GULC '12

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Re: GULC '12

Post by lavachefolle » Fri Aug 07, 2009 3:43 am

gilchristh wrote:Is anyone else ringing up like over $500 in estimated book expenses, or am I just doing it wrong?
Did you purchase any supps and/or outlines in addition the the general section course books? My total rang up to a little over $300 for CivPro(2), Conlaw, and the LRW bluebook. Just need torts and maybe an extra book for LRW, depending on the teacher.

Roo's suggestion of barristerbooks was really good - they included a 5% discount on the total order*. The shipping was magic too, the package arriving in 3 days w/ UPS ground (cost around 4 dollars in lieu of the free, but slower option).

edit*The civpro casebook also had a 40% discount from ~150. Used but the correct edition. Newest used book I've ever seen. :shock:

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Re: GULC '12

Post by jschuyler » Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:12 am

gilchristh wrote:Reminder that you can now sign up for the optional service projects and faculty tours on the Admitted Students' site. I signed up for the DC Central Kitchen and the Civil War site walking tour. Anyone else pick anything interesting?
Thanks. I'm glad I checked this thread. I didn't know signups had started. I'm going to do the We Are Family project (talking to old people) and the domestic violence reform tour.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by GreenHeels » Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:29 am

jschuyler wrote:
gilchristh wrote:Reminder that you can now sign up for the optional service projects and faculty tours on the Admitted Students' site. I signed up for the DC Central Kitchen and the Civil War site walking tour. Anyone else pick anything interesting?
Thanks. I'm glad I checked this thread. I didn't know signups had started. I'm going to do the We Are Family project (talking to old people) and the domestic violence reform tour.
Food Bank and Saturday bike tour.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by benignuman » Sun Aug 09, 2009 11:17 pm

On the subject of good deals on books, I just bought a new Civil Procedure from Barnes & Noble online for $115. This is with the member discount but they were giving it to everyone.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by SubmarineChaser » Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:38 pm

GreenHeels wrote:
jschuyler wrote:
gilchristh wrote:Reminder that you can now sign up for the optional service projects and faculty tours on the Admitted Students' site. I signed up for the DC Central Kitchen and the Civil War site walking tour. Anyone else pick anything interesting?
Thanks. I'm glad I checked this thread. I didn't know signups had started. I'm going to do the We Are Family project (talking to old people) and the domestic violence reform tour.
Food Bank and Saturday bike tour.
Arboretum and bike tour.

Also, am I crazy for not planning on looking into books at all until Orientation week?

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Re: GULC '12

Post by poker1928 » Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:32 pm

benignuman wrote:On the subject of good deals on books, I just bought a new Civil Procedure from Barnes & Noble online for $115. This is with the member discount but they were giving it to everyone.
Is that the book by Freer? If so, mind posting a link? I can't seem to find it on BN :? ...

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Re: GULC '12

Post by oneforship » Mon Aug 17, 2009 8:55 am

When do classes start this fall? I'm planning on visiting and sitting in on a class before applying.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by hefferlump » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:23 pm

Monday, the 31st. And we're off the following Monday for Labour Day.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by GreenHeels » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:24 pm

hefferlump wrote:Monday, the 31st. And we're off the following Monday for Labour Day.
So, are you British or Canadian?

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Re: GULC '12

Post by hefferlump » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:02 pm

American, actually, but in the UK for the summer and for other reasonably lengthy periods of time before this. It just didn't really look right to leave out the "u." :-)

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Post by GreenHeels » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:15 pm

hefferlump wrote:American, actually, but in the UK for the summer and for other reasonably lengthy periods of time before this. It just didn't really look right to leave out the "u." :-)
Ah, so a mere interloper from the Colonies. 'Tis a common affliction, to drop the uncivilized manner of the Americas when exposed to the fabulously extravangant spellings of Her Majesty's English.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by hefferlump » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:42 pm

Well, you know, it's only polite, when doing written work. I had an internship supervisor at one point who beat the zeds out of me.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by Splitt3r » Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:53 am

So I just got an e-mail saying that I need to send in a picture for them to put on my GOcard. Am I the only one who hasn't done this yet? I'm going to do it today, but I'm wondering what the deadline is for me being SoL and without a GOcard at orentation....

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Post by Jadcia » Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:15 pm

Splitt3r wrote:So I just got an e-mail saying that I need to send in a picture for them to put on my GOcard. Am I the only one who hasn't done this yet? I'm going to do it today, but I'm wondering what the deadline is for me being SoL and without a GOcard at orentation....
I'm pretty sure the deadline was the 22nd, but I think you can get it once you arrive. It doesn't take long at all. You can begin to pick them up beginning the 21st.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by hefferlump » Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:37 pm

You can get your photo taken in the GoCard office during orientation. The only real benefit to sending in one beforehand is that you have more control over having a good photo, which I wish I'd realized. These are the same photos that show up in the printed facebook and that the professors will use for their seating charts, etc.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by gilchristh » Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:37 pm

Hey--does anyone have a patio? I have patio furniture that I love, but I don't have a patio. I would be willing to put it on long-term loan to the right home...

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Re: GULC '12

Post by jschuyler » Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:13 pm

hefferlump wrote:You can get your photo taken in the GoCard office during orientation. The only real benefit to sending in one beforehand is that you have more control over having a good photo, which I wish I'd realized. These are the same photos that show up in the printed facebook and that the professors will use for their seating charts, etc.
Crap. I look like a balding, sunburned, unshaven drifter in my photo. Which is fine, I guess, because that's basically what I am (minus the drifter part). I thought the photo only went on my ID card, so I didn't put in much effort. Future professors, please don't judge.

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Re: GULC '12

Post by gilchristh » Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:00 pm

Just emailed a photo in for my GOcard. Hope it's alright. Deadline is today, for anyone who's been dragging on that one!

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Re: GULC '12

Post by Mark71121 » Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:21 pm

when do you 1ls move in?

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Re: GULC '12

Post by Splitt3r » Fri Aug 21, 2009 7:31 pm

Mark71121 wrote:when do you 1ls move in?
Tomorrow is the move-in day for gerwiz. Is anyone else stying at the Washington court across the street before move-in? I already saw one guy walking around with a g-town law folder, but I didn't go say hi because it felt weird :oops:

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Re: GULC '12

Post by scoutfinch80 » Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:58 pm

Those might be 2Ls. There was an Early Interview Week orientation at Washington Court today, and interviews will take place there all next week! :)

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Re: GULC '12

Post by maiamimi » Sat Aug 22, 2009 10:59 pm

I just got in and won't me moving into the dorm until Saturday! (I think I am not going to be able to make orientation). I am so scared I am missing out on serious bonding time :-(
Who else is living on campus?

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Re: GULC '12

Post by lavachefolle » Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:37 pm

^
don't worry, how many of your UG friends were the ones you met during orientation?

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Re: GULC '12

Post by pasteurizedmilk » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:04 pm

So. What does everyone think? I dig the gym. Could've done without the registration and financial aid session, which was pretty much a waste of time.

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