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How to Succeed on the MBE

By Roger Meslar, BARBRI Senior Director, Assessments and MBE Content What are three things we know about the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)? Well, with 200 questions to answer over a period of six hours, we know it’s a demanding test. With seven major areas of substantive law tested, we also know there are questions on a […]

Unraveling the Mystery of the MPT

By Marta Young, BARBRI Institutional Programs Course Instructor If just the thought of the Multistate Performance Test (lovingly called the MPT) is raising your blood pressure, trust me, you are not alone. Each bar review session, I hear from students with high levels of anxiety over this test. If you fall into this category, keep […]

Passing the New York Bar Helps Attorney Sharpen Her Global Skills

Successful foreign lawyer Alexia Maas benefits from her dual qualification as the global General Counsel for Volvo Financial Services in Greensboro, N.C. I am Alexia Maas, Senior Vice President, General Counsel for Volvo Financial Services. I lead the global Legal & Compliance Function, which supports the business across the 48 countries in which it currently […]

Making it in Manhattan

Aoife Moore Kavanagh, Associate Attorney, Law Office of James G. McCarney Making It In Manhattan Following on from the brilliant news that I had passed the New York Bar exam, I channeled all my excited energy into the next obstacle I had to overcome: Getting a job in New York City. There is no quick […]

New York Bar… The Advantages and Disadvantages for UK students

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI International The search for that elusive training contract or pupillage remains as competitive as ever. The law market is saturated with law students who have completed their respective qualifications, but unable to secure a position within a law firm or chambers. Many have impressive CVs, stellar academics, and have […]