Finishing law school is a daunting but exciting time of your life. There are so many moving parts, deadlines, and steps you must take before you are able to practice law. And since there is a lot of confusing information out there, it can be challenging to figure out what you need to do when, what is important, or even what is required! Preparing for the bar is a confusing and difficult time in every law student’s life. Fortunately, I have been navigating through it and am gearing up to take the bar in July. In order to assist you in some of this huge but exciting change, I have answered some questions that you may be asking in thinking about bar prep. Hopefully these answers will shed some light on what bar prep is all about and will make you feel more prepared for your next steps! [Read more…] about Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered – Bar Prep
Law students’ least favorite activity: preparing for the bar exam. This is the most dreaded and stressed about exam that all law students must eventually take if they wish to practice law. Although many law students avoid talking about the bar exam, eventually law school ends and bar exam prep begins. This exam determines your future in the legal profession and preparing for the bar is a serious matter. Preparing early is the key to success on the bar. Securing your bar prep course is probably one of the best ways to prepare for the bar. So what are these courses and how do you choose from all of the choices? Here is a guide to help you decide on your bar prep provider. [Read more…] about Choosing Bar Prep Providers
Everyone’s favorite topic: the bar exam, the greatest two-day exam ever! But really, the most dreaded exam that every law student suffers through in order to put that “Esq.” at the end of their name. Basically, everyone’s least favorite topic to talk about but most important thing to think about. Although law students want to avoid worrying about the bar exam, it is the eventual conclusion of you law school journey, and it is important to consider, especially in your last year of law school. However, law school is this insane time in your life with all of the classes, preparation, studying, and exams. So what is a law student to do? Do you work hard at preparing early? Or is it okay to start late and catch-up later? This is the tale of the two law students and what the difference is in preparing for the exam. [Read more…] about Bar Exam: Starting Early vs Starting Late – The Tale of Two Law Students
Twas the summer before third year and all through the law school not a 3L was studying, not even for the bar. The summer before your 3L year is an interesting time in a law student’s life. Many rising 3Ls are busy in their summer positions, typically full-time at a law firm or with a judge. However, it is also the last summer before going out into the real world to be practicing attorneys or studying to for the bar exam in July. So, many law students want to enjoy their 3L summer rather than worrying about school and the dreaded bar exam once the semester begins. [Read more…] about Twas the Summer Before 3L – What To Do To Prepare For the Bar Exam
The bar exam, one scary last final that a majority of law school students take following graduation. This closed-book exam seems like a far off nightmare that many law students try to avoid thinking about at all costs. However, the bar exam does not have to terrify you, nor should it. Steps to combat this fear begin simply: early preparation throughout law school.