In this post, we go over our top three free multistate bar exam (MBE) resources for those of you looking for some free MBE help! Continue reading
How To Use JD Advising’s Multistate Bar Exam One-Sheets
One of the common questions we have been getting from students is the best way to utilize our multistate bar exam one-sheets. In this post, we cover the ideal way to use our MBE one-sheets during your bar prep! Continue reading
Which States Have the Hardest Bar Exams?
Every law student probably wants to know which states have the hardest bar exams. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. Of course you can look at the overall pass rate and see which one is the lowest (California), but that doesn’t really tell the whole story. States can offer incredibly difficult exams, but if their takers prepare well, this won’t reflect in pass rates. Or maybe the exam itself isn’t too outrageous, but the students taking it don’t have the proper education. You can search the internet and find countless different opinions on what the hardest bar exams are. While one state does tend to show up the most frequently, good luck reaching a consensus on what comes next.
It is important not to let pass rates scare you away from a particular state. Consider the type of material on the exam, the exam’s format,, and even the duration of the exam. Many factors come into play when defining the hardest bar exams, and the exam that is best for you. Don’t let your career path be determined by statistics alone because you (and your study habits!) play the biggest role in your bar exam fate!
Looking for a concise and manageable overview of the law you will see tested on the Multistate Bar Exam? Our JD Advising multistate bar exam one-sheets are your solution. Our MBE one-sheets provide a memorable overview of the MBE law in just one 8.5 x 14 sheet (front and back) per page.
These multistate bar exam one-sheets will help you if you are taking the bar exam in any state that administers the multistate bar exam (which is every state besides Louisiana).
The MBE one-sheets contain the relevant laws that are tested on the multistate bar exam as well as colorful charts and diagrams. They also contain helpful tips for each MBE subject. When you order the MBE one-sheets, you will receive a high quality laminated hard copy of the one-sheets at your door. The MBE one-sheets can be purchased singly or in a set. Continue reading
Looking For Detailed And Specialized MPT Grading and Feedback? Check Out JD Advising’s MPT Grading!
Students often ignore the Multistate Performance Test portion of the bar exam or don’t take it seriously enough. When results come out, they realize that the MPT is worth 20% of their score (in UBE jurisdictions). This is the equivalent to 70 Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) questions! Therefore, we strongly recommend that students focus on the MPT to improve their score prior to taking the exam. Read further to see why MPT grading might be right for you!
Five Tips To Save Time On The MPT
In our opinion, the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) is one of the most under-appreciated aspects of the bar exam. By that we mean that you can get a lot of points from this portion on of the exam and yet you don’t have to know any law to do well. Then, after practicing, they realize that they have timing issues. The MPT does ask a lot of the examinee in the 90 minute window provided. But, a timing issue can definitely be overcome. See our tips on how to save time on the MPT below.
Where Can I Find Free MPT Practice Tests?
Are you studying for the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) and having trouble finding free MPT practice tests? Below will discuss some of the best resources for MPT practice tests.
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.
A Recap of the July 2017 California Bar Exam: Essays and Performance Test
Overall, the July 2017 California bar exam was difficult and lengthy! Here are our general thoughts about what was tested on the July 2017 California bar exam.
July 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.
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.
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?
10 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!
MBE Strategies Blog Post Series: Welcome to our MBE tips and tricks blog post series — this post focuses on Criminal Law 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 Criminal Law and Procedure MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam.
Seven Disadvantages of Taking Barbri
Seven Disadvantages of Taking Barbri: While plenty of students pass the bar exam with Barbri, there are some disadvantages of taking Barbri that students walking into the bar exam (particularly first time takers) are not aware of when they write their big check for the bar review course. In this post, we talk about some of the disadvantages of taking Barbri as well as how you can combat them.