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

September 30, 2021

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 multiple-choice MBE practice questions come with BARBRI? Are they real MBE questions?

September 30, 2021

ISAAC curates and assigns multiple-choice practice questions from a 2,500+ question bank. (Note: ISAAC is the engine that runs your BARBRI bar prep course and creates your Personal Study Plan or PSP). In addition to multiple-choice questions ISAAC curates, you also have access to a 3000+ multiple-choice question BARBRI MCQ Bank. The MCQ Bank provides […]

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Should I start studying early for the bar exam?

September 2, 2021

By Mike Sims, BARBRI President Every year, students ask me if they should start studying early for the bar exam. Does it hurt or does it help? Our experience and data tells us that students should begin studying for the bar exam early if at all possible. Here are several reasons why: If you start studying […]

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Eight smart hacks for your Civil Procedure outline

August 2, 2021

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 specific exam. While there is a level of uniformity among law schools across the country, […]

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The many advantages of getting to know your professors better

July 28, 2021

This may sound a bit crazy to you at first, yet it’s actually a good idea: Make an effort to know your law school professors outside of class time. You may be thinking, “Really? I just got raked across the coals for half of today’s discussion, over a footnote in Hadley v. Baxendale, and you […]

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Illinois Bar Requirements for Foreign Law Graduates

July 27, 2021

By Steven Soto, BARBRI Legal Coordinator Are you considering becoming qualified to practice law in the United States? Illinois may be just the place to dual-qualify and expand your career. While many non-U.S. educated law graduates and attorneys who study with BARBRI for their bar prep go on to practice in New York or California, […]

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2L to 3L year: Time to start bar exam planning

July 21, 2021

If you’re like most law students, your 2L year was so busy that you did not really have time to stop and think. Not to worry. You finally have this law school thing down and now it’s on to future planning. In the midst of finishing up your classwork, 3L year is about figuring out […]

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BARBRI scholarship and other bar review options you may not know about

July 19, 2021

See if you qualify for a BARBRI scholarship Year after year, BARBRI scholarships support thousands of students who seek to change the world. BARBRI awarded over $4.5M in scholarships to public interest students and other world-changers last year alone. A limited number of public interest scholarships are available for select BARBRI Bar Review courses. View […]

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Reviewing your law school exams and learning from them

May 24, 2021

By Stephanie Baldwin, University of Arizona Congratulations on surviving another semester of law school. No matter how you did, reviewing your exam is a great idea. It is especially important to review your exam if you did not perform well or get the grade you thought you were going to. This is especially critical for […]

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

May 13, 2021

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 are getting some down time each day. Balance During […]

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