BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

The most personalized and flexible way to study for a U.S. bar exam

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Study for a U.S. bar exam anywhere in the world

Whether you are a qualified lawyer in a jurisdiction outside of the U.S considering sitting for a U.S. state bar exam, a LL.M. student at a U.S. law school or you just want more time to study due to other commitments, the Extended U.S. Bar Prep course offers the support and flexibility you need to pass the California Bar Exam, the New York Bar Exam or any U.S. state that administers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE).

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Flexible, part-time bar prep course options

Study 100% online from home, work, or anywhere in the world with a flexible schedule that works for you. With 6 and 10-month course duration options, Extended U.S. Bar Prep is perfect for any aspiring U.S. lawyer who desires extra time, more flexibility, and exceptional 1:1 mentor support.

The 6-month course runs February through July preparing for the July bar exam or September through February preparing for the February exam. The 10-month course runs September through July preparing for the July bar exam or April through February preparing for the February exam.

Study with confidence with a 1:1 mentor

With BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep, you will receive individual guidance from a 1:1 mentor. Your U.S. qualified attorney mentor is your “person” throughout your bar exam prep. They are your personal coach who happens to also be an expert on your course and on your state's bar exam.

Your mentor is your personal advocate, providing encouragement and personalized guidance through unlimited check-ins and coaching sessions. Mentors also conduct online workshops that allow you to connect with other students. You'll also receive guidance through the Foreign Evaluation of Credentials and bar exam application process as needed.

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We can’t make passing a U.S. bar exam easy. But we can make it easier. We’re here to guide you through your journey to becoming a U.S. qualified lawyer.

We’re 100% confident in our time-tested, proven bar prep process. More than 1.3 million lawyers, judges and legal professionals have passed a U.S. bar exam The BARBRI Way over the past 50+ years. Now, we’re here for you.

Now our job is to get you 100% confident in yourself. The BARBRI Way keeps you anchored and confident that you’re always on the right path toward reaching your dream.

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Personalized, flexible, unparalleled bar prep

You need a bar prep experience that works with your life. That’s where ISAAC comes in. ISAAC is the engine that creates your BARBRI Personal Study Plan (PSP). It’s the difference between a "one size fits all” course and a "personalized specifically for you" experience. Everything ISAAC assigns is statistically correlated to passing your bar exam. And it automatically recalibrates as it learns from you.

More people have passed a U.S. bar exam with BARBRI than with all other courses. Combined. See why.

Enroll in BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

6-month online

Best for those who want flexible bar prep over 6-months with a 1:1 mentor

Study for CA, NY or any UBE state
Flexible study approx. 20-25 hours / week
Online Personal Study Plan with ISAAC
MyBARBRI Connect + 1:1 Mentor
Foundations in U.S. law pre-course
Interactive expert lectures
Unlimited essay feedback
Simulated exams + customized report
Digital & hard copy book set
Professional development courses
PSP Progress Center
Online Essay Architect
Essays for review & self-grading
2500+ curated multiple-choice questions
3000+ additional question MCQ Bank
100 NCBE released question Final Prep
Immersion workshops
BARBRI app
Plus, these featured supplements
BARBRI Guarantee:

Flexible same-state BARBRI course repeat within 12-months of receiving results

$5,999

Payment & currency options available.
Learn more.

10-month online

Best for those who want part-time bar prep over 10-months with a 1:1 mentor

Study for CA, NY or any UBE state
Part-time study approx. 10-15 hours / week
Online Personal Study Plan with ISAAC
MyBARBRI Connect + 1:1 Mentor
Foundations in U.S. law pre-course
Interactive expert lectures
Unlimited essay feedback
Simulated exams + customized report
Digital & hard copy book set
Professional development courses
PSP Progress Center
Online Essay Architect
Essays for review & self-grading
2500+ curated multiple-choice questions
3000+ additional question MCQ Bank
100 NCBE released question Final Prep
Immersion workshops
BARBRI app
Plus, these featured supplements
BARBRI Guarantee:

Flexible same-state BARBRI course repeat within 12-months of receiving results

$5,999

Payment & currency options available.
Learn more.

Experiences ISAAC curates throughout your course

Your online, personalized study schedule

Your Personal Study Plan or PSP is your online, personalized study schedule that adapts to you throughout your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep experience. Your PSP is where you'll see what you’ve done, what’s due and what's coming. But you also have your own learning style and schedule. Your bar prep should reflect that. That’s where ISAAC comes in.

ISAAC, your Intuitive Study Assistant And Coach, is the engine that creates your PSP. It’s the difference between a "one size fits all" course and a "personalized specifically for you" experience. ISAAC assigns your lectures, practice questions, workshops, simulations, essays and more through your PSP. It uses AI, algorithms and 50+ years of bar exam intelligence to focus your study on what's most likely to be tested on your exam.

