We are pleased to welcome back Brian Hahn to the Bar Exam Toolbox. Brian is the founder of Make This Your Last Time, and is a second-time passer of the California bar exam and is here today to share five things he did differently the second time around taking the bar exam. Welcome, Brian! [Read more…] about 5 Things I Did Differently the Second Time to Pass the Bar Exam
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We are pleased to welcome Brian Hahn to the Bar Exam Toolbox. Brian is the founder of Make This Your Last Time, and is a second-time passer of the California bar exam and is here today to share a few memorization tips when it comes to the bar exam. Welcome, Brian! [Read more…] about Memorization as Simple as 1, 2, 3
If you are sitting for the Bar Exam in February (or anytime after February 2015), you want to make sure that you are ready for the new Civil Procedure questions. The MBE will be including Civil Procedure, now making it the “Big Seven” MBE subjects instead of the traditional “Big Six.” [Read more…] about Are You Ready for Civil Procedure on the MBE?
If you missed part one of our series on whether to study for the bar exam while waiting for results, hop on over and read it. Today, we offer three more scenarios to help you decide whether to start studying sooner rather than later! [Read more…] about More Reasons to Study for the Bar Exam While Waiting for Results
You’ve now had some time since the bar exam to recover. Hopefully you have gotten back to the life you were forced to neglect during the study period. Maybe you have even taken a vacation or bar trip of some kind, which we definitely recommend! [Read more…] about To Study or Not to Study? When Waiting for Bar Results, That is the Question
In California, some law students find themselves needing to study for and take the First Year Law Students’ Exam (also known as the Baby Bar or FYLSE). Although this exam might not sound very challenging (it is only one day and covers only three subject areas), the pass rates are painfully low: June 2013 had a 24.1 percent overall pass rate (26.7 percent for first-time takers) and October 2013 had a 19.2 percent overall pass rate (23.5 percent for first-time takers).
So the question becomes why do students perform so poorly on the Baby Bar. Here are the top five reasons I believe people fail the Baby Bar. [Read more…] about Four Reasons People Fail the California Baby Bar