Most of your classmates will be trying to stuff in as many pre-reqs as possible next semester, so many of the ones you listed will be quite full. Not much you can do to avoid that, but you could always consider leaving some of the non-essentials for your 3rd year, after you've had your 2L year to boost your GPA as much as possible. Maybe like Trusts & Estates and Admin Law, if you don't plan to take anything for which those are pre-reqs. What is Pro Rep?
Does your school offer any wee small classes that sound kind of specialized and/or boring, but with a very low enrollment cap and maybe a paper to write instead of a final exam? Wouldn't hurt to add in one or two of those, if you prefer papers to exams.
Income Tax is what a lot of people at my school save their pass/fail option for. I probably will too.
I agree completely. I am in the JD-MBA program so I have more flexibility as far as which classes I take when but less flexibility when it comes to credit numbers. I want to do either transactional work or estate planning so ordered my courses accordingly...
Fall 2L- Basic Tax, Trusts and Estates, Advanced Contracts, MBA Courses
Spring 2l- Lawyer's Professional Responsibility (which I think is what he meant by Pro Rep), Business Organizations (Corps, LLC's partnerships, agency, sole proprietorships), Business Tax (subchapters S,C and K) and MBA Courses
Next Fall (3L)- Evidence (I put this last since I dont really see myself as much of a litigator), judicial externship, bankruptcy, estate and gift tax and 2 MBA courses
Next Spring (3L) tenative- UCC/Commercial Law, Estate and Financial Planning, Advanced Bankruptcy, elder law, MBA courses
Fall (4L) tenative- Secured Transactions, Business Planning, either Admin or Alternative Dispute Resolution and Trial Practice (just in case)
so I was/will be able to take all of my school's core courses except maybe Admin which I am debating whether to take at all.... I would definately recommend scheduling in such a way that T&E is added to your harder semester because it is a relatively easy course... Tax isn't too bad either if you have the right professor; if you don't it can be unbearable
I heard evidence, admin and UCC are tough and Bus Orgs was tough for me but that had more to do with the professor than anything else
I agree about the smaller classes too... great way to bump up your GPA and rank... plus your school might have a list of grade distributions for each course that would be helpful to look at to determine how specific professors generally grade.