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A Short Baby Bar Exam Quiz! – Part 1!

A Short Baby Bar Exam Quiz! – Part 1!

Are you studying for the Baby Bar exam?  Have you been spending enough time memorizing the law?  Take this short baby bar exam quiz to see just how prepared you are!

We picked a few of the highly tested areas of law. We recommend you get a pen and a piece of paper and see if you can write down the key words. These will be the words that the grader is looking for when they read your essays! The answers are at the end of the quiz. Continue reading A Short Baby Bar Exam Quiz! – Part 1!

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Failed the Bar Exam? A Quick Guide to Making a “Plan B”!

Failed the Bar Exam? A Quick Guide to Making a “Plan B”!

If you failed the bar exam, you might not know where to begin. Studying for the bar exam again may seem like a monumental task. And you might not even know what you can do differently! Here, we have a quick guide to making a “Plan B.”

After you read this, you should:

  • have some ideas on how to proceed
  • feel more confident about your study approach
  • feel better now that you have some kind of plan in mind!

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MBE Scores Increase

July 2019 MBE Scores Increase!

July 2019 MBE Scores Increase!

The National Conference of Bar Examiners recently released some data on July 2019 MBE scores across the country. On a positive note, July 2019 saw an MBE scores increase in general, with the average scaled MBE score rising to 141.1. The average in July 2018 was 139.5, meaning the average increased by 1.6 points! This is positive news as it reverses the trend from July 2017 to July 2018, which saw average MBE scores drop by over two points. The average July 2019 MBE scores mark the second-highest it has been in the last five July administrations.

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February 2020 MEE Predictions by JD Advising

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JD Advising’s February 2020 MEE Predictions: Are you starting to prepare for the February 2020 Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)? Are you curious as to what subjects might be tested on the February 2020 MEE? We have taken a close look at the trends on the MEEs from the past decade and created our February 2020 MEE predictions. Below are the essay subjects that we think are coming up!

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February 2020 UBE Predictions by JD Advising

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JD Advising’s February 2020 UBE Predictions: Are you starting to prepare for the February 2020 Uniform Bar Exams (UBE)? Are you curious as to what subjects might be tested on the February 2020 UBE? We have taken a close look at the trends on the UBE from the past decade and created our February 2020 UBE predictions. Below are the essay subjects and MPTs that we think are coming up!

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Where To Find Free California Bar Exam Essays

Free California Bar Exam Essays

Where To Find Free California Bar Exam Essays

If you are taking the California Bar Exam, it is well worth it to practice past essays and review the sample student answers the State Bar of California provides.  Using real essays to practice will help tell you if you are on track and will reveal some of the common issues that the examiners like to test.  In this post, we tell you why writing answers to California practice essays is important and where to find free California Bar Exam essays.

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Subjects that Michigan should Eliminate from its Bar Exam

Subjects that Michigan should Eliminate from its Bar Exam

Michigan tests several subjects on its bar exam. In fact, there are a total of 24 subjects – or more depending on how you classify them (e.g., if you look at “Contracts” and “Sales” as separate subjects or the same subject – we classified them as the same subject but they could just as easily be classified separately). Continue reading Subjects that Michigan should Eliminate from its Bar Exam

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Should I Type or Handwrite the MPT?

Should I Type or Handwrite the MPT?

The Multistate Performance Test, or MPT, is a critical part of many bar exams.  It is even worth 20% of your final score on the UBE!  Therefore, it is very important to thoroughly prepare and develop a strong plan for the MPT.  For many, this leads to the question of whether to type or handwrite the MPT.  Although we at JD Advising lean toward typing (discussed below), it is absolutely possible to pass the bar using either approach!  If you are struggling with this decision, here are three considerations that should help you evaluate whether to type or handwrite the MPT!

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