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Seven Disadvantages of Taking Barbri — and How to Combat Them

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.    
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Looking for MPT Help?

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Looking for MPT Help?

Looking for MPT Help?: The MPT is the most over-looked part of the bar exam. The crazy part is that working on the MPT is one of the easiest ways to improve your score! (Don’t believe us? Read these five reasons to take the MPT seriously.) We offer many options to those looking for MPT help.

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Bar Exam Essay Tips

Bar Exam Essay Tips

Bar Exam Essay Tips: If you are looking for tips on how to improve your bar exam essays, look no more! We find that if you implement these few, easy bar exam essay tips into your practice, you will make your essays much stronger.  Note that this post was written by Meagan Jabbori, who scored in the 99th percentile on the essay portion of the Uniform Bar Exam.

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July 2017 UBE Predictions – MEE and MPT predictions for the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam

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July 2017 UBE Predictions – MEE and MPT Predictions for the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam

Are you wondering what is going to be tested on the essays on the July 2017 Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)? Us too! We have created our own July 2017 UBE predictions, primarily based on past essay and MPT questions.
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How Many MPTs Should I Do?

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How Many MPTs Should I Do?

How Many MPTs Should I Do?: One of the easiest, yet overlooked places to get points on the bar exam is the MPT. In Uniform Bar Exam jurisdiction’s the MPT is worth 20% of applicant’s overall score (or the same as 70 multiple choice questions!) . The great thing about the MPT is that with some tailored practice, it is relatively easy to improve your score significantly. This is mainly because the MPT provides you with all of the law and facts that you need to complete the task. In other words, it is a “closed universe.” So, the applicant just needs to know how to complete the task in the requisite time.

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Will I Be Fired If I Fail the Bar Exam?

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Will I Be Fired If I Fail the Bar Exam?

Will I Be Fired If I Fail the Bar Exam?: Failing the bar exam is a terrible experience. Confusion, anger, and depression are just a few of the emotions many feel. For those who secured employment before their results came out, the next question often is: “Will I be fired if I fail the bar exam?” In this post, we’ll go over several scenarios, and how they might play out if you failed.

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How to Prepare for the DC Bar Exam

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How to Prepare for the DC Bar Exam: The District of Columbia adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) in July 2016. You need a minimum scaled score of 266 (out of a possible 400 points) to pass the exam. The DC bar exam does not have an additional jurisdiction-specific component that examinees must complete in order to become licensed. If you are wondering how to begin preparing for the DC bar exam, we have some tips for you!

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Looking for Washington DC Bar Exam Tutoring?

washington dc bar exam tutoring, failed the washington dc bar exam, failed the dc bar examLooking for Washington DC Bar Exam tutoring? We have many students who are taking part — or all — of the Washington DC Bar Exam that are looking for private one-on-one tutoring.  We have helped several repeat takers and first time takers pass the Washington DC bar exam after utilizing a private tutor or some of our other options. We delineate different options for repeat bar exam takers as well as first-time bar exam takers below.  Continue reading

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Our MEE One-Sheets covered over 50% of the February 2017 MEE topics

Our Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) One-Sheets covered over 50% of what was Tested on the February 2017 MEE
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Our Multistate Essay Exam One-Sheets covered over 50% of what was Tested on the February 2017 MEE. Students who prepared for the February 2017 MEE using our Multistate Essay Exam One-Sheets had a huge advantage walking into the exam. Continue reading

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How To Prepare For The UBE

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How To Prepare For The UBE

How To Prepare For The UBE: Are you taking the bar exam in a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) state? Are you unsure of how to begin studying for the exam? Below we give you some tips on how to prepare for the UBE more effectively.

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I Failed the Bar Exam by Five Points (or Less). What Should I Do?

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If you found out that you failed the bar exam by five points — or even fewer! — you may feel both very frustrated and encouraged! Students tend to have two conflicting reactions — first, they think of all of the things they wish they would have done (“I wish I would have written XYZ”). Then they are also somewhat encouraged because at least they don’t have that far to go to pass! Students also wonder what their options are. Here we tell you what to do if you are that close to passing! Continue reading

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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: Update: New Jersey Bar Exam results are out for February 2017. Only 174 of 429 (41%) of applicants passed. Read the press release here. That is an incredibly low amount. It is also not super-surprising. 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 influenced its pass rate. So, if you struggled with and failed the New Jersey bar exam, you are certainly not alone!

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Our Latest Article in the National Jurist: How to Avoid the 3 Biggest Mistakes that First-Time Bar Exam Takers Make

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Click here to read our latest article in the National Jurist “How to avoid the 3 biggest mistakes of first-time bar exam takers.”  The three biggest mistakes are: Continue reading

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What does my MBE Score mean?

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Where to Find Real MBE Questions

Where to find Real MBE Questions: 

Wondering where to find real MBE questions? Many bar exam takers are surprised to learn that many of the major commercial bar review courses, such as Barbri and Kaplan, make up their own MBE questions rather than providing students with real MBE questions that have been used in the past. This is a huge disservice to students! Continue reading

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