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Get out of your bar exam rut! Lessons learned from Marie Kondo

Get out of your bar exam rut!

Lessons learned from Marie Kondo

If you are feeling overwhelmed with the bar exam and need to get out of your bar exam rut, it may be time to take some advice from Marie Kondo’s new book, Joy at Work. These tips on decluttering and tidying up your workspace (or in this case, study space) will help you get motivated and get out of your bar exam rut!

This book is specifically focused on work but we found that many of Marie’s tips are applicable to law students and bar exam students. Here, we tell you a few tips borrowed from Marie Kondo. Continue reading Get out of your bar exam rut! Lessons learned from Marie Kondo

Outline Bar Exam Essays

How To Consistently Outline Bar Exam Essays

How To Consistently Outline Bar Exam Essays

One of the keys to a successful bar exam essay is solid organization.  For each fact pattern in an MEE, you essentially have 30 minutes to read the pattern, read the questions, and write a clear and cogent answer to each question. A typical MEE fact pattern has three or four questions, and each answer is basically a mini-essay.  This is a lot to do in a short amount of time.  However, if you strategically outline each answer before you start writing, you’ll put yourself in a good position to work through each question efficiently and effectively.

In this post, we’ll show you a fool-proof way to outline bar exam essays to maximize your points.

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Analyze MBE Questions

A Guide On How To Analyze MBE Questions

A Guide On How To Analyze MBE Questions

As you are doing practice MBE questions to prepare for the bar exam, one way to improve your score is to carefully analyze the question to increase your chances of getting the answer correct!  In this post, we explain how to analyze MBE questions and provide some tips and tricks to help you navigate through the answer choices! Be sure to also use your time strategically and efficiently by focusing on highly-tested MBE subjects and applying the tips below!

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Procrastination When Studying

How To Avoid Procrastination When Studying For The Bar

How To Avoid Procrastination When Studying For The Bar

Take a minute and be honest with yourself: are you a procrastinator? In law school, did you end up cramming for exams at the last minute? If these questions ring true for you, follow these tips on how to avoid procrastination when studying for the bar exam. And remember, if you pass, you won’t have to study anymore!

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Most Highly Tested MEE Topics

What Are The Most Highly Tested MEE Topics?

What Are The Most Highly Tested MEE Topics?

The Multi-state Essay Exam (MEE) is taken by thousands of hopeful bar applicants every year. Regardless of your jurisdiction, if you take the MEE, it will be a significant part of your bar exam score. That means doing well on the MEE is crucial to passing the bar exam. We obviously recommend that bar examinees adequately prepare for the bar exam by learning the laws to be tested. But perhaps the smartest approach to doing well on the MEE is focusing your time and attention on the most highly tested MEE topics.

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Bar Exam Prep Red Flags

Will I Fail the Bar Exam? Bar Exam Prep Red Flags

Will I Fail the Bar Exam? Bar Exam Prep Red Flags

Studying for the bar exam is a commitment. For approximately two months, you’ll eat, sleep, and breathe bar prep. Completing the work isn’t enough, however, as many smart students fail the bar each year. If you’re asking yourself, “Will I fail the bar exam?”, it might be time to evaluate your study habits. We’ve put together this list of bar prep red flags to help you get back on track.

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Bar Exam With A Friend

Experiencing The Michigan Bar Exam With A Friend

Experiencing The Michigan Bar Exam With A Friend

Though thousands of other people are taking the test at the same time as you, its easy to feel like you’re going through it alone. For many, experiencing the Michigan Bar Exam with a friend is great option to combat a lot of the test’s anxieties. In this post, we discuss why going through the bar exam with a friend is a good idea.

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Practice MBE Questions

How Many Practice MBE Questions Should I Complete?

How Many Practice MBE Questions Should I Complete?

Wondering how many practice MBE questions you should complete for the bar exam? You’re not alone! Many students wonder how many MBE questions they need to do before they feel prepared. Truth is, there is no single magic number. How many MBE questions you need to practice will depend on multiple factors, like your familiarity with the content, your test-taking skills, and your study schedule. But no matter how many MBE questions you practice, you need to make sure you maximize what you get out of each study session. In this post, we will focus on strategies to help you get the most out of your practice MBE questions.

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When Will the October 2020 New York Bar Exam Results be Released?

When the Will October 2020 New York Bar Exam Results be Released?

October 2020 New York Bar Exam results should be released around the last week of November or first week of December. (Our formal guess of the release date is Thursday, December 3, 2020, but it could really be anytime!) However, this year, the exam is being administered on October 5-6, 2020. So, we have no basis for this prediction, as this is uncharted territory! You can read more about New York’s October 2020 bar exam changes here

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