Many moons ago, I used to play tennis on my high school tennis team. I was okay, not great, but I was on the varsity team. To be honest, tennis wasn’t my passion, but if you played on a sports team at my high school, you didn’t have to take PE, which freed up a class period for music (which was truly my passion in high school). So, tennis it was. [Read more…] about Why the Bar Exam Is Like Playing Tennis
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Part of any quality bar review program is getting feedback on essays. Some bar review programs give feedback on a few essays and some provide unlimited feedback. Feedback is great because it can indicate where you are going wrong and validate what you are doing right. Feedback is a huge part of the work I do with my private bar students. But sometimes for bar studiers feedback becomes less about the feedback and more about the score on the practice exam. And bad scores can send you down an anxiety spiral, which is counterproductive and only feeds the fear surrounding this test. So, what do you do? [Read more…] about Don’t Get Fixated on Practice Scores
It is my pleasure to welcome back to the blog Elena DuCharme to chat about mindset and the bar exam. Elena is a lawyer turned performance coach who works with bar studiers to help them conquer fear and anxiety and find bar exam success. [Read more…] about Should You Start Thinking About Your Bar Exam Mental State Now?
Happy holidays! Whether you are traveling to see family and friends this holiday or having a quiet celebration at home, the holidays are a time to relax, spend time with the people we love and enjoy ourselves (at least that is how I feel about the holidays). [Read more…] about Enjoy the Holidays (Even While Studying for the Bar Exam)
It is my pleasure to welcome back to the blog Elena DuCharme to chat about mindset and the bar exam. Elena is a lawyer turned performance coach who works with bar studiers to help them conquer fear and anxiety and find bar exam success. [Read more…] about Can Yoga or Walking Help You Pass the Bar Exam?
Here at the Bar Exam Toolbox, we spend a lot of time talking about the mental game of studying for the bar exam. We think this is really important, and if you are struggling, we invite you to review these helpful posts here.
But today I want to share something that I often see happen to bar studiers — first timers or repeat takers. They come down with a case of bar exam study panic. [Read more…] about How to Deal With Bar Exam Study Panic