It's been a week since I've posted anything, so I thought I'd post a brief update. I have midterms in 3 of my classes in week 6 (we just finished week 4), so at the moment I'm spending my time doing extra work studying for the exams. they're all the same - 20 multiple choice questions worth 10% of the grade. Nothing too outrageous. I've taken practice exams for two of the classes (my torts prof hasn't provided any practice tests) and have done just fine, so I'm not overly worried, but I am not taking anything for granted. This is also a good time to compile what I've learned thus far in some sort of manageable form so I can study for the final later.
this manageable form is typically an outline. I have about 10 pages for property (no midterm, but the class is pretty tough), about 9 for Crim, 7 for torts and I've barely started my contracts outline. guess what I'll be doing this weekend? hehe. of course I got 9 out of 10 on the contracts practice test (which was apparently harder than the actual midterm), and the one I missed was VERY debatable (even the TA got the same answer I did) so I certainly get the material, I just need to finish my outline so I don't forget all this stuff by the end of the term.
The only other interesting thing going on is that we're having elections in two weeks for our class' student bar association representative. it's basically student government for law school. I haven't decided yet whether or not I'll run, but a few people have told me that I should, so I may. I'll let you know later, nominations have to be in by next Wednesday. It's a pretty small time committment, and for us first term students there's no committment the first term (the meetings are during our contracts class). It is a good networking opportunity, and networking = jobs, so I am considering it.
Nothing much else is happening. I'm spending about 45 hours a week outside of class studying, so this is more than a full time job, but I'm enjoying it so far and keeping up just fine.
That's it for now. I'll try to post something more interesting this weekend.