Summer before law school

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junelsat
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Summer before law school

Postby junelsat » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:02 pm

Obviously this is very much a personal choice influenced by a variety of individual factors, but I'm wondering what sort of things people plan on doing their summer before 1L. What sort of things do those in law school recommend doing? Just trying to brainstorm for my summer.

JohnnyDarko
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby JohnnyDarko » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:14 pm

Party and bullshit and party and bullshit.

Lol, I'm taking the summer to tie up loose ends before moving and also doing some pleasure reading that I won't have time for during 1L

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby wizoz » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:15 pm

I'm traveling a lot....heading to Jamaica, CA, Las Vegas, and Nigeria.

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sternc
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby sternc » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:16 pm

playing golf and going to the pool

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby g73331 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:20 pm

Well, firstly, I will be trying to find an apartment in my new city. Next, I plan to get a feel for my environment, so when law school starts, I will be accustomed to everything.

Also, I will be reading about things that interest me other than law: politics, race, and autobiographies of influential people.

Finally, I plan to find some volunteer opportunities because in law school I know that my time will be tied up.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby 03121202698008 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:21 pm

sternc wrote:playing golf and going to the pool


+1. I stop working June 4th and already have a pool pass and have convinced a golf course into giving me a bulk/military discount so I can play often. I'm just learning golf...hopefully the practice does me good.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby jbarl1 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:22 pm

I am getting a simple summer job. I am going to work at Barnes and Noble, which is the flagship for my new law school's book store which means 20% off textbooks for me :)

Besides that I will be spending time with my friends, family and boyfriend and enjoying the sites of my region of NY before I leave it.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby joeshmo39 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:23 pm

Do most people plan on working? I figured everyone is running into a somewhat similar issue which is that we are all definitely going into a very specific field in the future, which we have no knowledge of right now. As such, we can't get jobs outside the field because people know we won't come back and we can't get jobs in the field because we know very little.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby afghan007 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:25 pm

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MF248
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby MF248 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:33 pm

Working. Going to as many White Sox games as possible. Making my golf swing less embarrassing. Then leaving my job in late July to visit a couple friends & get settled in where I'm going to school.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby bruinsbaseball » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:43 pm

MF248 wrote:Working. Going to as many White Sox games as possible.


Jake Peavy+Mark B+Danks+FLoyd= "Mercy!"

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby romothesavior » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:45 pm

Wake up, work, golf, drink, sleep.

Repeat as necessary.

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dbt
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby dbt » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:14 pm

Party/relax. Read Getting to Maybe.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby NU_Jet55 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:16 pm

Have fun. Work. Relax. Read. Repeat.

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Ayeshabelle
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby Ayeshabelle » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:20 pm

Get into better shape. Read a stack of books. Do ten things that I've always wanted to do but have been too busy/chicken to ever attempt.

yo!
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby yo! » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:33 pm

Establish some type of exercise routine, train my replacement at work, make as much $$$ as possible, prep like a motherfucker :twisted:

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cranberry
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby cranberry » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:15 am

lots of ballet, netflix, afternoons in the park, and reading. i might take some french classes

my job ended in march and i applied to a bunch of places for the summer... so far no luck, don't really care... i would rather just bum around.

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Borachio05
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby Borachio05 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:25 am

Strippers and cocaine.

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Steven Perry
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby Steven Perry » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:28 am

Borachio05 wrote:Strippers and cocaine.


I'm hanging out with that guy.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby thorntll » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:07 pm

I'm going to be working my regular 9-5 and traveling (Florida, L.A., Eastern Europe). Will do some reading for pleasure, also.

That makes me think of another question: When is everyone planning on moving to their new city? I was thinking two weeks ahead of time, but I'd like time to explore the city. I just don't know if I want that bad enough to give up a couple of paychecks.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby Neelio » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:08 pm

Just quit my job!!! Going to Belize in mid-May for 2 months to volunteer in an orphanage. Damn it feels good.

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby alexyoshi » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:44 pm

relaxing, reading, drinking, eating at good local restaurants, spending as much time as i can with old friends, MAYBE part time job.

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kissy
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Re: Summer before law school

Postby kissy » Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:37 pm

smoking a lot of marijuana

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby forza » Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:13 pm

Floatin' down the RIVER!

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Re: Summer before law school

Postby Holly Golightly » Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:16 pm

Having rich parents must be nice.




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