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How to brief a case in U.S. law school

January 4, 2021

Learning how to brief a case is a necessary part of studying U.S. law. You will undoubtedly hear the term regularly during your time in law school. Quite simply, a case brief is a set of notes you take on each assigned case to ensure you are paying attention to what’s important. Your case brief […]

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Mexico lawyer passes the California Bar Exam, con facilidad

December 1, 2020

[ by Pamela Rajunov Djaddah, Esq. /  Business Law Attorney ] Estudié Derecho en México ― que es un sistema de derecho civil ― y a pesar de eso, los materiales proporcionados por BARBRI hicieron fácil que aprendiera lo suficiente para poder pasar el examen de la Barra de California. Estudié a distancia, leí los materiales y escuché las clases […]

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Tips for taking law school finals online or in-class

November 17, 2020

[ BARBRI President Mike Sims ] As you likely already know, the grades you receive on your law school finals, particularly in your first year, are critical. Additionally, you may be facing your law school finals as online exams. Here are some tips to help you ace your law school finals, whether they are administered […]

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Bar prep pointers now that I’ve officially taken the bar exam

October 19, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] While I won’t be able to say whether I passed until a few months from now, I can definitely point out a few things that I truly believe will lead you in the direction of bar exam success. Do your absolute best to […]

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A glimpse of what it’s like to pursue a part time law degree

October 19, 2020

[ Bree A. Vculek, 2L at George Washington University ] Welcome to a day in the life of a law student – a part-time law student. I am often asked, “how do you do it all?” and “what does a day in your life look like?” I’m here to clarify that I definitely don’t “do it […]

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Books every law student should read for successful outcomes

October 19, 2020

[ Kathryn Pope, 2023 Law Graduate at the University of Florida Levin College of Law ] While the amount of information accessible about law school is beneficial, it can also lead to information overload. When I searched for materials to get myself ready for the “law school mindset,” I did not know where to begin to […]

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

October 14, 2020

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 to overcome the onset of Zoom fatigue, law school stress

October 2, 2020

[ Bree A. Vculek, 2L at George Washington University ] Why video calls can be exhausting We’re multi-tasking. We’re logged on for a lecture, checking email (and our three social channels …), trying to entertain our quarantine puppy (just me?), texting friends and family, and checking out the décor in our professors’ and classmates’ homes. […]

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Important BARBRI Simulated MBE lessons for the real thing

September 18, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] Here we are, just shy of being one month out from the October bar exam. Like most other BARBRI Bar Review students, I sat down for the “dreaded” BARBRI Simulated MBE. Now on the other side of this monumental bar prep assignment, I […]

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Five frequently asked questions: BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

September 8, 2020

[ Robert Dudley, BARBRI Deputy Managing Director ] The decision to pursue dual qualification in the United States isn’t one to take lightly. It requires much thought, consideration and planning, to say the least. The more information and first-hand insight you can gather in advance, the more confident you’ll feel that you can move forward […]

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