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The secret to MBE success: Does “X” really mark the spot?

October 14, 2020

Samuel Farkas, BARBRI Vice President Instruction How many MBE practice questions should I work to pass the bar exam? Perhaps you’ve heard that you need to work “X” number of MBE practice questions each week to pass the exam. Or, maybe you’ve heard there is some magic number of total MBE questions that you have to […]

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How many graded essays are included in BARBRI Bar Review?

October 14, 2020

By Steve Levin, BARBRI Sr. Director of Essay Testing My colleagues and I hear this question frequently… and the short, sweet answer is that the number of graded essays included in your BARBRI course depends on the BARBRI bar prep option you select. There are several that include an unlimited number of graded essays. But, don’t […]

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Six things to remember for your 3L law school checklist

October 2, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 3L at the University of Arizona ] If you’ve followed my law school journey since 1L year, you know I’m a bit of a long-term planner, which is also puzzling because I can be a procrastinator, too. Perhaps it’s the security of a plan that allows me to hit all of my […]

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How to overcome the onset of Zoom fatigue, law school stress

October 2, 2020

[ Bree A. Vculek, 2L at George Washington University ] Why video calls can be exhausting We’re multi-tasking. We’re logged on for a lecture, checking email (and our three social channels …), trying to entertain our quarantine puppy (just me?), texting friends and family, and checking out the décor in our professors’ and classmates’ homes. […]

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Eight really smart hacks for your Civil Procedure outline

October 2, 2020

[ Kathryn Pope, 2023 Law Graduate at the University of Florida Levin College of Law ] Hack #1: Talk to your professor This will be your greatest asset throughout the semester, especially when preparing your Civil Procedure outline and other course outlines for final exams. With each class, you are learning how to take your professor’s […]

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Important BARBRI Simulated MBE lessons for the real thing

September 18, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] Here we are, just shy of being one month out from the October bar exam. Like most other BARBRI Bar Review students, I sat down for the “dreaded” BARBRI Simulated MBE. Now on the other side of this monumental bar prep assignment, I […]

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Five frequently asked questions: BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

September 8, 2020

[ Robert Dudley, BARBRI Deputy Managing Director ] The decision to pursue dual qualification in the United States isn’t one to take lightly. It requires much thought, consideration and planning, to say the least. The more information and first-hand insight you can gather in advance, the more confident you’ll feel that you can move forward […]

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Bar prep and how I would have done law school differently

September 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] As part of prematriculation, even as early as 2L year, my “very early” bar prep strategy was to take all bar exam related subjects. I even had the lofty goal of beginning my bar study during 2L summer … oh, how naive was […]

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Four stages you’ll go through while waiting on a job offer

September 2, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 3L at the University of Arizona ] We have all had a wild ride since COVID-19 impacted the world and, of course, the legal field, law schools and law students.  I’m now back to school online. Likely for the whole semester. My school has opted to provide four different modes of learning […]

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The power of making flexible “new semester intentions”

September 2, 2020

[ Bree A. Vculek, 2L at George Washington University ] Starting the semester feels like the start of a “New Year” for me. An exciting blank slate of opportunity awaits. But instead of New Year’s resolutions, I like to make new semester intentions. I have found that setting intentions brings a feeling of excitement and […]

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