When should you take the bar exam? When you’re ready! Sure, lots of people sit for the bar right out of law school and pass, but lots don’t. If you’re wondering whether to sit for the next bar exam, read on.
Should You Take the Next Bar Exam?
- Five Tips For Repeat Bar Takers If you're taking the bar after a previous failure you need to adjust some things from how you did them last time. We're looking at some advice for changes you can make if you're taking the bar exam again.
- How to Handle a Bar Exam Failure The unbelievable happened – you failed the bar exam. Now what? While you are entitled to a little “pity me” time, how you move on from this set back will determine whether you can hope for a different result the next time around.
- Top Five Reasons Why People Really Fail the Bar Exam It’s probably every law student’s worst fear: failing the bar exam. We break down the top five reasons why it really happens.
- Mentally Preparing to Study for the Bar Exam After a Failure (or Two) We're looking at what you can do to prepare for re-taking the bar exam.
- The Five Steps of Mourning a Disappointing Bar Exam Result There are few events in life that seem to carry as much pressure as the bar exam. In other words, the bar exam is a really, really big deal – both personally and professionally – to most students. We cover the five steps of mourning this difficult time.
- The Next Bar Exam: Should You Run the Race or Sit this One Out? If you failed the bar exam, you may be considering taking some time off. If you’re a first-time taker, you may be wondering if taking this upcoming exam is right for you. For all of you who haven’t determined what your next few months will look like, here are some red flags to consider in deciding whether to take the next bar exam.
- To Study or Not to Study? When Waiting for Bar Results, That is the Question You finished the bar exam, but you can't help but wonder: did I study hard enough? Will I pass? These thoughts are normal, but they might have you debating whether or not to unearth your outlines and begin anew. In this first of two posts, we offer a few scenarios that may describe how you’re feeling post-bar exam.
- I Just Failed the Bar. Should I Take the Next Bar Offered or Take a Break? If you failed the bar exam, you probably have a deadline to sign up for the next test. In this post we explain why we think you should take the next bar exam offered instead of waiting. Read our thoughts on this important decision!
- I Failed the Bar Exam. Should I Try to Take the Exam in a Different State? This is a common question that comes up for bar applicants who have failed the bar exam. And like most topics in the legal realm, the answer is: it depends. Find out what's right for you in this post.
- Yikes! I Failed the Bar Exam. Should I Take It Again? If you're one of the thousands upon thousands of disappointed bar takers around the country, we've got some advice to help you navigate your post-results situation and set yourself up for bar exam success in the future!
- MBE Trouble? Tips for Studying Again If you recently found out that you didn’t pass the bar exam, we're sorry to hear that. But as you get ready to study again, we want you to make the best preparation plans possible. To help, MBE expert Sean Silverman shares some tips on how to study to raise your MBE scores.
- When Should You Start Studying for the Next Bar Exam? If you received disappointing results on the bar exam, you might be eager to start studying immediately for the next exam. While it's great to be enthusiastic, we don't recommend jumping right back in to studying.
- You Failed the Bar Exam: Eight Tips to Figure Out What Went Wrong If you received bad bar exam news, one of the first things you need to do is identify what went wrong. You'll be amazed at how much you can learn by looking at your score report and thinking back to the exam experience. Read our step-by-step guide!
- Failed the Bar? Call a Therapist How you deal with post-bar result stress is the primary determinant of how quickly you'll pick yourself up and try again. Here's why we think seeking professional help during this period of time is a great idea.