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Studying and Exam Taking / Re: Need Texas Family Law Outline
« on: March 25, 2009, 06:31:10 PM »
The website your were referring to is DanBranum.com.  I still have it up, but I now have a better one:  TexasOutlines.com
I don't think I have a good Texas Family Law Outline up yet though.  I am sorry about that.  Hopefully I'll get a bigger supply of outlines as more people find out about the site.

Dan.

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3L job search / No Job Blues!
« on: March 03, 2009, 06:52:18 PM »
Watch this "No Job Blues" music video made by the Assault & Flattery Student Organization at University of Texas Law School. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RyQwvmTC40

I know the singer.  He's a great guy.

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General Board / "No Job Blues" Music Video By Guy at Univ. of Texas
« on: March 03, 2009, 06:51:45 PM »
Watch this "No Job Blues" music video made by the Assault & Flattery Student Organization at University of Texas Law School. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RyQwvmTC40

I know the singer.  He's a great guy.

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Studying and Exam Taking / Re: 3L supplements
« on: February 24, 2009, 10:17:34 PM »

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Studying and Exam Taking / Re: Studying
« on: February 24, 2009, 10:16:12 PM »
Some days I didn't study at all, some days I studied for like 12 hours straight. 

How much you study should depend on your preferred study-style, setting, etc.  Approach studying like a game.  Plan the best way to maximize your study time and always plan for finals instead of planning for class. 

http://www.texasoutlines.com/tips.htm

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Studying and Exam Taking / Re: Evidence?
« on: February 24, 2009, 10:13:34 PM »
There are some good rules-based outlines at TexasOutlines.com

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General Board / Re: i need help fast
« on: November 07, 2007, 11:12:11 PM »
Don't worry about what classes to take.  It doesn't really matter.  Just take stuff that you are interested in and you know you can get good grades in.  At law school there are everything from music/dram majors to engineering majors.  It really doesn't matter unless you want to specialize in something that requires a particular background.  For example if you want to practice medical law you might need a medical background in order for you to get a job in that field, or to work on patents you need a technical background.  I took philosophy, pyschology and political science classes at college and nothing in particular in high school.
Good luck!
Dan.
www.danbranum.com

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General Board / Re: How long are your outlines?
« on: November 07, 2007, 02:02:29 PM »
My 1L outlines were typically very long, like up to 50 pages, but then close to exam time I would create shorter versions for quicker studying and referencing for open book tests.  It really just depends on what you are using the outline for.  If you are like me and didn't do class reading at all and did the PLS method instead, outlines are your meat to study so they need to be hearty.  I also think that it depends on your memory.  I never liked to abbreviate too much because I was afraid I'd forget the points I wanted to remember.  But, if you have a great memory, shorter may be better. 
All my outlines are posted here:
www.danbranum.com/lawschool.htm
Dan.

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General Board / Re: I Need Civ Pro Studying Advice Please
« on: November 07, 2007, 01:58:19 PM »
I based my civ pro outline on Glannons and Crunch Time.  It might be helpful.
Dan.

http://www.danbranum.com/lawoutlines/Civil%20Procedure.htm
http://www.danbranum.com/lawschool.htm

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General Board / Re: POLL: How important is reading for class?
« on: October 30, 2007, 11:03:46 AM »
huh?

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