You’ve been studying hard for the bar exam, you’re deep into memorization and sample essays, practicing self-care, and getting plenty of sleep. Maybe you feel like you have everything under control, and maybe you feel like you’re just barely keeping your head above water (that’s ok, most bar exam takers feel this way from time to time!). Regardless, here’s a productive study break you should put on your calendar at least a week before the bar exam: preparing for exam day.
There may not be a single right way for everyone to study for the bar exam, but there are certainly good practices and mistakes to avoid. Given the limitations on time most of us face in studying for the bar exam, it is important to weed out bad habits early and not waste time on studying mistakes. Here are six common mistakes to avoid for a more productive bar exam prep: