THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby unsweetened » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:38 pm

Great45 wrote:At this point, is everyone doing the mixed sets in Test Mode, or are you still doing Interactive?

I'm still doing interactive. There are a couple WTF type questions that pop up and I like to use the flash card function for these, just copy and paste whatever obscure rule or exception there is to the main rule so I can review before the next set

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby CBlaw » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:50 pm

Great45 wrote:At this point, is everyone doing the mixed sets in Test Mode, or are you still doing Interactive?


I have done almost everysingle one up to this point in interactive mode. Prob should be doing them in test mode but I have never really felt rushed during the practice exams so not worried as much about time plus I feel i learn better when i can immediately see why i am right or wrong and read the explanation right then. It helps me with memorization.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Pajsa18 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:37 pm

Great45 wrote:At this point, is everyone doing the mixed sets in Test Mode, or are you still doing Interactive?



Test mode here.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Pajsa18 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:41 pm

Lawworld19 wrote:In test mode.

Everyone scoring in the 60-70% range?

or most on here in 70-80?


I’m scoring 58-68% in mixed sets, but my last 5 sets have all been over 60%.

FWIW, I’m in a 260 JX and generally stronger at writing, but have been able to make some decent jumps on the MBE this past week.

I’ve scored in the 70s only in torts single sets - I think the people on here are multi-choice geniuses - wish I could say the same!

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Tala29 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:57 pm

Lawworld19 wrote:In test mode.

Everyone scoring in the 60-70% range?

or most on here in 70-80?



around 65, def not above 70 :cry:

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Postby MRSP » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:59 pm

Lawworld19 wrote:In test mode.

Everyone scoring in the 60-70% range?

or most on here in 70-80?


I am still in the 60-65 range so I am slamming MBEs till test day. I have lean sheets as well to help with the MEE but need to do major memorization with the non MBE subjects...I need a 268 to pass in my state and the MBE is worth 50% :|

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby gasfard » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:02 pm

I've been getting 4s for MEE essays and 65-70% on MBE PQs. What should I focus on until test day? My jx is 50% MBE

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby jcwest » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:12 pm

Lawworld19 wrote:In test mode.

Everyone scoring in the 60-70% range?

or most on here in 70-80?

I'm scoring 66%-72%. Glad to see I'm not alone. I have now shifted to non MBEs pretty exclusively through Monday night --> also glad to see I'm not the only one.

Feels like I'm learning these non MBEs for the first time.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby MRSP » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:43 pm

jcwest wrote:
Lawworld19 wrote:In test mode.

Everyone scoring in the 60-70% range?

or most on here in 70-80?

I'm scoring 66%-72%. Glad to see I'm not alone. I have now shifted to non MBEs pretty exclusively through Monday night --> also glad to see I'm not the only one.

Feels like I'm learning these non MBEs for the first time.


Same here! I am four years out of law school as well so I am :shock: Not that we should bank on these, but I looked at JD Advising MEE predictions (Corp, Agency, Wills/Trusts, Civ Pro, Con Law, maybe Property) and wishing they were more like Crim Pro, Torts, Family Law/Conflicts, and Con Law lol.

I need to get my MBEs up in your range though

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawworld19 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:03 pm

I am 60-70 on MBE with the occasional slip below 60. Really hope I can pull it off this time. I am taking Ohio, don't think anyone else on here is taking ohio.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby BasilHallward » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:13 pm

My last 5 mixed sets (sets 8-12) have been 80%, 80%, 64%, 80%, 64%. This variance is bugging me. I don't like the feast or famine nature of these scores. I would love to average like 74% and call it the day...

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby MRSP » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:15 pm

What subjects do you all think will pop up on the MEE (and your reasoning, if not a pure guess)?

Are any of you focusing your time on memorization on any certain subjects more than others? Since I am pressed for time my goal (other than memorization) is to issue spot my way through as many practice MEEs as possible.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby thisyearsgirl » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:42 pm

I've been doing my mixed sets in test mode, averaging around 65%. It's making me a little nervous b/c I was averaging high 60's/low 70's in earlier sets but haven't scored as highly for a while now... I'm hoping it's because Themis is giving me harder questions b/c I'll usually score poorly in two subject areas per set and it's inconsistent which subject area (w/ the exception of civ pro haha...)

