Rules of thumb for law school exams.

Closed book exams and multiple choice exams are underrated.

If you walk out thinking you did great, you’ll get a B.

If you walk out thinking you wiped out, you’ll get a B.

A thick outline indicates a thin understanding of the material.

Word limits are harder to obey than you think.

The older the professor, the shorter the exam.

Earplugs help.

04 Dec 06


I think you may have forgotten the most important rule of all:

“Every Bruin can have his or her day in the sun.”

So true.

Posted by: at December 5, 2006 06:17 PM

“... except those required by the curve to remain in the shady and refreshing C+ area.”

Posted by: MB at December 5, 2006 06:28 PM

Never under estimate the value of a thin understanding of the material.

Posted by: eb at December 9, 2006 09:58 PM

That’s one more semester in the bank.

See you in January.

15 Dec 06

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