Bar Exam / Prep Case Studies

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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BARBRI success story: I passed the Ohio Bar Exam

November 1, 2019

[ GUEST BLOG by Sara Valentine, Graduate of Capital University Law ] Hey, BARBRI! I passed the Ohio Bar Exam! I am so thankful to my mom, my friends, and my support group for getting me to this point. I would especially like to thank Capital University Law School for providing me with a stellar […]

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Studies show BARBRI students score more points on the bar exam for a similar amount of effort

September 23, 2019

The bar exam is arguably the most important and most difficult test of your life. Nobody wants to fail. Everybody wants to walk in to the exam with the confidence that they are going to pass, the first time. BARBRI students are best equipped to perform at the highest levels on exam day. In all […]

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Tax attorney success story: Passing with BARBRI (twice!)

September 12, 2019

by Alexandra Zaunbrecher Senior Associate | Mergers and Acquisitions Tax Group | KPMG US I chose to sit the Louisiana State Bar Exam right out of law school. Being a Louisiana native and having attended Louisiana State University for my undergraduate and law degree, I thought I would most likely practice within my home state. […]

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Military spouse attorney success story: 3-for-3 passing the bar

September 10, 2019

by C. Thea Pitzen Attorney & Principal | Goodman Allen Donnelly Life as a military spouse attorney isn’t always a straight line. I can personally attest to that, especially after taking three state bar exams and passing all three, the first time, using BARBRI Bar Review. From Georgia … to Florida … to Virginia My […]

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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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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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