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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #120 on: May 06, 2008, 09:22:48 AM »
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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #121 on: May 07, 2008, 10:44:07 AM »
here is more advice.  make as many flow charts as you can for contracts.

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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #122 on: May 07, 2008, 10:46:44 AM »
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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #123 on: May 07, 2008, 06:33:31 PM »
here is more advice.  make as many flow charts as you can for contracts.

Only if this is how you think. I look at a flow chart and my eyes just dart all over the page. I blame my low grade in contracts last semester on the prof's flowchart-style of teaching the course. I need linear outlines that let me connect the dots later.

Which brings up an interesting point. If your prof is teaching a class in a way that's not helpful to you, it's a good idea to diagnose this early in the semester so you can get some help.

Also: don't talk specifics of the exam with your friends after it's over. Just don't. It's over and you can't do anything about it at this point.

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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #124 on: May 07, 2008, 09:19:38 PM »
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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #125 on: May 08, 2008, 07:42:08 AM »
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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #126 on: May 08, 2008, 11:10:02 AM »
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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #127 on: May 08, 2008, 02:05:16 PM »
That said, for the 0Ls, figure out the way you can learn and understand the different material best, and then try to sync that up with the way each of your profs teach.

I may be repeating myself, but one thing I've found is that you already know how to study.  If you got this far, then you probably already know the way that works best for you.  Don't feel pressured to study the "law school way" if that's totally different than what's been successful for you in the past*.  My first year I did outlines, study groups, the whole nine yards, and it just didn't work for me.  This year I abandoned all that stuff and just studied the way I've always studied and it was much more effective.

(* - Unless, of course, your strategy in the past has been to memorize and regurgitate - that won't be very helpful when you're faced with the typical law school exam.)
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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #128 on: May 08, 2008, 02:20:16 PM »
Tag, you guys are great...wonderful advice thus far.

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Re: ITT 1L's give 0L's suggestions for next year
« Reply #129 on: May 08, 2008, 08:54:37 PM »
Because it can't be said enough, ahem-hem Section 6, stop talking about the exam after the exam. Stop. One hundred percent. Finito.
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