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What are the most frequently tested MEE/UBE issues?

What are the frequently tested MEE (Multistate Essay Exam) issues?  If you are trying to study “smart” for the multistate essay exam or uniform bar exam, you will no doubt wonder what the most frequently tested MEE issues are!

The first step to knowing where to focus when you approach the MEE is to be aware of the most frequently tested MEE subjects.  You can see a chart of the highly tested MEE subjects here.
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Best Uniform Bar Exam Outlines

Best Uniform Bar Exam Outlines 

In you are using outlines that are poorly-written, inaccurate, or do not contain the highly-tested areas on the uniform bar exam, you are already starting your bar exam preparation on the wrong foot. Having bad outlines spirals will poison the rest of your bar prep. You can study your outlines all day – but if they are incomplete or inaccurate – you will not be doing yourself any favors. You want the best uniform bar exam outlines available!

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What Is The Best Uniform Bar Exam Course?

What Is The Best Uniform Bar Exam Course?

Are you taking the Uniform Bar Exam and are looking for the best course to help you prepare?  Are you looking for a course tailored to the Uniform Bar Exam exam?  With so many options available out there, students often ask wonder: What is the best Uniform Bar Exam course?  While many commercial courses advertise that they are the best Uniform Bar Exam course, JD Advising’s Uniform Bar Exam course is far superior due to its tailored outlines and personalized instruction in a small-group setting.

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How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam: Avoid the Top 5 Mistakes Students Make

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How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam: In this post on how to pass the uniform bar exam, we examine the top five mistakes we notice students make on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) We also reveal how we advise students to avoid them!

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MPT Timing Tips

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MPT Timing Tips

MPT Timing Tips: Are you struggling to finish the MPT portion of the Uniform Bar Exam on time? Don’t panic—there’s still plenty of time to work on any timing issues you may have. If you are trying to figure out which MPTs to practice and in what order to do them, take a look at our blog post that sets forth an MPT study schedule. As you practice MPTs, try to incorporate some of our MPT timing tips to help you complete them faster.

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How To Self-Grade Your Practice MPT

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How To Self-Grade Your Practice MPT

How to Self-Grade Your Practice MPT: As you begin to practice MPTs, do your best to complete them under timed conditions. After writing out your answer, compare your response to the NCBE’s Point Sheets. You will find Point Sheets at the end of each MPT file on the NCBE website. The MPTs and Point Sheets from February 2007 through July 2011 are available for free under the Study Aids section of the NCBE website. To access the Point Sheets for more recent MPT questions, you may purchase them from the NCBE Study Aids Store or see if they are available elsewhere on the Internet.

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An MPT Study Schedule (Multistate Performance Test Study schedule)

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Are you unsure of how to begin your review for the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) portion of the bar exam? The most common mistake that students make is to leave their review of the MPT until the month before the exam. They don’t take teh MPT seriously because they don’t ever have the realization that it is worth a lot of your score – the equivalent of 70 multiple choice questions to be exact!

If you start early, you will be able to identify any issues that you struggle with, e.g., organization and timing, and adjust your strategy so that you will be confident with your approach on exam day! Below is an MPT study schedule, which gives a brief overview of the tasks you may encounter as well as specific MPTs that test your ability to complete a specific task. Do your best to complete these MPTs based on the schedule provided.

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25 Best Bar Exam Tips – From Someone Who Scored a 180 on the MBE

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25 Best Bar Exam Tips

Bar exam tips are as varied as there are people in the world. Everyone who passes has their own tricks or tips that were effective for them. The following bar exam tips, however, are ones that worked for us and that we have seen work with great success. Whether you struggle with getting started, or want tips on a specific part of the exam, the following 25 bar exam tips work time and time again with our students! This is written by founder of JD Advising, Ashley Heidemann, who scored a 180 on the MBE and a 184 on the essay portion of the Michigan bar exam in February 2011. In other words, she scored in the 99th percentile for both portions of the bar exam.

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Where can I find Multistate Performance Test Practice Questions?

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Where can I find Multistate Performance Test Practice Questions?

In Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) jurisdictions, the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) component of the bar exam comprises twenty percent (20%) of the exam.  Non-UBE jurisdictions that administer the MPT set their own policies to determine the weight of the MPT in relation to the overall score. Multistate performance test practice questions are key to doing well on the bar exam!

Thus far, 40 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Virgin Islands, administer the MPT as part of their bar exam, with California and Pennsylvania administering their own version of a performance test. The MPT consists of a significant portion of the overall score in UBE jurisdictions. Thus, we recommend spending time developing a plan and practicing your responses to the items.  The best way to do this is by doing and reviewing past practice tests.

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How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam

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How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam

How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam: On the first day of the UBE examinees must complete six 30-minute essays in the morning (MEE) and two 90-minute MPTs in the afternoon. On the following day, examinees must answer 100 multiple-choice questions in the morning and 100 multiple-choice questions in the afternoon (MBE). Are you unsure about how to study for this exam? Do you find yourself answering questions but feel like you aren’t getting anywhere? Below are five top tips on how to pass the uniform bar exam.

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How to Format An Opinion Letter on the MPT

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This sample on how to format an opinion letter on the MPT is based upon the February 2012 MPT In re WPE Property Development, Inc.

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How to Format a Demand Letter on the MPT

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How to Format a Persuasive Brief on the MPT

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How to format a Persuasive Brief on the MPT: If you struggle with writing a persuasive brief on the MPT, we have you covered! This sample persuasive brief is based upon the February 2013 MPT In re Guardianship of Will Fox.

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How To Write A High-Scoring MPT Answer

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How to Write A High-Scoring MPT Answer:  Are you struggling with your MPT score? Are you tired of trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t? Don’t give up yet! Below are a few tips to help you boost your MPT score.

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Uniform Bar Exam Prep: What Should I Do to Prepare for the UBE?

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Uniform Bar Exam Prep: What Should I Do to Prepare for the UBE?

Are you about to begin your Uniform Bar Exam prep? Are you unsure of how to get started? There are several things to consider before you jump into your review. Take a few moments to answer the following questions before you decide how to proceed.
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