Bar Exam Application Tips

How to handle bar exam applications amidst COVID-19

May 26, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] This was a big week for me. For starters, I officially graduated from law school (goodbye forever issue spotter exams). And then to top it off, I submitted my application for the District of Columbia bar. If you’ve followed my law school journey, you […]

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International law students: U.S. employment and state bar exam considerations

March 16, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] When I decided to attend an American law school I knew I would most likely be sitting for a US bar exam and accepting an employment offer in the states – it was simply a necessity if I wanted to be able to pay off […]

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What to remember for your law school graduation checklist

March 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] If you’re anything like me you love to plan. Somehow time has escaped me and now it’s the middle of the semester, meaning my desire (and need) to begin planning all things commencement related has become too strong to ignore. So, in typical OCD fashion, […]

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Getting ahead of the Character and Fitness process in 2L year

October 29, 2019

 [ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] Yes… we are only 2Ls but believe it or not we should start thinking about the character and fitness portion of our bar applications. The Character and Fitness (C & F) portion of the bar application varies state by state, so you will want to […]

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Paying attention to early bar exam requirements in 2L year

September 9, 2019

Believe it or not, the second year of law school is when you should begin researching early bar exam requirements. If you’re a 2L student reading this blog, yes, that means pretty much now. It’s not too early to get moving on this process. Depending on the state/jurisdiction in which you plan to take the […]

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Understanding the Bar Exam Character and Fitness Process

March 15, 2019

By Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator, BARBRI If you are thinking about sitting a U.S. bar exam to qualify as an attorney in the United States with your current legal credentials or after obtaining your LL.M. degree from a U.S. law school, you should know that there is something that will test your character and fitness […]

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Character and fitness: Not just virtues, requirements

February 16, 2019

By Mike Sims, BARBRI President If you are a graduating 3L student, you can probably relate to these tweets: You never realize how many addresses you’ve had for the past 10 years until you fill out the bar’s character and fitness. #lawschoolproblems It’s fun listing employers like Show-Me’s and Tequila Wyld on my bar application […]

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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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The New York Bar Exam: A guide for foreign applicants

March 14, 2018

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI So you want to be a U.S.-qualified, state of New York attorney? Want to add a glamorous qualification to your CV? Thinking of emigrating to the states? Perhaps want to practice in New York?  You have arrived at the right place. This article will provide you an overview of […]

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