The Multi-State Bar Exam, or MBE for short, is often the most dreaded portion of the bar exam. As law students and lawyers, we’re comfortable handling the ambiguities in drafting an extended analysis and pointing out every counterargument. But with multiple choice, we don’t get to make a case to the bar examiners why our answer is correct. We simply have to pick the one and only correct choice. [Read more…] about How to Learn from Your MBE Mistakes
Real Property questions can be a real source of stress as you go to prepare for the bar exam. The questions require a detailed knowledge of Real Property law, and often turn on the tiniest of details in the rules. Even though Real Property might make you cringe, it can be a great place to pick up points on the bar exam. The very thing that can make Real Property questions daunting—the need to really know the rules—means that targeted studying and memorization can really boost your scores on these questions. [Read more…] about Tackling Real Property MBE Questions
When bar exam season is in full swing, you spend countless waking hours mulling over multiple choice questions for the Multistate Bar Exam. And for good reason. The questions are notoriously difficult, and you have to get a passing score on the MBE in your jurisdiction to be admitted to the bar. The MBE tests Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Evidence, Real Property, Torts, and Criminal Law & Procedure.
Although the bar examiners have lumped Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure into one category, these question types are distinct and require their own approaches. While you may approach a Criminal Law question in a similar manner to a Torts question, Criminal Procedure questions are more akin to a Constitutional Law or Civil Procedure analysis.
The Multistate Bar Exam, one of the most daunting portions of the bar, contains a total of 200 questions, 175 of which are scored. But by breaking down the study topics into manageable pieces and understanding the number of questions asked in each category, you can streamline your bar review process. In this post, we’ll talk about how you can approach Torts MBE questions to boost your score. [Read more…] about Tackling Torts MBE Questions
The MBE tests seven different subjects, including Constitutional Law. Like the other topics covered on the MBE, out of the 175 scored MBE questions, 25 of those questions will be Constitutional Law questions. Here’s the breakdown in questions that you can expect to see on exam day: [Read more…] about How to Approach Constitutional Law MBE Questions
The Multistate Bar Exam can be a nightmare for bar exam takers, especially with the myriad topics covered on the MBE. The MBE tests seven different subjects: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Evidence, Real Property, Torts, and Criminal Law and Procedure. Of those subjects, Criminal Law and Procedure can be especially daunting because it essentially combines two subject matters into one. [Read more…] about Approaching Criminal Law Questions on the MBE