The words Uniform Bar Exam – or UBE – have been in the news quite a bit recently with respect to bar exam requirements and whether it will replace existing state exams. The test is currently administered in 14 states and will expand into New York and Kansas in 2016. To learn more about the exam, Lee put together a few posts over on About.com about the UBE and how it may affect you. [Read more…] about What is the Uniform Bar Exam?
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Studying for the bar exam often involves some information-overload—especially if you’re using a typical once-size-fits-all bar review program that requires day-by-day checklists. More often than not, the students we see in these types of programs feel completely overwhelmed and are already behind on their checklists by this time in the bar study period. [Read more…] about Drinking from a Fire Hose? How Simplifying Can Help You Study for the Bar
Every bar season around the first week of July, bar studiers everywhere start melting down — like clockwork. Why does this occur? Well, you might just wake up one morning and realize you may no longer have time to hit each subject twice. You might do particularly poorly on an essay or MBE practice exam and think to yourself, “I’m never going to learn enough law to pass in a few short weeks.” [Read more…] about It’s Not Too Late to Get the Help You Need to Pass the Bar
Today’s guest post is from Larry Opalewski, lawyer and author of “The Bar Exam Trainer.” Welcome, Larry!
When preparing for the bar exam, everyone knows that you need to spend many hours learning the law. Most also know that you should create a daily schedule to ensure that you make the best use of your bar prep time. But what many bar preppers don’t know or don’t act on is that how you take care of your body during bar prep has a direct effect on how effectively your brain learns and recalls information. Below, I will show you why your lifestyle is critically important during your bar prep. [Read more…] about Exercise for Your Brain – Advice From The Bar Exam Trainer
Today we welcome Lauren Fire, the creator of Mind Over Bar, which is a program that teaches only the mental tools that you need to get the best out of yourself, get out of your own way, and pass. She is sharing with us some tips to overcome fear when studying for the bar exam. Welcome, Lauren! [Read more…] about How to Beat Fear During Bar Exam Study
It is now just weeks until the California bar exam — scary, I know. And yet, I know some of you out there are still procrastinating with your practice work. This guy even watched 76 hours of the same movie over and over again rather than study! Comfortable? Sure. Helpful? Absolutely not! [Read more…] about How to Pass the Bar by Doing What Makes You the Most Uncomfortable