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The good news is that you can take the New York bar exam an unlimited amount of times if you do not pass. New York does not place a limit or a restriction on the number of times you may attempt to pass the bar exam. This, of course, does not mean that you want to take it numerous times. But it does take pressure off of you if you are afraid you may fail the bar exam. Read more
My MBE Score Is Getting Worse! What Should I Do?
If your MBE score is getting worse, the first thing you need to do is not panic. When you’re overly stressing about your performance and your abilities, you will probably start doing even worse. Yes, the MBE is a critical portion of the bar exam, and a high MBE score can go a long way toward helping you achieve an overall passing score. But you can’t get yourself worked up about your practice scores. There is still plenty of time to change things up and raise those scores to give you confidence going into the actual exam! In this post, we cover a few things you can do if your MBE score is getting worse.
Forget the Barbri Simulated MBE—Do this Instead!
The Barbri simulated MBE is coming up. Students get nervous for it before they take it, then they spend a lot of time afterward comparing their scores with others, feeling bad about their scores, and (sometimes) inflating their scores. So, does the Barbri Simulated MBE matter? Or is there something better than it? Read more
A few students have asked us recently if they really need to study for the MPT (multistate performance test). Some say that they are good writers and aren’t as worried about it as they are other portions of the bar exam (like the MBE!). Others say they have practical experience and have written several briefs and memos, so the MPT is second nature to them. Read more
Law School Study Techniques
In this post, we give you some law school study techniques to help you succeed in law school. I was fortunate to graduate as the #1 student in my law school class and these are the techniques that I used (as well as techniques that many of my students find very helpful).
Note, that I am going to assume you know the basics of how to succeed in law school. If you do not, please read this post on how to succeed in law school first. These law school study techniques are meant to complement that post! Read more
Five Simple Tips To Deal With Bar Exam Stress
It is well known that stress and the bar exam go hand-in-hand. It’s likely that this is one of the largest challenges you will face in your professional life. The pressure on you to succeed is enormous. So it is no surprise that many bar exam takers find themselves stressing out when studying for the bar exam. The bar exam is a marathon, not a sprint. So it is important to know how to deal with bar exam stress.
If you are looking for Uniform Bar Exam essay tips to help you boost your essay score, look no further. Here, we give you tips that will help you score the highest you can on each Uniform Bar Exam essay. These are tips that have helped students improve their scores significantly and provide something additional to what your commercial course may tell you, which will give you a leg up on the bar exam! Read more
The Uniform Bar Exam is one month away! Here are a few things you should make sure you are incorporating into your Uniform Bar Exam study schedule. These tips are based on common mistakes we see students make. So if you are already doing these things, great! (If you are not, don’t feel bad! You have a month left and can easily incorporate them into your schedule!) Read more
How to Make a Bar Exam Study Schedule for the Month Before the Bar Exam
Now is the time to break away from your Barbri schedule and make a review schedule that is tailored to you! We recommend that you make a “month before the bar exam” study schedule in this way. Read more
5 Tips Before Starting Law School
Here are a few tips before starting law school that you should definitely keep in mind if you are heading to law school this fall! These tips will help you succeed both academically and professionally. I graduated as the #1 law student. Some of these tips I knew before law school, but some I only learned well after. All of them are beneficial to know! Read more
We have a practice Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) that is specifically geared toward July 2018 bar exam takers. We base it off of highly tested issues, including some areas of law we think could be coming up on the exam. It is a mixed exam composed of questions that date from 2003 to 2015. It is set up so that the questions are labeled by number (Question 1, Question 2, etc.) rather than by subject, just like the real multistate essay exam. Read more
Real Property MBE Tip of the Day
Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on Real Property MBE questions.
If you are just starting to study for the multistate performance test (MPT), you are not alone! In this post, we discuss some MPT strategies to maximize your points on the MPT! Read more
If you are looking for a great way to improve your MEE score, you are not alone. In this post, we give you some excellent MEE tips to improve your score. These are tips that are based on hundreds of hours of working with students and reading hundreds of actual graded MEE answers. Read more