You'll customize your schedule by selecting the date you'd like to start studying, the days of the week you’d like to regularly study as well as any specific days you need to take off. Then, as you progress, ISAAC recalibrates your PSP as it learns from you, and re-prioritizes assignments based on how much time is left until your exam.

What’s really cool is that everything ISAAC assigns is statistically correlated to passing your bar exam. Whether you’re on track, working ahead or falling a bit behind, ISAAC is always in the background making sure that every minute you study gets you the most points possible on your exam.

Online PSP is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Know exactly how you're doing at every step

The Progress Center in your PSP shows you exactly where you stand at every step throughout your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course. You'll always know how much you've completed and if you're staying on track.

You'll also see how you're doing, by subject, compared to the rest of the students who are also studying with BARBRI for your bar exam.

This is invaluable insight that will help ensure you are doing well enough, in enough areas, to ultimately pass your exam. And insight you can only get with BARBRI.

PSP Progress Center is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Live, interactive bar prep strategy sessions and personal mentor

BARBRI continues to re-imagine the bar exam prep experience with the introduction of MyBARBRI Connect plus a 1:1 mentor.

All Extended U.S. Bar Prep students are assigned a 1:1 personal mentor. Your U.S. qualified attorney mentor is your personal coach throughout your bar exam prep. They are an expert on your course, the most effective study strategies and on your state’s bar exam.

Your 1:1 mentor consistently evaluates your progress and offers personalized guidance through unlimited check-ins and personal coaching sessions. They are also there to provide guidance through the Foreign Evaluation of Credentials and the bar exam application process as needed.

You will also join live, interactive Strategies & Insights webinars held throughout bar prep.

We use our 50+ years of experience and learning science to strategically introduce topics at the optimal time to keep you motivated, focused on mastering the right things at the right time and resilient throughout the process.

Strategies & Insights webinars cover how to best use your BARBRI resources, how to develop rule mastery, how to use your simulated exam results to impact real exam results, bar exam day tips and more. They also provide the opportunity to ask learning and exam strategy questions in a relaxed, digital environment as you connect with fellow bar-takers.

MyBARBRI Connect + 1:1 Mentor is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Designed specifically for non-U.S. educated law grads

The Foundations in U.S. Law pre-course allows you to begin building foundational skills before you start the core bar preparation course.

It was designed specifically for non-U.S. educated law grads and begins with an overview of the U.S. legal system. It also focuses on exam techniques that international students find difficult to master. It contains approximately 90-hours of self-directed assignments that you can complete as time allows.

Foundations in U.S. Law pre-course is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Superior written materials

BARBRI is known for superior written materials. ISAAC will assign work in your PSP utilizing some of the written materials such as the Conviser Mini Review. Other written materials are available to reference when you get stuck or have trouble grasping specific points of law.

Extended U.S. Bar Prep includes digital access as well as a full set of hard copy materials prior to the start of your course.

Digital & hard copy book set is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Learn from the top names in U.S. legal education

Erwin Chemerinsky, Rich Freer, Paula Franzese, Doug Moll, Steve Calandrillo, just to name a few. The most brilliant, engaging and inspiring U.S. law professors legal minds breaking down the concepts that you will most likely encounter on your bar exam.

All interactive lectures are available on-demand, online and via mobile. Lectures are divided into segments to allow you to watch an entire subject straight through and / or revisit specific subjects and subtopics.

You will also actively participate by taking quizzes and completing other learning activities during lectures. You’ll take notes directly in the lecture player with a built-in notepad. You can jump back to specific notes AND that specific point in the lecture at any time. You can also review video transcripts and enable closed captioning at any time.

So, whether you’re the ‘diligent, note-taking for the entire class’ type or the ‘20 minutes then I need a break’ type, the interactive BARBRI lecture experience will ensure you are definitely the ‘Wow, that lecture sure helped me understand that subject and pass the bar’ type.

Learn more about BARBRI professors ›

Interactive expert lectures is a feature included in:
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Statistically increase your chances of passing

Data scientists have found BARBRI simulated exams to be some of the most powerful and significant experiences in preparing to pass the bar exam. Two full bar exam simulations (MBE and Essay / MPT) are held throughout each Extended U.S. Bar Prep course.

The simulations expose you to the mental and physical rigors of the exam to test your endurance and your decision- making under time pressure. Just having this experience statistically increases your chances of passing your bar exam.

Additionally, after your simulations, you'll receive a customized report. The report is personalized based on your specific combination of strengths and weaknesses and provides insight into areas to improve upon so that you can continue to use your valuable time to study smarter. You can only get this level of insight with BARBRI.

