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Do I Need Law School To Become A California Lawyer?
Almost every single practicing California attorney has completed law school. Notice how we said almost every practicing California attorney? You heard us correctly, you actually don’t need to go to law school to become a practicing attorney in California. So, you may be wondering, what is this loophole that nobody is talking about? In California, it’s called the “Law Office Study Program” and is codified in Rule 4.29 of the State Bar of California. Let’s discuss the program generally and take a look at its requirements.
How to Dissect Your Baby Bar Exam Score Report
You may be wondering how to dissect your baby bar exam score report (or FYLSE score report). A lot of examinees who do not quite get a 560 on the exam wonder what they excelled at and what they need to improve on. Read more
What Is Baby Bar Exam Day Like?
After you have learned all about what is tested on the baby bar and spent weeks studying with our recommended resources, it is time to focus on what to expect the day of the test. Even if you are fully prepared, we understand that you might still be anxious about walking into the testing center. To help combat some of that anxiety, we explain what to expect on baby bar exam day and how you can best position yourself for success.
*Note, this information applies for a typical administration but may be disrupted due to COVID-19. For the latest Baby Bar updates for the 2020 administrations of the exam, check out the State Bar of California’s website for any changes.
Free Baby Bar Exam Guide: A Guide to Conquering the First-Year Law Students’ Exam (FYLSE)
In our free baby bar exam guide, we cover all of the following topics:
Just for fun: baby bar exam practice questions that Kim Kardashian enjoyed!
If you are a fan of Kim Kardashian, check out these Kim Kardashian West-themed multiple-choice questions. They cover the following subjects: Contracts, Torts, and Criminal Law. They are Kim Kardashian-themed and they were all sent to Kim Kardashian! Read more
Topic 8: How is Contracts tested on the baby bar exam (FYLSE)?
You can expect to see Contracts and/or Sales (Article 2) tested on the baby bar exam. One or both subjects will be tested.
Here are some key points to keep in mind about how Contracts is tested on the Baby Bar Exam. Read more
Topic 9: How is Criminal Law tested on the baby bar exam (FYLSE)?
You can expect to see Criminal Law tested on the baby bar exam. You will see one or two essay questions on it virtually every exam.
Here are some key points to keep in mind about how Criminal Law is tested on the baby bar exam. Read more
Essential Tips for the June 2020 First-Year Law Students’ Online Exam
Are you looking for tips on how to tackle the June 2020 First-Year Law Students’ Exam (FYLSE) based on the Supreme Court of California’s April 27, 2020 news release announcing that the exam will take place online rather than in the traditional in-person format? We will provide you with tips on how to approach the First-year Law Students’ Exam based upon the information about testing conditions that the State Bar of California sent to examinees on May 18, 2020. For your convenience, we have included the instructions to the examinees below (but we have omitted the form that must be acknowledged and returned to the Examiners no later than May 25, 2020, at 5 PM Pacific Standard Time). Read more
How to prepare for an online bar exam
Some states, including potentially California, are planning to administer an online bar exam. This is due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic that is affecting all law students. Thus, if you are planning to take an online bar exam, there are a few things to keep in mind when preparing. We are unsure at this time exactly how the online bar exam will work, since an online bar exam has never been administered before, but this post will give you some general tips on how to prepare until more information is released!
If you are unsure whether your state bar exam has been moved to the fall, check out this post for the latest updates!
Update 5/11/20: Nevada proposed an online bar exam using ILG Exam360.
Topic 10: What happens if I don’t pass the baby bar exam?
A lot of people don’t pass the baby bar on their first try, but that’s okay. If you failed, know that you are not alone, and we are here to help. In this post, we discuss what happens if you don’t pass the baby bar and what you can do to ensure success the next time!
Topic 3: What score do I need to pass the baby bar exam?
Here, we give you a brief overview of what the baby bar exam is, how it is graded, and what overall score you need to pass the baby bar exam. Read more
A Short Baby Bar Exam Quiz! – Part 1!
Are you studying for the Baby Bar exam? Have you been spending enough time memorizing the law? Take this short baby bar exam quiz to see just how prepared you are!
We picked a few of the highly tested areas of law. We recommend you get a pen and a piece of paper and see if you can write down the key words. These will be the words that the grader is looking for when they read your essays! The answers are at the end of the quiz. Read more
Topic 7: How is Torts tested on the baby bar exam (FYLSE)?
Torts is tested every baby bar exam, and sometimes two of the four questions cover Torts. The three favorite baby bar Torts topics are negligence, intentional torts, and strict liability. We discuss these further below. Read more