Is it time to start studying for the Feb 2017 bar exam?

Most people who took the July 2016 bar exam started bar prep the week of May 13th or 23rd which meant 9-10 weeks of study time. Ask anyone who studied for that exam- it was a pretty intense period and did not feel like enough time. Let's look at the calendar for the February 2017 … Continue reading Is it time to start studying for the Feb 2017 bar exam?

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Failing the Bar Exam: how to regroup, refocus, move forward

Bar results are posted and you didn't pass. It's ok to feel upset, angry, and disappointed. However, you need to set a time limit on these feelings because you need to regroup and refocus your energy into passing the next time. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue … Continue reading Failing the Bar Exam: how to regroup, refocus, move forward

Changes to the California Bar Exam

The State Bar of California has announced changes to the bar exam. California has been a three-day bar exam with six one-hour essay questions, two three-hour performance tests, and the MBE. However, beginning with the July 2017 test administration, the exam will now be two days: One morning session with three one-hour essay questions. One afternoon session … Continue reading Changes to the California Bar Exam