BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

How to succeed on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

November 28, 2018

[ Roger Meslar, BARBRI Senior Director, Assessments and MBE Content ] Let’s start what we already know about the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE): With 200 questions to answer over a period of six-hours, it’s a demanding test. With seven major areas of substantive law tested, there are questions on a wide range of issues and sub-issues […]

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Work during bar prep? Advice from a two-time bar passer

November 13, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Brian C. Pike, Esq. Passed the 2015 New York Bar Exam Passed the 2017 Michigan Bar Exam Sitting for the 2020 Tennessee Bar Exam Attorney at Baker Donelson Do I work during the Bar Exam?  Should I work while I study? What a dreaded question.  If you have ever asked a practicing attorney this […]

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New York Bar Exam: How to apply for eligibility without a 3-year law degree

November 8, 2018

By Aoife Keenan, LL.B., LL.M. Legal Advisor, BARBRI  I started working with BARBRI in 2015. At the time, I was not aware of the U.S. route to qualification. Naturally, as a law student, I was intrigued. The thought of qualifying in two jurisdictions was really appealing to me. I had always been interested in working […]

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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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Making it in Manhattan

September 5, 2018

Aoife Moore Kavanagh Making It In Manhattan Following on from the brilliant news that I had passed the New York Bar Exam, I channeled all my excited energy into the next obstacle I had to overcome: Getting a job in New York City. There is no quick fix for landing an attorney role in the […]

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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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The one thing you need to know / do to pass the bar exam

April 19, 2018

By Sam Farkas, Esq, BARBRI Curriculum Architect and Instructor As you approach the bar exam, you’ll likely be inundated with all kinds of “quick fix” strategies. You are a trained critical thinker, so hopefully, you recognize that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. At BARBRI, we’ve heard everything from “create […]

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New York Bar Exam: Advantages and disadvantages for UK students

March 8, 2018

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI  The search for that elusive training contract or pupillage remains as competitive as ever. The law market is saturated with law students who have completed their respective qualifications, but unable to secure a position within a law firm or chambers. Many have impressive CVs, stellar academics, and have varied […]

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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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