We're two weeks out from the bar exam and it's time to find your Flow. Finding your Flow is what athletes refer to as "the zone" and its when you to do your best work and are most productive. It requires being able to activate the subconscious part of your brain. Steven Kotler, author of … Continue reading Finding Your Bar Exam Flow
At this point you've probably done hundreds of MBE questions and plan to do hundreds more. If you are like most people, you think that quantity equals quality- the more MBE questions you do, the better. Getting caught up in the numbers is a rookie mistake. Just like with essays, the MBE is about the … Continue reading Using MBE Questions as a Learning Tool
You've finally finished watching commercial bar prep lectures. It's great to know you've covered everything but it's also a little unsettling because the past 5-6 weeks have been pretty predictable and structured: Get up and stumble to your laptop, watch lectures for 3-4 hours, take a break and eat lunch, review material, do practice questions, … Continue reading You’ve Finished the Lectures, Now What?
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Less than a month until the bar exam. Don’t panic. You think you need more time but you don’t. You are right on track. Besides, do you really want to prolong this? No thank you. You should be nearing the end of commercial bar prep lectures so it is time to shift from practicing how … Continue reading Practice, Practice, Perform
In the next week or two you will take your simulated MBE. Keep it in perspective think about what you're supposed to get out of the experience. Hint: it's more than a score. It's supposed to help prepare you for the actual exam experience so simulate exam conditions: Start at 9am and follow the time … Continue reading Get the Most Out of the Simulated MBE
The Multistate Bar Exam. AKA: the MBE. 200 multiple choice questions on seven subjects. Almost every jurisdiction requires it so you can't avoid it. And with almost 40 jurisdictions adopting the UBE, which weights the MBE 50% of your total bar exam score, you better learn to love it. Everyone has advice about the "best" way … Continue reading MBE Prep: Quality Matters