Bar Exam / Prep Case Studies

From Morocco to Manhattan: Charting a global career

June 25, 2019

Jihane Chraibi 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 the United […]

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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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Study + work: How to successfully do both

May 8, 2019

By Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator, BARBRI  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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ABA data proves it: When more students take BARBRI, more students pass the bar exam

March 13, 2019

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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My three steps for success after passing three bar exams

February 15, 2019

GUEST BLOG BY Gregory Rutchik, Attorney at Law Years ago, about this exact time, I was studying for my first bar exam, the New York Bar. I remember feeling anxious and thinking “how on earth am I going to study twenty-two subjects (yes, that is what the syllabus said at the time) for the New […]

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California Bar Exam: Trouble spots and how to conquer them

December 10, 2018

By Steve Levin, BARBRI Senior Director of Essay Testing Unless you’ve already taken a different U.S. bar exam, the California Bar Exam probably is unlike any exam you’ve ever taken in your life. It’s certainly more expansive than any exam you faced in law school and makes finals week look like child’s play. Imagine preparing […]

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BARBRI student reaction to passing the bar inspires millions

November 12, 2018

Congratulations to BARBRI student and student rep, Arielle Williams, for passing her bar exam! Watch the video that has inspired millions here. Here’s what Arielle had to say about her bar exam preparation: “There was a lot of talk around my law school, when I was a 1L, regarding BARBRI and all that the program […]

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

October 31, 2018

Successful foreign lawyer Alexia Maas benefits from her dual qualification as the global General Counsel for Volvo Financial Services in Greensboro, N.C. I am Alexia Maas, Senior Vice President, General Counsel for Volvo Financial Services. I lead the global Legal & Compliance Function, which supports the business across the 48 countries in which it currently […]

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International student sits New York Bar Exam: A personal insight

August 7, 2018

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI Having recently sat 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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Early experiences in U.S. capitol pave way to qualifying as a U.S. attorney

March 2, 2017

Before joining a Magic Circle law firm in London, Hannah McCarthy worked in Washington, D.C., interned with a U.S. Senator and passed the New York Bar Exam – using BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep MY NAME IS HANNAH McCARTHY and I passed the New York Bar in February 2015. I am currently working in international […]

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