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How to adopt more eco-friendly habits on a law student budget

November 20, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Many of us flocked to law school with the notion that we would someday change the world. And though the enormous amount of law school debt incurred may have convinced the majority of us to trade in our hero hats for a seat […]

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Should you make self-care a priority, even during bar study?

August 16, 2018

GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law Graduate Is bar prep self-care a priority? Studying for the bar exam can be mentally exhausting and super stressful. As the exam draws closer I’m really starting to feel the pressure and I know most of you are too. It’s hard to find a balance […]

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#The2Llife: The Secret is Networking

October 21, 2014

GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law I had the pleasure of attending Law Preview—a law school “jump start program—as both a student and a student facilitator. I learned a lot, and I think it truly helped me do well my first year. One of the best things I learned from Law […]

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Five frequently asked questions about BARBRI Bar Review

May 10, 2021

By Mike Sims, BARBRI President Year after year, tens of thousands of graduating students trust BARBRI for their bar exam preparation. As they are making their bar prep choice, there are a few questions that arise more frequently than others. Below are five of our most frequently asked questions about BARBRI Bar Review.  1) Is […]

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The secret to MBE success: Does “X” really mark the spot?

May 10, 2021

Samuel Farkas, BARBRI Vice President Instruction How many MBE practice questions should I work to pass the bar exam? Perhaps you’ve heard that you need to work “X” number of MBE practice questions each week to pass the exam. Or, maybe you’ve heard there is some magic number of total MBE questions that you have to […]

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BARBRI 1L Mastery hacks for final exam success

April 26, 2021

As a 1L, you are no doubt feeling the pressure as final exams loom near. Most first-year students have already enrolled and have access to BARBRI 1L Mastery (if you haven’t, you can do so now). It’s a rich law school study supplement, so let’s break down the “Top 5 Hacks” – in other words, […]

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1L tips for tackling different law school exam types

March 26, 2021

By Stephanie Baldwin, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law I just took my 6th law school exam and my second one for this semester, and so far all of them have been slightly different. Here is an explanation of the different types and some tips to help you prepare. Closed book with open […]

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The BARBRI Simulated MBE (and follow-up webinar) is crucial

March 26, 2021

By Sara Valentine, Capital University Law School  Okay, let me just be the first to thank BARBRI for the Simulated MBE. I know, that seems like an odd thing to say, but nothing could have better prepared me for the bar exam than to sit down for six hours and do 200 multiple-choice MBE questions. […]

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Bar exam study tips: Thoroughly review the explanatory answers

March 26, 2021

By Everett Chambers, BARBRI Vice President of Institutional Programs Explanatory answers can be one of your best teachers of the law In the realm of bar review, explanatory answers exist for an important reason: to simply break down the rules and how they work, driving to a deeper understanding of the law. As I wrote […]

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What to remember for your law school graduation checklist

March 26, 2021

By Makenzie Way, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School If you’re anything like me you love to plan. Somehow time has escaped me and now it’s the middle of the semester, meaning my desire (and need) to begin planning all things commencement related has become too strong to ignore. So, in typical OCD fashion, I […]

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