Year after year students ask me if they should work during bar prep. My response is always the same: only work during the 10 weeks of bar prep if you need to. Do not confuse wants and needs. Do not confuse “I (think I) can do it” with “I have to do it.” If you … Continue reading Working During Bar Prep
You've invested a LOT of time, money, and effort into law school. The bar exam is supposed to be a test of minimum competency of basic legal knowledge and skills. In theory, you should be able to prepare and pass on your own. In reality, you need the help of a commercial bar prep company. … Continue reading The Value of Commercial Bar Prep
The March MPRE is less than 2 weeks away. Way back in January when you registered for the exam you swore you were going to start studying early. No waiting until the last minute for you. Here you are in mid-March and that MPRE prep book is still in the back of your car where … Continue reading MPRE: The Process of Preparing
If you plan on taking the July 2018 OHIO bar exam, then continue reading. Ohio has a two-step application process: (1) Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission (C&F Application); and (2) Bar Exam Application by April 2, 2018. The C&F Application is due in mid-November of your second year of law school and results in provisional … Continue reading Ohio Bar Exam Application
The bar exam is over. It's a bit anti-climactic. Twenty years of school, hundreds of tests and papers, thousands of hours of studying and it's finally over. You walk outside the test center and you're not quite sure what to do. For the first time in what seems like forever, you don't have to know … Continue reading I Finished the Bar Exam, Now What?