In order to practice law in any jurisdiction, you must pass the bar exam and get character & fitness approval. Ohio is different from most jurisdictions in that it requires character & fitness approval in order to even sit for the bar exam. In addition to the bar exam application you will submit during the spring … Continue reading The Ohio Bar Exam Application Process
November 4th is your last chance to take the MPRE in 2017 and the on-time registration deadline is September 14th, just one week away. Yes, there is a late registration deadline- September 21st- but the late fee is $190, double the on-time fee of $95. If you don't have $95 by next week, how will … Continue reading MPRE Registration Info
The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) The UBE is a two-day bar exam comprised of the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE), Multistate Performance Test (MPT), and the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE). Examinees complete two 90-minute MPTs and six 30-minute MEEs on the first day, and then take the 200 question MBE on day two. The National Conference … Continue reading The Uniform Bar Exam: Score Portability
The August 2017 MPRE is this Saturday and you should be preparing for it now. I compare the MPRE to the written test to get your driver’s license- it’s easy IF you know the material. However, if you don’t read the little booklet with the rules of the road, you won’t know how many seconds it takes … Continue reading MPRE: Prepare to Pass
The bar exam is over. Years of school and months of focused preparation came down to 2+ days. You did everything you could and now you have to believe it was enough. You've got a few months before bar exam results will be released so what are you supposed to do now? Do not look back … Continue reading The Bar Exam is Over. Now What?
It’s go-time. The bar exam starts tomorrow. Do not study today. I promise it is ok: you have been studying for years. Today is better used for re-charging and resting (or pacing around). It’s time to power up for tomorrow. Take a few minutes to reflect on how much you’ve accomplished. Three years ago it took … Continue reading Running and the Bar Exam
It's the final weekend before the bar exam which means it is time to taper. Law school exams have conditioned you to study hard right up until it’s time to take the exam. However, this is not a law school exam. This is no 3 hour test where you’re allowed to use highlighters, wear watches, drink coffee, … Continue reading Bar Exam: Taper Time