Guarantees & 2nd Time Bar Takers

What can I do differently when retaking the bar exam?

April 16, 2021

Mike Sims, BARBRI President When students receive the incredibly disappointing news that they were unsuccessful, many ask what they can do differently when retaking the bar exam. My advice is to first, take a moment. Let yourself process and reset. The bar exam is very hard. Do not allow yourself to be mentally pulled into a place […]

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What’s next after failing the bar exam?

January 6, 2021

As you move forward after failing the bar exam, first thing’s first. Take a deep breath and allow yourself to process. You are not alone. And like those before you, your resilience will help you come back better and stronger.  Here are a few tips to help refocus and ensure the next time you take the bar […]

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2020 bar exam study strategies webinar: Key takeaways

June 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] In my effort to start preparing for the bar exam, I decided to watch the BARBRI Study Strategies Webinar (Summer 2020 Bar Exam: Short, Long & Longer-term Study Strategies). I highly recommend it, especially with so many states changing when they’ll administer the […]

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Tax attorney success story: Passing with BARBRI (twice!)

September 12, 2019

By Alexandra Zaunbrecher, Esq. Mergers and Acquisitions Tax Group | KPMG US I chose to sit the Louisiana State Bar Exam right out of law school. Being a Louisiana native and having attended Louisiana State University for my undergraduate and law degree, I thought I would most likely practice within my home state. I also […]

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It’s bar exam time – let’s do this

July 25, 2019

GUEST BLOG by Sara Valentine, Graduate of Capital University Law School Bar Exam is Next Week… This post is all about your ability to crush the bar exam. Regardless of whether you haven’t been doing your best leading up to this point, you’ve been learning and putting in the time. You know that you have […]

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Work during bar prep? Advice from a two-time bar passer

November 13, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Brian C. Pike, Esq. Passed the 2015 New York Bar Exam Passed the 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Sitting for the 2020 Tennessee Bar Exam Attorney at Baker Donelson Do I work during the Bar Exam?  Should I work while I study? What a dreaded question.  If you have ever asked a practicing attorney this […]

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Five great things about studying for the bar exam

April 21, 2018

Does this headline strike you as far-fetched? After all, everyone knows that studying for the Bar Exam is a difficult experience. It’s a fact that’s tried and true, in the way the Pope is Catholic and the sky is blue. But don’t let that get you down. Yes, even though studying for the bar is […]

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