Law School Discussion

How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?

ruskiegirl

  • ****
  • 193
  • Material Girl
    • View Profile
A friend has recently turned me into a points-whore. :D

zemog

  • ****
  • 304
  • Evening PT 2L at a third tier toilet
    • View Profile
Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2005, 10:26:05 AM »
Lexis - 395 and 3 entries.
Westlaw - 895. 

What about you, and what are you trying to get?

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2005, 05:01:58 PM »
A friend has recently turned me into a points-whore. :D

you're damn right i did.

I have 5000 lexis points w/ 14 entries.
and 2000 westlaw points.

already got a putter last term w/ westlaw points. looking to get a stereo maybe. or an ipod. or keep racking them up until they decide to give us best buy gift certificates

Andrew

  • 729
  • "I just think the thing should work properly."
    • View Profile
    • Andrew Sinclair
Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2005, 05:29:52 PM »
I cleaned up big during my law school days.  I ended up with a nice cordless phone, a cheap fondue set, and over $450 in gift certificates.

http://www.andrewsinclair.org/archive/i_am_a_lexis_champion.htm

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2005, 12:26:43 AM »
I have about 4,800 in Lexis and 7,200 in Westlaw after one semester. At first, I had way more in Lexis but then somehow ended up with a bunch in Westlaw. It think it might have been the trivia game - at one point I got 1505 points for answering a trivia question.

I was thinking of getting the 15k point bicycle from Westlaw, but I can't tell if it is actually decent, or just crap. Probably crap, since if you go by the gift certificate values 15k points equals about $230. I was also thinking about getting a router from the new Amazon thing that Lexis has, and wiring my house this summer.

=)
Gen

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2005, 09:44:52 AM »
I started law school last semester and got $50 in Lexis Gift Certificates and a travel rolling luggage kit from Westlaw last semester.  This semester, I have over 1000 Lexis points (getting pretty close to ordering more certificates) and 92 sweepstakes entries.  I have over 2300 Westlaw points, and hoping to get one of those queen air beds (good for traveling).  Free Stuff is so much more Fun! :)

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2005, 10:30:28 AM »
I have 970 Lexis, and 1300 Westlaw.  I just found out about points. I was only into my studies last semester.  I at least log on every day now to get research points, and I've been playing the trivia games and quizzes.  I have 3.5 more years, so I actually am thinking of saving up.  They may put something really good on there eventually, like tuition reimbursement checks, but I'm eyeing those Coach bags (got a bit of a weakness for them).

dgatl

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2005, 02:45:20 PM »
how do you fuckers get so many points in one semester?

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2005, 12:52:42 AM »
4300 Lexis pts and 695 Westlaw

I planning on saving up the lexis nexis points until my third year and get tons af $25 Macy girt cards and treat my self to a big shopping spree

I am start to use Westlaw more so I can get a portable cd player or maybe a case book.

Re: How many Lexis or WestLaw points do you have? What are you going to get?
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2005, 10:41:14 PM »
if you really want to clean up go to the myschool page, thats where all the offers for additional points can be found.  www.lexisnexis.com/myschool