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 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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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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MBE Memorization Quiz: Test What You Know!
It is important to memorize the nuances of the law if you want to pass the MBE. After all, the MBE tests the nuances. The MBE does not test if you have a general understanding of the law. Below, please find our MBE memorization quiz to see if you are on track.
If you take our MBE memorization quiz and find you don’t do too well, it may be worth it to review these strategies to memorize your bar exam outlines.
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FREE WEBINAR: MBE FAVORITES
If you are looking for a last-minute review of MBE favorite issues to test, join our free MBE favorites webinar!
When and Where:
Details of the webinar are as follows:
- Date: Tuesday, February 11
- Time: 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
- Speaker: Meagan Jabbori
In this webinar, we cover the following:
- An MBE question from each subject — we dissect the question and discuss the favorite topic of the examiners (this will take the bulk of the webinar)
- A few last-minute bar exam tips
Note: this is different than our MBE Favorites series, where we cover five questions from each subject. In the MBE favorites series, we cover 35 questions total and use all released questions. In the webinar here, we cover 7 questions which are all invented by JD Advising.
Interested in signing up? Register for our webinar here!
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We offer the following MBE products and services:
- An MBE course, which comes with several MBE sessions, all 7 MBE outlines, our MBE diagnostic, MBE guide, and MBE one-sheets!
- MBE private tutoring for those seeking one-on-one help to pass the MBE.
- Real MBE questions! We offer the latest NCBE-released questions!
- Our MBE favorites series, which dissects the “favorite” issues the MBE tests. You have instant access to them online!
- An MBE Seminar for those looking for strategies to improve their MBE score.
- An MBE guide, which has a guaranteed 7-point score increase.
- An MBE diagnostic for those who are having trouble determining why their scores are not increasing.
February 2020 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State
Wondering when the February 2020 bar exam results will be released in your state? In this post, we tell you:
- When examinees find out their bar exam results;
- How examinees find out their bar exam results;
- Statistics and Pass lists for the bar exam;
- A passing score for the bar exam;
- Whether you will see your bar exam score;
- Whether your bar exam will be regraded or whether there is an appeals process; and
- Where you can find more information about the bar exam.
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Bar Exam Essay Time Management: Four Roles Strategy
Many bar exam takers have trouble with bar exam essay time management. They read the call of the question, then immediately dive into writing, worried that they’ll run out of time. But then they find themselves stuck in the middle of the essay, not sure how to proceed. Or they write furiously, then review the essay with only minutes left on the clock and realize that they got the substantive law wrong, with no time to fix it. Or worst of all, they may review it and find out that the essay makes no sense, and that the grader will find it incomprehensible. There is a solution to these problems: the Four Roles strategy!
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How To Study Differently For The California Bar Exam A Second Time
If you didn’t pass the bar on your last try, you should consider changing the way that you study the second time around. Below are 5 things you should seriously consider doing differently when studying for the California Bar Exam as a repeat taker.
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How Many California Bar Exam Practice Essays Should I Take?
We are often asked how many practice essays a student should write while studying for the bar exam. In this post, we cover how many California Bar Exam practice essays students should write during their prep!
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How to Raise Your MBE Score: What to Do and What NOT to Do
If you feel like you are stuck in a rut and don’t see your MBE score budge, this is for you. You may answer a hundred questions a day and get the same score no matter how much effort you put in. You may read every answer explanation. You may be doing a lot of work but not seeing a lot of results! This is very common. We specialize in helping students get out of MBE ruts and raise their MBE scores. Here, we will tell you three things to stop doing — after all, time is your most precious asset! Then, we will tell you three things to start doing instead. Hopefully, you will raise your MBE score so you exceed your goals! We see this happen with a lot of our students. Continue reading How to Raise Your MBE Score: What to Do and What NOT to Do
How To Make A California Bar Study Schedule
Are you planning on taking the California Bar Exam and wondering how to create a bar exam study schedule? In this post, we show you how to make a California Bar study schedule! Before diving into a study schedule, be sure that you’re familiar with the California Bar Exam format.
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How to Improve your MBE Score (in less than 30 days!)
Are you looking to improve your MBE score? In this free webinar, we tell you how to improve your MBE score in less than thirty days! Continue reading FREE WEBINAR: How to Improve your MBE Score (in less than 30 days!)
What To Know About California Bar Exam Accommodations
If you need accommodations for the California Bar Exam, it is important that you apply for accommodations as soon as possible. In this post, we provide information regarding applying California Bar Exam accommodations.
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How Do I Interpret My California Bar Score Letter?
If you were unsuccessful on the July 2019 California Bar Examination, you have already received your score letter. You likely spent the weekend wondering why you did not pass. Now, this is the moment of truth! The moment you will find out what went wrong, what you will do, and how to pass the bar exam as a repeat taker.
How To Begin Studying For The Bar Exam
Are you getting ready to begin studying for the bar exam and are wondering where you should start? In this post, we provide tips for how to begin studying for the bar exam!
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