Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

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Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Jon_Snow » Fri May 26, 2017 4:07 pm

Starting this thread because its about that time.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Blackhawks_Fan » Fri May 26, 2017 4:09 pm

Too true Jon Snow, too true.
Thank you for starting the thread.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby blaze1306 » Fri May 26, 2017 4:21 pm

I started last month and I'm already burned out...22.7% overall progress there is no way I will reach the 75% goal working full time.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Blackhawks_Fan » Fri May 26, 2017 4:37 pm

blaze1306 wrote:I started last month and I'm already burned out...22.7% overall progress there is no way I will reach the 75% goal working full time.


Hey, if it's any consolation, I'm roughly at the same percentage but have been at it for just over two months (also working full time), so I think you're doing well.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SeewhathappensLarry » Fri May 26, 2017 5:30 pm

Checking in. Started two days ago. So far very glad I went with Themis and their short lectures with assessments instead of Barbri's massively long lectures

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby yeslekkkk » Sat May 27, 2017 1:27 am

Checking in. I feel great about doing Themis.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Slytherpuff » Sat May 27, 2017 9:59 am

Checking in too!

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby screwtapeletters » Sat May 27, 2017 12:28 pm

Checking in.
2% thus far. Lol

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby ernie » Sat May 27, 2017 12:49 pm

Kill me

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SplitMyPants » Sat May 27, 2017 2:40 pm

checking in. anyone else feel like they were just taught contracts by matt ryan?
couldn't help but notice the similarity between him and prof. geis, lol

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby yeslekkkk » Sun May 28, 2017 12:34 pm

So I've been thinking over getting adaptibar or barmax. I know Themis used to use the questions by adaptibar but no longer does.

Does our Themis program use real MBE questions or are these now created by Themis? I want more practice if they're not in fact in real. Otherwise, I think they're are so many questions that it may be enough for me.

What do you guys know about Themis's MBE POS?

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SeewhathappensLarry » Sun May 28, 2017 2:28 pm

ernie wrote:Kill me



Especially with the state lectures. Dear lord

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby jennifer_42 » Sun May 28, 2017 2:38 pm

Zachary Kramer is kind of funny.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby yeslekkkk » Sun May 28, 2017 6:03 pm

jennifer_42 wrote:Zachary Kramer is kind of funny.


Seconded. I actually laugh out loud sometimes.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby rduffy5 » Sun May 28, 2017 6:21 pm

Thanks for starting the thread.

Yeah I'm at 25.2% and started 3 weeks ago. Prof. Kramer was great... I'm hoping Civ Pro is as good as Freer...

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby logicspeaks » Sun May 28, 2017 6:33 pm

Checking in. I'm at 7.4%, and I'm way more motivated than I was during 3L. I'm liking Themis so far.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby almaz » Sun May 28, 2017 7:45 pm

Checking in at 17%. Really happy with the MBE portion so far. The Themis Michigan specific material is terrible.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby blaze1306 » Sun May 28, 2017 10:53 pm

Blackhawks_Fan wrote:
blaze1306 wrote:I started last month and I'm already burned out...22.7% overall progress there is no way I will reach the 75% goal working full time.


Hey, if it's any consolation, I'm roughly at the same percentage but have been at it for just over two months (also working full time), so I think you're doing well.



I think all we can do is complete as much as humanly possible before the exam and hope for the best.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby blueapple » Mon May 29, 2017 8:00 am

almaz wrote:Checking in at 17%. Really happy with the MBE portion so far. The Themis Michigan specific material is terrible.


I took (and passed) Michigan with Themis last July -- feel free to PM me if you have any questions over the next couple of months.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby proleteriate » Mon May 29, 2017 1:35 pm

yeslekkkk wrote:
jennifer_42 wrote:Zachary Kramer is kind of funny.


Seconded. I actually laugh out loud sometimes.


u guys serious? this dude annoys the hell out of me.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby jennifer_42 » Mon May 29, 2017 3:22 pm

proleteriate wrote:
yeslekkkk wrote:
jennifer_42 wrote:Zachary Kramer is kind of funny.


Seconded. I actually laugh out loud sometimes.


u guys serious? this dude annoys the hell out of me.


I think his silly dad jokes (*jokes??*) are kind of cute in an awkward way. But the consumer law dude is seriously annoying. I had to speed up his lectures just because he was sooo slow.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SplitMyPants » Mon May 29, 2017 3:29 pm

when did yall start? i have not clue who these people are... just finished secured transactions, though, per my schedule starting last monday.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Pilking76 » Mon May 29, 2017 8:07 pm

Anyone else seeing a conflict between the amount of time they say we should be studying a day (approximately 8 hours) versus the amount of work they assign us? I had a May 22nd start date and am currently 21.9% (which means as of now I have everything up until June 3rd finished). Just to take an example of a couple days:

June 2nd:
Watch Property Chapters 20-27 - 1.75 hours (1.5 times speed)
Review Property FRO - 1 hour
Watch Property Essay Workshop - 1 hour (1.5 time speed)
Write Property Practice Essay - .75 hours
MBE Property Workshop - .75 hours
Property Practice Questions (17) - .75 hours
Total = 6 hours

June 3rd:
Asses Family Law - .5 hours
Review Family Law Lecture Handout - 1 hour
Write Family Law Practice Essay - .75 hours
Review Property Lecture Handout - 1.25 hours
MBE Property Practice Questions (34) - 1 hour
Total = 4.5 hours

I find myself finishing all or most assigned tasks by lunch time (starting at 9am), and then I just get a little ahead on the next days work later in the afternoon. Is there stuff I should be doing that isn't explicitly on the schedule (all I can think of is reviewing the outlines, but they are assigned)? I read a lot about people falling behind and completing 100% doesn't seem like the expectation, but I'm just not seeing how if I stay at this pace (5-8 hours a day) I won't finish like a week or more before the exam is administered.

I haven't been creating my own outlines (I have always just used other peoples), but I can see that taking a lot of time. Are there any other materials or resources people are using that could explain why people fall behind?

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Slytherpuff » Mon May 29, 2017 8:40 pm

SplitMyPants wrote:when did yall start? i have not clue who these people are... just finished secured transactions, though, per my schedule starting last monday.

Yeah, I did the May 22 start so I'm where you're at too. Probably like a day and a half behind because of MDW travel.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SplitMyPants » Mon May 29, 2017 9:22 pm

Pilking76 wrote:Anyone else seeing a conflict between the amount of time they say we should be studying a day (approximately 8 hours) versus the amount of work they assign us? I had a May 22nd start date and am currently 21.9% (which means as of now I have everything up until June 3rd finished).


not i. i actually started may 24th and am just shy of 9%. i dunno about you but it took me like almost 5 hours just to read through and digest the secured transactions outline (albeit, i never took an article 9 class...)




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