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RMiller

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How many credits to take with Law Review?
« on: August 11, 2009, 12:13:19 PM »
I'm a rising 2L and will be on Law Review staff this year...and I'm wondering how many credits I should be taking with Law Review.  Law Review itself is 1 credit per semester.

During my 1L year, I had 16 credits each semester and, while challenging, it was not overwhelming.  Right now, I am debating between taking 4 classes plus law review (for 13-14 credits) versus taking 5 classes plus law review (for 16-17 credits). 

Since I know law review is going to be a LOT of work, I'm torn on if I should commit to a 5th class...

What say you, LSD?

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Re: How many credits to take with Law Review?
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2009, 12:16:52 PM »
LR + interview season = 4 classes.

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Re: How many credits to take with Law Review?
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2009, 07:51:44 PM »
LR + interview season = 4 classes.

THIS!  Depends on your school, but I had over 300 hours of non-note work for law review that semester.  I took only 10 hours of actual classes.  Thank goodness.

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Re: How many credits to take with Law Review?
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2009, 07:16:42 AM »
100% agree.  Take the least amount of credits possible. 

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Re: How many credits to take with Law Review?
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2009, 09:52:14 PM »
I agree. As everyone else said, not only do you have your regular courseload and law review work, but also OCI to contend with.