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Waiting For Bar Exam Results? 7 Awesome and Productive Things to Do while you Wait!

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7 Awesome and Productive Things To Do
While Waiting For Bar Exam Results

Students often wonder what to do while waiting for bar exam results. Many students rush to apply to work somewhere. However, it is generally a bad time to apply for a job if you are not working or don’t have some preexisting connection.  Employers tend to be skeptical of hiring those waiting for bar exam results. You are overqualified for paralegal positions and underqualified for attorney positions.

However, whether you work or not, there are still plenty of ways to be productive and awesome while waiting for bar exam results. In this post, we list seven things to do while waiting for bar exam results.

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What If You Fail The Bar Exam? How To Make Your Plan B

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What If You Fail The Bar Exam? How To Make Your Plan B

Many people ask us “What if I fail the bar exam? What will I do?” They feel a lot of anxiety even asking the question and have no idea what route to go if they fail the bar exam. In this post we discuss why you should have a “Plan B” for if you fail the bar exam, and how to make that Plan B.
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I Am Super Anxious Post Bar Exam. What Should I Do?

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I Am Super Anxious Post Bar Exam. What Should I Do?

Are you super anxious post bar exam? Many students think that they will be able to simply forget about the exam after it is over. While it is true that many can simply move on and not think about it for a while, there are many others who can’t stop. If you fall into that latter category, this post is for you.

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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

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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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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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We wrote 5 of 7 Passing Michigan Bar Exam Appeals for February 2017 Bar Exam

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We Wrote 5 of 7 Passing Michigan Bar Exam Appeals
for February 2017 Bar Exam

The Michigan Board of Law Examiners’ only passed seven Michigan bar exam appeals in the State of Michigan for the February 2017 administration.

We are thrilled to have written five of those appeals. Of the passing appeals that we wrote, three clients passed needing only one point on appeal. One passed needing two points. One passed needing three points.

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When Will July 2017 Washington DC Bar Exam Results be Released?

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Washington DC bar exam results are usually released around mid-to-end of October. Last July 2016, they were released November 1. (Our formal prediction for the July 2017 Washington DC bar exam results is Friday, November 3, given the higher number of DC bar exam takers and the trend toward a later results release date.) Continue reading

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Official February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results Released: With a 49% Passage Rate, Statistics Look Dismal

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The Statistics Look Dismal: February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Passage Rate

The Michigan Board of Law Examiners recently quietly released the February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam passage rate statistics.

Of the 415 bar exam takers that took the bar exam in February 2017, only 203 passed. The overall Michigan bar exam passage rate post-appeals is 49%.*  This is the lowest it has ever been according to the statistics available. (*Note: 7 appeals passed in the State of Michigan for the February 2017 bar exam. We are fortunate enough to have written 5 of them.)

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What Happens If I Fail The Bar Exam At A Big Law Firm?

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What Happens If I Fail The Bar Exam At A Big Law Firm?

What Happens If I Fail The Bar Exam At A Big Law Firm?: You’ve landed your dream job at a big law firm. Years of hard work and sacrifice have finally paid off. Unfortunately, there is one last hurdle on your career path: you failed the bar exam! Thinking back, you don’t remember discussing what happens in this instance during your interview or when signing your employment contract. What should you do? Generally, what happens if you fail the bar exam at a big law firm?

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When Will July 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results Be Released?

When Will July 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results Be Released?

Wondering when the July 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results will be released? We are too! The Michigan Board of Law Examiners states that Michigan Bar Exam results are released mid-November but in reality, they are usually released earlier than that.

Below, you can see the past release dates for July Michigan Bar Exam results.

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Bar Exam Failure Stories: How I Passed The Bar Exam On My Fourth Try!

Bar Exam Failure Stories: How I Passed The Bar Exam On My Fourth Try!

Bar Exam Failure Stories: How I Passed The Bar Exam On My Fourth Try!: It is no secret that the bar exam is difficult and that it is an experience like no other. For the exam taker, it’s most comparable to a marathon in terms of how much information about the law you can pack into your brain. After the bar exam, it is very likely that you are unsure as to how well you did or what was even tested. Moreover, you will have to wait months for results to come in. This can be very hard. Rest assured, however, that with proper preparation and the right attitude, you will get through it.

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Will I Be Fired If I Fail the Bar Exam?

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Will I Be Fired If I Fail the Bar Exam?

Will I Be Fired If I Fail the Bar Exam?: Failing the bar exam is a terrible experience. Confusion, anger, and depression are just a few of the emotions many feel. For those who secured employment before their results came out, the next question often is: “Will I be fired if I fail the bar exam?” In this post, we’ll go over several scenarios, and how they might play out if you failed.

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February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Results Reveal Passage Rate is Lowest it has been in Decades. Why is it so Low? And What Does It Mean For July’s Exam?

Why Is The February 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Passage Rate So Low? And What Does It Mean For July’s Exam?

Official statistics for the February 2017 Michigan bar exam have not yet been released. However, doing basic math with the numbers we have available, it appears as though the February 2017 Michigan bar exam passage rate was 46%.

(How did we get this number? It looks like, based on the seat number list, there were approximately 390 bar exam takers without accommodations. There were also approximately 15 bar exam takers with accommodations in the 600’s and 15 attorneys licensed in other jurisdictions in the 700’s. So the total number of bar exam takers appears to be around 420. There are about 194 seat numbers on the list. That makes for a 46 – 47% passage rate.)

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