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The Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers

The Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers. A look at all things related to the bar exam with your host, Jackson Mumey, owner of Celebration Bar Review. Episodes include interviews with successful bar exam students, exam review and analysis and preparation suggestions and tips to help you pass your bar exam.
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Nov 24, 2020

The Oct 2020 one-day Florida Bar Exam results were released this week and it was not good news for many applicants. While first-time pass rates were 71%, the repeat pass rate was around 20%. Here's the first look at the results and what they mean. Plus, we review the updated NY Bar Exam admission rules and the new jurisdictions announcing an online test in Feb 2021.

Episode 336 Video Version

NCBE Bar Admissions Guide

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BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

 

Nov 20, 2020

Chris had taken the Alabama (UBE) Bar Exam and narrowly failed on multiple attempts. Then he found Celebration Bar Review and decided to "take his last shot" with Jackson Mumey and the techniques for success on the bar. In spite of the challenges of studying and taking the test in the COVID-19 world, his efforts paid off! Chris got a 264 overall with a 147 MBE score to easily pass! Here's the inspiring story in his own words...

Episode 335 Video Version

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BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

 

Nov 13, 2020

Jurisdictions around the country wasted no time jumping on the online bar exam bandwagon for 2021. Days after the NCBE offered a full-length online bar exam option, 15 states have announced plans for an online Feb test. What that means for bar takers - expert analysis and advice from Celebration Bar Review .

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Episode 334 Video Version

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

 

Nov 6, 2020

In the aftermath of the 2020 bar exams, decisions are being made quickly for the Feb 2021 tests. New York announced a series of restrictions for applicants, and several large states declared their tests will be given online rather than in person. Expert analysis and insight to help you plan for the upcoming exams.

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Episode 333 Video Version

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

 

Oct 22, 2020

Following the surprise announcement that California would be giving their Feb 2021 bar exam in an online format, the NCBE suddenly backtracked on their previous reluctance to administer an online exam. In a bombshell announcement, the NCBE said that they would offer the Feb 2021 Bar Exams in both in-person and online formats. Here's what that means to bar takers as they prepare for the next exams.

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Episode 331 Video Version

BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

 

Oct 16, 2020

The Oct Bar Exams are finally over, but apparently, the drama is just beginning. Following a shocking choice of exam topics in Florida, California announced an online test in Feb 2021, even without the approval of the NCBE. Our experts break down the news and look to 2021 and what these actions will mean for bar takers nationally.

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Episode 330 Video Version

BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Oct 8, 2020

The Oct "Plan B" Bar Exams have been completed and now we wait for the final test of the season in Florida. Our experts recap the online tests given on Oct 5-6 and look forward to the Oct 13 FL test. Here's our first look at what was tested and what to expect in Florida and in 2021.

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Episode 329 Video Version

BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Oct 1, 2020

Days ahead of the Oct 5-6 Bar Exams, we asked students what their "biggest challenges" were in preparation for the test. Here are the responses and our suggestions to help overcome the challenges for a successful outcome. Plus, we look at the latest changes and updates in the rules and procedures for the upcoming tests.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 328 Video Version

BarMaps™ From Celebration Bar Review

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study™

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Sep 26, 2020

With less than a month remaining until the final bar exams of 2020 are completed, the bar exam world has moved into the "Upside Down." Plagued by software problems, scoring mysteries, and an unending series of logistical challenges, bar takers are facing an uncertain month ahead. The experts at Celebration Bar Review assess the state of the exams and look forward to what's coming in 2021.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 327 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Sep 19, 2020

As the October exams draw closer, the NCBE and ExamSoft continue to face problems with test administration. The latest difficulty is with how to manage the logistics of an online performance test. Our experts break down the news and look at solutions to the "scratch paper" dilemma.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 326 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Sep 12, 2020

In another unprecedented week for the bar exam, first July results were released and encouraging, but uncertainty persists over the Oct tests. Lingering questions about whether and how the Oct bar exams can be administered still remain to be answered. Insights, analysis, and a rundown of all the bar exam news from the experts at Celebration Bar Review.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 325 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Sep 5, 2020

