The bar exam, every law student’s least favorite test. It is also the barrier of entry to become an attorney or other certain legal professions. Thousands of individuals sit for the bar exam every year and manage to survive! Since you are here, you likely have a ton of questions relating to the bar exam. What should you expect at the bar exam? What should you do to prepare yourself for success? How will you be able to pass?? Preparing and taking the bar exam can be a stressful and daunting task, however lucky for you, I have successfully taken and passed the bar exam! In order to assist you in this treacherous journey, I have answered some “questions” that you may be asking in regards to the bar exam. Hopefully these answers will shed some light on what the bar exam entails so that you will feel more prepared for your next steps! [Read more…] about Your Frequently Asked Questions, Answered – The Bar Exam
You have survived law school, suffered through months of bar prep, and successfully sat for the bar exam! Now, it is time for the waiting period, the time in between taking the bar exam and receiving your results! So, what do people do after the bar exam? I am sure you’ve seen the Instagram posts of people taking lavish vacations following the bar exam. Many individuals decide to take some time off for some much needed R&R after the bar exam. These trips have become known as “after bar” or “post-bar” trips. In order to help you understand what bar exam trips are, I am answering some questions about them and providing my stance on whether you should take one. I hope this helps aid you in your decision to take one or the planning of your trip! [Read more…] about After Bar Exam Trips: What Are They and My Take on Them
Congratulations! You have made it through the hardest exam of your life! You survived the bar exam. I remember how I felt after I was done with the bar exam – like a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders. I was finally done with something that caused me so much stress and anxiety. However, what awaited me following the bar was the waiting period, one of the most anxious times of my life. In order to make your life better post-bar, I have curated a list of things that I did following the bar exam that helped me through the waiting period. Here are ten things for you to do after you take the bar exam. I hope that this list helps you transition from bar prep life to the waiting period! [Read more…] about 10 Things to Do After the Bar Exam
You are gearing up to take the bar exam. You have your nose to the grindstone and have been spending your days studying since graduation. Theoretically, you know what the bar exam is like and what to expect. However, you still aren’t 100% sure how to prepare yourself or what the exam will be like! Fortunately for you, I have experienced the bar exam myself and have successfully passed the bar exam. In order to help you understand what to expect when taking the bar exam, I have curated a list of things that not everyone knows about it. Here are ten things they don’t tell you about the bar exam. I hope that this list helps you feel more prepared when test day comes. (Note: I took the Michigan bar exam a few years ago, so my advice is based on my experience in that jurisdiction. However, many jurisdictions have similar testing procedures. In any case, check your particular state’s bar examiners website for more detailed information!) [Read more…] about 10 Things They Don’t Tell You About the Bar Exam
The bar exam is right around the corner, and I’m definitely not panicking… I am taking the Michigan bar exam for the first time and suddenly my bar prep has dwindled down to the last few weeks prior to the exam. I took the month of the exam off of work (I worked after graduating while also prepping) so that I could focus on getting ready for the most important exam of my life! If you are like me and DEFINITELY not panicking, here is a day in my life while studying for the bar exam in the final month of bar prep. I hope that by giving you a look into my daily life studying it can help you in your bar prep adventure. [Read more…] about Bar Prep Perspective: A look into a day of bar prep life right before the exam!
You finished law school, graduated, and are ready to start your career, right? Unfortunately no, you are now entering one of the most dreadful periods of time in a law student’s career: bar prep. This is when your life comes to a halt and you become a studying hermit in order to pass the bar exam. So how exactly do you get yourself ready for the bar exam and successfully pass? Fortunately for you, I have navigated the treacherous fields of bar prep and victoriously passed the bar exam! In order to make your life easier in preparing for the bar, I have curated a list of things that I did to help me get prepared for the bar exam. Here are ten things for you to do to get yourself ready. I hope that this list helps you feel equipped for success on the bar exam! [Read more…] about Bar Exam Top 10 – 10 Things to do to Get Yourself Ready for the Bar Exam