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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4330 on: December 15, 2008, 01:22:35 AM »
Oh dear lord I can't handle looking at the corporations exams online.

Seriously?  Did I learn any of this?
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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4331 on: December 15, 2008, 02:06:47 AM »
Oh dear lord I can't handle looking at the corporations exams online.

Seriously?  Did I learn any of this?

I wasn't planning at looking at them for awhile, but your post made me look... and even then I only looked at one exam and one student answer... and I'm going to stop right there. :(

There really should be two Corps exams. One for people with business training/background and one for the rest of us. Check the answer to Section III in the first student answer for the 2007 exam. Are you serious? I probably couldn't write that even if we had a week to take the exam. There's no way we learned that sort of stuff in class... the background knowledge battle is one I've already lost.

Blurg.

edit: The second student answer mentions a German business concept known as "Interessengemeinschaften"... Fantastic.
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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4332 on: December 15, 2008, 02:11:43 AM »
For the 1Ls: don't pay attention to all of this. This isn't exam anxiety, this is exam annoyance.

I'm annoyed I have to take this exam, learn this material, etc.
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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4333 on: December 15, 2008, 07:13:31 AM »
Oh dear lord I can't handle looking at the corporations exams online.

Seriously?  Did I learn any of this?

I wasn't planning at looking at them for awhile, but your post made me look... and even then I only looked at one exam and one student answer... and I'm going to stop right there. :(

There really should be two Corps exams. One for people with business training/background and one for the rest of us. Check the answer to Section III in the first student answer for the 2007 exam. Are you serious? I probably couldn't write that even if we had a week to take the exam. There's no way we learned that sort of stuff in class... the background knowledge battle is one I've already lost.

Blurg.

edit: The second student answer mentions a German business concept known as "Interessengemeinschaften"... Fantastic.


I'm sure that didn't come from an LLM student... I sure am glad they get extra time to take the exam, that continues to seem fair.
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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4334 on: December 15, 2008, 09:21:54 PM »
Are any of you in admin?  I can't remember who is in admin, and I have a question...

Just in case - 2007 Gersen exam, question II (about the change in the Executive Order) - is that type of question ANYTHING we covered in Masur's class?  Or should I expect something like that on the exam and be freaking out that I really learned nothing?
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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4335 on: December 16, 2008, 09:08:02 AM »
Oh dear lord I can't handle looking at the corporations exams online.

Seriously?  Did I learn any of this?

I wasn't planning at looking at them for awhile, but your post made me look... and even then I only looked at one exam and one student answer... and I'm going to stop right there. :(

There really should be two Corps exams. One for people with business training/background and one for the rest of us. Check the answer to Section III in the first student answer for the 2007 exam. Are you serious? I probably couldn't write that even if we had a week to take the exam. There's no way we learned that sort of stuff in class... the background knowledge battle is one I've already lost.

Blurg.

edit: The second student answer mentions a German business concept known as "Interessengemeinschaften"... Fantastic.


I'm sure that didn't come from an LLM student... I sure am glad they get extra time to take the exam, that continues to seem fair.

There are three classes of LLM student: (1) hot shots from Bratislava who have never studied American law before (ADVANTAGE: YOU), (2) hot shots paid by their foreign firms to take a year-long vacation in America (ADVANTAGE: YOU), and (3) domestic students who got their JD's from an school that allows you to take exams in crayon thus needing some resume prestige (ADVANTAGE: YOU).

Seriously, ask yourself: what caliber of student waits until their 4th year of law school to take corporations?

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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4336 on: December 16, 2008, 09:21:13 AM »
Oh dear lord I can't handle looking at the corporations exams online.

Seriously?  Did I learn any of this?

I wasn't planning at looking at them for awhile, but your post made me look... and even then I only looked at one exam and one student answer... and I'm going to stop right there. :(

There really should be two Corps exams. One for people with business training/background and one for the rest of us. Check the answer to Section III in the first student answer for the 2007 exam. Are you serious? I probably couldn't write that even if we had a week to take the exam. There's no way we learned that sort of stuff in class... the background knowledge battle is one I've already lost.

Blurg.

edit: The second student answer mentions a German business concept known as "Interessengemeinschaften"... Fantastic.


I'm sure that didn't come from an LLM student... I sure am glad they get extra time to take the exam, that continues to seem fair.

There are three classes of LLM student: (1) hot shots from Bratislava who have never studied American law before (ADVANTAGE: YOU), (2) hot shots paid by their foreign firms to take a year-long vacation in America (ADVANTAGE: YOU), and (3) domestic students who got their JD's from an school that allows you to take exams in crayon thus needing some resume prestige (ADVANTAGE: YOU).

Seriously, ask yourself: what caliber of student waits until their 4th year of law school to take corporations?


None of the LLMs are domestic students (what do you think this is, the tax program at NYU?); the others ones are all pretty intense and I would venture that 75% of them are in Corporations.
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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4337 on: December 16, 2008, 09:27:26 AM »
Oh dear lord I can't handle looking at the corporations exams online.

Seriously?  Did I learn any of this?

I wasn't planning at looking at them for awhile, but your post made me look... and even then I only looked at one exam and one student answer... and I'm going to stop right there. :(

There really should be two Corps exams. One for people with business training/background and one for the rest of us. Check the answer to Section III in the first student answer for the 2007 exam. Are you serious? I probably couldn't write that even if we had a week to take the exam. There's no way we learned that sort of stuff in class... the background knowledge battle is one I've already lost.

Blurg.

edit: The second student answer mentions a German business concept known as "Interessengemeinschaften"... Fantastic.


I'm sure that didn't come from an LLM student... I sure am glad they get extra time to take the exam, that continues to seem fair.

There are three classes of LLM student: (1) hot shots from Bratislava who have never studied American law before (ADVANTAGE: YOU), (2) hot shots paid by their foreign firms to take a year-long vacation in America (ADVANTAGE: YOU), and (3) domestic students who got their JD's from an school that allows you to take exams in crayon thus needing some resume prestige (ADVANTAGE: YOU).

Seriously, ask yourself: what caliber of student waits until their 4th year of law school to take corporations?

Are you a current 1L or a former 1L? I hope you're a current 1L, because this post is wrong on so many levels.
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"What's misunderstood about you?"
"Nobody thinks I'm a genius."

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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4338 on: December 16, 2008, 05:53:43 PM »
I assume UChi1L is a Wally/Freely Give alias?

Absolutely not.  I would never say anything like that.  Please don't conflate me with that troll.

I'm currently sitting across from the 80 in a lonely hotel in (home state).  This is so depressing.

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Re: UChicago Class of 2010: "Limping Towards the Finish Line Bruised and Battered"
« Reply #4339 on: December 16, 2008, 07:24:14 PM »
I assume UChi1L is a Wally/Freely Give alias?

Absolutely not.  I would never say anything like that.  Please don't conflate me with that troll.

I'm currently sitting across from the 80 in a lonely hotel in (home state).  This is so depressing.

is your flight grounded or something?

i'm headed to CA tomorrow. the snow is supposed to be over by then but i remain skeptical....it's 44 degrees there now but NO SNOW. I CAN DRIVE MORE THAN FIVE MILES AN HOUR.