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When will July 2017 New York Bar Exam results be released?

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When Will July 2017 New York Bar Exam Results be Released?

July 2017 New York bar exam results should be released around the last week of October or first week of November.  (Our formal prediction is  Friday, October 27 but it could really be anytime at the end of October or beginning of November!)

For the February 2017 New York Bar Exam, we predicted results would be released on April 25 and they were in fact released then!

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July 2017 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State

July 2017 bar exam results, bar exam essay timingJuly 2017 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State

Wondering when the July 2017 bar exam results will be released in your state? In this post, we tell you:

  • When examinees find out their July 2017 bar exam results;
  • How examinees find out their July 2017 bar exam results;
  • Statistics and Pass lists for the bar exam;
  • A passing score for the bar exam;
  • Whether you will see your bar exam score;
  • Whether your bar exam will be regraded or whether there is an appeals process; and
  • Where you can find more information about the bar exam.

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Top 5 Last Minute MBE Tips

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Top 5 Last Minute MBE Tips

In this post, we discuss our top five last minute MBE tips. You may wonder if there is anything you can do – or avoid doing – at the last minute to improve your MBE score. And the good news is, there is! You can improve your Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) score by keeping these last minute MBE tips in mind.

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UBE Passing Score Range

UBE Minimum Passing Score Range

UBE Minimum Passing Score Range: For the July 2017 bar exam, 27 jurisdictions will administer the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). Massachusetts will be the 28th UBE jurisdiction starting in July 2018. However, don’t think that each requires the same passing score! Although many jurisdictions administer the UBE, a passing score varies from state-to-state. As a result, a passing score varies widely.  So, below, we go over the UBE minimum passing score range for each jurisdiction.

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How to Study for the Bar Exam in a Week – A Procrastinator’s Guide

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There is one week left until the bar exam. If you are like many people that “put things off” to the last minute, you are not alone.  We are not saying you can complete a comprehensive bar exam prep program in a week. However, it is possible to boost your score significantly with the week you have left — especially if you use your time most effectively.

Here we have some general tips first – then a schedule to follow if you are looking for a day-by-day schedule of what to do the last week of bar prep. Continue reading

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How To Study For The Multistate Essay Exam At The Last Minute

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For Procrastinators: How To study For The Multistate Essay Exam At The Last Minute

If you need to study for the Multistate Essay Exam at the last minute, you are not alone! While it is not ideal to put studying off, here are our tips to make the most of your MEE studying – even if you are studying at the last minute.

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How to Structure a Multistate Essay Exam Answer

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How to Structure a Multistate Essay Exam Answer

We have a detailed guide on how to write an MEE answer here. However, if you are specifically looking for how to structure a Multistate Essay Exam answer, then we recommend you look at the Multistate Essay Exam structure in this post.

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How – and Why – You Need To Self-Grade Bar Exam Essays

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How – and Why – You Need To Self-Grade Bar Exam Essays

We just had a student tell us last week that learning how to self-grade bar exam essays was the best thing she did when she was studying for the bar exam.

“Self-grading” is a method where you read a bar exam essay fact pattern then write or bullet point your answer and compare what you wrote with the model answer. When you compare what you wrote with the model answer, use a different color pen (or font) to write out anything you missed and to give yourself tips like an actual grader would.

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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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Looking For Last Minute Bar Exam Tutoring? We Can Help!

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Looking For Last Minute Bar Exam Tutoring? We Can Help!

We officially have less than 3 weeks until the bar exam. Right now, you should be hitting your stride in review. If, however, you still have some weaknesses to work on, we can help! Here are the benefits of last minute bar exam tutoring.

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What Are The Most Highly Tested MBE Topics?

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What Are The Most Highly Tested MBE Topics?

The Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) tests many areas of law. It does not, however, necessarily test these areas equally! To get a high MBE score, you need to focus your attention most strongly on the areas most likely to appear within a topic. For example, Civil Procedure questions on the MBE are more likely to touch on jurisdiction and venue issues than appealability and review ones. So, what are the most highly tested MBE topics?

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Struggling with the Multistate Essay Exam? Sign up for JD Advising’s MEE Seminar!

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Struggling with the Multistate Essay Exam? Sign up for JD Advising’s MEE Seminar!

When: Friday, July 21 at 12:00 PM EST (our July 14 date is full!)
Where: Live Online Conference Room

Sign up for JD Advising’s MEE Seminar!: Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of material you’ve been covering in your bar prep courses? Are you looking for a way to streamline the information into an easy to apply study format?  If you answered “yes,” then you should consider signing up for JD Advising’s Multistate Essay Exam Seminar!

Update: We only have a few spots left in our seminar as we purposely keep it small! If you want to sign up, we recommend you do so sooner rather than later if you want to be guaranteed a spot.

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MBE Tips Series: Real Property MBE Tip of the Day

real property mbe tips, mbe strategies, mbe tutoring real propertyMBE Strategies Blog Post Series:  Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series — this post focuses on  Real Property MBE tips. We started this MBE series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it each bar exam administration.

You will see 25 scored Real Property MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam.

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10 Best MBE Tips and Tricks – by a Bar Expert who Scored a 180 on the MBE

bar exam essay timing, best MBE tips and tricks10 Expert MBE Tips and Tricks: In this post, I discuss the top 10 Multistate Bar Exam or MBE tips and tricks that will help you improve your MBE score. These MBE tips and tricks are not only what I used to score a 180 on the MBE in February 2011, but they are many of the same techniques we teach hundreds of bar exam students each administration. They are timed tested ways to improve your score!

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I Scored Low on the Barbri Simulated MBE. What Should I Do?

scored low on the barbri simulated mbeI scored low on the Barbri Simulated MBE Exam. What Should I do?

If you are like most students, if you scored low on the Barbri simulated MBE, you may be tempted to freak out, start answering 100 questions a day, and neglect other parts of your bar study – like learning outlines or practicing essays.

But, that is the exact opposite of what you need to do! If you scored low on the Barbri simulated MBE exam,  here is what you need to do: Continue reading

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