Where do I find MPRE sample questions? You may wonder where to find MPRE sample questions. When looking for MPRE sample questions, the absolute best source will be actual released MPRE questions. This is the best source because these closely mimic what you will see on test day. Continue readingby
Advice For Cramming For The MPRE
Advice For Cramming for the MPRE: You did not mean to do it, but you did it. The MPRE is just a few days (or few hours!) away and you need to cram. How do you spend your valuable time? While it is never ideal to be in this situation, it happens. These are our tips for cramming for the MPRE!by
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) is tougher than it may seem at first glance. Many students have to take the MPRE not once, but twice, three times, or more! So if you find you have failed the MPRE three times, you are definitely not alone! The good news is, to our knowledge anyway, it is not on your record and we have never heard of an employer asking if you failed the MPRE! So, while it may be a hassle, and while those application fees can be expensive, and while you may hate wasting more than one Saturday morning on it, at least it is not going to leave any kind of blemish on your record. In this post, we tell you how to move past the MPRE and pass it the next time you take it! (You may also want to check out this post about why failing the MPRE can be a good thing!)by
How to Study for the MPRE
The MPRE is the most commonly underestimated part of becoming a lawyer. Many students do not give it much thought before they take it. With this kind of approach, it is no wonder that students end of taking the exam multiple times before they pass. Before you take it, you need to how to study for the MPRE. Here’s our best advice for how to approach it!by
JD Advising had some first time takers as well as several repeat MPRE takers (with many of our students being on their second or third time taking the MPRE, and one on their fifth time taking the MPRE).by
Scores for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) typically come out within four weeks after the exam. The scores will be sent to your National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) account. Once scores are released you should be sure to save your score report because it will only be available for a short period of time. Continue readingby
MPRE Difficulty: How Difficult is it to Pass the MPRE? I think one of the most common “law school myths” I keep hearing is that the MPRE is “super easy.” And that “you don’t have to study for the MPRE.” I often encounter students who have fallen victim to this awful advice (if that is that you want to call it). I am not saying that the MPRE is impossible. Or that it requires months and months of study. However, it does require SOME study and preparation. Continue readingby
What is the MPRE? Many law students come to us and explain that they have heard about the MPRE and they know they have to take it, but they wonder “what is the MPRE?” The MPRE is the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination. In this post, we answer commonly-asked questions about the MPRE. Continue readingby
Looking for an MPRE Outline? Note: we do have a lovely MPRE cheat sheet if you are looking for a concise MPRE outline. However, in this post, we want to convince you why you should make your own outline.
As the MPRE gets closer, many students are looking for a “good” MPRE outline. We hear a lot of the same complaints from students who are studying—some of the outlines are too long, others are too short, and some use different language than the Model Rules.
This brings us to the advice we give everyone—you should make your own MPRE outline. We aren’t saying that you need to spend hours sitting in front of the Model Rules and start from scratch. Rather, you should start with an outline that is already completed. For instance, use a Barbri or Kaplan or our outline. Then, parse it down and put it into your own words. Continue readingby
What are the Best MPRE Questions? We get a lot of questions from students regarding where the best practice MPRE questions come from. Many people have different theories that certain commercial companies have better, more realistic, questions than other companies. Some insist that Kaplan MPRE questions are the best, whereas others will only use Barbri MPRE questions. Continue readingby
The first step is usually to ask why your MPRE score is low. In other words, why do you miss MPRE questions?
Your MPRE score could be low because you do not know the rules. Or because you read the fact patterns too quickly. Or because you get tricked by the answer choices. Or a number of other reasons. One way to determine why your MPRE score is low — and to improve your MPRE score at the same time — is to learn to approach MPRE questions slowly and methodically. Continue readingby