Bar Exam Multiple Choice Tips

Bar exam study tips: Question the question

April 30, 2019

By Everett Chambers, BARBRI Vice President of Institutional Programs Hint: Start at the end, then you’ll know how to start. When it comes to the MBE, MPT, and essays on the bar exam, you want to answer the question that is actually being asked. Many law students forget this and jump right in without identifying […]

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Bar exam study tips: Grapple with the MBE materials

April 26, 2019

By Stephanie Goetz, BARBRI Director of Publishing and Online Course Creation More doesn’t automatically mean better In preparing for the Multistate portion of the bar exam, many students think the best strategy is to tackle the largest quantity of multiple-choice practice questions as if it’s a race to reach some magic number. The truth is, […]

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Bar exam study tips: Thoroughly review the explanatory answers

April 25, 2019

By Everett Chambers, BARBRI Vice President of Institutional Programs Explanatory answers can be one of your best teachers of the law In the realm of bar review, explanatory answers exist for an important reason: to simply break down the rules and how they work, driving to a deeper understanding of the law. As I wrote […]

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Bar exam study tips: Don’t select obscure answer choices

April 23, 2019

by Roger Meslar, BARBRI Vice President of Assessment Trust what you know, don’t overthink it By now, you’re getting a very real understanding of the very large challenges presented by the MBE.  One big final exam covering all of your first year and more. You have only 6 hours to answer 200 questions, each of […]

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How to succeed on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

November 28, 2018

[ Roger Meslar, BARBRI Senior Director, Assessments and MBE Content ] Let’s start what we already know about the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE): With 200 questions to answer over a period of six-hours, it’s a demanding test. With seven major areas of substantive law tested, there are questions on a wide range of issues and sub-issues […]

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What’s the best approach to MBE questions?

November 5, 2018

Roger Meslar, BARBRI Sr. Director of MBE Testing and Assessments During the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), you’ll answer 200 multiple-choice questions over a total 6-hour timeframe – 100 questions in the 3-hour morning session and 100 in the 3-hour afternoon session. This means that you’ll have an average of 1.8 minutes to answer each MBE […]

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Five reasons why BARBRI MBE Immersion really matters

October 18, 2018

BLOG By Mike Sims, BARBRI President MBE Immersion, included in your BARBRI Bar Review course, is one of the first things you will complete before you start your substantive lectures (with the exception of our friends studying for Louisiana). While we understand that you may not feel as excited as we do about studying for […]

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The one thing you need to know / do to pass the bar exam

April 19, 2018

By Sam Farkas, Esq, BARBRI Curriculum Architect and Instructor As you approach the bar exam, you’ll likely be inundated with all kinds of “quick fix” strategies. You are a trained critical thinker, so hopefully, you recognize that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. At BARBRI, we’ve heard everything from “create […]

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