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Post by stillwater » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:37 pm

Jsa725 wrote:in library, FML. gotta grind and keep dem grades up....

BROTHERS AND SISTERS THERE IS NO TIME TO SLACK OFF...

all the top 5% are gonna be gunning for top 1-2%
all the top 10%-25% are gonna be gunning for higher rank this semester

all the median people are gonna be gunning for higher grades. many will learn from their mistakes.
many want to transfer up b/c of SHITTTY jerb market.

WE MUST NOT STOP. CSWS :mrgreen:
I'm already scared. That's why I am grinding.

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Post by Jsa725 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:46 pm

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Post by skers » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:47 pm

Jsa725 wrote:in library, FML. gotta grind and keep dem grades up....

BROTHERS AND SISTERS THERE IS NO TIME TO SLACK OFF...

all the top 5% are gonna be gunning for top 1-2%
all the top 10%-25% are gonna be gunning for higher rank this semester

all the median people are gonna be gunning for higher grades. many will learn from their mistakes.
many want to transfer up b/c of SHITTTY jerb market.

WE MUST NOT STOP. CSWS :mrgreen:
Shit. Was it really that different going in last semester? January seems way too early for this.

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Post by Jsa725 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:55 pm

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Post by salix » Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:01 pm

Jsa725 wrote:in library, FML. gotta grind and keep dem grades up....

BROTHERS AND SISTERS THERE IS NO TIME TO SLACK OFF...

all the top 5% are gonna be gunning for top 1-2%
all the top 10%-25% are gonna be gunning for higher rank this semester

all the median people are gonna be gunning for higher grades. many will learn from their mistakes.
many want to transfer up b/c of SHITTTY jerb market.

WE MUST NOT STOP. CSWS :mrgreen:

96 days until exam period opens. :shock:

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Post by Bronck » Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:21 pm

Finally starting to get into last semester's routine. Doing class stuff over the weekend >>>> doing class stuff during the week.

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Post by stillwater » Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:28 pm

Bronck wrote:Finally starting to get into last semester's routine. Doing class stuff over the weekend >>>> doing class stuff during the week.
I am back in the groove again, kinda. Choking down con law at the library.

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Post by 005618502 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:05 am

Cant even force myself to read for classes :( Tomorrow will begin a new period! Last semester through the first week I had put in like 60 hours, so far I am a week in and maybe 3 hours put in lol

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Post by Jsa725 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:15 pm

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Post by HBBJohnStamos » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:23 pm

Tom Joad wrote:Didn't take any practice test last semester. Probably should this time, but in my defense, it was college football season.
:lol:

Just lucky that baseball season ended before November. This semester...

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Post by Tiago Splitter » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:57 pm

HBBJohnStamos wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:Didn't take any practice test last semester. Probably should this time, but in my defense, it was college football season.
:lol:

Just lucky that baseball season ended before November. This semester...
The silver lining for Joad is that the Rockies should be comfortably out of it by early May.

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Post by Tom Joad » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:13 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
HBBJohnStamos wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:Didn't take any practice test last semester. Probably should this time, but in my defense, it was college football season.
:lol:

Just lucky that baseball season ended before November. This semester...
The silver lining for Joad is that the Rockies should be comfortably out of it by early May.
Fantasy baseball is a full time job.

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Post by Doorkeeper » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:36 pm

First day of class tomorrow means that today is my first day of reading.

Feels good to get back into the grind

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Post by thelawschoolproject » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:49 pm

Doorkeeper wrote: First day of class tomorrow means that today is my first day of reading.

Feels good to get back into the grind pretending to do homework while watching reality TV reruns

FTFM.

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Post by ThreeRivers » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:19 pm

Debating just casebriefing it... taking notes in class. Then E&Eing it / outlining once finish a section in each part of syllabus. Once class ends just start ptptptptptpttp

Last semester I read every case, went completely by professor. Crammed outline at end of semester.. median pwned

Just feeling like reading is a complete waste of time.. Should be doing practice problems throughout instead..

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Post by gaud » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:19 pm

ThreeRivers wrote:Debating just casebriefing it... taking notes in class. Then E&Eing it / outlining once finish a section in each part of syllabus. Once class ends just start ptptptptptpttp

Last semester I read every case, went completely by professor. Crammed outline at end of semester.. median pwned

Just feeling like reading is a complete waste of time.. Should be doing practice problems throughout instead..
I'm in the same boat. Debating the same thing.

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Post by UnamSanctam » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:28 pm

gaud wrote:
ThreeRivers wrote:Debating just casebriefing it... taking notes in class. Then E&Eing it / outlining once finish a section in each part of syllabus. Once class ends just start ptptptptptpttp

Last semester I read every case, went completely by professor. Crammed outline at end of semester.. median pwned

Just feeling like reading is a complete waste of time.. Should be doing practice problems throughout instead..
I'm in the same boat. Debating the same thing.
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Post by ThreeRivers » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:39 pm

Yea... I guess I am too.

Just slight worry it'll backfire somehow..

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Post by stillwater » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:22 pm

Many ways to get to where you want to be.

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Post by Doorkeeper » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:14 pm

thelawschoolproject wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote: First day of class tomorrow means that today is my first day of reading.

Feels good to get back into the grind pretending to do homework while watching reality TV reruns
FTFM.
I wish I had your perseverance.

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Post by thelawschoolproject » Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:24 am

ThreeRivers wrote:
Just feeling like reading is a complete waste of time.. .

I completely agree with this...and progressively read less and less cases as the semester went on.

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Post by 20130312 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:39 am

thelawschoolproject wrote:
ThreeRivers wrote:
Just feeling like reading is a complete waste of time.. .

I completely agree with this...and progressively read less and less cases as the semester went on.
Because it IS a waste of time.

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Post by stillwater » Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:48 am

I definitely agree with this. For example, with Civ Pro, you need Freer and only Freer. E&E is great for joinder rules.

I continue to read all the cases, making margin notes, but I think its because I don't have the balls to abandon my routine. Though I never briefed or transcribed notes or any of that.

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Post by UnamSanctam » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:41 am

Yo, I've got Property and Con covered, but need a good Crim supp.

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Post by shumpshump » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:13 am

InGoodFaith wrote:
thelawschoolproject wrote:
ThreeRivers wrote:
Just feeling like reading is a complete waste of time.. .

I completely agree with this...and progressively read less and less cases as the semester went on.
Because it IS a waste of time.
Depends on the class

Also, some readings are actually, you know, interesting...

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