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.
Studying for the bar exam was stressful but so is waiting for results. Some jurisdictions have already posted results but many bar takers are still waiting to find out whether they passed or failed. Ohio releases bar exam results at 7am on the last Friday of October. Regardless of when you find out, as that date … Continue reading Waiting For Bar Exam Results
The bar exam is over. Years of school and months of focused preparation came down to 2+ days. You did everything you could and now you have to believe it was enough. You've got a few months before bar exam results will be released so what are you supposed to do now? Do not look back … Continue reading The Bar Exam is Over. Now What?
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