How To Memorize Black Letter Law
To say that the bar exam requires a lot of memorizing is an understatement. Memorizing rules for the bar exam is different than studying for law school finals. While you had one week to study for two to four finals in law school, you now have three months to study for the bar. So you might be wondering, how am I going to memorize 17+ subjects (depending on your jurisdiction) in 3 months? In this post, we give practical steps to memorize black letter law.
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What Is It Like to Take the South Carolina Bar Exam?
In this post, a guest bar exam taker explains what her South Carolina bar exam experience was like! Read further to see the details of her experience!
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Should I Memorize Black Letter Law For The Bar Exam?
Many students struggle with balancing their study time between memorizing black letter law and working through practice questions. In fact, some students mistakenly believe that they will memorize black letter law most effectively by passively reading through highly-detailed outlines and doing hundreds or thousands of practice questions. The large commercial bar preparation companies do little to dispel this belief, with some going so far as to actively discourage students from spending time memorizing the law.
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How To Physically And Mentally Prepare For The Bar Exam
Preparing mentally and physically for the bar exam can be just as important as learning the substantive material. In this post, we provide tips for how to prepare for the bar exam both physically and mentally!
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When will February 2020 Washington DC Bar Exam Results be Released?
Washington DC bar exam results are usually released around the beginning of May. (Our formal prediction is Wednesday, May 13.) Note that last administration, the DC Board stated ahead of time when results would be released. So stay tuned to their website as they may do the same thing this administration.
Note that Washington D.C. seems to like releasing results on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays for the most part. Read below for more information. Continue reading When Will February 2020 Washington DC Bar Exam Results Be Released?
What Is Taking The California Bar Exam Like?
Are you wondering taking the California Bar Exam is like? Check out this post written by one of JD Advising’s tutors who took the July 2019 exam!
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When Will the February 2020 Michigan Bar Exam Results Be Released?
Wondering when the February 2020 Michigan Bar Exam results will be released? We are too! The Michigan Board of Law Examiners states that Michigan Bar Exam results are released mid-May, but in reality, they usually are released earlier than that. Below, you can see the past release dates for the February Michigan Bar Exam results.
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Seven Bar Exam Tech Tips To Help You Study
Online video bar exam courses. Electronic flashcards. Remote bar exam tutors accessible by video conferencing. You have access to so many tech tools to help you study for the bar exam. But technology brings distractions as well, whether it’s getting sucked into a Netflix show or mindlessly scrolling through Instagram. When you’re stressed out and have been studying for weeks (or months), it’s tempting to put down your study materials and pick up your phone. We already have tips on how to enjoy studying for the bar, and how to not burn out while studying. In today’s post, we’ll focus on 7 tech tips that will help you stay focused, engaged, and energized while studying for the bar exam.
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When Will the February 2020 New York Bar Exam Results Be Released?
February 2020 New York Bar Exam results should be released around the end of April or beginning of May. (Our formal prediction is Tuesday, April 28, but it really could be anytime at the end of April or beginning of May!)
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Free Uniform Bar Exam Resources For Last Minute Studying
Need some help to getting your MBE, MEE, or MPT score to a higher level, but don’t want to spend a lot of money? In this post, we cover several of our free Uniform Bar Exam resources. Read further to see what we offer!
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Bar Exam Food: What To Eat Before & During The Exam
As you prepare to take the bar exam, one thing you may overlook is what you eat the day before and day of the exam. In this post, we provide some tips for bar exam food to eat those days!
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Which Bar Exam Should I Take?
“Which bar exam should I take?” This is a common question among 3Ls who are not exactly sure where they are going to work or live. Fortunately, this question has become easier to answer with the adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam. Continue reading Which Bar Exam Should I Take?
Five Tips For Passing the California Bar Exam
Studying for the bar can become stressful and overwhelming. The key to managing these feelings is having a plan and following it. In this post, we break down five tips that are vital to passing the California the bar exam!
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How is the Bar Exam Formatted?
You may wonder how the bar exam is formatted.
Every jurisdiction administers a bar exam and is free to format the bar exam as they see fit. Most jurisdictions have an essay component. All jurisdictions besides Louisiana and Puerto Rico administer the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), which is a 200-question multiple-choice exam. In most jurisdictions, the MBE is worth about 50% of an examinee’s overall bar exam score.
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Multiple news sites have posted about Mrs. Kim Kardashian West’s shout-out to JD Advising! Continue reading Multiple news sites post about JD Advising!