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Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« on: October 19, 2008, 07:56:18 PM »
Going out a lot, studying during the weekdays, but not as much for a few classes.  Am I doing anything wrong?  I heard that 1L is supposed to be incredibly stressful and tough, but I'm not feeling much pressure at all.

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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2008, 07:58:44 PM »
Have you seen a lot of posts around here from stressed out 1Ls? I haven't. I think you're not alone.
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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2008, 07:59:06 PM »
I sort of agree.  I don't feel the pressure.  I do my work.  I have time to goof around.  But, who knows, maybe we're doing all this incorrectly!

It'll definitely start getting more stressful once November hits.

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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2008, 08:03:57 PM »
You're all going to fail.

HTH.

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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2008, 08:08:58 PM »
Why don't you lighten up, Susan B. Anthony!
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You could leave a cardboard cutout of Erik Estrada at the front counter and I guarantee you no one would ever know the difference.
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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2008, 08:09:50 PM »
I started outlining for CivPro today, but that's the extent of my work.  I think the stressed out people may be stressed out because they don't hang out on LSD and know the tricks of the trade.  This would be much harder if I thought that I needed to know every detail in every case.

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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2008, 08:14:29 PM »
I've found everything to be more than manageable. I've also been having a lot of fun going out, playing intramurals and non-school-related sports (woo golf and tennis!), and getting to know Nashville. This is par for the course at Vandy it seems.
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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2008, 09:43:00 PM »
JNSL has it pegged for Vandy - everyone seems to have time for a ton of fun, but not fall behind in reading or anything like that.
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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2008, 07:38:18 AM »
I loved 1L and people on this board thought I was nuts.  Fall of 2L is actually the really stressful, pain in the tail semester. 

I second this one.  I'm looking forward to 3L. I'm overcommitted to extracurriculars this year, on top of the job search (which I'm now done with-- woot).
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Re: Enjoying 1L. Am I Doing Something Wrong?
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2008, 09:21:14 AM »
I loved 1L and people on this board thought I was nuts.  Fall of 2L is actually the really stressful, pain in the tail semester. 

I second this one.  I'm looking forward to 3L. I'm overcommitted to extracurriculars this year, on top of the job search (which I'm now done with-- woot).
I third this.  1L is cool...fall sem 2L has proven to be a pain in the ass.
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