How to Interpret Your Bar Exam Score Report

interpret your bar exam score reportHow to Interpret Your Bar Exam Score Report

Here, we tell you how to interpret your bar exam score report and how to avoid some of the common mistakes that students make when they attempt to interpret their bar exam score reports! If you passed the bar exam, you may be curious about how well you did. If you failed the bar exam, figuring out what your score means is the first step to making sure you pass the next exam! Continue reading How to Interpret Your Bar Exam Score Report

Why You Should Take a Break Before you Start Bar Prep!

take a break before starting bar prepWhy You Should Take a Break Before you Start Bar Prep!

If you are feeling anxious about the bar exam, you may be tempted to go right from completing law school final exam to starting bar prep. There certainly are advantages to starting bar prep early (and you can still do that). But there is also an advantage to scheduling at least some time — a week or even just a weekend — to unwind. Continue reading Why You Should Take a Break Before you Start Bar Prep!

I failed the UBE twice and I was close to passing each time. What should I do?

failed the ube twice, failed the uniform bar exam twiceI failed the UBE twice and I was close to passing each time. What should I do?

If you failed the UBE twice and you were close to passing each time, you are probably wondering what it takes to get the extra few points you need to pass!

First, we want to start by saying that we are sorry you are in this position. We know it is frustrating, to say the least. We also find it is quite common.

We specialize in helping repeat takers boost their score and all too often we are helping repeat takers who are very close to passing (and who have been for more than one exam!). Here, we have five tips for you if you find yourself in this position. Continue reading I failed the UBE twice and I was close to passing each time. What should I do?

What To Consider When Creating A Bar Exam Study Plan

bar exam study planWhat To Consider When Creating A Bar Exam Study Plan

Before you begin studying for the bar exam, it is important for you to develop a solid bar exam study plan.  There are so many approaches for bar exam studying and tools you can use to aid in your task.  But what is the best path for you?  Is it a commercial course from one of the major bar exam prep companies?  If so, which company offers the best course for you?  Maybe a course from one of the less well-known companies better fits your needs.  Could you succeed with the self-studying approach?  What kind of supplements would best help you?

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Five Study Tips For The California Performance Test

California Performance Test

Five Study Tips For The California Performance Test

Below we provide our top five study tips for the California Performance Test. Students often tend to wait too long to begin practicing performance tests. Because the California Performance Test is valued the same as two California essays a strong performance test score can provide a buffer for you if you struggle with a California essay (and students often report encountering at least one essay that tests issues they didn’t expect!).  In fact, the performance test accounts for 20% of your written score. Therefore, we recommend starting your review of the performance test during your first or second week of bar preparation.

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We helped an MEE course student improve her MEE score 30 points and pass the bar!

MEE Course, multistate essay exam courseWe helped an MEE course student improve her MEE score 30 points and pass the bar!

We are very happy to report that we are hearing great news from the vast majority of our students!
We are continuing to hear great news this week. For example, we had  MEE essay course taker reach out to us last administration. She was on her third time taking the bar exam and knew she needed to do something different to pass the bar exam. She decided to sign up for our MEE course. Here is her story below:

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February 2019 Bar Exam Results are Released — the Pass Rate is 45%

february 2019 new york bar exam resultsFebruary 2019 New York Bar Exam results are released! 

February 2019 New York Bar Exam results are released as of 4/24. This February 2019 saw an increase in pass rate. Last February, the pass rate was 38%. This February, the pass rate is 45%. This pass rate is also the highest it has been for a February bar exam since 2014. (However, if you failed the New York bar exam, you are not alone. After all, a majority of examinees failed it.)

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Should I Start Studying For The Bar Exam Early?

Start Studying For The Bar Exam Early

Should I Start Studying For The Bar Exam Early?

There are many good reasons to start studying for the bar exam during your second year of law school.  On the other hand, you should not necessarily feel pressured to start studying early!  In this post we discuss the benefits of starting to study during your second year of law school, and also why you do not have to start studying early.

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