The March MPRE is 2 weeks away. This might be your first time taking the MPRE or it might be your second. Let's make it the last. The way to do that is simple- put in the time and effort. You might not want to study but it's better than the alternative of spending another … Continue reading The MPRE: Prepare & Pass
The last week of bar prep is finally here. It's been a long two months and you're probably physically and mentally tired. Your ability to focus is starting to seep away and it's only going to get worse as the week goes on. This is completely normal and it's what should be happening. Your brain … Continue reading It’s OK to Talk to Yourself
This is the point of bar prep where you have to push through the uncertainties. Although you don't need an A or the exam or have to get a perfect score on every essay, you do have to demonstrate your knowledge of rules and how they apply to specific fact situations. It's more than being … Continue reading Long Term Learning Strategies for the Bar Exam
You had a plan for bar prep- you were going to start early and study every day. You thought you you could get through 3-4 hours of lecture videos, read the commercial outlines, review your notes, and do 50 MBE questions and 2-3 essays under exam conditions. Even if you can do this once, it's … Continue reading Bar Prep: Focus on the Process
The sweet spot of study time for any bar exam is 10 weeks. This is easy for those taking a July exam because you can start mid-May after exams and graduation. However, for the February exam, 10 weeks of study time means starting Dec 17th (some commercial bar prep companies do have this as the … Continue reading When Should I Start Studying for the Bar?
You don't have to start studying for the February 2019 bar exam just yet but you do have to start planning for it. Your commercial bar prep company provides a detailed study schedule and following (most of) it is certainly a large part of what it takes to pass the bar exam. Also important is … Continue reading Planning for Bar Prep
The August 2018 Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) is this Saturday and it's not hard to pass... IF you take the time to prepare. The MPRE is like 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 … Continue reading Studying for the MPRE