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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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May 16, 2024

This episode of the Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers, hosted by Jackson Mumey with co-host Tracey Dawson, dives into crucial updates and strategies for making your next Bar Exam your last.

Recorded on May 15th, the discussion kicks off with an announcement about breaking news from California regarding the bar exam, followed by insightful discussions on recent virtual Bootcamp success stories and the significant impact of photo reading, mind mapping, and understanding the super ego on student progress.

The episode also unveils an exclusive offer for personalized coaching at a discounted rate to help students excel.

Furthermore, the hosts discuss potential significant changes in the California bar exam format, including a switch to a test prepared by the Kaplan Company and the implications for test-takers.

They emphasize the importance of preparation and taking advantage of coaching, workshops, and resources provided by the Celebration Bar Review to ensure success in the Bar Exam.

Additionally, the episode touches upon time management strategies, the effectiveness of various workshops offered, and the critical role of mindset and relational learning.

The metaphor of a 'kite with no tail' is used to illustrate the importance of balance and support in bar exam preparation.

00:00 Welcome and Introduction
00:19 Introduction
00:34 Countdown to the July 2024 Bar Exam
01:07 Virtual Bootcamp Recap and Success Stories
05:31 Enhancing Bar Exam Preparation with Personal Coaching
13:30 The Upcoming Changes to the California Bar Exam
23:07 Urging Against Exam Deferral
23:26 Navigating the Bar Exam Landscape
23:43 Addressing Student Questions and Study Strategies
25:26 Optimizing Study Hours and Techniques
27:30 The Importance of Incremental Progress and Avoiding Burnout
32:18 Enhancing Study with Workshops and Coaching
36:42 The Kite Metaphor: Balancing Resources and Support
41:14 Closing Remarks and Encouragement

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May 8, 2024

90 Days To The Bar Exam: Time To Come Out Of Hibernation

In this episode, recorded on May 8, the team discusses the importance of getting out of hibernation mode and taking proactive steps towards Bar Exam success.

With the end of the results cycle from February, 2024, the focus shifts to the July 2024 Exam preparation.

The team highlights upcoming opportunities like the virtual Bootcamp, emphasizes the significance of mindset coaching, and provides detailed insights into the benefits of personalized coaching and the PhotoReading technique.

They address common questions and misconceptions about study strategies, emphasizing the importance of following the course as designed, the inefficacy of reading word-for-word, and the advantage of investing in oneself through the course's resources.

The episode is packed with advice on overcoming barriers to success, including financial considerations, and urges listeners to take active steps to ensure they're fully prepared for the Exam.

00:00 Opening and Team Introductions
00:18 Upcoming Virtual Bootcamp Excitement
02:58 Wrapping Up the February 2024 Bar Exam Results
03:52 Deep Dive into California's Bar Exam Results and Equity Issues
07:22 The Importance of Proactive Preparation for July 2024 Bar Exam
08:15 Virtual Bootcamp: A Comprehensive Preparation Tool
11:20 The Power of Mindset and Technique in Bar Exam Success
18:21 Navigating PhotoReading and Mind Mapping Strategies
28:35 Exploring Confirmation Bias in Learning
29:47 The Myth of Learning Styles
31:26 Embracing Discomfort for Growth
32:44 PhotoReading and Mind Mapping: Beyond Comfort Zones
34:56 Course Structure and Following Instructions
36:59 Navigating the Bar Exam with Technology
38:26 Video Critiques and Personalized Feedback
38:26 The Importance of Investing in Your Education
39:56 Sticking to the Course Plan for Success
43:15 Awakening from Hibernation: A Call to Action
49:54 Investing in Yourself: The Value of Education

 

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May 2, 2024

The Exam Ahead: Leveraging the Last 90 Days for Lifelong Success

This episode focuses on strategies for overcoming anxiety and leveraging the final 90 days before the July 2024 Bar Exam. It features insights on mindset, the importance of having an end goal, and treating the test as a competition to fuel your prep.

The hosts discuss the significance of immediate preparation post-exam results, with a focus on the recently released February results, highlighting the lower pass rates for repeat takers across various states. They stress the necessity of adapting study techniques, especially for repeat exam takers, and caution against handwriting exam answers due to legibility issues affecting scores.

The episode also introduces the upcoming live virtual Bootcamp, designed to provide intensive preparation including PhotoReading, essay writing, and performance tests, and stresses the role of belief and mindset in overcoming exam challenges.

Lastly, it draws parallels between the journey of Bar Exam preparation and Santiago's quest in 'The Alchemist', encouraging listeners to pursue their personal legend and dream big.

00:00 Kickoff: The Final Countdown to the Bar Exam
00:27 The Importance of an End Goal and Mindset for Exam Success
02:20 Analyzing February Exam Results and the Reality for Repeat Takers
06:09 Navigating UBE Jurisdictions and Exam Attempt Limits
10:19 Maximizing Study Efficiency with Upcoming Virtual Bootcamp
18:59 Harnessing the Power of Belief for Exam Success
24:17 Inspiring Success Stories from Bar Exam Takers
24:34 The Remarkable Journey of a Persistent Bar Exam Taker
25:12 The Impact of Sharing Success Stories
25:36 Bootcamp Highlights and Upcoming Events
27:54 The Power of Retreats in Intense Study Periods
29:16 Integrating PhotoReading into Bar Study
31:36 Addressing the Pitfalls of Handwriting Exams
35:13 Leveraging Bar Maps for Effective Study
38:03 Finding Your Personal Legend with 'The Alchemist'
48:03 Closing Remarks and Upcoming Bootcamp Details

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Apr 25, 2024

This episode focuses on strategies for bar exam success, emphasizing the importance of starting study early, particularly for repeat takers. Jackson and Tracey highlight recent low pass rates in various jurisdictions including New York, DC, and Maryland, stressing the need for students to change their study habits and consider the support offered by Celebration Bar Review such as personal coaching and bootcamps.

