BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep or BARBRI Bar Review: As a foreign attorney, which course should I take?

January 2, 2019

As a foreign-trained attorney or international law graduate considering sitting for a bar exam in the United States —whether or not you have or are completing an LL.M. program in the U.S. ―it will serve you well to strategize your exam preparation. Successfully passing a U.S. bar exam will signify your understanding of U.S. law, […]

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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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How to succeed on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

November 28, 2018

By Roger Meslar, BARBRI Senior Director, Assessments and MBE Content Let’s start with 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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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. I am currently working in international arbitration […]

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