In anticipation of the upcoming Oct online bar exams, states began sending out instructions to applicants. The upshot? "Don't Act Weird!" What that means in practical terms - insight and analysis about the upcoming tests from Celebration Bar Review experts.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 323 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

 

Aug 29, 2020

As Bar Examiners around the country try to cope with Covid-19 for the 2020 exams, it was another week of chaos for bar takers. Florida announced a new exam date and scope of topics, several states dropped ILG as their online test proctor and the possibility of open-book tests grew larger. Details and analysis from Celebration Bar Review experts.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 323 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

 

Aug 22, 2020

In the wake of a late-night "Sunday Surrender" email, the Florida Bar Exam was canceled just days before it was to be given and again rescheduled to sometime in October 2020. Here's why it happened and what to expect in the coming weeks. Insight and analysis from Celebration Bar Review's Florida Bar Experts.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 322 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Aug 17, 2020

The Aug 19 Florida Bar Exam has been canceled and will be offered sometime in October. The "Sunday Surrender" caught many people off-guard and left a lot of unanswered questions for bar takers. Here's our update on the situation and suggestions for how to proceed towards the rescheduled October 2020 Exam.

For information about our Abundance for Bar Study MasterClass (discussed in this video) visit: https://celebareview.samcart.com/products/abundance/

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 320 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Aug 15, 2020

Days before the scheduled Aug 19 Florida Bar Exam, it became clear that the online test provider, ILG was unable to securely proctor the test. While Florida students waited in limbo for direction, Nevada and Louisiana gave up and provided open book email exams instead. Our experts break down the events of the week and what may come in the next few days.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 320 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Aug 8, 2020

The online one-day Florida Bar Exam is scheduled for Aug 19 and in this episode, Jackson and Megan answer student questions about the test and how to prepare. We look at the risk of cheating created by the new rules and offer insights and tips for bar takers in Florida and elsewhere!

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 319 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Aug 1, 2020

As students gathered in person in over 20 states to take the July bar exams, the rest of the bar exam world was rocked with news of open book and eMail tests to be offered in the fall. Jackson and Megan talk about the implications of these changes and how to prepare for a new world of bar exam testing. 

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 318 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Jul 25, 2020

Following California's decision to reschedule their bar exam to an online Oct 5-6 test date, the past week saw many other bar exams making the same switch. October has become the preferred date for states including NY, Ohio, Illinois and others. Details and insights about what these changes mean to bar applicants.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 317 Video Version

New MasterClass: Abundance For Bar Study

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Jul 18, 2020

Just a few days before the scheduled July 2020 Bar Exams, big changes were announced for the California and New York Bar Exams. California moved to an online shortened exam in October and for now, NY has canceled their test. Here are the details and analysis from Celebration Bar Review experts.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 316 Video Version

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

Jul 11, 2020

With just weeks until the scheduled July 2020 Bar Exams, jurisdictions around the country continued to announce changes, cancellations, and new additions to the testing schedule. It was a week of twists and turns that left bar takers wondering when, or if, there will be a bar exam in 2020. Megan and Jackson break down the latest news and offer insights and analysis of the week's events.

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Episode 315 Video Version

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

New Multistate Nutshell Videos

Calm and Health Paraliminal Set

Paraliminal Pack Order Page

Holosync Order Page

Free Consultation with Jackson

NCBE COVID-19 Update

Successful Student Case Studies

Order PhotoReading for your Celebration Bar Review Course

PhotoReading for the Bar Exam™ Bootcamp

 

Jul 6, 2020

Over the July 4 weekend, the Texas Bar Examiners made a surprise announcement, canceling the July 28-29 Bar Exam, keeping an in-person Sep 9-10 test, and adding an online test for Oct 5-6. Here are the details and analysis from Celebration Bar Review

For more information about updates from each jurisdiction, visit our webpage at https://www.celebrationbarreview.com/july-2020-exam-changes/

Links in this Episode:

Texas Announcement

Episode 314 Video Version

ALL NEW Webinar: Now Is The Best Time To Take The Bar Exam

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