I scored low on the MEE (Multsitate Essay Exam). What should I do? We hear this question a lot! Some students are very surprised when they get their Multistate Essay Exam scores back. They say “I expected to score low on the MBE — but not the MEE!” If you did not pass the bar exam, then it is crucial to figure out what went wrong. Why did you score low? How can you make sure you improve this score? Continue reading I Scored Low on the MEE (Multistate Essay Exam) – What Should I Do?
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“I’m worried about my MBE score!“ For many law students, the MBE portion of the bar examination is a source of anxiety.
During bar exam preparation, many students find that they struggle with this portion over the essay portion.
Since your MBE score is about 50% of your passing grade depending on what jurisdiction you are in, it is imperative to strengthen your MBE muscle as much as possible prior to taking the bar exam. If you are discouraged because you repeatedly get MBE questions incorrect, this post is dedicated to you!
How to Format a Demand Letter on the MPT
Should I start studying for the bar exam early?: Many students worry about when they start their bar prep. Typically, most students for the July bar will start in May, and for the February bar exam, they will start in December. For some, though, bar exam prep needs to start earlier, for a variety of reasons. In our experience, the people who need to start their bar prep early are those who:
What to Do When you’ve Failed the Bar Exam: Five Fears and How to Conquer Them. Failing the bar exam is not only aggravating, disappointing, stressful, and a number of other emotions all at once, it also quickly breeds fears. These fears can be fears about the future — both immediate and distant. Fears about what other think. And fears that you will never feel better. In this post we talk about five common bar exam failure fears and how to conquer them. Conquering these fears is the first step. So if you are wondering what to do when you’ve failed the bar exam, or where to begin — recognizing and getting over these fears is a necessary first step. Continue reading What to Do When you’ve Failed the Bar Exam: Five Fears and How to Conquer Them.
July 2016 Michigan Bar Exam Results are Released! July 2016 Michigan bar exam results are out! They have been posted by seat number on the Michigan Board of Law Examiner’s website online. Continue reading July 2016 Michigan Bar Exam Results are Released!
How to Format a Persuasive Brief on the MPT
If you struggle with writing a persuasive brief on the MPT, we have you covered! This sample persuasive brief is based upon the February 2013 MPT In re Guardianship of Will Fox.
How To Write A High-Scoring MPT Answer
Are you struggling with your MPT score? Are you tired of trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t? Don’t give up yet! Below are a few tips to help you boost your MPT score.
How many hours a day should I study for the bar exam? This is a tough question to answer. Generally speaking—you need to study a lot. However, there is more to consider when looking for an answer to this question, primarily if you are a first time or repeat taker. Continue reading How Many Hours a Day Should I Study for the Bar Exam?
How are bar exam essays different than law school essays? The short answer to this question is—they are very different. But, if you are looking for specifics read further.
Your significant other failed the bar exam. There might not be a more helpless feeling in the world. What do you do for someone who has to put up with such disappointment? Here are some steps forward!
How to Make a Uniform Bar Exam Study Schedule
A good bar exam study schedule is crucial. It can ensure that you allocate the proper amount of time to studying each subject. It gives you a sense of control, can decrease stress, and can help keep your days and weeks more organized (and therefore, more efficient). In this post, we talk about how to make a uniform bar exam study schedule. We tell you how to make both a weekly bar exam schedule as well as how to make a daily bar exam study schedule.
In order to make your uniform bar exam study schedule, it will be helpful if you have a blank weekly calendar in front of you. Continue reading How to Make a Uniform Bar Exam Study Schedule
Where do I find real MBE Questions?
Are you wondering if real MBE questions exist? The answer is yes! Many commercial courses do not distribute many real MBE questions (also called “actual official” MBE questions or “released” MBE questions). That is, many courses do not distribute questions that were used on past bar exams. Instead, they make up their own questions. There is nothing wrong with making up MBE questions, but it is much more worth your time to answer real MBE questions that have been released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). (Wondering why commercial courses don’t offer released MBE questions? It probably has a lot to do with the licensing fee required by the NCBE, but you can read more here if you are curious!) Note: This post was updated in 2020!
As an update: Barbri recently stated it offered only 100 real MBE questions. You can read more about Barbri’s statement here if you are curious about that.
Continue reading Where do I find Real MBE Questions?
Uniform Bar Exam Prep: What Should I Do to Prepare for the UBE?
Are you about to begin your Uniform Bar Exam prep? Are you unsure of how to get started? There are several things to consider before you jump into your review. Take a few moments to answer the following questions before you decide how to proceed.
Continue reading Uniform Bar Exam Prep: What Should I Do to Prepare for the UBE?