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How to adopt more eco-friendly habits on a law student budget

November 20, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Many of us flocked to law school with the notion that we would someday change the world. And though the enormous amount of law school debt incurred may have convinced the majority of us to trade in our hero hats for a seat […]

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Finding just the right study music preference for you

November 13, 2018

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L atUniversity of Arizona Do you have favorite music to study by? Before law school, I usually preferred to study in silence. However, this all changed when one of my study group friends introduced me to a YouTube livestream that always has great music and made it less awkward that the […]

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The great final exams motivator

November 13, 2018

GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, Esq. UCLA School of Law, Class of 2016 Associate Attorney at Vedder Price I usually became a nervous wreck around finals. My nerves were a mix of fearing the final exam and comparing myself to others. Fearing a test is good. Healthy fear will motivate. However, what is not good is […]

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BARBRI student reaction to passing the bar inspires millions

November 12, 2018

Congratulations to BARBRI student and student rep, Arielle Williams, for passing her bar exam! Watch the video that has inspired millions here. Here’s what Arielle had to say about her bar exam preparation: “There was a lot of talk around my law school, when I was a 1L, regarding BARBRI and all that the program […]

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Is it possible to stay healthy in law school?

November 8, 2018

Guest Blog by Courtney Boykin 3L at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Is it possible to stay healthy in law school? I recently overheard a conversation among students in a class about maintaining proper health in law school. We typically have these required meetings throughout the lunch hour and often times […]

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How to satisfy your upper level writing requirement

November 7, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Most law schools require upper-level students to satisfy a senior writing requirement before graduation. Generally, these writing submissions hover around the 25-30 page range, require rigorous research and editing, and are completed under a faculty supervisor. It’s no surprise then that for many […]

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What’s the best approach to MBE questions?

November 5, 2018

Roger Meslar, BARBRI Sr. Director of MBE Testing and Assessments During the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), you’ll answer 200 multiple-choice questions over a total 6-hour timeframe – 100 questions in the 3-hour morning session and 100 in the 3-hour afternoon session. This means that you’ll have an average of 1.8 minutes to answer each MBE […]

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Breaking Down Clerkships

October 31, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Post-graduation clerkships are tough to get but professionally rewarding … meaning lots of law students apply for them! For those of you considering it, 2L is the ideal time to apply! But before you send out endless applications, let’s review the types available […]

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Five reasons why BARBRI MBE Immersion really matters

October 18, 2018

BLOG By Mike Sims, BARBRI President MBE Immersion, included in your BARBRI Bar Review course, is one of the first things you will complete before you start your substantive lectures (with the exception of our friends studying for Louisiana). While we understand that you may not feel as excited as we do about studying for […]

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Midterm exam study prep tips

October 17, 2018

Guest Blog by Courtney Boykin 3L at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Law school midterms are upon and while they’re just miniature exams and rarely count as much as final exams, they’re still very important. Beyond the fact that they count for a particular percentage of our grades, they also […]

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