Info

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.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
The Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers
2024
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2023
December
November
October
September
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2022
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2021
December
November
October
September
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2020
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: February, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

Your Biggest Challenge One Week Before the Bar Exam: Overcoming Anxiety and Building Confidence

In the latest episode of Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers, host Jackson Mumey and panelists, Briana, Tracey, and Bobga focus on tackling final preparations for the bar exam. They stress the importance of staying confident, maintaining a growth mindset, and approaching studies strategically.

The panel discusses various challenges faced by students such as test timing, memorization, exam pattern, handling writing sections, and emphasize keeping calm, focusing on patterns and relationships in laws rather than rote memory.

They also talk about not just focusing on cramming in more information, but taking care of oneself and preparing mentally for the exam day.

0:00 Episode 460
00:19 Introduction and Welcoming the Panel
00:40 Discussing the Upcoming Exam and Personal Experiences
02:20 Addressing Student Challenges and Concerns
02:38 Bootcamp
07:47 Addressing Specific Student Challenges
22:46 Effective Study Techniques and Approaches
23:01 The Importance of Review and Error Reduction
23:50 Self-Care and Mental Wellbeing During Exam Preparation
23:54 Addressing Weak Areas and Overcoming Exam Anxiety
24:27 Balancing Practice and Study in the Final Stretch
26:49 Identifying and Addressing Weak Areas in MBE Subjects
27:40 The Importance of a Growth Mindset and Confidence
30:31 The Importance of Staying Focused and Committed
30:40 Preparing for Potential Challenges on Exam Day
41:54 Final Thoughts and Encouragement Before the Exam

Video Episode 460

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!

BarMaps® From Celebration Bar Review

Calming The Chaos™ Mindset Coaching

Order PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Do Something Different! FREE Webinar

Free Consultation with Jackson

Want to know what's keeping you from success on the bar exam? Take this FREE 60-second [QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

[QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

 

 

Feb 15, 2024

Preparing for the Bar Exam: Staying Focused and Building Confidence

In this episode of the Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers, host Jackson Mumey and the coaching staff discuss how to effectively approach the upcoming Bar Exam. They emphasize the importance of adopting a growth mindset, staying focused, and balancing work, especially during the final stretch leading up to the exam. Points discussed include the efficiency of FLA (Fact Law Application) over IRAC (Issue, Rule, Application, Conclusion) in approaching exam questions, the value of scheduled self-care and the significance of maintaining a proper diet. They also shared their insights into pacing oneself in order to not burn out, how to approach essay and MBE practice tests, and the significance of building confidence and resilience. The discussion also includes the importance of taking care of one's emotional wellbeing, adopting a positive outlook and responding effectively to the stress and pressure that can affect performance.

0:00 Episode 459
00:36 Discussion on Bar Exam Preparation
00:41 Introduction and Welcoming Remarks
01:09 Introducing Guest Speakers and Topics
01:59 Insights on Learning and Exam Preparation
02:20 Mindset Coaching and Gratitude Journal Challenge
03:53 Importance of Group Coaching and Mindset
04:54 Announcements and Updates
07:54 Introduction to Live Bootcamp
10:37 Addressing Questions on Exam Preparation
15:51 Discussion on Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)
20:16 Boosting Confidence for the Exam
21:17 Strategies for Exam Preparation
22:30 Understanding the Structure of Practice Tests
25:14 The Importance of Mindset in Exam Success
28:44 Addressing Concerns about Essay Writing
35:44 Final Words of Encouragement

Video Episode 459

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!

BarMaps® From Celebration Bar Review

Calming The Chaos™ Mindset Coaching

Order PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Do Something Different! FREE Webinar

Free Consultation with Jackson

Want to know what's keeping you from success on the bar exam? Take this FREE 60-second [QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

[QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

 

 

 

Feb 8, 2024

The hosts, Jackson Mumey and Tracey Dawson discuss preparation strategies for the upcoming bar exam, three weeks away. They mention multiple tools and techniques for efficient studying, emphasizing the importance of using every resource provided. Tracey shares an anecdote about her career and imparts advice on tackling anxiety through proper preparation. Jackson provides a plan for the final weeks of study, stressing the crucial role of deliberate, intentional work in achieving success.

0:00 Episode 458
00:19 Introduction and Announcements
00:45 Group Coaching Calls and Exam Preparations
00:51 Exam Trend Lines and Predictions
03:20 Live Bar Prep Bootcamp Announcement
08:04 Addressing Student Questions and Concerns
13:36 Essay Writing Tips and Techniques
17:39 The Importance of Structuring Your Legal Arguments
17:41 Common Mistakes in Writing Legal Essays
19:53 The Power of Preparation: Becoming a 'Law Dog'
22:37 Understanding the Professional Responsibility Exam
29:02 The Final Stretch: Preparing for the Bar Exam
34:09 Closing Remarks and Encouragement

Want to know what's keeping you from success on the bar exam? Take this FREE 60-second [QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

[QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

Video Episode 458

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!

BarMaps® From Celebration Bar Review

Calming The Chaos™ Mindset Coaching

Order PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Do Something Different! FREE Webinar

Free Consultation with Jackson

 

Feb 2, 2024

Tips for Bar Exam Preparation: Overcoming Fear & Embracing Growth

In this live coaching session, Jackson Mumey, Amanda, and Tracey host a live session to address student queries, provide guidance, and share insights related to the Bar Exam preparation.

They urge students not to panic as there is ample time for preparations.

They encourage students to trust the process, attend group coaching sessions, maintain accountability, and utilize available resources to the maximum.

The hosts discuss the concept of 'Super Ego' and how it can lead to self-sabotage among Bar Exam aspirants.

Amanda shares her reflection on the need for transformation and stepping up to become a new version of oneself to pass the bar exam, drawing insights from a meditation she recently completed.

00:00 Introduction and Welcome
00:06 Countdown to the Bar Exam: Preparations and Expectations
00:48 The Importance of Group Coaching
03:02 The Value of Workshops and Coaching Packages
05:22 Announcement: Live Two-Day Bootcamp
12:12 Addressing Student Questions: PhotoReading and Essay Writing
17:43 Understanding the Online MBE Practice
25:20 Final Thoughts and Encouragements
25:39 Understanding the Pace of Study
25:58 The Importance of Staying on Task
26:22 Setting Realistic Expectations and Deadlines
26:34 The Role of Predictions in Exam Preparation
27:24 The Importance of Time Management and Scheduling
28:08 Avoiding the Pitfalls of Overstudying
28:34 The Value of Physical Calendars and Planning
29:03 The Dangers of Relying on External Resources
29:38 Staying Focused and Avoiding Distractions
30:13 Balancing MBE and State-Specific Reviews
32:54 Dealing with Illness During Bar Prep
33:16 The Importance of Rest and Self-Care
38:12 Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt
46:52 The Role of the Super Ego in Bar Prep
56:00 Concluding Thoughts and Encouragement

 

Want to know what's keeping you from success on the bar exam? Take this FREE 60-second [QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

[QUIZ] What's Your #1 Bar Exam Mistake?

Video Episode 457

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp

BarMaps® From Celebration Bar Review

Calming The Chaos™ Mindset Coaching

Order PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™

New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Do Something Different! FREE Webinar

Free Consultation with Jackson

 

1