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A Recap of the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam (the July 2017 MEE and MPT!)

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In this post we give you a quick recap of the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam, including what was tested on the July 2017 Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) and July 2017 Multistate Performance Test (MPT).

On the whole, we are happy to predict a lot of what was tested on the Uniform Bar Exam. The topics were still tough and the exam was still tough, as is to be expected with any bar exam. Continue reading

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MPT Formats : Attack Outlines For Each Type Of MPT

MPT Formats : Attack Outlines For Each Type Of MPT

MPT Formats : Attack Outlines For Each Type Of MPT: Most states that administer the bar exam administer the multistate performance test (or “MPT”). In this post, we do all of the following:

  • We tell you what the MPT is
  • We give you the MPT formats and MPT attack outlines “without the fluff”
  • We give you the same MPT formats and attack outlines with more explanations and examples.

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Cramming for the MPT: How to Study for the MPT at the Last Minute!

February 2017 MEE, failed the kentucky bar exam, how to study for the MPT at the last minuteHow to Study for the MPT at the last minute! We know it is not ideal to be studying for the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) at the last minute. However, many students find themselves panicking or not feeling sure of how to approach the MPT and they wonder how to study for the MPT at the last minute in a way that will maximize their points on this important section! Here we tell you how to study for the MPT at the last minute. Continue reading

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MPT Tasks – An Overview of the MPT Tasks you will see and How to Conquer Each One

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Most states that administer the bar exam administer the multistate performance test (or “MPT”). In this post, we briefly discuss what the MPT is composed of. Then we discuss the types of MPT tasks you will encounter on the MPT portion of the exam. Continue reading

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How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam – an In-Depth Guide to Studying Smart for the UBE!

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How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam – an In-Depth Guide to Studying Smart for the UBE!

How to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam – an In-Depth Guide to Studying Smart for the UBE!: The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) has three different components – the multistate bar exam (MBE), the multistate essay exam (MEE), and the multistate performance test (MPT). If you want to conquer the UBE, then it is necessary to study smart for all three portions. Here, we tell you how to do just that.

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Looking for MPT Help?

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Looking for MPT Help?

Looking for MPT Help?: The MPT is the most over-looked part of the bar exam. The crazy part is that working on the MPT is one of the easiest ways to improve your score! (Don’t believe us? Read these five reasons to take the MPT seriously.) We offer many options to those looking for MPT help.

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July 2017 UBE Predictions – MEE and MPT predictions for the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam

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July 2017 UBE Predictions – MEE and MPT Predictions for the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam

Are you wondering what is going to be tested on the essays on the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)? Us too! We have created our own July 2017 UBE predictions, primarily based on past essay and MPT questions.
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How Many MPTs Should I Do?

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How Many MPTs Should I Do?

How Many MPTs Should I Do?: One of the easiest, yet overlooked places to get points on the bar exam is the MPT. In Uniform Bar Exam jurisdiction’s the MPT is worth 20% of applicant’s overall score (or the same as 70 multiple choice questions!) . The great thing about the MPT is that with some tailored practice, it is relatively easy to improve your score significantly. This is mainly because the MPT provides you with all of the law and facts that you need to complete the task. In other words, it is a “closed universe.” So, the applicant just needs to know how to complete the task in the requisite time.

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How To Prepare For The UBE

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How To Prepare For The UBE

How To Prepare For The UBE: Are you taking the bar exam in a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) state? Are you unsure of how to begin studying for the exam? Below we give you some tips on how to prepare for the UBE more effectively.

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I Failed the Bar Exam with Barbri. What Should I Do?

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I Failed the Bar Exam with Barbri. What Should I Do?

With bar exam results coming out across the country, one of the questions we get the most often is from bar takers who took Barbri, failed the exam, and are trying to figure out what to do next. So, if you failed the bar exam with Barbri, here are some steps moving forward!

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Should My Answers Look Just Like The MPT Sample Answers?

Should My Answers Look Just Like The MPT Sample Answers?

Should My Answers Look Just Like The MPT Sample Answers?: Students frequently ask whether their practice MPT answers must mimic the NCBE’s MPT Point Sheets. Good news- your answers do not have to replicate the NCBE’s answers! Similarly, student answers do not have to look precisely like the MPT sample answers that you can find on the Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, and Texas websites in order to get a passing score (or even an above passing score!). While the answers do have similarities, none are written exactly the same. Remember that the answers on each state’s website are some of the best in the state during a given administration. You do not need to duplicate these answers to pass the MPT. Rather, use these answers to refine your approach. Below we tell you what to pay attention to when reviewing the NCBE’s MPT Point Sheets and student answers.  Continue reading

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Why is a UBE Bar Exam Tutor a Great Investment?

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Why is a UBE Bar Exam Tutor a Great Investment?

Are you preparing for the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)? Are you looking to supplement your traditional bar exam course? Or are you looking for a personalized approach to bar study? Either way, JD Advising can help you! Below we explain why a UBE tutor could be the right investment for you.

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How to Format a Bench Memo on the MPT

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How to Format a Bench Memo on the MPT

A law clerk will generally write a bench memorandum to assist appellate judges in clarifying issues prior to oral argument or to advise a trial judge on particular issues prior to a motions hearing.  It is not a common MPT task. However, the UBE tested this task twice in the last five years – in July 2012 (State of Franklin v. Soper) and on the February 2017 exam. Here are some tips on how to approach this MPT task if you encounter it on exam day. We use State of Franklin v. Soper as an example (a bench memo on the defendant’s pretrial motion to exclude evidence).

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UBE Bar Exam Prep Options

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Looking for some great UBE bar exam prep options? We have a wide variety of services and products that have helped students across the country pass the UBE.

We offer a super-tailored, individualized approach. Our instruction is superior. Our materials are superior. Our outlines are precisely tailored to what is tested and we offer our students all past released questions for the MBE, MEE, and MPT. We frequently accurately predict subjects and topics coming up on the bar exam.

We have a plethora of UBE bar exam prep options. offer everything from a full-service Uniform Bar Exam course, to tailored private tutoring to a book of MEE one-sheets.  If you are looking for a recommendation on what would be the best route for you, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.  Many students combine some of these UBE bar exam prep options with a commercial course if they are looking to get the upper hand on the exam. Continue reading

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