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawworld19 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:58 pm

thisyearsgirl wrote:I've been doing my mixed sets in test mode, averaging around 65%. It's making me a little nervous b/c I was averaging high 60's/low 70's in earlier sets but haven't scored as highly for a while now... I'm hoping it's because Themis is giving me harder questions b/c I'll usually score poorly in two subject areas per set and it's inconsistent which subject area (w/ the exception of civ pro haha...)



Yes, to above. EXACTLY my situation. I will score horrible on crim and crim pro, even though I usually do well. Unusually well on my worst, evidence or civ pro. Then the next set another two subjects I will get wrecked. Must be their set up. Cycle two subjects a set where they will test you on really obscure or harder than normal questions.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby dontdoitkid » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:02 pm

lytieul0ng wrote:Not related to anything useful, but finally just started the Wills lectures and think it's hilarious that the reference to best friends is Hank Mardukas. Hank Mardukas has been my best friend since our first year at IBM.


I've been following this thread for a little while, but besides that the last time I was active on here was November of 2015 during 1L.

Decided to log in just to say thank you because I found that hysterical and NO ONE ELSE HAS SEEN I LOVE YOU MAN apparently, if my friends here are any indication. Favorite quote of the movie for some reason.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawworld19 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:22 pm

http://www.ncbex.org/pdfviewer/?file=%2 ... ument%2F17

Just did these sample 21 questions directly from NCBE website. Not sure if any of you don't know about it but can get them done in 38 mins.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby NotSkadden » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:46 am

Are adaptibar questions generally harder than Themis questions? This scares me because adiptibar questions are mostly all past bar questions, right?

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby abogado2018 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:57 am

NotSkadden wrote:Are adaptibar questions generally harder than Themis questions? This scares me because adiptibar questions are mostly all past bar questions, right?


No way, I thought it was the other way around--as in 100% of the Adaptibar Qs are licensed NCBE questions.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby dabigchina » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:37 am

fuck these mixed sets are getting harder. I guess I used up all of my easy MBE questions in the first 12 sets. Either that or I'm forgetting shit as I try to memorize these stupid essay topics.

This is gonna do wonders for my confidence before the exam.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lili8 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:13 am

a commiserative :(

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby jcwest » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:22 am

Lawworld19 wrote:http://www.ncbex.org/pdfviewer/?file=%2Fdmsdocument%2F17

Just did these sample 21 questions directly from NCBE website. Not sure if any of you don't know about it but can get them done in 38 mins.

How'd you do on them? I only got 14/21.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawworld19 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:29 am

dabigchina wrote:fuck these mixed sets are getting harder. I guess I used up all of my easy MBE questions in the first 12 sets. Either that or I'm forgetting shit as I try to memorize these stupid essay topics.

This is gonna do wonders for my confidence before the exam.


I just took 12 and got a 68%. I will let you know tomorrow how I do on 13 to see how much harder.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawworld19 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:30 am

jcwest wrote:
Lawworld19 wrote:http://www.ncbex.org/pdfviewer/?file=%2Fdmsdocument%2F17

Just did these sample 21 questions directly from NCBE website. Not sure if any of you don't know about it but can get them done in 38 mins.

How'd you do on them? I only got 14/21.



I only got a 13/21. Yikes.

The fact patterns seem easier to get through but some of the concepts I just didn't off the top of my head know if that makes sense.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby jcwest » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:37 am

Lawworld19 wrote:
jcwest wrote:
Lawworld19 wrote:http://www.ncbex.org/pdfviewer/?file=%2Fdmsdocument%2F17

Just did these sample 21 questions directly from NCBE website. Not sure if any of you don't know about it but can get them done in 38 mins.

How'd you do on them? I only got 14/21.



I only got a 13/21. Yikes.

The fact patterns seem easier to get through but some of the concepts I just didn't off the top of my head know if that makes sense.
18 really pissed me off. I analyzed every step from divisible portions of the contract, to goods vs. service, to SoF.... and the answer is fair and equitable? Apparently I have to go over contracts more.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby White Dwarf » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:59 am

Joint Tenancy Question:

- 3 brothers each get 1/3 as Joint Tenants.
- Middle brother gives interest to Older brother.
- Then, Younger brother dies, leaving everything to his daughter.

I thought the transfer from Middle to Older severed the JT, so it would be: Older 2/3, Younger 1/3 as Tenants in Common --> Younger's interest goes to his daughter.

But, the question said the transfer from Middle to Older made it: Older 1/3 as JT + 1/3 as TIC, and Younger 1/3 JT --> Younger's interest goes to Older, who now owns property in FSA.

Did I miss something? This seems totally wrong.



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