Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Jon_Snow » Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:10 pm

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yeslekkkk wrote:Oh wait, I do have evidence with Schott. I don't know where I thought he did evidence also. I must have read something else. THANK GOD then.

but... how is Schott?


just started on his family law lectures. he's not bad.
he characterizes every single thing as "a side note," though, which irks me for some reason...


it's because he lectures as if he's speaking to a jury. He mentions it, but you can tell he's a litigator.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SplitMyPants » Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:16 pm

Jon_Snow wrote:
SplitMyPants wrote:
yeslekkkk wrote:Oh wait, I do have evidence with Schott. I don't know where I thought he did evidence also. I must have read something else. THANK GOD then.

but... how is Schott?


just started on his family law lectures. he's not bad.
he characterizes every single thing as "a side note," though, which irks me for some reason...


it's because he lectures as if he's speaking to a jury. He mentions it, but you can tell he's a litigator.


yeah. another complaint is that he's pretty bad at following along with the handouts. i.e., his phraseology is sometimes slightly different than the sheet and I find myself pausing to figure out what the answers are to the handout

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby J-english » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:41 pm

Checking in.... Started on May 22nd and seems to be keeping up pretty well. I definitely don't read the outlines until after the lectures and usually just for clarification on certain things.... specifically... Mortgages. I just don't understand them and I keep effing up the MBE questions. This is going to be a long summer.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby ernie » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:06 pm

Yea property sucks. Was one of my worst classes in law school too.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Law4lyf » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:37 am

For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Slytherpuff » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:49 am

Law4lyf wrote:For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)

You aren't behind, don't worry about it.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Law4lyf » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:53 am

Slytherpuff wrote:
Law4lyf wrote:For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)

You aren't behind, don't worry about it.


What are we supposed to be at now?

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby yeslekkkk » Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:00 am

Law4lyf wrote:For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)


I started on May 22 and I'm at 23.3% to be exact. I'm ahead other people I know by a day or so. It sounds like you're right with all of us!

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby screwtapeletters » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:01 am

Law4lyf wrote:For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)


If it makes you feel any better I'm at 11% right now. lol..

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby cron1834 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:07 am

Yeah, I'm at 15, so I wouldn't be worried about 20+.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby champloo » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:24 am

also at 11%. 20% isn't bad at all.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby J-english » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:07 am

Law4lyf wrote:For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)


I started on the 22nd and I'm at about 23%.... looks like you are about right.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby whats an updog » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:06 pm

20% here, started around May 21.

Is there any reason to get used to typing essays into the box that they provide on the site? I've just been copying & pasting from word.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby MelaPela » Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:34 pm

ernie wrote:Yea property sucks. Was one of my worst classes in law school too.


Ugh, the worst. If it makes us feel any better, McElroy did say most people hate it/don't do well on the subject.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby cnk1220 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:55 pm

MelaPela wrote:
ernie wrote:Yea property sucks. Was one of my worst classes in law school too.


Ugh, the worst. If it makes us feel any better, McElroy did say most people hate it/don't do well on the subject.



It's usually people's worst subject- yet mine was actually con law and I was scoring around 60% on property right before the exam- focus on the mortages/landlord tenant/covenants & equitable servitude stuff- you will only get 1 or 2 future interests Qs so don't worry about future interests w/ blackacre and the fee simple stuff if that's confusing you.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby cnk1220 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:57 pm

whats an updog wrote:20% here, started around May 21.

Is there any reason to get used to typing essays into the box that they provide on the site? I've just been copying & pasting from word.



As long as you are a decent typer for the exam there's no need to practice- also worth noting you can copy/paste stuff with examsoft on bar too. I remember using this feature to move stuff around on my essay.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby LSSS » Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:46 pm

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby SeewhathappensLarry » Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:50 pm

Lol my first graded essay score was steaming garbage.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Slytherpuff » Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:09 pm

LSSS wrote:Are you guys meeting the 50% goal for the Property PQ's? I am scoring around 45%...

I was below 50% for my last set too. Property sucks. Haha

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby J-english » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:13 pm

I just did session 5 of the Real Property MBE PQ's..... so bad. I even studied all the mortgages stuff and took my time so I didn't make any reading errors.... still only got 47%. This is getting really frustrating. Property was one of my better subjects and now I just feel like an idiot. Ugggg.... guess its time to make some more flash cards.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby helpappreciated » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:21 pm

Checking in. :D Just reached 20%. Started on May 17. The property MBEs are draining. I take my time on them though and have reached above the goal percentage. Are you guys adhering to the time limit?

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Tati718 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:50 pm

Law4lyf wrote:For those of you who started on May 22nd and have kept up with the schedule, what is you course percentage progress?
Just want to see how far behind I am (20%)



Started on May 22. Currently at 22.7% Overall Progress

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby cron1834 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:25 am

Got just below goal on last set of practice Qs. Doesn't feel great, but I'm sure that's acceptable at this point.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby champloo » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:17 am

do the pq sets for property (or any subject for that matter) get harder down the line? for example is pq set 1 easier than pq set 5?

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby MelaPela » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:25 am

champloo wrote:do the pq sets for property (or any subject for that matter) get harder down the line? for example is pq set 1 easier than pq set 5?


Wondering this too. I started out okay with the intro PQ, PQ 2 was terrible, PQ 3 and 4 were okay, and PQ 5 was terrible.

(By okay I mean barely meeting the target, not exceeding it by any means. Property is the devil)



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