The key to passing the bar exam is timed practice, but it can be hard to know exactly when to start doing partial or full practice exams. Although no two students are exactly alike and everyone has a different study schedule, we tell most of our bar exam students to start practicing under timed conditions as early as possible. If you’re working on developing a schedule for completing partial or full practice exams, here a few strategies to consider. [Read more…] about When You Should Start Doing Partial or Full Practice Exams
In the days leading up to the bar exam, you may feel increased anxiety. This is no surprise — by the time the bar exam approaches, you’ve spent months studying and preparing for one of the most challenging academic experiences of your life. It’s important to have a plan in place to manage your anxiety in the days before the bar exam. Being proactive about this can help you minimize stress and reduce your fears about the test and achieve a passing score. [Read more…] about How to Manage Your Anxiety in the Days Before the Bar Exam
Studying for the bar exam is among the most challenging academic experiences you’ll ever endure. Most first-time takers begin bar study immediately after finishing three rigorous years of law school. And for repeat takers, preparing for the bar exam typically begins after getting the difficult news that a prior bar exam attempt was unsuccessful.
The process of fully preparing for the bar exam takes months, and many people start to feel burnt out in the last month of bar study. If you’re experiencing burnout as the bar exam nears, you can take steps to combat these feelings and restore your energy before you walk into the testing center to sit for the exam.
Here are five ways to beat burnout in the last month of bar study.