BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep & traditional BARBRI Bar Review: What’s the difference?

March 8, 2021

As a foreign-trained attorney or international law graduate considering sitting a state bar exam in the United States —whether or not you have or are completing an LL.M. program in the U.S. ―you know you have study options with BARBRI, the #1 U.S. bar exam prep company. But what is the best option for you? […]

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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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Important BARBRI Simulated MBE lessons for the real thing

February 18, 2021

What is the BARBRI Simulated MBE? The BARBRI Simulated MBE is the singular most important thing you can do to prepare for the bar exam. The simulation is held several weeks prior to your actual exam. It exposes you to the mental and physical rigors of the Multistate Bar Exam so you know what to expect […]

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NYSBA membership: BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep and QLTS Prep alums

December 3, 2020

BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep and BARBRI QLTS Prep students and alumni enjoy a free 2-year membership to the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) – International Section and one additional Section of your choice. ABOUT NYSBA For more than 140 years, NYSBA has been the voice of the legal profession in New York state. Our […]

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