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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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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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How to think internationally for a shrinking globe

March 7, 2021

By Rob Dudley, BARBRI International Deputy Managing Director As an increasing number of lawyers look to take their skills to the international market, so too does this global market look to lawyers to provide legal resources at an ever-greater rate. It’s a win-win for practitioners who want to qualify in multiple jurisdictions. But what’s key […]

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Being qualified in the U.S. is a path worth taking

March 7, 2021

By Tiffany Khoo, LLB, London School of Economics Graduate While I was working as Associate Legal Counsel for the Central Bank of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur I decided it was time to gain a broader understanding of how the law operates in modern cities. The United States and more specifically New York City was on […]

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BARBRI provides ‘life-changing’ experience for immigration lawyer

March 6, 2021

By Cindy Anna Nicolson, LL.B. I Immigration Attorney Whenever someone asks where I am licensed to practice and I tell them, New York, I know I earn their respect. Even fellow attorneys who are licensed elsewhere in the United States recognize that my passing of the New York State Bar is a real feather in […]

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BARBRI scholarship and other bar review options you may not know about

January 4, 2021

See if you qualify for a BARBRI scholarship Year after year, BARBRI scholarships support thousands of students who seek to change the world. BARBRI awarded over $4.5M in scholarships to public interest students and other world-changers last year alone. A limited number of public interest scholarships are available for select BARBRI Bar Review courses. View […]

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A guide to the New York Bar Exam for foreign lawyers

October 20, 2020

So you want to be a U.S. qualified New York lawyer? Want to add a glamorous qualification to your CV? Thinking of emigrating to the states? Want to learn about the New York Bar Exam for foreign lawyers?  You have arrived at the right place. This article will provide you an overview of the New […]

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