MBE Tip of the Day: Criminal Law

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MBE Tip of the Day: Criminal Law

Welcome to our MBE tip of the day series. This “MBE tip of the day” post focuses on Criminal Law and Procedure.

You will see 25 scored Criminal Law and Procedure MBE questions. (About half the questions test Criminal Law and half test Criminal Procedure.) In this post, we will review a Criminal Law MBE question.

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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MBE Tip of the Day: Civil Procedure

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MBE Tip of the Day: Civil Procedure

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

You will see 25 scored civil procedure MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a civil procedure 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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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 a link to at the bottom of this post) that focus on specific multiple-choice questions 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 Should I NOT use Barbri MBE Questions?

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If you are signed up for Barbri, you are not alone! It is the most popular bar review course.

Unfortunately, one disadvantage of Barbri is that Barbri writes its own MBE questions. So, the vast majority of questions that you are given to practice are Barbri MBE questions. They are not actual official licensed MBE questions written by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE), which is the organization that writes the bar exam.    Continue reading When Should I NOT use Barbri MBE Questions?

What MBE Raw Score is Passing?

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What MBE Raw Score is Passing?

It can be confusing to know if your MBE score is passing given that most MBE scores are reported as “converted” scores. In this post, we tell you what MBE raw score is passing so that you can figure out if you are on track to pass the MBE.  Continue reading What MBE Raw Score is Passing?

Free Sources for Actual Official MBE Sample Questions

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If you are looking to see what Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) questions look like, here we link to some of the free sources of actual official MBE sample questions that are released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). These are the best resources to consult because they are real MBE questions rather than questions that a course made up. So they are the closest to what you will see on the real bar exam.   Continue reading Free Sources for Actual Official MBE Sample Questions

MBE Tip of the Day: Real Property

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MBE Tip of the Day: Real Property

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

You will see 25 scored real property MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a real property 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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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. 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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A List of Excellent (and free!) MBE Resources

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If you are looking for some excellent (and free!) MBE resources, look no further! Here, we link to several invaluable multistate bar exam (MBE) resources to help you conquer the MBE portion of the bar exam. We give you tips from top MBE scorers. We tell you how to improve your MBE score 20-30 points. We tell you the highly tested MBE topics. We show you were to get actual official MBE questions. And we give you more resources for further information — like how to sign up for our MBE tip of the day series!

Whether you are just beginning your MBE prep or whether you are in the thick of preparing for the bar exam when you read this, we hope you find these resources to be helpful!  Continue reading A List of Excellent (and free!) MBE Resources

MBE Tutor: Private One-on-One Tutoring

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If you are looking for private one-on-one tutoring to improve your MBE score, that is our specialty!

The Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) portion of the bar exam is worth about 50% of your bar exam score in most jurisdictions. Improving your MBE score can be beneficial in more ways than one. By increasing your knowledge of the MBE material, you will also increase your knowledge of the material that will help you on the essay portion of the bar exam. Most states (including Uniform Bar Exam states) “double test” the MBE subjects on the MBE and MEE portion of the bar exam.  Continue reading MBE Tutor: Private One-on-One Tutoring

MBE Tip of the Day: Criminal Law

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MBE Tip of the Day: Criminal Law

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

You will see 25 scored criminal law and procedure MBE questions on the Multistate Bar Exam. In this post, we will review a criminal law and procedure 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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Is my MBE score passing?

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Students ask us all the time “is my MBE score passing?” You may wonder if your MBE score is considered passing in your jurisdiction. You could be asking this question (a) once you already have MBE results or (b) if you are taking practice tests and wondering if your MBE score is considered passing. Below, we tell you the answers to both of those questions!  Continue reading Is my MBE score passing?

MBE Subject Frequency Chart

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In this post, we have an MBE subject frequency chart which shows the highly tested topics within each subject.  We have listed the MBE subjects in alphabetical order and ranked the topics from most-to-least tested. If you are interested, you can see the precise subtopics that fall within these topics by downloading the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) NCBE subject matter outline here.

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Topic 13: MBE Timing Tips

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If you are looking for MBE timing tips, you are not alone. It is very common to run out of time on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) portion of the exam. However, there also are several highly effective ways to improve timing on the MBE. Even if you have always struggled with timing, it is possible to complete both portions of the MBE on time using some of the techniques listed below.  Continue reading Topic 13: MBE Timing Tips

How to Study for the MBE – from a 180 MBE Scorer

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The MBE is one of the most notoriously difficult parts of the bar exam. Students struggle with multiple-choice questions and often find it hard to improve their MBE scores. Here, we tell you how to study for the MBE in an efficient way. These are the techniques that I recommend, many of which helped me score a 180 on the MBE.  Continue reading How to Study for the MBE – from a 180 MBE Scorer