It’s time to channel your inner Rocky and jump in front of a mirror. It’s time to go crazy with the post-it notes on your bathroom mirror. Light some candles. Hit the treadmill. Crack open that brand new agenda you spent way too much money on but, “it’s worth it because it has a kitten on the front!” Go ahead, do all of these things and more because the season you are about to embark on is not for the unprepared. Welcome to the weeks before your bar examination studying begins. And if you’re like me, welcome to the 24 hours between graduation and Day 1. May the odds be ever in your favor. [Read more…] about Clearing Your Mental ‘Palate’ – It’s Bar Exam Time
As I write this I keep hearing that lyric “mo’ money, mo’ problems.” Yet, during bar preparation I had nearly no money and a bar study problem. At the outset, I would like the record to reflect I am in no way an expert on how to manage money. This article comes simply from my finger tips to your eyes as someone who penny and dimed it during bar prep.
There are many different approaches to managing your budget during the time you are without a steady income. Even if you do hold down a part time job (kudos to you), it can still be a bumpy road until you are fully employed. Either way, I hand over my tidbits on a platter. [Read more…] about Managing Your Budget During Bar Preparation
There are probably a million ways I could start this post. But if you are reading this, the only appropriate opening is a congratulations! You finished the bar exam.
While a congratulations is a nice thing to hear, the words may fall flat in the weeks after completing the bar exam. But why? The world is full of congratulations, and I can’t remember the last time it wasn’t music to my ears after completing something I had spent countless hours working towards – a sporting event, a musical performance, even just at graduation after completing my law school career. So why does it feel like one of the biggest feats in your (or my) life not worthy of such recognition? [Read more…] about Post Bar Exam Depression – Join the Club