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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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Bar prep and how I would have done law school differently

September 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] As part of prematriculation, even as early as 2L year, my “very early” bar prep strategy was to take all bar exam related subjects. I even had the lofty goal of beginning my bar study during 2L summer … oh, how naive was […]

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Four stages you’ll go through while waiting on a job offer

September 2, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 3L at the University of Arizona ] We have all had a wild ride since COVID-19 impacted the world and, of course, the legal field, law schools and law students.  I’m now back to school online. Likely for the whole semester. My school has opted to provide four different modes of learning […]

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The power of making flexible “new semester intentions”

September 2, 2020

[ Bree A. Vculek, 2L at George Washington University ] Starting the semester feels like the start of a “New Year” for me. An exciting blank slate of opportunity awaits. But instead of New Year’s resolutions, I like to make new semester intentions. I have found that setting intentions brings a feeling of excitement and […]

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The many advantages of getting to know your professors better

August 28, 2020

This may sound a bit crazy to you at first, yet it’s actually a good idea: Make an effort to know your law school professors outside of class time. You may be thinking, “Really? I just got raked across the coals for half of today’s discussion, over a footnote in Hadley v. Baxendale, and you […]

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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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Get in the game with these serious networking tips

August 1, 2020

Right out the gate, as a 1L student (and pretty much any year thereafter in law school), you want to know about getting a job, which inherently deals with networking. In law school, it’s more of a game where the only ways to move forward a space are to (a) rank higher than your opponents […]

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How to track your bar prep progress and percentile rank

July 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] BARBRI Bar Review makes staying on schedule easy, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still track your progress. In fact, BARBRI has some specially designed features that are made specifically for that purpose. So what does this all mean? Well, you need to […]

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What we wish our friends and family knew about bar prep

July 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] Most people understand that studying for the bar exam is hard, but unless they’ve studied for it themselves, or watched someone else go through the entire process, they’re likely unaware of just how difficult and time-consuming it really is. This places bar prep […]

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