New York Law Course September 2018

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New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Findedeux » Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:06 pm

Anyone else finding these videos really annoying?

I have the course materials but the questions in the videos always come from just the videos and after the Bar exam, then the MPRE, I really can't study any more for this stuff.

What are you guys doing for the videos/course?

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Neilt001 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:06 am

Hi there,

yes the vids are very annoying but unfortunately you gotta watch them all (I've heard the Board tracks whether you've 'skipped' through the videos, so make sure to watch them all. I don't remember much about the quizzes at the end of the videos, but they're a necessary albeit minor annoyance.

Anyway, try to pay attention as best you can to the videos. But remember that the actual NYLE is taken almost entirely from the course materials. And it's open book. So the most important thing for the NYLE isn't the videos, but being familiar with the course materials and being able to quickly navigate your way around the document during the exam. Personally (and this may not be the greatest advice) I just put on the NYLC videos in the background and only kinda paid attention :oops: .

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Findedeux » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:14 pm

Thanks for the tip!

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Calbears123 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:26 pm

Not paying attention to the videos and looking up the answer on the pdf has been my strategy so far.

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Neilt001 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:16 am

Calbears123 wrote:Not paying attention to the videos and looking up the answer on the pdf has been my strategy so far.


Honestly that's probably the best strategy. I was worried cause I watched the vids 8 months before doing the NYLE, meaning I didn't remember anything from them (also cause I didn't pay much attention). And there were plenty of people posting about how some NYLE questions can only be answered with video content. So that got me a little worried. But it turned out that every answer was contained in the outline, so as long as you're across the outline, you're sweet.

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby okigotthis » Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:25 pm

Probably nothing, but I had a video speeder installed before I started the NYLC, and accidentally hit the speed-up button for a moment on a video. I caught it before it made any dent in the time -- would be a difference of a second or two. Does anyone know whether that would come up on a speed audit, and whether they'd realize that it was just a second? Would contacting them about this be total overkill? Thanks!

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby rbfplacid » Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:33 pm

I turn on the video, surf the net, watch some TV, and answer the question when the video is over (and hope I get it right). I found a searchable pdf that someone posted on reddit (made for visually impaired students.) I retain more information reading it than listening to it, and given its a month away I'm probably not going to remember much of what I'm watching right now anyway. So I'm just going to read the review materials before the test.

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby snc89 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:07 pm

I am getting increasingly frustrated because a lot of the answers to the questions at the end of the videos on the NYLC are not included in the outline. It’s literally from the mouth of the speaker. So obviously this poses a problem if you’re not paying strict attention or if you happen to miss a bit of information. Anyone else getting annoyed with this?

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Findedeux » Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:05 pm

snc89 wrote:I am getting increasingly frustrated because a lot of the answers to the questions at the end of the videos on the NYLC are not included in the outline. It’s literally from the mouth of the speaker. So obviously this poses a problem if you’re not paying strict attention or if you happen to miss a bit of information. Anyone else getting annoyed with this?


I just guessed and if I had to play it over that was fine since I wasn't watching them anyway.

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Findedeux » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:53 pm

Has anyone actually studied for the test tomorrow?

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Findedeux » Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:02 pm

Well, that was fun.

I was surprised that I actually only finished with about a minute left.

Definitely harder than the practice questions.

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Stephdeez » Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:14 pm

Findedeux wrote:Well, that was fun.

I was surprised that I actually only finished with about a minute left.

Definitely harder than the practice questions.


I wish I knew about the practice questions!

It came down to the wire for me too! Way too many civ pro questions :roll:

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby Findedeux » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:28 pm

I'm surprised results came out so fast.

Nice to be done with that.

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby nyboundesq » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:35 pm

Findedeux wrote:I'm surprised results came out so fast.

Nice to be done with that.


likewise!! pleasantly surprised!

next...MPRE in Nov

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Re: New York Law Course September 2018

Postby infidelis » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:39 pm

rbfplacid wrote:I turn on the video, surf the net, watch some TV, and answer the question when the video is over (and hope I get it right). I found a searchable pdf that someone posted on reddit (made for visually impaired students.) I retain more information reading it than listening to it, and given its a month away I'm probably not going to remember much of what I'm watching right now anyway. So I'm just going to read the review materials before the test.


Do you still have that searchable PDF? Can't seem to find it online.



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