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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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What to think about before enrolling in a law school clinic

October 17, 2018

[ Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School ] For upper-level law students, law school clinics are available … if you can secure one of the limited spots. While many law students feel most comfortable in the confines of their doctrinal classes, law school clinics offer a more hands-on approach to learning. […]

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The MPRE may have an “easy” reputation, but don’t fall for it

October 11, 2018

Here’s what you’re up against when taking the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam: 60 multiple-choice questions Ten of them will go unscored Two hours to complete the exam While nowhere near as long or as demanding as the bar exam, the MPRE is definitely in a category of its own. It can be complex and tricky. […]

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Law school exam taking tips you should know

October 4, 2018

After a full semester of classes, taking copious notes and reading and briefing countless cases, the single determination of your success in a law school class will boil down to a few hours on final exams. Are you prepared to fully identify and frame disputes in need of resolution? Will you clearly answer the question […]

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