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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby dabigchina » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:19 pm

White Dwarf wrote:grades

sup grades twin

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Rigo » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:22 pm

Wahrheit wrote:I'm getting emails trying to sell me burial insurance, my grades must be really awful

Are you still PI ENEMIES OF THE GATE or secretly biglaw?

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Minnietron » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:27 pm

Gray wrote:
Minnietron wrote:
Wahrheit wrote:
Minnietron wrote:If anyone else doesn't think casebooks are big enough, you can ask Gray where to buy the extra large versions! :lol:

:?:

Her casebook for Crim is twice the size of most everyone else's for the same edition!

Idk ... it's extra thick paper but identical in all other ways.

It's the bro science workout edition. For the law student that wants to exercise the body and mind at the same time.
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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Rigo » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:28 pm

Wahrheit wrote:I am and always have been biglaw from day one

Oh my bad.

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby GoneSouth » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:17 pm

White Dwarf wrote:
GoneSouth wrote:
GoneSouth wrote:
Joscellin wrote:
GoneSouth wrote:First law school grade is an A....it will be all downhill from here


Congratulations! Every A is worth celebrating.


Second grade.....A

Holy @#%#

Don't even care how bad I'm going to get killed on my third, which is the class I feel least confident in


Last grade: A+

At this point pretty sure the registrar has my identity confused with someone else


Wow! And here I was being happy with my A-/B+/B+. Congrats.


I mean you should be happy with that. You're above median

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby White Dwarf » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:36 pm

I am, honestly. It's a minor miracle I managed a B+ in Torts seeing as how I was a walking disaster in that class all semester.

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:49 pm

Gray wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Wahrheit wrote:I am and always have been biglaw from day one

Oh my bad.

What is it about big lawl that excites you?

TBF it's the hours for me. I've never felt like I work hard enough

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby PeanutsNJam » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:08 pm

Gray wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Wahrheit wrote:I am and always have been biglaw from day one

Oh my bad.

What is it about big lawl that excites you?


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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby accessislife » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:13 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:
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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Big Red » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:17 pm

no one else into pi/gov't?

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Joscellin » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:41 pm

Big Red wrote:no one else into pi/gov't?


I'm interested in gov't longterm, but the quickest route into the USAO appears to be biglaw (aside from DOJ Honors, anyway).

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby GreenEggs » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:47 pm

Big Red wrote:no one else into pi/gov't?


I am, but I'm more afraid that I'll be able to do more if I go big law first. I don't want to, but a lot of PI orgs don't (and can't afford to) hire new grads, so it often seems that big law is the only short term option. Hopefully someone can tell me I'm dead wrong.
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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby PeanutsNJam » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:48 pm

I'm in classes with so many gunners this spring. It's the worst.

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Big Red » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Joscellin wrote:
Big Red wrote:no one else into pi/gov't?


I'm interested in gov't longterm, but the quickest route into the USAO appears to be biglaw (aside from DOJ Honors, anyway).


Is clerk -> USAO not a legitimate route?

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Big Red » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:59 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:I'm in classes with so many gunners this spring. It's the worst.


Huh, the people who were somewhat noticeably bad have gotten a lot better post-grades, there's really only one guy (not in section) that truly makes me :roll: - probably the first I've noticed that asks questions solely to show everyone how smart he is, in that the tone of asking suggests that he already knows the answer to the 10 stanza Q anyway

fyi it's your throne they're gunning for :lol:

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby PeanutsNJam » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:12 am

Big Red wrote:
Joscellin wrote:
Big Red wrote:no one else into pi/gov't?


I'm interested in gov't longterm, but the quickest route into the USAO appears to be biglaw (aside from DOJ Honors, anyway).


Is clerk -> USAO not a legitimate route?


USAO person says they almost never hire anybody without at least 5 yrs experience. Obviously clerking won't hurt, but you have to be doing something for those years, and biglaw is aiite. A lot of people go to USAO from county prosecutor and such too though.

The people who are really bad are the type to rationalize away mediocre grades. Some of them ended up around the top 10-20% too though, so that makes them way worse because their entitlement just doubled. To be clear, I'm not saying mediocre grades make you stupid, but if you try to hang onto the delusion that you're smarter than everyone despite mediocre grades, then you need a lobotomy.

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Big Red » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:27 am

PeanutsNJam wrote:
The people who are really bad are the type to rationalize away mediocre grades. Some of them ended up around the top 10-20% too though, so that makes them way worse because their entitlement just doubled. To be clear, I'm not saying mediocre grades make you stupid, but if you try to hang onto the delusion that you're smarter than everyone despite mediocre grades, then you need a lobotomy.


I think what people say about their grades and what they're actually thinking are different, probably they're just posturing. I don't understand what kind of person who was median or worse who would want to talk to other people about it unless they went somewhere that still has good outcomes there

IDK, when I talk about grades it's almost always super general, I really do believe there's a stigma here re: talking about specific grades but maybe it's just an everyone else thing?

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby haus » Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:15 am

Big Red wrote:no one else into pi/gov't?

I suspect that I will stay with gov for the foreseeable future.

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Re: Fa1Lure is Imminent

Postby Nebby » Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:16 am

Rigo wrote:
Wahrheit wrote:I am and always have been biglaw from day one

Oh my bad.

Only OGs are SWJ PI, like me



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