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California Bar Exam: Trouble Spots and How to Conquer Them

By Steve Levin, BARBRI Senior Director of Essay Testing Unless you’ve already taken a different U.S. bar exam, the California Bar Exam probably is unlike any exam you’ve ever taken in your life. It’s certainly more expansive than any exam you faced in law school and makes finals week look like child’s play. Imagine preparing […]

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 […]

New York Bar Exam: How to Apply for Eligibility without a 3-Year Law Degree

By Aoife Keenan, LL.B., LL.M. Legal Advisor, BARBRI  I started working with BARBRI in 2015. At the time, I was not aware of the U.S. route to qualification. Naturally, as a law student, I was intrigued. The thought of qualifying in two jurisdictions was really appealing to me. I had always been interested in working […]

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 […]

International Student Sits New York Bar: A Personal Insight

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI Having recently sat the New York Bar Exam in July 2018, I can certainly tell you that was the most difficult legal examination I have sat to date. Having arrived at JFK Airport from London Heathrow a week before the exam, I felt it important to be in a […]

The One Thing You Need to Know / Do to Pass the Bar Exam

By Sam Farkas, Esq, BARBRI Curriculum Architect and Instructor As you approach the bar exam, you’re likely to hear all kinds of “quick fix” advice, which often sounds something like, “to pass, all you really need to do is ________.” You are a trained critical thinker, so hopefully, any bar success claim beginning with, “all […]

The New York Bar Exam: A Guide for Foreign Applicants

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI So you want to be a U.S.-qualified, state of New York attorney? Want to add a glamorous qualification to your CV? Thinking of emigrating to the states? Perhaps want to practice in New York?  You have arrived at the right place. This article will provide you an overview of […]

New York Bar… The Advantages and Disadvantages for UK students

Hemant Chauhan, Legal Coordinator — BARBRI  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 varied […]