February 26, 2016

Tom Stenson, BARBRI Northeast Regional Vice President IT’S OFFICIAL: THE UNIFORM BAR EXAM (UBE) IS COMING TO VERMONT, EFFECTIVE JULY 2016. The Vermont Supreme Court recently signed an order promulgating amendments to the Rules of Admission to the Bar. Most important among them, Vermont will administer the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) beginning in July 2016. […]

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February 19, 2016

Gary Masellis BARBRI Western Regional Vice President The Committee of Bar Examiners of The State Bar of California recently announced that beginning with the July 2017 administration of the California Bar Exam, both the format and grading will change. SUMMARY: The California Bar Examination currently consists of the General Bar Examination and the Attorneys’ Examination. […]

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Gratitude Changes Everything, Research That Resets The Brain

February 11, 2016

GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 3L at UCLA Law I’ve written about gratitude before, but it bears repeating. Gratitude—saying thank you or expressing appreciation towards another person—brings joy into that person’s life, as well as your own. An increasing number of psychiatrists and researchers are taking note of gratitude. I recently listened to an audiobook […]

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#barpreplife: What’s ‘Relaxing?’

December 22, 2015

GUEST BLOG by Gianna Venticinque, Graduate of Northern Illinois College of Law It’s almost the new year, #barpreppers! Along with the whole ‘new year, new me’ attitude comes another ‘new’ adventure we’ve all been getting ready for, yet holding at a distance: bar prep. I don’t know about you, but the bar has been like […]

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#The3Llife: Using Your Resources

October 1, 2015

GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 3L at UCLA Law This past week, I asked a question, and my teacher singled me out in a class of well over fifty students. She said, “Harrison is always prepared, and always thinks about the material before coming to class.  I know this because he often emails me asking […]

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#barpreplife: Lie To Get Through The Day

November 20, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Jennifer Varteressian, Graduating from The University of Tulsa College of Law, December 2014 Okay. So I am not normally someone who is going to preach, or provide a sermon on life problems, but I am a firm believer that there are times in life when we all need a little pep talk. […]

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#barpreplife: Stuck Somewhere in Bar Exam Limbo

November 12, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Jennifer Varteressian, Graduating from The University of Tulsa College of Law, December 2014  And the Books have arrived.  I am finally in receipt of my Texas Bar Prep books, Happy Monday to me! I feel like we have a week or two left in the semester where it’s still possible to remain […]

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#BarPrepLife: #BarPrepTweetsOTheWeek brought to you in the form of #BarPrepMovieTitles

July 10, 2014

GUEST BLOG by Lauren Thedford, SMU Law School graduate and BARBRI bar review student What do you do on a Monday night deep in the middle of bar prep? You manipulate popular movie titles into bar prep related titles. This definitely counts as human interaction for the day, right? The Shawshank Right of Mortgage Redemption. […]

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How balance, sleep, down time and saying “no” can help you pass the bar exam

May 13, 2014

By Stephanie Chandler, Esq., BARBRI Manager of Legal Education It is important to embrace balance in every aspect of your life, especially when it comes to law school and the bar exam. You already know how important it is to stay focused and regimented in your studies. It is equally important to make sure you […]

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Don’t Stress. Take Control of Bar Exam Fees.

October 15, 2013

By Hadley Leonard, BARBRI Legal Education Advisor Studies show most law school students won’t begin thinking about the bar exam until their last year. That might mean that you, on the verge of said final year, are feeling the creep of anxiety from the looming expenses: the fees for sitting for the exam, the balance […]

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