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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #660 on: September 18, 2007, 07:34:18 PM »
And of course, the unbearable amount of reading isn't enough. There's also an unbearable amount of prep to be done before and after reading

 ???

1. Open book.
2. Read.
3. Crack a beer.
4. Think a bit.

 :)

in my case, the list would continue

5. Forget everything I just read
6. Have no brief or notes for class
7. Get my ass handed to me by prof.

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #661 on: September 18, 2007, 07:35:47 PM »
And of course, the unbearable amount of reading isn't enough. There's also an unbearable amount of prep to be done before and after reading

 ???

1. Open book.
2. Read.
3. Crack a beer.
4. Think a bit.

 :)

in my case, the list would continue

5. Forget everything I just read
6. Have no brief or notes for class
7. Get my ass handed to me by prof.

then you stopped 2 steps 2 early


8. Off to buy the prof some beers
9. All is forgiven.

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #662 on: September 18, 2007, 07:42:04 PM »
And of course, the unbearable amount of reading isn't enough. There's also an unbearable amount of prep to be done before and after reading

 ???

1. Open book.
2. Read.
3. Crack a beer.
4. Think a bit.

 :)

in my case, the list would continue

5. Forget everything I just read
6. Have no brief or notes for class
7. Get my ass handed to me by prof.

then you stopped 2 steps 2 early


8. Off to buy the prof some beers
9. All is forgiven.

I'm saving the bolded for exam time

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #663 on: September 28, 2007, 05:42:41 AM »
How much time are you 1Ls spending studying per day?

2L's?

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« Reply #664 on: September 28, 2007, 11:43:11 PM »

2L's?

i want to shoot myself sometimes. but i am on law review.

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« Reply #665 on: September 29, 2007, 07:05:54 AM »
How much time are you 1Ls spending studying per day?

2L's?

1L...I work maybe 2-3 hours out of class every day. 

PER class, or total?

and how much is class per day?

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« Reply #666 on: September 29, 2007, 12:42:31 PM »
How much time are you 1Ls spending studying per day?

2L's?

1L...I work maybe 2-3 hours out of class every day. 

PER class, or total?

and how much is class per day?

Total.

About 3 hours of class per day, four days a week. 

thats not too bad!

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« Reply #667 on: September 30, 2007, 08:19:40 PM »
i have a friend, a hot ho if i might add, that says she is spending 3-4 hours prep time PER CLASS!

WTF?!?!?1

Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #668 on: September 30, 2007, 09:33:20 PM »
i have a friend, a hot ho if i might add, that says she is spending 3-4 hours prep time PER CLASS!

WTF?!?!?1

She is probably either a very slow reader, or she is preparing to answer every possible question the prof might ask in class (or both).  If it is the latter, she is wasting time, especially since the hardest and most important questions often rely more on thinking ability than preparation, and especially since the tests generally don't cover things like procedure and the names of the parties involved, etc. 

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #669 on: September 30, 2007, 09:39:52 PM »
She is probably either a very slow reader, or she is preparing to answer every possible question the prof might ask in class (or both).  If it is the latter, she is wasting time, especially since the hardest and most important questions often rely more on thinking ability than preparation, and especially since the tests generally don't cover things like procedure and the names of the parties involved, etc. 

Or she has more reading than you do. :)

Also, you don't have 15 or 16 credit-hours per week?  We did first year, and I thought this was standard.