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The senioritis is real lol. Having already been accepted to all my top choices, I'm finding it very difficult to have the same drive as I did in third year and even last semester. What are y'all doin to stay motivated?!

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Envisioning law school falling through and having to survive on my bachelors. That's honestly about it. 

Basically, letting the grades gradually slide instead of a full on freefall, I know I'm at the mercy of senioritis. It's all about loss minimization.

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I also haven't been able to focus since I got in. I'm behind on all my readings, and feeling kinda burnt out. Hope this doesn't transfer into the first year of law school. 

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I purposely build a victory lap last semester because I knew it would happen. So my give-a-shit level is dropping, but its still high enough to breeze through these easy courses.

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Losing motivation so that it affects your grades to a significant degree is not wise. You will need to provide an undergrad transcript for 1L summer jobs, for some RA positions, for clerkship apps, etc. It's also not a good idea to get out of the good work habits mode. You don't have to go crazy but why risk an issue now that you've been accepted?

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41 minutes ago, TexasInstruments said:

I also haven't been able to focus since I got in. I'm behind on all my readings, and feeling kinda burnt out. Hope this doesn't transfer into the first year of law school. 

You'll have roughly four months to recharge so you should be fine.

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Trying to remember that the only schools I got in to are not the ones I am hoping to attend and that Western is known to give deferred acceptances.

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Remember the attitude that led to you getting to this position, don't abandon it and carry it with you for the rest of your life. This is a winner's attitude

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7 hours ago, LaFlame said:

Remember the attitude that led to you getting to this position, don't abandon it and carry it with you for the rest of your life. This is a winner's attitude

Congrats on the baby, Cactus Jack.

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