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Five Essential Last Minute Bar Exam Tips

Five Essential Last Minute Bar Exam Tips

Taking the bar exam in a few days? Here are five essential last minute bar exam tips to keep in mind. These last minute bar exam tips make the difference between passing and failing for some!

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MBE Tip of the Day: Civil Procedure MBE Tips

MBE Strategies Blog Post Series:  Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series — this post focuses on Civil Procedure 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 Civil Procedure MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam.

Note that we have posted a total of 19 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these 19 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue reading

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Is It Normal To Not Feel Ready For The Bar Exam?

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Is It Normal To Not Feel Ready For The Bar Exam?: In short, yes. Many students do not feel “ready” for the bar exam. Everybody wants one more month to study (and yet everybody doesn’t want that because they want to take it and get it over with!).

We have very few students – even our highest scoring students – that feel “confident” going into the exam. Most feel worried, anxious, and not ready for what awaits them.

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MBE Strategy of the Day: Real Property

MBE tutoring, MPRE sample questionsMBE Strategies Blog Post Series:  Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series — geared toward those looking for extra MBE help! This post focuses on a Real Property MBE tip. We started this 14-day series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it for February bar exam takers.

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

Note that we have posted a total of 18 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these 18 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue reading

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How Will I Feel After The Bar Exam?

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Most people walk into the bar exam hoping that they will feel “good” after the bar exam. They want to enjoy their post-bar exam vacations, or celebrations or time off. Or they just want to go back to work feeling confident they will not have to take the bar exam again.

Unfortunately, this is not how most people feel!

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What are the most frequently tested MEE/UBE issues?

What are the frequently tested MEE (Multistate Essay Exam) issues?  If you are trying to study “smart” for the multistate essay exam or uniform bar exam, you will no doubt wonder what the most frequently tested MEE issues are!

The first step to knowing where to focus when you approach the MEE is to be aware of the most frequently tested MEE subjects.  You can see a chart of the highly tested MEE subjects here.
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Bar Exam Quiz #2 is available!

bar exam quiz 2Ready for the bar exam? We have two bar exam quizzes that test whether your memorization is up to par! The first bar exam quiz can be found here. The second one is found below.

Our bar exam quiz is short — only 7 questions. But it tests whether or not you are ready for the bar exam — at least the memorization aspect of it. If you struggle with memorization, then you will also struggle with application (because you won’t have enough law to apply!). So this quiz tells you whether you need to work on memorization this last week before the bar exam.

Note: We have purposely chosen questions that are highly-tested on many state bar exams, including the multistate essay exam (and Uniform Bar Exam).  Continue reading

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MBE Tip of the Day: Evidence

MBE Strategies Blog Post Series:  Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series! This post focuses on an Evidence MBE tip. We started this 14-day series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it for February bar exam takers.

You will see 25 Evidence MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam.

Note that we have posted a total of 17 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these 17 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue reading

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MBE Tip of the Day: Criminal Procedure

MBE DiagnosticMBE Strategies Blog Post Series:  Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series! This post focuses on a Criminal Procedure MBE tip. We started this 14-day series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it for February bar exam takers.

You will see 25 Criminal Law and Procedure MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. About half of those will be Criminal Procedure questions.

Note that we have posted a total of 16 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these 16 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue reading

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Ready for the Bar Exam? Take our Bar Exam Quiz!

Ready for the bar exam? Take our bar exam quiz to find out!! Our bar exam quiz is short — only 7 questions long. But it tests whether or not you are able to articulate some of the most highly-tested areas of law. The point of a quiz like this is not to see if you truly understand and/or can apply the law. Rather the point is just to see how your memorization is!

If you struggle with memorization, then you will also struggle with application (because you won’t have enough law to apply!). So this quiz tells you whether you need to work on memorization these last two weeks before the bar exam.

Note: We have purposely chosen questions that are highly-tested on many state bar exams. These questions also correspond with subjects that we think could be coming up on the multistate essay exam (and written portion of the uniform bar exam). Continue reading

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MBE Tip of the Day: Constitutional Law

MBE Strategies Blog Post Series:  Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series! This post focuses on Constitutional Law on the MBE. We started this 14-day series months ago and it was so popular that we are continuing it for February bar exam takers.

You will see 25 Constitutional Law MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam — and many of them will cover the powers of Congress, which we will cover in this post.

Note that we have posted a total of 15 posts that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these 15 questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Continue reading

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The Three Bar Exam Books You Need to Pass the Bar Exam

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The Three Bar Exam Books You Need to Pass the Bar Exam

The Three Bar Exam Books You Need to Pass the Bar Exam: Based on our experience with the bar exam, we’ve compiled a list of bar exam books we think are extremely helpful in bar preparation.  These books are meant to be used as supplements to your bar exam course materials.

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Our UBE One-Sheets Are a Must-Have!

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Our UBE One-Sheets Are a Must-Have!

Looking for one-sheets tailored to the Uniform Bar Exam? Our UBE one-sheets (also called “MEE one-sheets”) provide a fantastic overview of the highly-tested issues on the multistate essay exam (MEE) portion of the uniform bar exam.

Our UBE one-sheets are a must-have if you are taking the Uniform Bar Exam.

We make the UBE one-sheets by going back to 1995 and reading every single Multistate Essay Exam from 1995 to the present date. Then, we compile the most highly-tested areas of law for each subject into one sheet (front and back). In addition, we note the “key principles” that you should remember for each subject. We also tell you the dates that each topic was tested.

Our UBE one-sheets are an extremely efficient way to approach the Multistate Essay Exam portion of the Uniform Bar Exam.

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Taking a MacBook Pro to the Bar Exam? Think Twice!!!

Taking a MacBook Pro to the Bar Exam? Think Twice!!!

Several states, including New York and Michigan, have announced that they are banning the new MacBook Pro for the February 2017 bar exam. Read further for details!

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Best Uniform Bar Exam Outlines

Best Uniform Bar Exam Outlines 

In you are using outlines that are poorly-written, inaccurate, or do not contain the highly-tested areas on the uniform bar exam, you are already starting your bar exam preparation on the wrong foot. Having bad outlines spirals will poison the rest of your bar prep. You can study your outlines all day – but if they are incomplete or inaccurate – you will not be doing yourself any favors. You want the best uniform bar exam outlines available!

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