Which states administer the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)?

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Which states administer the Multistate Essay Exam? Any jurisdiction that administers the Uniform Bar Exam administers the Multistate Essay Exam as well. However, some jurisdictions only administer the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) portion of the bar exam. In this post, we tell you which jurisdictions administer the MEE. The MEE is going to be the same exam whether you are taking a Uniform Bar Exam or whether you are taking a state-specific exam. The questions are exactly the same. (In the past, states were allowed to “pick and choose” essays from a handful of questions but now, the MEE is the same everywhere.) Here, we tell you which states administer (or will be soon administering) the MEE.

The following jurisdictions administer the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE):

  • Alabama,
  • Alaska,
  • Arizona,
  • Arkansas,
  • Colorado,
  • Connecticut,
  • District of Columbia,
  • Hawaii,
  • Idaho,
  • Illinois,
  • Iowa,
  • Kansas,
  • Kentucky,
  • Maine,
  • Maryland (beginning in 2019),
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota,
  • Mississippi,
  • Missouri,
  • Montana,
  • Nebraska,
  • New Hampshire,
  • New Jersey,
  • New Mexico,
  • New York,
  • North Carolina (beginning February 2019),
  • North Dakota,
  • Ohio (starting July 2020),
  • Oregon,
  • Rhode Island,
  • South Carolina,
  • South Dakota,
  • Tennessee,
  • Utah,
  • Vermont,
  • Washington,
  • West Virginia,
  • Wyoming,
  • Guam,
  • Northern Mariana Islands,
  • Palau,
  • Virgin Islands

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