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Current Law Students / Re: What about evening division?
« on: November 01, 2004, 10:01:30 PM »
When you have moments of doubt and guilt you have to perservere! Think about Torts instead!
Susan, evening student, wife to one and mother of two under 6

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Current Law Students / Re: HELP ME!
« on: November 01, 2004, 09:55:42 PM »
I think as time goes by (for me anyway) the differences in the MPC, common law and statutory law start to become somewhat instinctive. At least for criminal law.
Susan

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Current Law Students / Re: There's Not Enough Time!!!!
« on: November 01, 2004, 09:53:25 PM »
My Tort's prof said law school is "relentless". I think that is the most fitting adjective.
I wish there was something I could plug in to my brain so that I could stop doing all the reading.
Even if you had time for the supplemental, how do you know which is best?
I'm with you on this one!

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Current Law Students / Re: Barbri outlines
« on: October 28, 2004, 09:38:40 PM »
I tried it, and it looks like only practice tests to me. Did really well on the Crimes section though.
The fact patterns are helpful for demonstration.
Susan

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Current Law Students / Re: Barbri outlines
« on: October 20, 2004, 08:16:36 PM »
I still don't understand why we can't miss one week of classes to prepare for exams. I mean, I'd be willing to go a week longer to get that study time.
Sometimes it seems like they are all just SADISTS!  :-*

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Current Law Students / Re: Barbri outlines
« on: October 20, 2004, 08:59:04 AM »
I have the Barbri books, Emmanuel, Examples and Explanations, FlashLaw Flashcards.....
I do not know how I am possibly going to have the time to do a satisfactory review! It is hard enough just keeping up the the reading.
At our school we are not given a reading period! We go from class one week to midterm the next. Our Torts exam is December 23 and our Contracts is January 3!
YIKES!
Susan :-[

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Current Law Students / Re: Best Study Aids?
« on: September 27, 2004, 08:17:43 AM »
Just got the "Sum and Substance" for Contracts. It is awesome and the pages are perforated and hole punched. Great for study!
Susan

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Current Law Students / Re: LS Roller Coaster
« on: September 22, 2004, 02:55:33 PM »
I agree. Briefing and outlining reinforce what I am learning. I am in a briefing group and still do my own briefs. I don't understand the case as well if I don't.

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I have a BA in English Lit and an MS in Mass Comm/Media Management. I don't think my Master's offered anything except to show that I could succeed on a higher plane than undergrad. I think it gave me a boost that I had my Master's but my school said they didn't calculate graduate degrees in the admissions formula.
I did well on the LSAT because I knew I had to.
Hope that helped
Susan

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Current Law Students / Re: LS Roller Coaster
« on: September 22, 2004, 12:49:01 AM »
Lots of caffeine and a bit of sugar seem to work for me.
I have just recently discovered the joys of lots of coffee!
Seriously though. I don't work but I have 2 under 6. It's hard I know.
Don't give up, today!
Susan

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