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Five reasons why BARBRI MBE Immersion really matters

April 1, 2021

By Mike Sims, BARBRI President The BARBRI MBE Immersion workshop is one of the first activities you’ll encounter before you start your substantive bar review 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 the bar exam, here […]

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From 2L to Rising 3L: Setting up final year success

March 30, 2021

The end of 2L year is right around the corner. True to form, it’s been B-U-S-Y. You’ve worked your tail off. You’re more than ready to call yourself a 3L student. But it’s important to finish strong on upcoming 2L final exams, and then you can look ahead. Here are some things to do before […]

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After winter break: Getting back into the law student mindset

March 26, 2021

By Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Winter break is officially over Classes have begun, calendars are beginning to fill. My brain, however, has yet to register that it’s time to re-enter law student mode. Remember the days when teachers would waste the first days of class reviewing the syllabus? The fast-track nature […]

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After an event or interview, how do you follow up?

March 26, 2021

By Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law Around this time of year, I see the same question popping up on law school message boards and in law student’s conversations. “How do I follow up?” The question applies to so many scenarios: job and internship interviews, networking events, bar association conferences, etc. You go […]

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Advice from 3Ls on how to prepare for your 2L summer

March 26, 2021

By Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School So you’ve landed a summer job, but you don’t start until May, so what do you do to fill the time? Obviously, you want to come in prepared, make a good impression, convince them you’re worth a full-time job offer. How do you differentiate yourself from […]

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A summer associate wardrobe on a law student budget

March 26, 2021

By Stephanie Baldwin, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law Like most of you, I worked for free this summer, and like the rest of you have been living off of my student loans for the most. Money is tight, and I think that is just a simple fact for most of us. […]

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3L job hunt SOS: What to do if you don’t have an offer … yet

March 26, 2021

By Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Hear that? It’s the constant chatter around summer jobs and hopeful offers. You’re happy for your 3L friends and peers who’ve landed something, but deep down you’re starting to freak out because you don’t have an offer … yet. What do you do? How are you […]

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Unraveling the mystery of the Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

March 26, 2021

By Marta Young, BARBRI Institutional Programs Course Instructor If just the thought of the Multistate Performance Test (lovingly called the MPT) is raising your blood pressure, trust me, you are not alone. Each bar review session, I hear from students with high levels of anxiety over this test. If you fall into this category, keep […]

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2L year on-campus interviews (OCI) checklist

March 26, 2021

By Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School 2L year begins, for most of us, with a week of non-stop on-campus interviews (OCIs), resulting hopefully in stellar summer associate offer(s). Since we’ve all likely heard enough OCI success/horror stories to fill a short novel, let’s instead go over the items you’ll need and the […]

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What else you can do to prepare for law school final exams

March 26, 2021

You have your outlines complete and you’re ready to start studying for law school final exams. You’re trying to memorize the rules of law and apply them, but what else should you be doing? Here are a few extra finals prep tips: Schedule and track your study hours Hold yourself accountable by scheduling your study […]

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