Bar Exam Essay Tips: If you are looking for tips on how to improve your bar exam essays, look no more! We find that if you implement these few, easy bar exam essay tips into your practice, you will make your essays much stronger. Note that this post was written by Meagan Jabbori, who scored in the 99th percentile on the essay portion of the Uniform Bar Exam.
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. Continue reading →
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.
Our Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) One-Sheets covered over 50% of what was Tested on the February 2017 MEE
Our Multistate Essay Exam One-Sheets covered over 50% of what was Tested on the February 2017 MEE. Students who prepared for the February 2017 MEE using our Multistate Essay Exam One-Sheets had a huge advantage walking into the exam. Continue reading →
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.
I Failed the Bar Exam by Five Points (or Less). What Should I do?
If you found out that you failed the bar exam by five points — or even fewer! — you may feel both very frustrated and encouraged! Students tend to have two conflicting reactions — first, they think of all of the things they wish they would have done (“I wish I would have written XYZ”). Then they are also somewhat encouraged because at least they don’t have that far to go to pass! Students also wonder what their options are. Here we tell you what to do if you are that close to passing! Continue reading →
Wondering where to find real MBE questions? Many bar exam takers are surprised to learn that many of the major commercial bar review courses, such as Barbri and Kaplan, make up their own MBE questions rather than providing students with real MBE questions that have been used in the past. This is a huge disservice to students! Continue reading →
How To Fail The Bar Exam Like A Champion:I failed the bar exam. Failing the bar exam isn’t the most pleasant thing. Once I saw that long-awaited email sitting in my inbox, my heart immediately started to pound and my hands begun to shake. I fumbled around with my computer mouse, not bothering to even read the message. I desperately searched for the word “PASSED.” When I didn’t find it, my stomach dropped, my eyes begun to well and suddenly I felt like I needed to gulp down my disappointment. Sound familiar?
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 →
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!
We are so grateful for everyone who answered our bar exam survey in our last post! We sincerely appreciate your time! As we mentioned in our initial post, bar exam season is almost here! To kick off bar exam season, we are providing some deals, and bonuses on our:
Courses (both full service courses and essay courses)
These are for Michigan bar exam, Uniform Bar Exam, and Multistate Essay Exam products and services. These are for July 2017 or future bar exams (February 2018, July 2018, February 2019 etc.). The sale will begin on Wednesday, April 19 and end on Monday, April 24. Continue reading →
This is Ashley Heidemann, founder and owner of JD Advising. I am excited to announce our long-awaited JD Advising Bar Exam Season Kickoff Sale – where we are offering deals on select JD Advising services and products for 2017 and beyond. This is the first and probably the only time we will have such an event! Continue reading →