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what to do before law school?
« on: June 18, 2007, 01:40:48 PM »
Besides working, what is everyone doing to prepare for law school?  I am thinking of getting a legal terminology book and familiarizing myself with new terms.  I am also thinking about physically training my body to deal with the long nights of studying and strenuous requirements.

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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2007, 01:42:25 PM »
good ideas, I've doing both of these myself.  I've also started writing in a journal for about an hour a night and training myself to keep later hours and go off of fewer hours of sleep.
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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2007, 03:09:42 PM »
currently working, but this is my last week.
After this, I fully intend on getting a nice back massage, travel a bit, and finish some books I have been putting off for months.

In terms of preparation, I have a few pre-law books. I bought some of them mentioned under the "books" section of this site.
I suppose I'll read those over the summer as well.

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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2007, 03:17:40 PM »
if you don't already, acquire a taste for coffee and scotch  ;D
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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2007, 03:31:36 PM »
You guys are so silly, but it reminds me of myself a year ago. Please DON'T read pre-law books. Unless you are talking about something general that talks about the law school experience. Anything that attempts to teach substantive law is a total waste of time and is likely to be harmful to your edification. Take the time to have a relaxing summer. Please forget about the legal terminology book. Total waste of time. You will learn terms as it goes in each class. Please, I beg of you - enjoy your free summer ;]

Oh and besides the coffee + scotch, develop a taste for the cold and mushy cuisine of naivete. ;p
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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2007, 04:22:48 PM »
scotch sucks...try the goose.

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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2007, 04:25:50 PM »
Grey Goose = overrated.
Also, whiskey > vodka
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Re: what to do before law school?
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2007, 12:23:55 AM »
Work. Have fun. Read for fun. Volunteer. Basically, enjoy yourself.