It’s never too early for 3L students to start thinking about bar exam preparation, especially if you’re sitting for the February exam. As you start your final year of law school, here are a few things you should think about now.
Graduation Requirement and Bar Electives
Each school is different, and it is likely you will have no problem completing everything for graduation. However, it is still important to break out that student handbook and make sure you have a plan to get everything done. Here’s what to think about.
Know Your State Bar Admission Requirements
It’s a good idea to decide as early as possible where you think you are going to take the bar exam. If you are still job hunting in different states, this may not be possible for you, but many students at this point will know where they plan to sit for the bar exam (especially in huge states like California). Read more here.
Get Your Bar Admission Paperwork Together
Most states have some sort of application for bar admission. Some are called “moral character” and some are called just simply an application for admission. Regardless, they typically require you to compile massive amounts of information about your life. Read more here.
Selecting the Right Bar Review Provider
Many students have mentioned to us that, in hindsight, they don’t think they selected the right bar provider for them. Instead, they selected the bar review course that happened to have a table in their law school hallway or a course that they knew someone else had taken. So how do you select the right provider for you? We have suggestions here.
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