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Twelve things family and friends need to know about law school

November 28, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Everyone knows law school is stressful. But for a law student, it can be difficult to describe how the strains of law school impact your ability to connect with their non-law school friends and family. Often times we suppress our frustrations because we […]

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Midterm exams (they’re not the end of the world as we know it)

October 9, 2018

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at University of Arizona Shortly before my first law school midterms, one of our 2L fellows presented a tip about effectively taking an exam. He kicked off the presentation with the classic R.E.M song and saying it was NOT “the end of the World As We Know It”, to put […]

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Things to consider before saying “yes!” to that job offer

March 8, 2018

GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for since you started going on job interviews. You got a job offer! There’s nothing more exciting than landing your first job after law school graduation. But once the excitement wears off, you realize that you need to evaluate […]

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Five things successful attorneys did not learn in law school

February 11, 2018

By Sam Farkas, Esq., BARBRI Product Development Manager 1) BECOME AN EFFICIENT PROBLEM SOLVER Law school may have taught you the framework and skills to solve legal problems, but it did not teach you how to solve them efficiently. Successful attorneys are acquainted with two basic principles: The Pareto Principle that states 80 percent of […]

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North Dakota (UBE)

January 5, 2018

More students have passed the North Dakota (UBE) bar using BARBRI than all other courses combined. We offer more advanced technology to teach bar exam-tested material in new, more effective ways. We provide more easily accessible one-to-one guidance and advice.

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North Carolina (UBE)

January 5, 2018

More students have passed the North Carolina bar using BARBRI than all other courses combined. We offer more advanced technology to teach bar exam-tested material in new, more effective ways. We provide more easily accessible one-to-one guidance and advice.

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Illinois (UBE)

January 5, 2018

More students have passed the Illinois bar using BARBRI than all other courses combined. We offer more advanced technology to teach bar exam-tested material in new, more effective ways. We provide more easily accessible one-to-one guidance and advice.

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5 things to start doing now to prepare for your 1L final exams

September 23, 2014

By Mike Sims, BARBRI President You’ve figured it out already. Most, if not all, of your first-year grades will depend on your performance on your final exams. And, most if not all, of your finals will consist of essay questions….but law school essay questions are different than what you’ve previously experienced. It’s not about how […]

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How to make the bar prep experience fit you perfectly

March 8, 2021

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

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How to deal and cope with illness during law school

October 11, 2019

[ Mara Masters, 1L at Emory Law ] It would be nice if all of the difficult parts of life paused for the three years of law school, but obviously, that is not how it works. During my first semester of law school, I developed worsening neurological symptoms, extreme fatigue, and debilitating brain fog. I […]

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