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Open Book Exams


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Re: Open Book Exams
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2005, 01:43:50 PM »
i agree with the above poster. i treated all my open book exams differently, and did far better than on the closed book exams. why spend time memorizing the elements of adverse possession when i can look on my table of contents, find the page, flip to the page, and have the elements in front of me in less than 5 seconds? if you think you can't spare 5 seconds in an exam, you're an idiot. much better than trying to cram all that information in your head...

Re: Open Book Exams
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2005, 07:01:25 PM »
If they do not allow you to use commercial outlines, you just create yourself summaries of those same commercial outlines on a piece of paper to take them with yourself ... easy