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How to Study for the MPT in the most Efficient Way Possible

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In this post, we discuss how to study for the MPT in the most efficient way possible. The MPT is worth 20% of your score in a Uniform Bar Exam state. It is an important part of the exam! These five tips should help you learn how to study for the MPT and gain points quickly and efficiently! Continue reading

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Uniform Bar Exam Tips – UBE Tips for the Day of the Exam

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In this post we cover some Uniform Bar Exam Tips for the day of the bar exam. We are basing these tips off of common mistakes we see students make on the actual bar exam day. Many students fail the uniform bar exam because they make a mistake that they can easily avoid.

Here we give you five UBE tips for the day of the exam. These will help you avoid common mistakes that uniform bar exam takers make! Continue reading

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MBE Tip of the Day: Real Property

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MBE Tip of the Day: Real Property

Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on real property.

You will see 25 scored real property MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a real property 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.

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A Stellar Multistate Performance Test Strategy to Conquer the MPT

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If you are looking for a great Multistate Performance Test strategy to conquer the MPT, we have you covered!  Here we give you a specific strategy to use when you approach the multistate performance test as well as some extra tips to boost your score! Continue reading

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Multistate Essay Exam Format: Common Mistakes to Avoid

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We read a lot of multistate essay exam (MEE) answers. We notice that sometimes students make formatting mistakes that are easily avoided! Here we discuss what common mistakes to avoid in your multistate essay exam format. Continue reading

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What Does the MPT Test (and why Does it Matter)?

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The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) has listed six skills which a multistate performance test (MPT) tests. When you score your MPT, you should analyze it against these six skills. (These six skills and their components are taken verbatim from the NCBE’s website!) Many states score an MPT on a scale of 1-6. Other states score their MPTs on a scale of 1-10. (And still other states come up with their own system.) Keep in mind that in UBE states, the MPT is worth 20% of the examinee’s overall score. So each MEE essay is worth 5% of your score. Each MPT is therefore worth 10% of your score.

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What are the Most Important Uniform Bar Exam Subjects to Learn?

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As it nears the bar exam, you may wonder what the most important Uniform Bar Exam subjects are. After all, you want to focus your efforts on the subjects that will warrant the maximum amount of points. In this post, we talk about which subjects are most worth your time! Continue reading

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5 Small Tips to make a Big Difference in your MEE Score

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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!

These tips will not teach you about structure, or give you tips to mastering the multistate essay exam. These are small tweaks you can make to see a big difference in your score. Continue reading

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How to Pass the MPT in Three Steps!

How to Pass the MPT in Three Steps

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

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When will February 2018 New York Bar Exam Results be Released?

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When Will February 2018 New York Bar Exam Results be Released?

February 2018 New York bar exam results should be released around the end of April or beginning of May.  (Our formal prediction is Thursday, April 26, but it really could be anytime at the end of April or beginning of May)

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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Tips for Wills on the Multistate Essay Exam

Wills on the Multistate Essay Exam

Tips for Wills on the Multistate Essay Exam

This time in our MEE tips series we address Wills.  When thinking about Wills on the Multistate Essay Exam, you should consider two questions: how is it tested, and how often is it tested?  In the last 10 years (20 administrations), we’ve seen Wills on the Multistate Essay Exam 9 times.  However, like Trusts, it is not appearing as frequently as of late.  Since February 2013, we have only seen Wills on the Multistate Essay Exam 3 times.  While it might be becoming less popular, it is still a viable option for testing, so don’t dismiss it!

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