Bar Exam / Prep Case Studies

International student sits New York Bar Exam: A personal insight

March 8, 2021

By Hemant Chauhan, BARBRI Legal Advisor Having sat for the New York Bar Exam in July 2018, I can certainly tell you that was the most difficult legal examination I have sat to date. Having arrived at JFK Airport from London Heathrow a week before the exam, I felt it important to be in a […]

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

March 8, 2021

By Alexia Maas, Esq., Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Volvo Financial Services I am Alexia Maas and I lead the Volvo Financial Services Global Legal & Compliance Function, which supports the business across the 48 countries in which it currently operates. I originally qualified to practice law in Scotland in 1997. I then spent […]

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Study + work: How to successfully do both

March 7, 2021

By Hemant Chauhan, BARBRI Legal Advisor 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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From Morocco to Manhattan: Charting a global career

March 7, 2021

By Jihane Chraibi, Esq. It’s been a year in the making, but I’ve conquered the New York 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 do know that Europe and […]

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How to think internationally for a shrinking globe

March 7, 2021

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

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Being qualified in the U.S. is a path worth taking

March 7, 2021

By Tiffany Khoo, LLB, London School of Economics Graduate While I was working as Associate Legal Counsel for the Central Bank of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur I decided it was time to gain a broader understanding of how the law operates in modern cities. The United States and more specifically New York City was on […]

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BARBRI provides ‘life-changing’ experience for immigration lawyer

March 6, 2021

By Cindy Anna Nicolson, LL.B. I 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 a real feather in […]

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ABA data proves it: When more students take BARBRI, more students pass the bar exam

February 19, 2021

In a recent study, BARBRI’s data scientists evaluated pass rates reported by every ABA accredited law school, in every jurisdiction for the past three years*. We then compared the results of students at those schools who studied for their first exam with BARBRI Bar Review with those who studied with another course or some other […]

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Studies show BARBRI students score more points on the bar exam

February 19, 2021

The bar exam is arguably the most important and most difficult test of your life. Nobody wants to fail. Everybody wants to walk into 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 of […]

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How BARBRI helped me pass the Massachusetts Bar Exam

December 11, 2020

By Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School It’s official … I PASSED THE MASSACHUSETTS BAR EXAM!! The bar exam is always stressful, but this year even more so. I began studying for the Massachusetts Bar Exam amidst a global pandemic with no true idea what my future held for me. Registering for the […]

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