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January 28th, 2010I looked back on the post I wrote yesterday at 6 am and realized just how tired I must have been, I overlooked quite a few typos! I am so exhausted I can barely see straight! I’m excited tomorrow is Friday but it is going to be such a long day; I just don’t know how I’m going to make it through!  I am on the community outreach committee and tomorrow evening we are going to Youthville, a Detroit School, to run a second train...
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Blog Entry 32

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January 27th, 2010Wednesday: 6 am- What my day looks like: 3 classes Core Concepts: Decision Tree and Analysis due ALTA (usually tomorrow but we have a weird schedule this week)- last class before our 15 page brief is due (tomorrow at 11am) 3 meetings With a Professor SBA: we have monthly meetings for all Student Bar Association members Community Outreach: This Friday we are going for a second time to Youthville Detroit to train st...
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Blog Entry 31

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January 23rd, 2010Last night we had a Bar Night downtown hosted by the 1L class.  Bar nights are really popular in law school and for a good reason.  Law school is stressful and I’m sure it gets worse once actually practicing.  Last night we had a great turn out, we used our class fund to pay for food so of course I think a huge perk for people was the free food.  In light of the tragedy that occurred in Haiti we thought it wo...
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Blog Entry 30

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January 21st, 2010A couple days ago I sat down to start writing my first Memorandum of Law which apparently was formerly called just a Brief.  I sat down at a large table in the library, opened up a Word document, spread my cases, statutes, notes, and everything else all over the desk and then….nothing.  I didn’t know where to start or how to synthesize.  I took a deep breath, closed my eyes and told myself to just take it slow…I o...
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Blog Entry 29

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January 18th, 2010I’m so sad to see this weekend end; it was so much fun!  I have to admit I neglected my homework somewhat but there was a lot going on.  I usually allow myself to go out one night on the weekend; it’s good for my sanity, but this weekend I went out both Friday and Saturday.  On top of going out, I drank which means the first half of the next day is shot as well.  Luckily we had an extra long weekend for MLK d...
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Blog Entry 28

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January 14th, 2010Today the school had an “interviewing skills workshop” which I was supposed to go to but I didn’t make it! I wish I had; I’m sure it would have been useful. Unfortunately, I had some property homework to finish up before class.  Last night I was working on an outline for my ALTA brief all night so property homework didn’t get finished until today! Working out is a great way to alleviate stress and feel better about li...
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Blog Entry 27

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January 11th, 2010This morning I was awoken by a phone call a half hour before my alarm was supposed to go off.  It was my boyfriend telling me I should leave early because he was on the expressway in standstill traffic and it was a snowy mess. I had a doctor’s appointment to get to before heading to school; so I quickly dragged myself out of bed and pulled myself together. It took me 1.5 hours to get to my doctor’s appointment which usuall...
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Blog Entry 26

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January 8th, 2010It’s Friday! It took extra long to get to school this morning because the roads were so bad with all of the snow but I made it to school with 15 minutes to kill before class started.  Just enough time to get a good seat in the first day of our new class Core Concepts.  For the most part, all of our classes are a yearlong with the exception of Torts (which we had the first semester) and Core Concepts (which we have now)....
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Blog Entry 25

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January 6, 2010And the 2nd semester of law school begins… We started class again yesterday but without knowing how we did on any of our exams!  I’m trying to just forget finals happened and move forward, but everyone is dying to find out how we all did.  From what I’ve heard; however, we’ll have to wait a couple more weeks before grades will come out.  During orientation, I remember a 2L telling me that law school is a lot like h...
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Blog Entry 24

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December 16th, 2009The end is almost here!  Tomorrow morning is my last final of the semester, 3 down 1 to go!  I feel completely drained and exhausted but I’m so excited because it’s almost over!  It sounds weird but I really enjoyed myself during my contracts exam.  We were given 3 hours to complete 4 essays.  It was exciting to flip the page and look at the new essay, see what topics it covered, and start creating an ...
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