Bar Prepper

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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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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What’s the best approach to MBE questions?

March 26, 2021

By 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 […]

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The BARBRI Simulated MBE (and follow-up webinar) is crucial

March 26, 2021

By Sara Valentine, Capital University Law School  Okay, let me just be the first to thank BARBRI for the Simulated MBE. I know, that seems like an odd thing to say, but nothing could have better prepared me for the bar exam than to sit down for six hours and do 200 multiple-choice MBE questions. […]

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Bar exam study tips: Thoroughly review the explanatory answers

March 26, 2021

Explanatory answers can be one of your best teachers of the law In bar prep, explanatory answers exist for an important reason: to simply break down the rules and how they work, driving to a deeper understanding of the law. Sometimes you can learn as much or more from spending time and really digging in […]

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Bar exam study tips: Grapple with the MBE materials

March 26, 2021

By Stephanie Goetz, BARBRI Director of Publishing and Online Course Creation More doesn’t automatically mean better In preparing for the Multistate portion of the bar exam, many students think the best strategy is to tackle the largest quantity of multiple-choice practice questions as if it’s a race to reach some magic number. The truth is, […]

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International student sits New York Bar Exam: A personal insight

March 8, 2021

By Hemant Chauhan, BARBRI Legal Advisor Having sat for the New York Bar Exam in July 2018, I can certainly tell you that was the most difficult legal examination I have sat to date. Having arrived at JFK Airport from London Heathrow a week before the exam, I felt it important to be in a […]

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Passing the New York Bar Exam helps attorney sharpen her global skills

March 8, 2021

By Alexia Maas, Esq., Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Volvo Financial Services I am Alexia Maas and I lead the Volvo Financial Services Global Legal & Compliance Function, which supports the business across the 48 countries in which it currently operates. I originally qualified to practice law in Scotland in 1997. I then spent […]

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Study + work: How to successfully do both

March 7, 2021

By Hemant Chauhan, BARBRI Legal Advisor If you are looking to internationalize your legal career as a foreign-trained lawyer or law graduate by pursuing qualification as a U.S. attorney, you’ve made a wise decision. Know that preparing to sit a U.S. Bar Exam doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Although you may grapple with […]

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From Morocco to Manhattan: Charting a global career

March 7, 2021

By Jihane Chraibi, Esq. It’s been a year in the making, but I’ve conquered the New York Bar Exam. (It sure feels good to put this in print!) Growing up in Morocco, I can’t honestly say when I first got the urge to blaze a global career path but I do know that Europe and […]

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