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The bar exam is done, fin, complete … so, what’s next?

August 15, 2019

GUEST BLOG by Sara Valentine, Graduate of Capital University Law School Don’t forget about BARBRI! I don’t know about you guys, but I don’t think that I’ve ever slept as well as I have slept since the bar exam has been done. I am SO excited to be done with the bar! Some words of […]

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From Morocco to Manhattan: Charting a global career

June 25, 2019

By Jihane Chraibi, Guest Blogger and French Attorney-in-Training It’s been a year in the making, but I’ve conquered the New York State 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 […]

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How to think internationally for a shrinking globe

June 25, 2019

By Rob Dudley, Deputy Managing Director, BARBRI 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 to […]

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Study + work: How to successfully do both

May 8, 2019

By Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator, BARBRI  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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What the UBE means to your legal job search, career marketability

March 15, 2019

The UBE (Uniform Bar Exam) was designed initially to help reduce the need for newly minted attorneys to take another bar exam in order to become licensed in another state or jurisdiction. The UBE permits you to transfer a score obtained in one UBE state/jurisdiction to another, subject to certain limitations. Instant reciprocity, expanded job […]

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Unraveling the mystery of the Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

November 14, 2018

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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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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BARBRI student reaction to passing the bar inspires millions

November 12, 2018

Congratulations to BARBRI student and student rep, Arielle Williams, for passing her bar exam! Watch the video that has inspired millions here. Here’s what Arielle had to say about her bar exam preparation: “There was a lot of talk around my law school, when I was a 1L, regarding BARBRI and all that the program […]

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New York Bar Exam: How to apply for eligibility without a 3-year law degree

November 8, 2018

By Aoife Keenan, LL.B., LL.M. Legal Advisor, BARBRI  I started working with BARBRI in 2015. At the time, I was not aware of the U.S. route to qualification. Naturally, as a law student, I was intrigued. The thought of qualifying in two jurisdictions was really appealing to me. I had always been interested in working […]

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Passing the New York Bar Exam helps attorney sharpen her global skills

October 31, 2018

Successful foreign lawyer Alexia Maas benefits from her dual qualification as the global General Counsel for Volvo Financial Services in Greensboro, N.C. I am Alexia Maas, Senior Vice President, General Counsel for Volvo Financial Services. I lead the global Legal & Compliance Function, which supports the business across the 48 countries in which it currently […]

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