Bar Exam Study Tips

Planning for the bar exam in 2L year … and why

October 10, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School As a 2L students, the bar exam should probably be on your mind. You should pay attention to not only your school course requirements but also to your state bar examination requirements (here’s a handy bar exam checklist from BARBRI you can follow). […]

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The bar exam curve: It’s real

September 19, 2018

The bar exam curve is very real. In fact, MBE score results consistently fall into a bell curve pattern every single bar exam administration. Still, there will be detractors of the bar exam curve. The bottom line is that BARBRI has studied the MBE since it debuted in 1972. The best bar exam passing strategy […]

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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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Law school graduates “fairly certain” they’ll fail the bar exam

August 16, 2018

Mike Sims, BARBRI President An Answer to the Recent “Above The Law” Article A headline on Above the Law said, “Law School Graduates ‘Fairly Certain’ They’ll Fail the Bar Exam.” If you’re feeling that way, let me assure you that, based upon my 26 years of working with bar preppers, your feelings are normal. The first […]

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The benefits of handwriting your study materials

August 16, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2020 Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania I encourage you to take time to handwrite study materials. One of the things I love about BARBRI is the amount of awesome study materials provided. Between the lecture handouts, Conviser Mini Reviews, and preparatory PDFs there is never a shortage of materials to […]

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Easily distracted during bar prep? How to stay focused

May 24, 2018

Find a space in your home, or in your law school, and confine your bar prep studying to that space. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m easily distracted during bar prep. I have a hard time sitting through a 3-4 hour lecture without fidgeting, picking up my phone, or scrolling through Twitter or […]

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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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