As the bar exam draws nearer and you’re creating your action plan, don’t forget to think about what you’ll do after you’ve finished the first day of the exam. It’s an important, though perhaps overlooked, period of time, and there are a few things you should (and should not) do in order to ensure you’re mentally and physically prepared to tackle the next day of testing. [Read more…] about What Should I Do Between Bar Exam Days?
There’s no question that life in the immediate aftermath of the bar exam is exponentially better than life before the bar exam, but unfortunately, you’ve still got to endure the months-long wait for your results, which is its own special kind of torture. Hopefully you’ve taken a post-bar trip or spent some time relaxing in the last few weeks, but what else do you do with yourself until that fateful day arrives? While it will depend in part on what your individual circumstances are, below are a few suggestions. [Read more…] about How to Handle the Waiting Period for Bar Results
While some students secure their first post-graduate job before graduation, many are still looking after all the pomp and circumstance is over. Although it may feel like you’re the only one in the latter category, this definitely is not the case. The good news is that there are always some students who find employment between graduation and the bar exam. The bad news? If you’re hoping to be one of them, you’ll have to find a way to balance a job search and bar prep. This may seem like a daunting task, but there are several things you can do to manage it successfully. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Maintain Your Job Search While Studying for the Bar
It is the best of times and the worst of times. The excitement and sunshiny goodness of graduation (you’re finally done with law school!) all too quickly gives way to the looming black cloud of bar prep. As you’re gearing up for your bar review course, now is the time to consider whether there is anything else you can or should be doing to better position yourself for success on your first effort. Below are a few questions to ask yourself to help ensure that you are the best bar examinee you can be when that date in July rolls around. [Read more…] about Three Questions Every First-Time Bar Exam Taker Should Be Thinking About + A Social Media PSA