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.
Registration for the 2018 MPRE opens today. You may register for any of the 2018 exam administrations between now and the registration deadline. Below are the 2018 test dates and registration deadlines: Test Date Regular Registration Deadline Fee: $95 Late Registration Deadline Fee: $190 March 24 February 1 February 8 August 11 June 21 June … Continue reading 2018 MPRE
A few weeks ago I joined a twitter discussion about the problems with banning laptops in the classroom. I taught high school for almost a decade before going to law school, so I definitely have an on the matter and was not too shy about it. Adam Music, Web Editor for the ABA Law Student … Continue reading Banning Laptops is Not the Way to Improve Student Learning
Question: If the February bar exam is three months from now and commercial bar prep doesn’t start for another four weeks, why should you start thinking about it now? Answer: Because the February bar exam is only three months away and now is the time to start planning and getting organized. You can’t just wake … Continue reading Plan to Pass the February Bar Exam
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
New Policy on Seat Assignments for the New York Bar Exam According to the New York Board of Law Examiners (BOLE) website, the BOLE has changed its policy concerning Test Center assignments. In the past, test center assignments were based on an applicant's residential address. Beginning with the February 2018 exam, seating is no longer … Continue reading New York Bar Exam Update
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