I Haven’t Started Studying for the MPT…What Should I Do?

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If you haven’t started studying for the MPT (multistate performance test) portion of the bar exam, you are not alone. The MPT is by far the portion of the bar exam that students put off the most! Here, we tell you how to methodically approach the MPT so that you can boost your score in the shortest amount of time! Whether you are studying for the MPT at the very last minute or whether you still have a bit of time before the exam, here we tell you how to boost your score quickly and efficiently.  Continue reading I Haven’t Started Studying for the MPT…What Should I Do?

How To Format Legal Memos On The MPT

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How To Format Legal Memos On The MPT

How To Format Legal Memos On The MPT: Too often we see students not put enough effort into preparing for the Multistate Performance Test portion of the bar exam.  This is a mistake!  In UBE jurisdictions, the MPT is still worth 20% of your final score!  This means that there are a lot of points you can pick up here if you do well on this section!  The MPT requires its own unique form of preparation, and thus it is important that you practice writing these before the exam.

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Uniform Bar Exam Timing Tips

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Many students struggle to complete the bar exam in time. So if you struggle with timing on the Uniform Bar Exam, you are not alone. Here, we give you some of our best Uniform Bar Exam timing tips. First, we give you some general tips, and then we have timing tips that relate to each portion of the Uniform Bar Exam – the multistate bar exam (MBE), the multistate performance test (MPT), and the multistate essay exam (MEE).   Continue reading Uniform Bar Exam Timing Tips

MPT Grading: What Score Would I Get?

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MPT Grading: What Score Would I Get?

MPT grading can be a hard concept to wrap your head around.  While there is generally a legal solution that is the most accurate conclusion, an MPT is not as cut and dry as an MBE problem.  It’s also not as straightforward as the MEE, which has far fewer legal issues and facts to consider.  Your score on the MPT can be a little more subjective.  In order to guarantee you pick up as many points as you can, you need to consider MPT grading principles.  There are many things you can think about as you write, and then as you review, to ensure you have a high scoring MPT answer.

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Top Five MPT Timing Tips

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If you are looking for MPT timing tips, you are certainly not the only one. One of the biggest complaints we hear after the bar exam is from students who ran out of time on the multistate performance test (MPT) portion of the exam.

In this post, we tell you our top five MPT timing tips to help ensure that you finish the MPT portion in time!  Continue reading Top Five MPT Timing Tips

Three MPT Demand Letter Tips

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While the objective memo and persuasive brief are the most common MPT tasks, the Examiners love to throw in some of the less common tasks in order to test your skills.  This is why it is so important to practice all of the different types of tasks so that you don’t find yourself surprised on test day.  One of these less popular tasks is the MPT demand letter.  This task generally involves writing a letter to a third party (usually a lawyer) requesting they take, or refrain from taking, some sort of action on behalf of your client.  You are advocating in favor of a specific outcome.  In this post, we offer three of our favorite MPT demand letter tips so that you are more prepared if you see this task on the bar exam!

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Five Valuable MPT Bar Exam Tips

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The MPT portion of the bar exam is often overlooked by many examinees in their bar prep.  However, considering it is a very important component of your final score, you need to adequately prepare for this task!  In this post, we cover five MPT bar exam tips that will be very valuable to you in your preparation.  Don’t ignore the MPT, as doing well here can set you up for success on the bar exam as a whole! Continue reading Five Valuable MPT Bar Exam Tips

UBE Bar Exam Tutor – Private Bar Exam Tutoring

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If you need a UBE bar exam tutor, we can help! In this post, we break down why our private tutors are the way to go when preparing for the exam!

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A List of Invaluable (and free!) MPT Resources

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If you are looking for excellent, free MPT resources, we have you covered! Below, we list some excellent MPT resources to help you conquer the multistate performance test (MPT) portion of the bar exam. The MPT portion of the bar exam is so important–worth 20% of your overall score in a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) state (and a large percentage – usually between 10 and 20% if you are not in a UBE state).   Continue reading A List of Invaluable (and free!) MPT Resources

5 Tips To Pass The Uniform Bar Exam

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5 Tips to Pass the Uniform Bar Exam

If you are taking the Uniform Bar Exam for the first time, you want to do everything you can to pass it (and never have to think about the bar exam again!). In this post, we give you five tips to pass the Uniform Bar Exam the first time you take it.

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How To Retake The UBE And Pass!

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How To Retake The UBE And Pass!

How To Retake The UBE And Pass!: If you find yourself in the position of having to retake the UBE, you are not alone! In this post, we tell you how to pass the Uniform Bar Exam as a retaker.

We specialize in helping repeat takers pass the bar exam and we help hundreds of students every single administration. We have learned a lot about what makes a difference in a UBE score!

Here, we will tell you what strategies work best for our students.

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Failed The Uniform Bar Exam?  Five Simple Steps To Take

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Finding out you’ve failed the Uniform Bar Exam can be a devastating feeling.  You put in all that hard work studying only to question and doubt everything.  While things might seem hopeless, try to remember that failing the Uniform Bar Exam isn’t the end of the world!  Think about all of the famous people who failed the bar exam and then went on to have successful careers!  It is certainly not predictive of your future.

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How A Bar Exam Tutor Can Help You Pass The Bar Exam

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How A Bar Exam Tutor Can Help You Pass The Bar Exam

If you find yourself struggling with bar prep, a bar exam tutor could be just the thing to put you on the right track. In this post, we go over the best reasons to get a tutor!

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Where Can I Find Past MPTs?

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Where Can I Find Past MPTs?

The Multistate Performance Test (MPT) is a lawyerly exercise that requires examinees to complete a task that is outlined in the memo. It is administered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). In order to complete an MPT task, students must critically evaluate and analyze the information provided in the “file” and the “library.” The MPT is worth a significant percentage of an examinee’s overall score on many bar exams. If you are in a Uniform Bar Exam state, the MPT is worth 20% of the total score! So, you need to spend time developing an effective approach to it. reviewing and practicing with past MPTs is the best way to prepare. Even better, you can find past MPT questions, good student answers, and MPT point sheets for free! Read further to see the best places to look!

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