I failed the New York bar exam. What should I do? February 2017 New York Bar Exam results have been released as of April 25! Update: Statistics have been posted. 4,162 candidates took the New York Bar Exam this past February, and 1,822 passed. The overall passage rate was 44% (up 4 percent from last February). There is a 61% passage rate for first-time takers. Needless to say, if you failed the New York Bar Exam, you are not alone! Continue reading
What Are the Changes to Real Property on the MBE?
What Are the Changes to Real Property on the MBE? In August 2015, the NCBE announced on its website that it would be making changes to how Real Property is tested on the MBE and MEE beginning with the February 2017 administration. Regardless of whether you are taking the exam for the first time or whether you are retaking the exam, there will be new topics to learn. Below we explain some of the major changes you will encounter on the exam.
If you are retaking the July 2016 New York Bar Exam, you may wonder how you should be studying it. Many students have called us and asked about the New York Bar Exam changes and how that should impact what they study. In this post, we give a summary of the major New York Bar Exam changes that takers of the July 2016 New York Bar Exam (and beyond) should be well aware of: