldn't complain?), but I definitely don't feel like I did anything close to my best work. I also came down with a terrible cold and sinus infection during the exam, so I was not a happy camper. Typing those essays with, like, no circulation to my fingers was a nightmare. I made a gazillion typos from having my fingers go numb.

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Re: TX Feb 2015 Exam -No heat in building & 27 degrees outside,

Postby axellucas85 » Fri Jun 05, 2015 9:12 am

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