What Does My Illinois Bar Exam Score Report Mean?
What Does My Illinois Bar Exam Score Report Mean?: You’ve taken the Illinois Bar Exam, waited many weeks in anticipation of your score, and now you have to make sense of confusing score report. What does it all mean? Below we will help you break down the different components of your Illinois bar exam score report. Currently, the minimum passing scaled score on the exam is 266 (out of a possible 400 points).by
I want to take Barbri and JD Advising. How do I do both?
“I want to take JD Advising and Barbri. How do I do both?” Many students are already signed up for Barbri but want to get an edge up on the bar exam by using JD Advising in some way as a supplement. However, they also, understandably, do not want to overwhelm themselves with bar exam supplements!
We frequently get asked: How do I take JD Advising and Barbri to get the most out of both?
In this post, we tell you several different options (ranking from most to least expensive) that will tell you how to take both JD Advising and Barbri at the same time to maximize your chances of taking the bar exam once!
Are you a law student looking for advice on how to study? Do you have questions about the bar exam preparation process? Join JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann for an AMA on Scholastica Law Review Editors LinkedIn Group
- What: AMA with JD Advising’s founder Ashley E. Heidemann, Esq.
- When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
- Where: Scholastica Law Review Editors LinkedIn Group
- Why: To ask questions and for your chance to win JD Advising’s MEE One-Sheets
How Is JD Advising Different From Barbri?
How Is JD Advising Different from Barbri?: We have put a comparison chart here so you can see how JD Advising is different from Barbri. Note that the Barbri information is all based upon information and belief. If you have different information, please email us and we will update our chart! Continue readingby
Looking for something different than Barbri?
If you are looking for something different than Barbri or a standard commercial course, you are not alone. Many students are not attracted to the large-group video-recorded lectures, the overwhelming to-do lists, the made-up bar review questions, and the lack of accountability that most standard commercial bar review courses provide. Continue readingby
JD Advising Giveaway! Find out how you can win a copy of our “How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam” book and our Uniform Bar Exam MEE One-Sheets here!
JD Advising is giving away one copy of our “How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam” book and our “Uniform Bar Exam MEE One-Sheets” to two lucky winners! The winners of the giveaway will be chosen at random on March 16, 2017.by
Post bar exam anxiety won’t go away!
If you are feeling a lot of post bar exam anxiety, you are not alone. Many students feel stressed out after they take the bar exam. They worry about whether they passed. And they can’t stop thinking about the questions they answered incorrectly! If you are feeling a lot of post bar exam anxiety, we will tell you tips for easing it in this post. Continue readingby
February 2017 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State
Wondering when the February 2017 bar exam results will be released in your state? In this post, we tell you:
- When examinees find out their February 2017 bar exam results;
- How examinees find out their February 2017 bar exam results;
- Statistics and Pass lists for the bar exam;
- A passing score for the bar exam;
- Whether you will see your bar exam score;
- Whether your bar exam will be regraded or whether there is an appeals process; and
- Where you can find more information about the bar exam.
When Will February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results Be Released?
Already wondering when the February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results will be released? Us too! The Michigan Board of Law Examiners states that Michigan Bar Exam results are released mid-May but in reality, they are usually released a little earlier than that. Last year, the BLE released them on Thursday, May 12 (despite proctors at the bar exam saying it would be the first week of May). The earliest they have been released in the last eight years is April 20. The latest is May 19. Below, you can see the past release dates for February Michigan Bar Exam results.by
A Recap of the February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Essay Portion
What a crazy essay day. The Board of Law Examiners’ surprised everyone with a Creditors Rights (garnishments) question that came out of nowhere, a Conflicts of Law question, a Partnership question, and a Workers’ Compensation question (a subject that a lot of us were surprised to see return this year!). Continue readingby
MBE Strategies Blog Post Series: Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series — this post focuses on Civil Procedure MBE tips. We started this MBE series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it each bar exam administration.
You will see 25 scored Civil Procedure MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam.
Note that we have posted a total of 19 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly. If you can master these 19 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy. So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue readingby
Is It Normal To Not Feel Ready For The Bar Exam?: In short, yes. Many students do not feel “ready” for the bar exam. Everybody wants one more month to study (and yet everybody doesn’t want that because they want to take it and get it over with!).
We have very few students – even our highest scoring students – that feel “confident” going into the exam. Most feel worried, anxious, and not ready for what awaits them.by
MBE Strategies Blog Post Series: Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series — geared toward those looking for extra MBE help! This post focuses on a Real Property MBE tip. We started this 14-day series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it for February bar exam takers.
You will see 25 Real Property MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam.
Note that we have posted a total of 18 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly. If you can master these 18 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy. So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue readingby