Studying for the bar exam is among the hardest things you will have to do in your legal career. It is a test of character, to be sure. It is a test also of your endurance and dedication. Until I launched my own business, I had not gone through anything else that was quite so personal, so intensive. And now, upon reflection, I can see that many of the lessons I have learned in building my business are useful in the context of studying for the bar exam.
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Law students often wonder: Can you pass the bar exam without taking BARBRI? Short answer: Yes.
I took two bar exams, and passed, without ever doing BARBRI. Crazy, I know!
Well, it’s actually not that crazy.
Lots of people take BARBRI and fail, and plenty of people skip it, and pass.
So let’s talk about what’s really required to pass the bar, however you prepare:
If you’re studying for the bar exam, chances are you are pretty stressed going into the final month of studying. You may have questions on how to keep some sort of balance in these final weeks. Well, we’ve got answers!
Or perhaps your significant other is studying for the bar exam . . . we hope you will join us as well! We are going to be talking about tips for the bar exam significant other (and offering sympathy!).
We’d love to have you join us!
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Today we’re excited to have Lauren Fire from Mind Over Bar here to answer some questions about mentally preparing for the bar exam.
Without further ado…
Although you practiced law for a number of years, your passion is now mindfulness and the law. How did you discover this passion?
Today I wanted to share with you my thoughts about The Multistate Digest – Passing the Bar Exam by Alfred Zappala (affiliate link). I am always interested in checking out MBE tools because the MBE is such a struggle for most of us. Mr. Zappala was nice enough to send me a complimentary copy so I could let you know my thoughts on this as a preparation tool.
You may find it funny that I have posed this question here on my blog, but I am hoping that students studying for the bar exam will read on (and, besides, I use social media to spread the word about my blog).
I have been thinking a lot about how social media can help and/or hinder our bar studying. This topic came up while I was reading Jessica Klein’s interview with us last week. There she commented,
“[My] first [tip] for studying is to cut out as much, if not all, technology and social networking as possible while studying.”