As we conclude the July 2021 Bar Exam prep season, it's time to answer last-minute student questions and help you get into the best mindset to pass! Here's how the "Four Agreements" for Bar Takers can help guide you in the last few days of study and throughout the exam.
With 2 weeks until the bar exam, now is the time to establish your study and work routines for the test. In this episode, Megan and Jackson offer advice and tips for how to make the most of the last 14 days of bar prep. Here are the essential routines and priorities to give you an advantage during the Bar Exam.
With 3 weeks until the next bar exam, your mindset is often the difference between great study and increasing frustration and anxiety. In this Episode, our Mindset Coach, June Foret, joins Jackson and Megan to talk about how to make the most of your remaining time and keep your mindset pointed to success!
Entering the July 4 holiday weekend feels so different this year, and for many bar takers, it presents a new set of family and study challenges. To help, we take student questions about "what's holding me back in my bar studies" and offer advice and direction for this important stage of your studies.
This week we asked our bar exam students, "what's your biggest study challenge with 30 days until the exam?" We got tons of responses and in this episode, Megan and Jackson answer the most common questions.
Find out what challenges other bar takers are facing and how to overcome them in this special podcast episode from Celebration Bar Review.
The big news in bar exams this week was the announcement by the NY State Bar Association that they would prefer to use a localized bar exam instead of the UBE. Their recommendation will go to the NY BOLE and would not take effect for at least 4-5 years. We look at this surprising development and answer student questions with 40 days until the July 2021 bar exam.
The big news in bar exams was the announcement of the return of in-person testing in Feb 2022. Here's what's behind the decision and what it means to bar takers.
Plus, we take study questions from students with 45 days until the July 2021 bar exam.
Chase had taken the California Bar Exam previously without success. Then, with the help of Celebration Bar Review and our proprietary F/L/A writing system and personal coaching, she passed the Cal Bar in Feb 2021. Here's how she overcame COVID, ADHD and the lowest number of new attorneys to be admitted in decades to get her life back!
Plus...we discuss the surprising announcement from the NCBE re: the Feb 2022 Bar Exam format.
The July 2021 Bar Exam is two months away and as the last Feb results were announced in Georgia, the focus is now squarely on the upcoming test. We answer student study questions and talk about a famous California Baby Bar taker who revealed her failure on that exam in 2020.
The annual NCBE recap of the previous year's bar exam results has just been released. Not surprisingly, the key numbers are pretty awful. We break down the important statistics, trends, and information to help bar takers understand the testing environment heading into the July 2021 and later exams.
Then we answer student questions as they prepare for their tests in just a few weeks.
Most of the Feb 2021 Bar Exam Results have been released and attention shifts to the upcoming July test. With only 78 days until the exam, we take a look at how your study should be progressing and what you need to be doing right now for success on the Bar!
The Feb 2021 California Bar Results have been released and the news is not good. Jackson breaks down the numbers, explains the scoring, and offers insights about what is behind the continuing low pass rates on this exam.
Then, we interview a successful UBE Bar Taker who came to the US from Russia and with help from Celebration Bar Review found a way to pass the exam on her 5th try. It's an inspiring story!
The July 2021 Bar Exam is 90 days away and students have lots of questions as their preparation begins to heat up. Here's the update on what's happening in the bar exam world and how to study for the upcoming test.
Results from the NY and Texas UBE Bar Exams in Feb 2021 were released and it was a "week for Celebration!" Pass rates were dramatically higher, but there were caveats and caution in the numbers. Details and insight.
Plus: an interview with a successful Florida Bar Taker from Feb 2021. Aubrey took the Florida Bar Exam in fall, 2020 and using a big-box review course, failed the exam. Discouraged and wondering whether she should try again, she heard from a colleague about a different way to study using Celebration Bar Review. Following her new study approach, Aubrey increased her score by 20 points to pass the Feb 2021 exam! Here's the story in her own words.
Florida Bar Exam results were released and the news was shocking for repeat bar takers. While there was a 62% pass rate for first-time applicants, the repeat taker rate was only 7-10%. Details, analysis, and insights to help make sense of the numbers and what to do next.
It's time for Feb 2021 Bar Exam results to be announced in different jurisdictions. In this episode, we highlight result release dates, and answer questions from July 2021 students about how to begin their prep for the next test. We also take a look at recent news from the California Bar and share some surprising statistics from the 2020 exams.
The NY Bar Examiners made a surprise announcement that opens the doors for up to 10,000 bar takers in July. Other states are announcing plans for in-person or online tests for that date. We break down the latest news and answer questions from students with just 4 months until the next bar exam.
Elisabeth had taken the Florida Bar Exam twice unsuccessfully and armed with a determination to take her life back, she came to Celebration Bar Review for guidance. Here's the story of how she overcame death in the family, marital breakup, and the COVID-19 world to pass her Florida Bar Exam in Oct 2020. Using our unique study approach and relying on our mind mapping strategy, Elisabeth beat the odds to reclaim her future. This is a story that will inspire and encourage you!
The February 2021 Bar Exam is completed and we recap how the exam went around the country. A look at what was tested in CA, FL, and GA plus reactions to the UBE and MBE, and feedback about online logistics from bar takers.
Robin had taken the Georgia Bar Exam 4 times without success. After using the Big Box Bar Reviews, she came to Celebration Bar Review and learned Jackson Mumey's powerful writing techniques. Changing from IRAC to this new approach helped her raise her score by 17 points and pass the October 2020 Bar Exam! Here's the story in her own words.
With just one week remaining until the Feb 2021 Bar Exam, our experts take questions from students about how to effectively use the remaining time to study for the test. Here are the keys to successful study right before the exam!
Andrea came to the US in 2002 from Brazil and earned both an LLM and her JD in Florida. After an unsuccessful attempt at the Florida Bar Exam, she found Celebration Bar Review and used personal coaching from Jackson Mumey along with PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™ and Mind Maps to help her pass in October 2020. Here's the inspiring story in her own words!
The news is out: sometime in 2025-26, the Bar Exam will undergo its most radical set of changes in 50 years. The MBE, MEE, and MPT will be removed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners and replaced with an all-new "Integrated Bar Exam." These changes are dramatic and significant for everyone planning to take the bar exam 5 years from now and beyond.
Megan and Jackson have been reviewing the reports and provide you with the details of the NCBE Testing Task Force decisions. We explain what is changing, what will remain the same, and what it means to bar takers around the country.
If you plan to take the bar exam in 2025 or later, this is information you MUST be aware of!
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The California Bar made a major announcement this week leading to possible retroactive admissions for Bar Takers with lower scores earned in the past 5 years. We discuss the details, plus offer last month of study advice for Feb 2021 Bar Takers!
There are less than 30 days until the Feb 2021 bar exam, and for many bar takers, it seems like the 2020 tests just ended. Megan and Jackson take questions from our students about preparation for this last month of study and offer perspective and study strategies.