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I Failed the Alabama Bar Exam. What Should I Do?

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I Failed the Alabama Bar Exam. What Should I Do?

A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Alabama Bar Exam: Alabama bar exam results have been released as of April 19 for the February 2017 Alabama bar exam. Alabama has very detailed information on its site regarding passage rates. Alabama only had a 41% passage rate with 61.3% of first-time takers passing and 28.2% of repeat takers passing.  If you failed the Alabama bar exam, you may be wondering what to do next. Having a plan can be an immense source of comfort.

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I Failed the Wyoming Bar Exam. What Do I Need To Do Now?

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I Failed the Wyoming Bar Exam. What Do I Need To Do Now?

Wyoming’s February 2017 bar exam results are out!  22 applicants were recommended for admission to practice law. Among these, 14 passed the Wyoming bar exam.  Their names are published here. Since adopting the Uniform Bar Exam in July 2013, Wyoming has actually seen its overall passage rate go up. For example, Wyoming’s overall passage rate in 2012 was 53%. In 2016, the overall passage rate was 70%, which is right around the average since the UBE was adopted. Still, if you failed the Wyoming bar exam, you are certainly not alone! Here’s our thoughts on how to move forward!

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I Failed the Maine Bar Exam. What Should I Do Now?

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I Failed the Maine Bar Exam? What Should I Do Now?

Maine is administering the Uniform Bar Exam for the first time in July 2017. So, if you failed the Maine bar exam this time around, you can look at your results a little differently than most. The next time you pass the bar exam, it will have a new format, so it is like you’re starting with a clean slate.

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the New Jersey Bar Exam

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the New Jersey Bar Exam

A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the New Jersey Bar Exam: New Jersey  bar exam results are not yet out for the February 2017 administration. In 2016, New Jersey had its lowest overall pass rate in at least a decade. Only 58% of takers passed the exam. In fact, New Jersey’s passage rate has declined year-on-year since 2013. New Jersey also administered the UBE for the first time in February 2017, which could also have an effect on its pass rate. So, if you struggled with and failed the New Jersey bar exam, you are certainly not alone!

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What to Do if you Failed the Oregon Bar Exam

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Oregon Bar Exam:  Oregon bar exam results are not yet out for the February 2017 administration but they are expected to be released online on Friday, April 21 at 2:00 PM.  Update: Results are out! There was a 65% passage rate for February bar exam takers. (This is up from February 2016, where Oregon had a 60% passage rate among its 157 examinees, and July 2016, where Oregon had a 57.6% passage rate among its 450 examinees.) Continue reading

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I Failed The South Carolina Bar Exam. What Now?

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I Failed The South Carolina Bar Exam. What Now?

February 2017 was South Carolina’s first administration of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). Therefore, it will be interesting to see if it has any affect on the overall pass rate. For all 2016 bar exam takers, the pass rate was around 63%, which was the lowest pass rate in at least a decade. So, if you failed the South Carolina bar exam, you are certainly not alone.  In this article we outline the steps to take moving forward if you failed the South Carolina Bar Exam.

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What Should I Do If I Failed The Montana Bar Exam?

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What Should I Do If I Failed The Montana Bar Exam?

Montana bar exam results were mailed on April 10, and will be posted online on April 14. Montana’s overall passage rate has plummeted since it adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) in July 2013. Pre-UBE, Montana’s passage rate averaged close to 90%. In 2015, the overall passage rate was 66%, and in 2016, it was 74%. Montana lowered it’s passing score from 270 to 266 due to this precipitous decline. If you failed the Montana bar exam, remember that you are not the only one!  In this article we will guide you on what to do if you failed the Montana Bar Exam.

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A Step-by-Step Guide On What To Do If You Failed The Utah Bar Exam

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A Step-by-Step Guide On What To Do If You Failed The Utah Bar Exam

Utah has seen a significant decline over the past two years in the number of applicants passing the bar exam, both as first-time and repeat takers. Historically, Utah had overall passage rates in 80-85% range, and an overall first-time taker passage rate of almost 90%! Those rates have declined since 2015 (as did many bar passage rates in most states). As of 2016, the overall Utah bar exam passage rate fell to 71%, and the passage rate for first-time takers  fell to 78%. So, if you failed the Utah bar exam, you are most certainly not alone! In this article we outline a step-by-step guide on what to do if you failed the Utah Bar Exam.

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What Do I Do If I Failed The Vermont Bar Exam?

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What Do I Do If I Failed The Vermont Bar Exam?

Vermont had a big increase in its overall passage rate from 2015 to 2016, as did many states. In 2015, only 50% of people passed the bar exam, whereas 65% passed in 2016. The 2016 passage rate of 65% is right on par with Vermont’s average passage rate over the last 10 years.

For the February 2017 Vermont bar exam, only 21 people passed. So, if you failed the Vermont bar exam,  you are definitely not alone.  In this article we outline a step-by-step guide on what to do if you failed the Vermont Bar Exam.

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I Failed The Florida Bar Exam. What Should I Do?

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I Failed The Florida Bar Exam. What Should I Do?

 You’ve received your bar exam results only to learn that you’ve failed the Florida Bar Exam. This is an incredibly disappointing moment. You may not know how to share this news with family and friends or how to proceed next. Below we provide you with advice on the process of having to study and sit for the bar exam again.

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I Failed the Nebraska Bar Exam! What Do I Do Now?

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I Failed the Nebraska Bar Exam! What Do I Do Now?  So, you failed the Nebraska bar exam. You are not the only one! This post aims to help you navigate the post-failure world and get you on the right track to pass on your next attempt!

Nebraska, of all the Uniform Bar Exam jurisdictions, has a unique set up for seeing your scored essays. In fact, you can only review your essays in-person, in the presence of an official associated with the Board of Law Examiners, within 10 days of notification that you failed. Keep this in mind if you would like to review them! Here are the additional steps you should take if you failed the Nebraska Bar Exam.

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Failed the Idaho Bar Exam? Here is What to Do Next…

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Idaho Bar Exam:  Idaho bar exam results are not yet out for the February 2017 administration but they are expected to be out at 3:00 PM MT on April 12. Idaho is one of the few states that will allow you to obtain results over telephone on the same day. Letters are mailed the following day. For both the February 2016 and July 2016 Idaho bar exams, the passage rate hovered around 70%.

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What to Do if you Failed the Missouri Bar Exam

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Missouri Bar Exam

Missouri bar exam results are not yet out for the February 2017 administration but they are expected to be released to examinees via their Applicant Portals on Wednesday, April 12. They will be posted online the following day.

Missouri had approximately 276 takers last February 2016, and a 74% passage rate.  A 260 out of 400 is needed to pass the Missouri bar exam.

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Failed the Minnesota Bar Exam? Here is What to do next!

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Minnesota Bar Exam:  Minnesota bar exam results are not yet out for the February 2017 administration but they are expected to be released to examinees via their Applicant Portals on Friday, April 14! Continue reading

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Washington Bar Exam

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A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Do if you Failed the Washington Bar Exam:  February 2017 Washington bar exam results were released on April 14! Of the 355 candidates who took the Washington Bar Exam, 205 passed, for a 57.74% passage rate. This passage rate is lower than February 2016 (where 367 applicants took the bar exam and 58.6% passed). First-time takers had a 67.2% passage rate. Repeat bar exam takers had a 47.7% passage rate.

If you failed the Washington bar exam, it should come as some comfort that you are not alone.  In this article we outline a step-by-step guide on what to do if you failed the Washington Bar Exam.

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