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Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?

ashley06

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Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« on: April 25, 2007, 02:26:37 PM »
A friend recommended that I read it and buy into its message before I start in the fall, but I would like to get a broader perspective before deciding whether or not to waste my time with it.

Any advice/commentary is appreciated!

http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/mind.html

Re: Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2007, 05:11:34 PM »
If you want to be a good law student just read all the cases, pay attention in class, and work hard.

Re: Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2007, 06:07:01 PM »
I looked at it during 1L, I think it was pretty helpful, esp the exam tips section

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Re: Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2007, 06:34:00 PM »
A friend recommended that I read it and buy into its message before I start in the fall, but I would like to get a broader perspective before deciding whether or not to waste my time with it.

Any advice/commentary is appreciated!

http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/mind.html


No advice until you take off your signature where you were accepted/rejected/whocares/etc.  This isn't the kiddie board.

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« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2007, 07:25:23 PM »
A friend recommended that I read it and buy into its message before I start in the fall, but I would like to get a broader perspective before deciding whether or not to waste my time with it.

Any advice/commentary is appreciated!

http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/mind.html


No advice until you take off your signature where you were accepted/rejected/whocares/etc.  This isn't the kiddie board.

The problem with unwritten rules is that nobody bothered to write them down.   >:(

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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2007, 11:48:01 AM »
A friend recommended that I read it and buy into its message before I start in the fall, but I would like to get a broader perspective before deciding whether or not to waste my time with it.

Any advice/commentary is appreciated!

http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/mind.html


No advice until you take off your signature where you were accepted/rejected/whocares/etc.  This isn't the kiddie board.

The problem with unwritten rules is that nobody bothered to write them down.   >:(


Indeed!  Having taken care of that problem, I'd recommend reading Planet Law School II before that web site.  That resource helped me, and others I've spoken to, tremendously the first year.  It provides comprehensive exam strategies and further lists other sources that are more narrowly tailored to specific areas of the law school experience.  It is worth the read and 30 bucks. 

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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2007, 05:24:14 PM »
A friend recommended that I read it and buy into its message before I start in the fall, but I would like to get a broader perspective before deciding whether or not to waste my time with it.

Any advice/commentary is appreciated!

http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/mind.html


No advice until you take off your signature where you were accepted/rejected/whocares/etc.  This isn't the kiddie board.

The problem with unwritten rules is that nobody bothered to write them down.   >:(


Indeed!  Having taken care of that problem, I'd recommend reading Planet Law School II before that web site.  That resource helped me, and others I've spoken to, tremendously the first year.  It provides comprehensive exam strategies and further lists other sources that are more narrowly tailored to specific areas of the law school experience.  It is worth the read and 30 bucks. 

I finished Law School Confidential a while back, and I am currently reading PLS II.  Did you do the exercises and order all the additional materials that Falcon recommends?  I'm afraid that I am not going to have time to work through it all before school starts...  :-\

Re: Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2007, 05:44:44 PM »
My sincere suggestion is to do nothing law related this summer as your entire life will be consumed with it the next year.  You will wish you could have that time back; drink beer, sit by the pool, hang out with friends.  You aren't going to have loads of free time to enjoy these simple pleasures.

EDIT I still found time to drink beer, but the other 2 are iffy.

Re: Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2007, 06:43:18 PM »
A friend recommended that I read it and buy into its message before I start in the fall, but I would like to get a broader perspective before deciding whether or not to waste my time with it.

Any advice/commentary is appreciated!

http://www.lawnerds.com/guide/mind.html


No advice until you take off your signature where you were accepted/rejected/whocares/etc.  This isn't the kiddie board.

The problem with unwritten rules is that nobody bothered to write them down.   >:(


Indeed!  Having taken care of that problem, I'd recommend reading Planet Law School II before that web site.  That resource helped me, and others I've spoken to, tremendously the first year.  It provides comprehensive exam strategies and further lists other sources that are more narrowly tailored to specific areas of the law school experience.  It is worth the read and 30 bucks. 

I finished Law School Confidential a while back, and I am currently reading PLS II.  Did you do the exercises and order all the additional materials that Falcon recommends?  I'm afraid that I am not going to have time to work through it all before school starts...  :-\

So what if you don't order materials and finish a bunch of pre law exercises.  It probably won't make one bit of difference and you'll look back a year from now and realize how crazy the thought of intense pre-law preparatory work really is. 

Re: Can anyone tell me whether this site is useful?
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2007, 08:21:01 PM »
I finished Law School Confidential a while back, and I am currently reading PLS II.  Did you do the exercises and order all the additional materials that Falcon recommends?  I'm afraid that I am not going to have time to work through it all before school starts...  :-\
So what if you don't order materials and finish a bunch of pre law exercises.  It probably won't make one bit of difference and you'll look back a year from now and realize how crazy the thought of intense pre-law preparatory work really is. 

I agree with the previous poster.
I found this helpful: http://uchilaw2009.blogspot.com/2007/04/0l-literature-and-cinema.html