Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

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Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby Hutz_and_Goodman » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:47 pm

Is there any reason to attend the classes rather than watching everything at home and doing the work here? i was planning to go to the school for Barbri prep but I'm finding it's easier to just work from home. Anyone have experience or thoughts on this?

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby 071816 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:51 pm

Hutz_and_Goodman wrote:Is there any reason to attend the classes rather than watching everything at home and doing the work here? i was planning to go to the school for Barbri prep but I'm finding it's easier to just work from home. Anyone have experience or thoughts on this?

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby Worker and Parasite » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:52 pm

You can't 1.5x in real life

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby Danger Zone » Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:45 pm

Complete waste of time

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Jun 01, 2015 2:51 pm

Depends on how self disciplined you are. Some need scheduled live classes or they tend to procrastinate too much.

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby Kage3212 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:59 pm

I started attending in-class, realized the waste of time involved in commuting, and now work exclusively from home. Work from home has proved to be the superior method so long as you are self-motivated as others have stated.

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby myrtlewinston » Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:09 pm

I like it, as I save time on the commute. Plus, I have a tendency to detour when I'm out.

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby victortsoi » Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:16 pm

well, with barbri, I don't see why you would need the motivation of waking up and going to a lecture that you cant pause or fast forward.

The PSP assignments and percentage completion meters etc etc are more than enough to scare the crap out of you and make you feel guilty for not studying. I actually wish there was an app like that for law school itself, for me at least.

I live 5 blocks ffrom my live classes, not worth it at all. I need a break, or just some sugar, at some point during the lecture. and depending on who is talking, you really can/should speed it up. I've taken so many advanced civ pro classes, and crim classes, for example, no way im listening to those at even 1.25x.

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby bluewin888 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:14 pm

Live classes, I mean live-teacher not live video, are way better!! it is real..


I spend 2 hours commuting to live class... feeling good.

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby Hutz_and_Goodman » Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:24 pm

My test center is streaming video so I'm not doing that
I have no problem with self-discipline but it's kind of boring to work at home/in coffee shops
on the other hand, I watch everything 1.5x-2x so it goes quickly

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby Danger Zone » Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:40 pm

bluewin888 wrote:Live classes, I mean live-teacher not live video, are way better!! it is real..


I spend 2 hours commuting to live class... feeling good.

So between the commute and not being able to speed up the lecture, you're wasting about 3.5 to 4 hours a day just for a "real" experience.

Do you, man.

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Re: Attending Barbri in person vs. working at home

Postby bluewin888 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:34 pm

1. I enjoy going to LIVE class.. meeting all profs.

2. I do lots of video watching and essay memorizing on subway.

3. it it nice to walk!! GOOD workout for bar days.


Surely, I will save time after the MBE subjects end, which is june 23.

Danger Zone wrote:
bluewin888 wrote:Live classes, I mean live-teacher not live video, are way better!! it is real..


I spend 2 hours commuting to live class... feeling good.

So between the commute and not being able to speed up the lecture, you're wasting about 3.5 to 4 hours a day just for a "real" experience.

Do you, man.




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