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Re: Outlines.

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:59 pm

CaptainCrunch wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:IMO making your own is a waste of time. It is a huge time sink and even if you do it right, you'd be better off doing more practice with someone else's.


I agree I just wouldn't trust anyone's outline but my own. And maybe Emanuel.


I definitely wouldn't use a commercial outline. Those are pure shit.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby CaptainCrunch » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:01 pm

No, my buddy Emanuel. He's really smart.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby mths » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:07 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
CaptainCrunch wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:IMO making your own is a waste of time. It is a huge time sink and even if you do it right, you'd be better off doing more practice with someone else's.


I agree I just wouldn't trust anyone's outline but my own. And maybe Emanuel.


I definitely wouldn't use a commercial outline. Those are pure shit.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:08 pm

It probably depends on your professors and how generic their course is.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby Mick Haller » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:21 pm

ahduth wrote:
Fine.

DesertFox. You are a shining beacon of hope for those of us who tremble in fear at the coming law school onslaught. A reason to believe that there will be a future beyond next May. Your words not only give us wisdom, but they give us peace. Which we will need for the trials ahead.

Good?


God I am glad to have (mostly) quit this site.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby fatduck » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:23 pm

Mick Haller wrote:
ahduth wrote:
Fine.

DesertFox. You are a shining beacon of hope for those of us who tremble in fear at the coming law school onslaught. A reason to believe that there will be a future beyond next May. Your words not only give us wisdom, but they give us peace. Which we will need for the trials ahead.

Good?


God I am glad to have (mostly) quit this site.

you had a good run

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Re: Outlines.

Postby Mick Haller » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:25 pm

I've done pretty well in law school doing almost the exact opposite of what Desert Fox is suggesting. When you get to law school, you should try a little of everything until you find the study methods that are best for you.

For me, old outlines written by other people, commercial outlines, and class notes are pretty much all I use to prepare for exams.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby Mick Haller » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:26 pm

fatduck wrote:you had a good run


thanks buddy. I don't miss this site at all to be honest....so much bitterness and pessimism. being banned was actually quite liberating. I had my best semester ever this spring.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby fatduck » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:27 pm

Mick Haller wrote:
fatduck wrote:you had a good run

being banned was actually quite liberating.

careful, you're starting to say shit i agree with

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Re: Outlines.

Postby johndelclay » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:32 pm

A legal topic study aid.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby ITEDreamer » Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:47 am

Mick Haller wrote:I've done pretty well in law school doing almost the exact opposite of what Desert Fox is suggesting. When you get to law school, you should try a little of everything until you find the study methods that are best for you.

For me, old outlines written by other people, commercial outlines, and class notes are pretty much all I use to prepare for exams.


Just out of curiosity, are a lot of old outlines floating around, or is it necessary to befriend some 2L/3L brass.

Also, do you use OneNote or other tools or just crank shit out in Word.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby chrisbru » Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:19 am

fatduck wrote:
Mick Haller wrote:
ahduth wrote:
Fine.

DesertFox. You are a shining beacon of hope for those of us who tremble in fear at the coming law school onslaught. A reason to believe that there will be a future beyond next May. Your words not only give us wisdom, but they give us peace. Which we will need for the trials ahead.

Good?


God I am glad to have (mostly) quit this site.

you had a good run



I see what you did there.

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Re: Outlines.

Postby floggered » Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:04 am

ITEDreamer wrote:Just out of curiosity, are a lot of old outlines floating around, or is it necessary to befriend some 2L/3L brass.


Outlines are out there, but you have to go search for them. Student groups have "outline banks" and sometimes upperclassman offer them to you. Usually though, you have to seek (not befriend) upperclassman out for outlines. I've asked total strangers for outlines in the past--it's not big deal.

A word of caution, however, if you're going to go this route instead of make your own outlines (which I wouldn't recommend, but works for others). Make sure the person whose outline you receive: (1) took the same class and and professor (or at least used the same casebook) or (2) is at least in the top 25% or else did very, very well in the class. Otherwise, you're taking a huge risk of missing sections or inarticulate statements of law.

ITEDreamer wrote:Also, do you use OneNote or other tools or just crank shit out in Word.


I used Word, exclusively. I had the 30-day test run of CircusPonies (mac version of 1Note) and couldn't justify spending them money on a few bells and whistles. Really, if you have adobe, Word, and Firefox, that's all you need (and use primarily).




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