Bar Exam Study Tips

Important BARBRI Simulated MBE lessons for the real thing

September 18, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] Here we are, just shy of being one month out from the October bar exam. Like most other BARBRI Bar Review students, I sat down for the “dreaded” BARBRI Simulated MBE. Now on the other side of this monumental bar prep assignment, I […]

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Bar prep and how I would have done law school differently

September 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] As part of prematriculation, even as early as 2L year, my “very early” bar prep strategy was to take all bar exam related subjects. I even had the lofty goal of beginning my bar study during 2L summer … oh, how naive was […]

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How to make the bar prep experience fit you perfectly

August 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] How is it possible that we’re already this far into bar prep?! Someone needs to tell the world to slow on down, because I feel like I’m just now getting the hang of this whole ‘studying for the bar’ thing.  Everyone told me […]

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How to track your bar prep progress and percentile rank

July 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] BARBRI Bar Review makes staying on schedule easy, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still track your progress. In fact, BARBRI has some specially designed features that are made specifically for that purpose. So what does this all mean? Well, you need to […]

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What we wish our friends and family knew about bar prep

July 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] Most people understand that studying for the bar exam is hard, but unless they’ve studied for it themselves, or watched someone else go through the entire process, they’re likely unaware of just how difficult and time-consuming it really is. This places bar prep […]

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2020 bar exam study strategies webinar: Key takeaways

June 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] In my effort to start preparing for the bar exam, I decided to watch the BARBRI Study Strategies Webinar (Summer 2020 Bar Exam: Short, Long & Longer-term Study Strategies). I highly recommend it, especially with so many states changing when they’ll administer the […]

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LL.M. students: The benefits of early U.S. bar exam preparation

February 13, 2020

[ By Juliana Del Pesco, BARBRI International Legal Manager, Americas ] As an LL.M. student, one thing I wish I had done differently in my preparation for my U.S. bar exam is to have given myself more time. This is a common admission I have heard from other former LL.M. students as well. Time is such […]

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Top 10 emotional breakdown scenarios by 3L students

February 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] In 1L, our universities, professors, and mentors took us by the hand and gently led us through what it meant to be a law student. In 2L they pushed us out of the nest and told us to fly – and we tried! Now as […]

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BARBRI success story: I passed the Ohio Bar Exam

November 1, 2019

[ GUEST BLOG by Sara Valentine, Graduate of Capital University Law ] Hey, BARBRI! I passed the Ohio Bar Exam! I am so thankful to my mom, my friends, and my support group for getting me to this point. I would especially like to thank Capital University Law School for providing me with a stellar […]

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Studies show BARBRI students score more points on the bar exam for a similar amount of effort

September 23, 2019

The bar exam is arguably the most important and most difficult test of your life. Nobody wants to fail. Everybody wants to walk in to the exam with the confidence that they are going to pass, the first time. BARBRI students are best equipped to perform at the highest levels on exam day. In all […]

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