Two. More. Weeks. You're tired, excited, scared, cautiously optimistic, not ready, ready to get it over with. You have all of the feelings. This is not the time to ramp it up. This is where we put all of your training into practice. Although you might make a few adjustments or focus on a few problem … Continue reading Two Weeks ’til the Bar Exam
It's February. The bar exam is real. You don't feel ready. Thanks to the commercial bar prep progress bar, you know exactly how many lectures you’ve watched, the number of MBE questions answered, and practice essays you’ve done. But can you remember the last time you got dressed? Not sweats. Real clothes. Do you have … Continue reading Self-Care During Bar Prep
A year ago a friend posted something on social media that made an impact on me. He wrote: instead of saying “I don’t have time,” say “I don’t prioritize this.” We are really good at complaining about our own status quo but when it comes time to do something about it, we make up an … Continue reading To-Do List to Promote Productivity
Welcome to 2018! Since you are probably in full bar prep mode, you might not have even realized it's a new year. Even if you didn't partake in any festivities or celebrations, you don't have to miss out on all the New Year's traditions. You can make a New Year's resolution. We all want to … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Three Thing to Give Up in Order to Move Forward
Commercial bar prep has officially begun. First-time takers should be studying full-time for the next nine weeks. This is not optional. This is brain science. This is common sense. If you want to pass the test you have to prepare for it. In order to prepare you need time. The bar exam is often analogized … Continue reading Training. Time. Grit.
This is a guest blog by a recent law school grad who failed the bar exam and chose to take it again. Spoiler alert- the person passed the second time. Bar exam results day You woke up on Friday, October 27 at 6:45am, if you even slept at all. You go to the Supreme Court … Continue reading When You Fail the Bar Exam
Many third year law students believe they have good time management skills. This conclusion is usually based on a false premise: grades. Just as grades are not feedback for learning, grades are not indicative of time management skills. You may have gotten an A in a class but this is merely the outcome. It means … Continue reading Knowing How to Manage Your Time