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The Third Edition of Our Book, How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam, is Available!

The Third Edition of our book, How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam, is Available! 

We are excited to announce the 2019 edition of our book, how to pass the Michigan Bar Exam. This book is updated to include more MBE information, updated essay tips, and an entirely new chapter on the Michigan bar exam application process. (Read more below!)

This book is available here in our online store.

Note: if you attended Wayne State University Law School or University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, do not purchase this book from us as your school will provide one to you for free or at a discounted rate. 

In the latest edition of our book, we have the following improvements: Continue reading The Third Edition of Our Book, How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam, is Available!

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Advantages and Disadvantages of an Online Bar Exam Tutor

Advantages and Disadvantages of an Online Bar Exam Tutor

If you are considering hiring a bar exam tutor, you may consider whether you should hire an online bar exam tutor or an in-person bar exam tutor. Every person is different, and some greatly benefit from the flexibility that comes with meeting online. Others are better served by meeting a tutor online. Here, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of hiring an online bar exam tutor. Continue reading Advantages and Disadvantages of an Online Bar Exam Tutor

The Michigan Bar Exam — Does it Still Measure “Minimum Competency”?

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The Michigan bar exam is supposed to test whether an examinee has the “minimum competency” necessary to practice law in Michigan. This sounds like a low bar. However, recent bar exams reveal that the bar exam is not, in fact, assessing whether one has minimum competency. Instead, the bar exam tests issues that are arcane, nuanced, and not covered by bar review courses or law school courses. Continue reading The Michigan Bar Exam — Does it Still Measure “Minimum Competency”?

MBE Tip of the Day: Evidence

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MBE Tip of the Day: Evidence

Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on evidence.

You will see 25 scored evidence MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review an evidence question together. Note that we have posted several MBE tips (which you can find links to at the bottom of this post) that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each “MBE tip of the day” post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. Finally, you can sign up to receive these posts directly to your inbox for the upcoming administration at the bottom of this page.

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MBE Tip of the Day: Constitutional Law

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MBE Tip of the Day: Constitutional Law

Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on constitutional law.

You will see 25 scored constitutional law MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a constitutional law question together. Note that we have posted several MBE tips (which you can find links to at the bottom of this post) that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each “MBE tip of the day” post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. You can sign up to receive these posts directly to your inbox for the upcoming administration at the bottom of this page.

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When Will the February 2019 Michigan Bar Exam Results Be Released?

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When Will the February 2019 Michigan Bar Exam Results Be Released?

Wondering when the February 2019 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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MBE Tip of the Day: Constitutional Law

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MBE Tip of the Day: Constitutional Law

Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on constitutional law.

You will see 25 scored constitutional law MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a constitutional law question together. Note that we have posted several MBE tips (which you can find links to at the bottom of this post) that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each “MBE tip of the day” post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. You can sign up to receive these posts directly to your inbox for the upcoming administration at the bottom of this page.

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February 2019 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State

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February 2019 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State

Wondering when the February 2019 bar exam results will be released in your state? In this post, we tell you:

  • When examinees find out their February 2019 bar exam results;
  • How examinees find out their February 2019 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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MBE Tip of the Day: Torts

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MBE Tip of the Day: Torts

Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on torts.

You will see 25 scored torts MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a torts question together. Note that we have posted several MBE tips (which you can find links to at the bottom of this post) that focus on a specific multiple-choice question that many students answer incorrectly.  If you can master these questions, it could increase your MBE score by that many points if you see any of these issues tested again (which, by the way, you will!). These posts of MBE tips and tricks will not only cover substantive law but also strategy.  So each “MBE tip of the day” post covers one highly-tested area of substantive law as well as an important MBE strategy. You can sign up to receive these posts directly to your inbox for the upcoming administration at the bottom of this page.

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