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I don't type quickly...am I screwed??

I don't type quickly...am I screwed??
« on: March 31, 2008, 03:19:20 PM »
I've heard from a few people that the ability to type quickly is a very valuable skill in Law School.  I do not type well, however, and certainly can't type without looking at the keyboard.  Is this something I should address before I enter my 1L year??  I know it's kind of a weird question but any advice would be helpful.

Re: I don't type quickly...am I screwed??
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008, 06:06:54 AM »
I knew a guy who took notes in class by hand because of this problem. You could do that, or, you could take some typing tutorials before school starts. I don't really see it being a big problem. Some people don't type fast, but they still use the computer in class. But like I said, you could always take notes by hand if it makes you feel more comfortable.

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Re: I don't type quickly...am I screwed??
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2008, 11:51:28 AM »
If you can write by hand fairly well you should be fine.

If you are slow both ways...yea it is going to be difficult.