Simulated exams + customized report is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Incrementally build knowledge & accelerate learning

ISAAC curates and assigns questions from a 2,500+ multiple-choice learning and practice question bank that has been nurtured and grown over 50+ years of successful bar prep.

It’s not simply the quantity of multiple-choice questions that you work that matters. The specific questions you answer, and the order in which you answer them, greatly impacts learning and retention.

That’s why ISAAC incrementally builds your skills and substantive knowledge throughout your course.

Early in your course, ISAAC uses proprietary methodology and algorithms to curate multiple-choice question sets to build a strong foundation and framework. As you get deeper into your studies, ISAAC assigns more difficult questions as well as mixed-subject question sets, layering in more difficult questions testing finer points.

ISAAC always focuses more heavily on areas of the law that you’re statistically most likely to encounter on exam day. ISAAC also uses spaced repetition and interleaves practice between subjects, two strategies that are scientifically shown to maximize learning and retention.

Additionally, all BARBRI multiple-choice questions include explanatory answers written by BARBRI subject matter experts that help you understand why answer options were correct or incorrect. Reviewing these expert explanatory answers is another key strategy to learning and building knowledge from each multiple-choice question you encounter.

This entire process is scientifically shown to boost learning and retention and, ultimately, pass the bar exam.

2500+ curated multiple-choice questions is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Thousands of supplemental multiple-choice questions

While ISAAC curates thousands of multiple-choice practice questions via assignments in your PSP, sometimes you want to do a little more practice in areas in which you feel a little less confident. That’s where the MCQ Practice Bank comes in.

The MCQ Practice Bank contains 3000+ multiple-choice questions, above and beyond the questions ISAAC assigns in your PSP.

Select the specific subjects and sub-topics you’d like to study, the number of questions and type of questions you’d like to answer (MBE or black-letter), and the format you’d like to encounter (answer explanations immediately after each question or all presented at the end).

3000+ additional question MCQ Bank is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

MBE Final Prep

ISAAC will assign an MBE Final Prep comprised of 100 MBE questions recently released by the NCBE. ISAAC has carefully selected the 100 questions that best align with the areas of the law that are most likely to be tested on your exam, so you continue to focus on the areas that matter most while being exposed to "real”, released MBE questions.

The NCBE released questions include explanatory answers. The explanatory answers, written by BARBRI subject matter experts, help you understand why answer options were correct or incorrect, so you continue to learn and build knowledge from each multiple-choice question you encounter.

100 NCBE released question Final Prep is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Immediate feedback to quickly build exam writing skills

The written portions of the bar exam are very important to your overall exam score in every state. Essay writing is very different from writing essays for law school and there are new skills you must acquire and strengthen during bar prep.

Essay Architect is the first of three major activities included in an overall essay writing methodology called BARBRI Directed Essay Grading.

Our exclusive Essay Architect takes you through a series of online steps to learn to critically read bar exam questions, enhance the speed of your essay writing and construct strong, winning answers. Essay Architect provides immediate feedback to build your essay writing skills quickly.

Online Essay Architect is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Self-analysis to advance essay writing skills

The second of three major activities included in an overall essay writing methodology called BARBRI Directed Essay Grading is writing and self-analysis.

You'll write answers to assigned practice essays. You will then analyze your essay by comparing your answer to model answers or score sheets. Statistics show that this active self-review is one of the most impactful things you can do to build your bar exam essay writing skills and achieve better bar exam scores.

You will have access to past bar exam essays for review and self-grading.

Bar exam essays for review & self-grading is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Feedback from bar exam writing experts

The third and final major activity included in an overall essay writing methodology called BARBRI Directed Essay Grading is submitting essays for expert feedback.

After working with Essay Architect online and self-analyzing written essays, you will submit essays for expert feedback. BARBRI trained bar exam writing experts will provide individual feedback that will help you understand where you will capture points, where you may lose points and how to frame a better essay answer.

You'll incorporate the feedback into future essay submissions, moving you along an upward trajectory of continuous bar exam writing improvement.

Unlimited essay feedback essays is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Accelerate your learning with skills workshops

Several skills workshops are offered throughout your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course covering topics such as essay writing, performance tests and successfully answering multiple-choice questions.

All workshops provide a problem-solving methodology and framework that accelerates your learning and the pace at which you successfully answer bar exam questions.

Immersion workshops is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Work bar prep assignments on the go

Download and Sign In to the BARBRI app to stream or download lectures, work practice questions and more.

The BARBRI app is available for iOS and Android devices as part of BARBRI Bar Review. Search "BARBRI" in the App Store or Google Play and Sign In with your active BARBRI account information.

