It’s go-time. The bar exam starts tomorrow. Do not study today. I promise it is ok: you have been studying for years. Today is better used for re-charging and resting (or pacing around). It’s time to power up for tomorrow. Take a few minutes to reflect on how much you’ve accomplished. Three years ago it took … Continue reading Running and the Bar Exam
It's the final weekend before the bar exam which means it is time to taper. Law school exams have conditioned you to study hard right up until it’s time to take the exam. However, this is not a law school exam. This is no 3 hour test where you’re allowed to use highlighters, wear watches, drink coffee, … Continue reading Bar Exam: Taper Time
Tips on Getting Into (and Staying) the Bar Zone: Get Your Brain on the Bar Exam Schedule: There is no doubt you’ll be able to wake up early on bar exam day but if your bar prep routine hasn’t quite followed an 8-6 schedule, your brain has gotten used to this lifestyle. Your brain has … Continue reading The Bar Exam: Getting in the Zone
Guest blogger Bryan Becker is a 2016 graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of law, he now lives deep within the bowels of the school and can be spotted on stormy nights in a forgotten corner of the library. I have been asked to provide some insight on how the bar exam prepares … Continue reading The Bar Exam: Testing Skills that Form the Cornerstone of the Profession
An Ode to Bar Exam Fear On July 2 check bar fear at the door. You know this crap and a whole lot more!! You’ll look at the first essay. Okay, you’re gonna dig deep. You need to grit your teeth, bite your lip 3 more days til you sleep Dig deed into your bar … Continue reading The Bar Exam Bard
The end of commercial bar prep lectures means the start of focused review and practice. It does not mean the start of memorizing your outlines, nor does it mean you spend 90% of your time reading outlines, making flashcards, etc. You need to spend at least 50% of your study time doing practice questions. Off … Continue reading Practice, Make Mistakes, Learn
You might feel a little uncomfortable because the commercial bar prep lectures are over and although you have a study schedule, you are not sure about following it exactly as given. This is a good thing because it means you have a sense of what you need to do to prepare. It means you don’t need … Continue reading Commercial Bar Prep Lectures are Over: Now What Should You Do?