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Postby LoganCouture » Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:49 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:What are you guys doing with your weeks off before school starts? I'm torn between capitalizing on limited free time before it's all over and saving money.

3 week trip. capitalizing on limited free time all the way.

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Postby Hikikomorist » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:40 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:What are you guys doing with your weeks off before school starts? I'm torn between capitalizing on limited free time before it's all over and saving money.

Why not both?

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Postby PeanutsNJam » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:42 pm

My definition of "capitalize" involves traveling, which costs at least some money no matter what, and my definition of "saving money" is staying home so I'm not paying rent for nothing and spending money only on essentials.

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Postby MurdockLLP » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:21 am

Gray wrote:
MurdockLLP wrote:offer day. Nervous AF.

Good luck! Don't be nervous!


Turned out great. Offer!

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Postby haus » Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:51 am

MurdockLLP wrote:
Gray wrote:
MurdockLLP wrote:offer day. Nervous AF.

Good luck! Don't be nervous!


Turned out great. Offer!

Congrats!

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Postby zhenders » Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:13 am

Congrats Murdock! I think our offer day is today. We'll see how goes!

I'm sticking around Chicago enjoying the singular benefit of the quarter system: chillin 'til late September.

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Postby Gray » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:42 am

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Postby PeanutsNJam » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:32 pm

Also accepted offer! Yay jerbs.

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Postby Hand » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:45 pm

Congrats folks!

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Postby MurdockLLP » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:49 pm

zhenders wrote:Congrats Murdock! I think our offer day is today. We'll see how goes!

I'm sticking around Chicago enjoying the singular benefit of the quarter system: chillin 'til late September.


Thanks! Congrats to PnJ as well! And good luck zhenders!

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Postby IsThisForReal » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:01 pm

Congrats guys!
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Postby BVest » Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:47 pm

Congrats y'all.
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Postby zhenders » Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:37 pm

100% offered; good stuff.

One more week at the firm, then 3L. Let's gooooo

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Postby unsweetened » Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:43 am

Two weeks "vacation" means independent research project, finishing up a paper for summer classes, and writing as many cover letters as possible. Shitty, but not as shitty as 2L (yet).

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Postby IsThisForReal » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:59 pm

3L already blows
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Postby BVest » Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:01 pm

Holy shit! Terribly sorry ITFR.
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Postby buckiguy_sucks » Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:06 pm

that's horrible itfr, really really sorry to hear that

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Postby Dr. Nefario » Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:57 am

PeanutsNJam wrote:What are you guys doing with your weeks off before school starts? I'm torn between capitalizing on limited free time before it's all over and saving money.


2 weeks working a part-time job, friend visiting for a week, and then spent a small chunk to take a cruise with SO after that. I'm pretty comfortable with what I saved, but know it'll drop some between now and bar trip.

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Postby Hikikomorist » Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:34 am

Dr. Nefario wrote:
PeanutsNJam wrote:What are you guys doing with your weeks off before school starts? I'm torn between capitalizing on limited free time before it's all over and saving money.


2 weeks working a part-time job, friend visiting for a week, and then spent a small chunk to take a cruise with SO after that. I'm pretty comfortable with what I saved, but know it'll drop some between now and bar trip.

Mind sharing roughly how much that was?

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Postby Dr. Nefario » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:17 pm

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Postby zhenders » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:14 pm

This thread has fallen from the main page like way too many times; I'd like to vote for daily check-ins given that 3L is soon to be upon us and none of us have any excuse to be too busy (itfr what happened?)

Here is my contribution for the day: halfway through the summer I told a tailor that I wore a 34 in pants. She fucking literally lol'd and handed me a 40, and they fit really well

Unrelatedly I'm trying out exercise again

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Re: If you're going 3L, keep going [PnJ, this is the right place]

Postby Hand » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:39 pm

zhenders wrote:Here is my contribution for the day: halfway through the summer I told a tailor that I wore a 34 in pants. She fucking literally lol'd and handed me a 40, and they fit really well

Story of my current sad overweight existence except I believed until recently that my pant size was 36 because I am not *that* delusional

As to what I'm doing once I'm finally done (don't work 12 weeks over the summer people it is not worth it): vacation for a week, then getting the journal in shape for the upcoming year and being high on painkillers due to my wisdom teeth getting pulled

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Re: If you're going 3L, keep going [PnJ, this is the right place]

Postby Hand » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:41 pm

Hikikomorist wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:
PeanutsNJam wrote:What are you guys doing with your weeks off before school starts? I'm torn between capitalizing on limited free time before it's all over and saving money.


2 weeks working a part-time job, friend visiting for a week, and then spent a small chunk to take a cruise with SO after that. I'm pretty comfortable with what I saved, but know it'll drop some between now and bar trip.

Mind sharing roughly how much that was?

Damn it hikko takin it to the next level, have you correlated savings to test scores yet? I'm a terrible data point for that exercise btw

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Postby Hikikomorist » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:55 pm

Hand wrote:
Hikikomorist wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:
PeanutsNJam wrote:What are you guys doing with your weeks off before school starts? I'm torn between capitalizing on limited free time before it's all over and saving money.


2 weeks working a part-time job, friend visiting for a week, and then spent a small chunk to take a cruise with SO after that. I'm pretty comfortable with what I saved, but know it'll drop some between now and bar trip.

Mind sharing roughly how much that was?

Damn it hikko takin it to the next level, have you correlated savings to test scores yet? I'm a terrible data point for that exercise btw

Not sure we know enough to say you're a terrible data point, assuming a terrible data point is one that defies the correlation. One could argue that smarter people have greater confidence in their future income stream and so feel less compelled to save.



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