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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:40 pm

I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby 20130312 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:41 pm

A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I thought that we're supposed to respond to douchey statements with douchey statements on TLS.

Correct. And I thought it was funny.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:43 pm

A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I thought that we're supposed to respond to douchey statements with douchey statements on TLS.

That's actually a good point.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby minnbills » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:43 pm

dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


What's your goal?

My school has a quartile system. If I can get top 50% I'll be okay with it. Top 25% is the hope, though.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby Learned Scissorhands » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:43 pm

A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I thought that we're supposed to respond to douchey statements with douchey statements on TLS.

Can I recommend that you change your username and tar? I'm not familiar with your posting but everything about your presentation is shit terrible.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:46 pm

minnbills wrote:
dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


What's your goal?

My school has a quartile system. If I can get top 50% I'll be okay with it. Top 25% is the hope, though.

I'll be happy with top 1/4, content with top 1/3, unhappy with top half and suicidal below median

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby minnbills » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:47 pm

dingbat wrote:
minnbills wrote:
dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


What's your goal?

My school has a quartile system. If I can get top 50% I'll be okay with it. Top 25% is the hope, though.

I'll be happy with top 1/4, content with top 1/3, unhappy with top half and suicidal below median


Yeah below top two quartiles and I'll cry myself to sleep. I feel pretty good about my chances, though.

Because of the quartiles, top 1/3 isn't really attainable, though I guess I'd know if I was close.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:49 pm

Learned Scissorhands wrote:
A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I thought that we're supposed to respond to douchey statements with douchey statements on TLS.

Can I recommend that you change your username and tar? I'm not familiar with your posting but everything about your presentation is shit terrible.

I guess if you have something in particular for a tar. I was going for a winter/holiday theme. I don't think I can change a username.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby Learned Scissorhands » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:50 pm

A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I don't think I can change a username.

Yeah I think you're going to have to completely start over. Sorry bro.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:51 pm

minnbills wrote:
dingbat wrote:
minnbills wrote:
dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


What's your goal?

My school has a quartile system. If I can get top 50% I'll be okay with it. Top 25% is the hope, though.

I'll be happy with top 1/4, content with top 1/3, unhappy with top half and suicidal below median


Yeah below top two quartiles and I'll cry myself to sleep. I feel pretty good about my chances, though.

Because of the quartiles, top 1/3 isn't really attainable, though I guess I'd know if I was close.

I expect to get jobs by strength of my resume, so I don't need to be top of the class, but I still need to be above any cutoffs. Top 1/3 is where few firms go below

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:51 pm

Learned Scissorhands wrote:
A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I don't think I can change a username.

Yeah I think you're going to have to completely start over. Sorry bro.

What should I start over as?

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby Learned Scissorhands » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:53 pm

A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:
Learned Scissorhands wrote:
A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A wrote:I don't think I can change a username.

Yeah I think you're going to have to completely start over. Sorry bro.

What should I start over as?

I don't know. I've given you all the guidance I can give. The rest is going to be up to you. Good luck kid.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby gaud » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:54 pm

dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


amen

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:56 pm

gaud wrote:
dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


amen

On that note, anyone know how I can memorize everything there is to know about easements and covenants by 9:30 tomorrow?

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby A → B ⊨ ¬B → ¬A » Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:59 pm

Learned Scissorhands wrote:I don't know. I've given you all the guidance I can give. The rest is going to be up to you. Good luck kid.

Thank you for helping me. I guess I'll try to make things work the best I can given my circumstances. If you think of anything else, please let me know.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby minnbills » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:04 pm

Barring IP you've pretty much gotta be top 25% at my school, a few below will get firm jobs. But 2nd quartile and I could probably swing a state clerkship and then move into private practice from there. There are only a few big firms here, so I think the other firms are flexible about not coming in through an SA.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:09 pm

minnbills wrote:Barring IP you've pretty much gotta be top 25% at my school, a few below will get firm jobs. But 2nd quartile and I could probably swing a state clerkship and then move into private practice from there. There are only a few big firms here, so I think the other firms are flexible about not coming in through an SA.

Here between 20% and 25% get biglaw+fed, but that's not strictly the top 25% who get it. Based on other data, I worked out that basically top 1/3 should be able to swing a few interviews. Top half and I need to hustle as hell to try and swing some midlaw somewhere to at least be no worse than before I attended. Below that, I don't even want to think about

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby minnbills » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:12 pm

dingbat wrote:
minnbills wrote:Barring IP you've pretty much gotta be top 25% at my school, a few below will get firm jobs. But 2nd quartile and I could probably swing a state clerkship and then move into private practice from there. There are only a few big firms here, so I think the other firms are flexible about not coming in through an SA.

Here between 20% and 25% get biglaw+fed, but that's not strictly the top 25% who get it. Based on other data, I worked out that basically top 1/3 should be able to swing a few interviews. Top half and I need to hustle as hell to try and swing some midlaw somewhere to at least be no worse than before I attended. Below that, I don't even want to think about


If I go bottom half I'll probably switch gears and try and find a business gig, there are corporations in MN who'll pick up JDs. From there, either MBA to stay in business or PHD and academia.

There's a rumor going around town that firms are upping their class sizes. Considering the typical firm only took 0-2 over the past couple years, even a small increase could have a pretty neat effect, especially considering that class sizes are down.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:15 pm

minnbills wrote:If I go bottom half I'll probably switch gears and try and find a business gig, there are corporations in MN who'll pick up JDs. From there, either MBA to stay in business or PHD and academia.

There's a rumor going around town that firms are upping their class sizes. Considering the typical firm only took 0-2 over the past couple years, even a small increase could have a pretty neat effect, especially considering that class sizes are down.

That makes a point; if I'm below half, I can go the consulting route (I could have done that before the JD, but don't want to deal with the travel), or I can stay on the business side, but that just meant wasting 3 years of my life. Oh well, at least I've already got an MBA.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby Younger Abstention » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:20 pm

I slept one hour before my crim law final. I was totally out of it. I called the prosecution "the plaintiff" the entire exam. I only wrote one paragraph for the policy question.

A-.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby Gooses » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:23 pm

I walked out of contracts thinking I got an A-.

Received an A. Boom

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby gobuffs10 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:56 pm

dingbat wrote:I'm really hoping to be able to post in here when grades come out


You and me both. Cause so far I have 3 horrible exam stories.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby howlery » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:55 am

0L here also very terrified by this thread. Do you still do well if you study, or does it not matter? I'm honestly wondering now.

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Re: ITT: Post HORRIBLE exam stories that resulted in a B+ or bet

Postby bk1 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:56 am

howlery wrote:0L here also very terrified by this thread. Do you still do well if you study, or does it not matter? I'm honestly wondering now.

You need to study to do well, but because of the curve plenty of people who study still get bad grades.




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