The BARBRI Study Plan App is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Reassurance if you need a second chance

BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep has been developed, designed and optimized to make sure you pass the bar exam the first time. In fact, 76% of non-U.S. educated students who completed 80%+ Extended U.S. Bar Prep course work passed their U.S. bar exam.

We also know though that sometimes life gets in the way, or the day doesn't go like you planned - and you need a second chance.

If you do not pass the first time or do not sit for that state's bar exam, the BARBRI Guarantee allows you to repeat that same BARBRI Bar Review course once, for the same state, within 12-months of receiving your results.

Please note that any additional supplements or gifts received with initial enrollment are excluded from BARBRI Guarantee enrollments.

BARBRI Guarantee is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Supplemental professional development beyond the bar

Mini MBA created for lawyers

The BARBRI Mini MBA for lawyers offers an overview of finance and accounting, and relates these concepts to a broad array of practice areas. The six-part course progresses in order of difficulty, beginning with basic elements of accounting and concluding with more advanced concepts in finance.

Course sections include:

  • Financial statements
  • Financial analysis
  • Issues in financial reporting
  • Corporate finance
  • Valuation
  • Securities

eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program (eDEX)

The eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program (eDEx) provides foundational knowledge in e-discovery through an on-demand basic training program. The course covers e-discovery best practices, project management, budgeting analytics and related topics, and concludes with a self-administered final exam that validates your master of the material.

Access to these supplemental professional development courses will be provided to you separately from your bar prep enrollment and will be available for one year from the time you receive access.

Supplemental professional development courses included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Because some students choose to supplement their BARBRI bar prep course, we’ve partnered with AdaptiBar to offer the MBE Simulator and Prep ($395 value) as a supplement to BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep. AdaptiBar access will be provided separately when your BARBRI account is paid-in-full.

When you’re ready to “drill” on additional MBE questions, the AdaptiBar supplement uses patented, adaptive technology to deliver the largest number of licensed MBE questions released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (including the 200 newest questions, which most supplements don’t offer).

The AdaptiBar algorithm diagnoses your subject and timing performance in each area tested on the MBE and automatically presents questions with an emphasis on your weakest subtopics, maximizing your study time.

AdaptiBar MBE Simulator and Prep supplement is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

Because some students choose to supplement their BARBRI bar prep course with Critical Pass Flashcards, we’ve partnered with Critical Pass to provide MBE Flashcards ($170 value) when your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep account is paid-in-full.

Critical Pass Flashcards succinctly synthesize relevant law, giving you another option to learn and deepen your understanding in the way that best fits your learning style. They are indexed, numbered, cross-referenced, and color-coded to help you stay organized. They are also large enough to hold any notes you want to write-in, but small enough to take for studying on the go.

Critical Pass MBE Flashcards supplement is a feature included in:
6-month online 10-month online

We’ll be with you every step of The BARBRI Way

BARBRI will arm you with Motivation, Mastery and Resilience, so you know without a doubt that you’re fully prepared to pass your U.S. bar exam. In fact, 76% of non-U.S. educated candidates who completed at least 80% of their Extended U.S. Bar Prep course passed. Now it’s your turn.

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Why more people trust
The BARBRI Way

"BARBRI is well known for its exam preparation courses for the New York Bar and is the only program that provides an international learning experience which allows lawyers to study for the exam in their country of origin as well as anywhere else in the world. The BARBRI team was extremely supportive and helped me and many of my peers navigate the tedious registration process for foreign-educated applicants. Also, the BARBRI lectures and practice questions were fantastic tools for preparation for the exam. By following the BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep study schedule, specifically designed to prepare international students for the exam, I felt confident in my ability to pass the exam on my first try."

Koren Grinshpoon, LL.B.

Israeli Attorney

"What became invaluable to me as I undertook my BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep home study course was the unique one-on-one support I received from a mentor, who I deemed my "personal coach". This person actually knew where I was in the study process at all times and was able to offer tailored help based on what I was studying. I ended up reaching out to my coach once every couple of weeks and she really guided me through how to structure my essays and responses for the Multistate Performance Test. She was also there to help me gain confidence in answering Multistate Bar Examination practise questions. Thank goodness for my coach (or saviour) when studying grew tiresome and oh so time-consuming."

Jihane Chraibi

Morocco Native, New York State Bar

"To anyone with the goal of passing a U.S. bar exam and becoming U.S. qualified-go with BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep, make the time, do the work, apply the techniques and you'll pass. Today, I am successfully dual-qualified as a New York attorney and Solicitor Advocate."

Amanda Lee

New York attorney and Solicitor Advocate (Consultant), Seymours, London
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