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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 supports 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 the […]

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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 York […]

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Taking the bar exam in another state? Strategies I used on my second bar exam

October 17, 2020

By Sam Farkas, BARBRI curriculum architect and instructor I took, and passed, my first bar exam in Florida several years ago. When I was considering taking the bar exam in another state (Georgia), I seriously questioned whether I was up for it. I felt this way even though, through my role at BARBRI, I help […]

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Four “shocking yet useful” things you may not know about Zoom

April 4, 2020

Guest blogger: Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania Zoom has officially taken over our classrooms, and 98% of our social interactions. To anyone who purchased stock in Zoom pre-COVID-19,  I applaud you. By now, you likely have a pretty decent understanding of how Zoom works and the basic do’s and don’ts  — i.e. […]

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Virtual tips and shortcuts when using Zoom and Citrix

April 3, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] We are all starting to settle into what is the new norm with our online classes, and remote workplaces. Depending on how you learn, these classes can either be horrible or a blessing. For me, I like the ability to go back and review classes […]

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BARBRI provides ‘life-changing’ experience for immigration lawyer

March 6, 2020

[ By Cindy Anna Nicolson, LLB – Guest Blogger and 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 […]

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New York bar taker looks to extend reach beyond Dubai

February 25, 2020

[ By Laureen Fredah, MBA, LLB, Guest Blogger and Middlesex University Law Graduate ] I have had a very rewarding job for a number of years working with Emirates Airline in Dubai, but I have long been drawn to a career as a lawyer. So when Middlesex University London opened its first overseas campus in Dubai, […]

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

November 6, 2019

[ By Tiffany Khoo, LLB — Guest Blogger and London School of Economics Graduate ] In 2016, I was working as Associate Legal Counsel for the Central Bank of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur when I decided it was time to gain a broader understanding of how the law operates in modern cities. The United States, and […]

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Victoria Cromwell Appointed to Law Society’s Education and Training Committee

October 21, 2019

By BARBRI BARBRI Head of SQE, Victoria Cromwell, has been appointed to the Law Society’s Education and Training Committee. Victoria is an English qualified solicitor with over 12 years’ experience in practice at Addleshaw Goddard and Linklaters, and as a professional support lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. After private practice, Victoria taught postgraduate law for […]

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Study and exam day tips from a New York Bar Exam taker

August 29, 2019

By Saurabh Aggarwal, BARBRI Legal Coordinator I recently sat the New York State Bar Exam. It was an experience like no other for me. If you are preparing to enter the uncharted waters of a U. S. bar exam, it is my hope that what I share here will help ease the apprehension and uncertainty […]

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