Bar Prep Self Care & Inspiration

Five self-help tips … before that dreaded bar prep meltdown

June 21, 2019

GUEST BLOG by Sara Valentine, Graduate of Capital University Law School Stay calm! We got this. We’re approaching that notorious time in bar prep, when all of your lawyer friends say, “Oh, I had a meltdown, you’ll have one, too. It’ll be fine.” … PARDON ME? This is probably true. We’re close to July and […]

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Ten ideas for your 2L summer bucket list

May 15, 2019

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School We did it! 2L is under our belts, we are officially 1 year away from graduating and entering the legal profession. But before we enter 3L we have ten weeks of summer employment, and a month of vacation. Now that we’re incoming 3L’s, […]

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Five bar prep “types” to avoid on social media

April 20, 2019

GUEST BLOG by Ifeoma Ukwubiwe Assistant District Attorney at Bronx Country District (New York City) Rutgers School of Law-Newark, Class of 2015 I’m a big proponent of Social Media If you’re anything like me and choose to keep your social media account active during bar prep, you’ll want to avoid these following Bar-Preppers: “The Pessimist” […]

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Nine tips to keep your “Lizard Brain” at bay

March 19, 2019

When law school graduation arrives, it’s time to relax … right? Not so fast. Not when the bar exam is on the not-so-distant horizon. One last hurdle to becoming a licensed lawyer, your ultimate personal and professional goal. WE’RE ONLY HUMAN … WITH A “LIZARD BRAIN” There’s so much pressure surrounding the bar exam. Passing […]

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Doing “extra” to improve your odds of bar exam success

February 20, 2019

By Stefan Borst-Censullo, Esq. To begin off I want to apologize to you, the good reader, for my contribution to this over stuffed cannon of “hey so you’re about to take the bar, here’s some tips.” However, you have obviously decided to read this post, so you are either very bored or beyond desperate. In […]

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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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The final bar exam countdown

August 16, 2018

GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law Graduate The bar exam is JUST A FEW DAYS AWAY! (Cue freakout!) I can’t believe we’re finally at the end of this crazy bar prep journey. The last couple of months have been challenging to say the least and I’m beyond excited to put this […]

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Should you make self-care a priority, even during bar study?

August 16, 2018

GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law Graduate Is bar prep self-care a priority? Studying for the bar exam can be mentally exhausting and super stressful. As the exam draws closer I’m really starting to feel the pressure and I know most of you are too. It’s hard to find a balance […]

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Five great things about studying for the bar exam

April 21, 2018

Taylor Friedlander, BARBRI Director of Legal Education Does this headline strike you as far-fetched? After all, everyone knows that studying for the Bar Exam is a difficult experience. It’s a fact that’s tried and true, in the way the Pope is Catholic and the sky is blue. But don’t let that get you down. Yes, […]

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