Guarantees & 2nd Time Bar Takers

How to make the bar prep experience fit you perfectly

August 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] How is it possible that we’re already this far into bar prep?! Someone needs to tell the world to slow on down, because I feel like I’m just now getting the hang of this whole ‘studying for the bar’ thing.  Everyone told me […]

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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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BARBRI success story: I passed the Ohio Bar Exam

November 1, 2019

[ GUEST BLOG by Sara Valentine, Graduate of Capital University Law ] Hey, BARBRI! I passed the Ohio Bar Exam! I am so thankful to my mom, my friends, and my support group for getting me to this point. I would especially like to thank Capital University Law School for providing me with a stellar […]

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

September 12, 2019

by Alexandra Zaunbrecher Senior Associate | 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. […]

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Military spouse attorney success story: 3-for-3 passing the bar

September 10, 2019

by C. Thea Pitzen Attorney & Principal | Goodman Allen Donnelly Life as a military spouse attorney isn’t always a straight line. I can personally attest to that, especially after taking three state bar exams and passing all three, the first time, using BARBRI Bar Review. From Georgia … to Florida … to Virginia My […]

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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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Nine tips to keep your “Lizard Brain” at bay

March 19, 2019

When law school graduation arrives, it’s time to relax … right? Not so fast. Not when the bar exam is on the not-so-distant horizon. One last hurdle to becoming a licensed lawyer, your ultimate personal and professional goal. WE’RE ONLY HUMAN … WITH A “LIZARD BRAIN” There’s so much pressure surrounding the bar exam. Passing […]

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Doing “extra” to improve your odds of bar exam success

February 20, 2019

By Stefan Borst-Censullo, Esq. To begin off I want to apologize to you, the good reader, for my contribution to this over stuffed cannon of “hey so you’re about to take the bar, here’s some tips.” However, you have obviously decided to read this post, so you are either very bored or beyond desperate. In […]

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Your MBE success: Does “X” really mark the spot?

February 19, 2019

Samuel Farkas, BARBRI Director of Legal Learning and Lecturer What’s the Magic Number of MBE Practice Questions You Should Answer to Pass the Bar Exam? Perhaps you’ve heard that you need to work “X” number of practice MBE questions each week to pass the exam. Or, maybe you’ve heard there is some magic number of total […]

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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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