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NY Law Exam

Postby jir92 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:58 pm

For those who passed--

1) How long did you study for before the exam?
2) What did you do to study?

---IF ANYTHING?

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby JDEsq2017 » Sun May 21, 2017 5:57 pm

1.) didn't outside of the Qs at the end of each video.
2.) just bring the packet they give you in and you'll be fine.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby jir92 » Sun May 21, 2017 6:06 pm

JDEsq2017 wrote:1.) didn't outside of the Qs at the end of each video.
2.) just bring the packet they give you in and you'll be fine.


It's no longer a CTRL + F document which makes me slightly nervous

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby Winter is Coming » Sun May 21, 2017 6:10 pm

Someone in another thread uploaded an old version that is control f to dropbox. Assuming this isn't an ethical violation you should search for it sorry I can't find it rn.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby jir92 » Sun May 21, 2017 6:36 pm

Winter is Coming wrote:Someone in another thread uploaded an old version that is control f to dropbox. Assuming this isn't an ethical violation you should search for it sorry I can't find it rn.


I'm just gonna re-type the document as a way of studying for it anyway so I'll have a CTRL + F option I suppose

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby JDEsq2017 » Sun May 21, 2017 6:56 pm

jir92 wrote:
JDEsq2017 wrote:1.) didn't outside of the Qs at the end of each video.
2.) just bring the packet they give you in and you'll be fine.


It's no longer a CTRL + F document which makes me slightly nervous


I printed it out and organized by section

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Mon May 22, 2017 9:37 am

I wouldn't be surprised if the examsoftware prevents control + f (no matter what file you open) while the exam is in process. These are very mean people.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby Bluem_11 » Mon May 22, 2017 2:13 pm

jir92 wrote:For those who passed--

1) How long did you study for before the exam?
2) What did you do to study?

---IF ANYTHING?


Assuming 1) You can find a way to make the PDF searchable through some conversion software and 2) You can use the PDF in the exam

1. About 15-30 minutes
2. Scrolling through outline so i know where stuff is.

If those assumptions fail.........sucks to suck.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby okaygo » Mon May 22, 2017 2:51 pm

It's a multiple choice open book exam. You have two hours to get 30 questions correct to pass. If you're a halfway decent skimmer, that's plenty of time even if you can't find a searchable PDF. Just use the index or tab it.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby elendinel » Tue May 23, 2017 7:09 pm

I know of people who pulled the PDF up on another computer and control-F'd on that while they answered questions on their primary computer.

It's open book so I can't imagine how that would violate any rules, but doesn't hurt to make sure.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby jir92 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:50 pm

It's annoying that it's a 126 page document. So no one substantively studied actual rules, etc? just relied on CTRL + F?

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby FormerChild » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:04 pm

JDEsq2017 wrote:1.) didn't outside of the Qs at the end of each video.
2.) just bring the packet they give you in and you'll be fine.


When you say bring one, you don't mean that you actually have to go somewhere to take the exam, correct? We can just take it from home or where ever?

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby Harvard_Naw » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:11 pm

I read the outline over the course of about 5 days before the exam. So, around 25 pages a night. This was probably unnecessary, but I didn't want to have to take the thing again.

As to the the outline not being searchable, here are three things I would try:

1. Find the uploaded doc in the other thread that someone else mentioned.
2. Convert the doc into a searchable PDF (this might require some tech-savvy because apparently the doc is secured).
3. Print the outline. Then, go to UPS and scan the doc onto a flash drive as a searchable PDF.

Good luck.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby Jon_Snow » Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:33 am

If you can get your hands on a PDF searchable outline use that. Or print one out, put it in a binder, get some of those tab dividers, and organize it by section.

Not trying to humblebrag but I didn't even look at the outline until the day before the Feb. exam. I did the practice questions the NYLE puts out - about 22 - and looked at the headings of the different sections of the outline to get an overview.

I was actually at work when I took it. I snuck into a small conference room beforehand and was literally still on a conference call until about 5 minutes into the beginning of the exam. I ctrl-F'd the entire exam and passed.

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Re: NY Law Exam

Postby RickTol » Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:27 am

elendinel wrote:I know of people who pulled the PDF up on another computer and control-F'd on that while they answered questions on their primary computer.

It's open book so I can't imagine how that would violate any rules, but doesn't hurt to make sure.


Hmm and they got away with doing that?



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