Some students struggle with fatigue when they are completing MBE questions. You may struggle with fatigue if: Continue reading
If you are looking for some last minute tips for the MPT, you are not alone! Here, we tell you how to maximize your time so you can still get the highest score possible on the MPT — even if you are studying at the last minute. Continue reading
Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on Evidence. You will see 25 scored Evidence MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review an Evidence question together. Note that we have posted several MBE tips (which you can find links to at the bottom of this post) that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly. If you can master these 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 “MBE tip of the day” post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. You can sign up to receive these posts directly to your inbox for the upcoming administration at the bottom of this page. Continue reading
We have countless students who reach out to us right around now for last minute bar exam tutoring. Some students need to clarify certain concepts. Others need feedback on writing or help with specific skills. If you are looking for last minute bar exam tutoring, we are happy to help you. Continue reading
In this post, we cover 5 small tips to make a big difference in your multistate essay exam (MEE) score. These tips are”small” cosmetic tips or things to keep in mind as you are trying to polish your multistate essay exam answers!
The MPT (multistate performance test) is offered in several jurisdictions, including Uniform Bar Exam jurisdictions. The MPT requires you to complete a lawyerly task, like a persuasive brief or objective memorandum, in 90 minutes. In some jurisdictions it is worth 10% of your score. In Uniform Bar Exam jurisdictions, it is worth 20% of your score. That is the equivalent of 70 multiple-choice questions if you are in a UBE jurisdiction! Thus, it is crucial to take the MPT seriously and prepare well for it. In this post, we tell you how to pass the MPT. Continue reading
Understanding a Passing MBE Score
Starting bar exam prep comes with lots of questions. A common question many have is what is a passing MBE score. This depends on your jurisdiction! In this post, we give you a general understanding of the MBE, how it is scored, and what you need to score to in order to pass.
It is no secret that we are fans of the Strategies and Tactics 6th Edition book. We purchase it for all of our course students as it is a fantastic and affordable source for released questions. However, the book does have some flaws. In this post we give an honest review of the Strategies and Tactics 6th Edition, and list the pros and cons of purchasing the book. Continue reading
The best MEE strategy involves a sharp focus on the highly tested areas of law as well as developing a strategy and a way of practicing that helps you improve your multistate essay exam score quickly and efficiently. This is the strategy that our tutor, Meagan, used to score in the 99th percentile on the MEE. Here we tell you our 5-part MEE strategy that will help you conquer the MEE. Continue reading
If you are struggling to finish writing MPTs (multistate performance tests) within the alloted time, try these five tips for faster MPTs. These five tips will help you write quickly while still writing a comprehensive high-scoring MPT. Continue reading
The Barbri mock exam creates a lot of stress among students. They wonder:
- Is the Barbri mock exam harder than the actual exam?
- Can you score low on the Barbri exam and still pass the real exam?
- What “percentage” is passing on the Barbri mock exam?
Instead of asking these questions, guessing at whether you will receive a passing score, or worrying about how hard the MBE will be in comparison to the Barbri mock exam, we recommend you take a lot of the guesswork and stress out of it and use actual released bar exam questions.
That way, the only question is: Am I getting enough questions right to pass? You do not have to worry about how these questions compare to “real” questions as they were written by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) so they are reflective of what you will see. (We explain at the bottom of this post what score you should aim for on the released MBE exams.) Continue reading
Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on constitutional law. Continue reading
In this post, we will discuss resources where you can find MEE student answers. We also give you a word of caution about using MEE student answers as a resource when you study. Continue reading
We generally do not recommend that you study for the bar exam in a month. But, life isn’t perfect and sometimes it happens. Maybe you were working or had other obligations before (and are finally buckling down now!). Maybe you tend to procrastinate just a bit. Or maybe you were studying before but it wasn’t productive and you realize you need a new approach this last month. Continue reading
Wondering what our February 2018 Michigan bar exam predictions are?
We think that the February 2018 Michigan bar exam is going to be difficult. The Michigan Board of Law Examiners tends to take more risks in February. Difficult and odd subjects like Commercial Paper are more likely to come up now than ever. So our general advice is to not ignore anything when you study! Continue reading