The episode also touches on the upcoming Next Gen Bar Exam, the importance of investing in one's future through proper preparation, and the significance of being proactive and utilizing available resources like the virtual and live bootcamps.

Additionally, it covers common student questions about study strategies and the necessity of adopting new approaches to study to overcome the challenges of the bar exam.

00:00 Introduction and Welcome
00:23 The Importance of Starting Bar Exam Prep Early
01:41 Analyzing Recent Bar Exam Results
03:15 Strategies for Repeat Bar Takers
08:52 Next Generation Bar Exam Updates
10:50 Maximizing Success with Virtual Bootcamp
15:47 Personal Coaching and Group Coaching Opportunities
19:18 Navigating the Bar Exam: Strategies and Insights
19:45 Understanding Exam Results: February vs. July
20:32 The Challenge of Repeat Takers and Jurisdictional Differences
22:28 Overcoming Self-Doubt and the Super Ego in Exam Prep
23:28 Strategic Approaches to Bar Exam Success
24:36 Maximizing Study Techniques: PhotoReading and Mind Mapping
28:58 Embracing the Bootcamp: A Call to Action
34:26 Marker
34:37 Closing Remarks and Encouragement

Video Episode 465

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Apr 19, 2024

In this episode of the Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers, hosted by Jackson Mumey alongside Tracey and June, listeners are provided with a comprehensive update on the bar exam landscape, including recent results, upcoming events, and essential strategies for passing.

The episode begins with an announcement of a virtual Bootcamp focusing on innovative topics like PhotoReading, mind mapping, and mindset preparation.

Jackson introduces an exciting development involving content creation for the Apple Vision Pro, a spatial computing device, to enhance study efficiency.

The podcast addresses recent bar exam results, highlighting the low pass rates across various jurisdictions and offering advice for students to adapt their study approaches. Real student experiences are shared, emphasizing the importance of resilience and the right preparation methods, such as PhotoReading, to overcome the challenges of the bar exam.

The episode transitions into preparation strategies for the upcoming July 2024 bar exam, stressing the importance of consistent and focused study, and concludes with motivational insights on mindset adjustment and the critical role of gratitude and resilience in the journey toward passing the bar exam.

0:00 Episode 464
00:19 Introduction to the Live Broadcast
05:37 Vision Pro for the Bar Exam
10:17 Feb 2024 Results
24:30 July 2024 Preparation
27:57 Student Questions
34:20 Eclipse

Video Episode 464

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Apr 4, 2024

Maximizing Your Bar Exam Prep: From Study Techniques to Handling Inevitable Hardship

This episode covers a discussion aimed at students preparing for the July 2024 Bar Exam, with an emphasis on the critical planning phase 120 days out from the test.

The hosts underscore the importance of beginning intensive studies and utilizing resources like Bootcamp for strategic preparation.

With the February 2024 results imminent, they discuss strategies for those awaiting results and those beginning their study journey.

The podcast also touches on the significance of mindset, handling challenges effectively, and strategic planning with time management. They explore the new Video Critique Service for essay feedback and emphasize continuous, tailored study efforts despite any disruptions.

The episode concludes with motivation to adopt a perspective of handling hard challenges better, thoughtfully integrating personal coaching opportunities and insights from a basketball coach to inspire and guide Bar Exam candidates towards success.

00:00 Welcome and Introduction to the Bar Exam Season
00:52 The Importance of Intentional Study in the 120-Day Window
02:06 Bar Exam Results and What They Indicate
03:09 Preparing for the Bar Exam: Strategies and Tips
07:16 Bootcamp: The Ultimate Tool for Bar Exam Success
13:13 The Power of Mindset and Investment in Success
21:44 Navigating the Course: Time Management and Updates
26:55 The Truth About Bar Review Courses
27:39 Introducing the Video Critique Service
29:48 Navigating Study Challenges with Limited Internet
33:11 Mastering PhotoReading for Bar Exam Success
35:24 Restarting Bar Exam Preparation: Strategies and Advice
40:07 Embracing the Challenge: Handling Hard Better

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Mar 21, 2024

This episode of the Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers, hosted by Jackson Mumey with guest Judge Tracey Dawson, delves into a comprehensive overview of the bar exam landscape for 2024. The hosts cover a variety of topics, including a review of the February 2024 exams, strategies for starting preparation for the July 2024 exams, an introduction to the upcoming live Bootcamp for Bar Prep in Denver, and updates on the Next Generation Bar Exam alongside changes to the current Legacy Bar Exam.

Additionally, they introduce a new video critique program for exam writing practice. The podcast emphasizes the importance of early and effective exam preparation, offering insights into exam patterns based on feedback from recent tests across various jurisdictions, such as Florida, California, and UBE states.

The episode concludes with discussions on alternative paths to licensure without taking the bar exam, as seen in Washington state, and a brief on the logistical and beneficial aspects of attending their live Bootcamp event.

0:00 Episode 462
00:19 Introduction and Overview
01:52 Deep Dive into February 2024 Bar Exam Insights
16:12 Exploring the Next Generation Bar Exam
23:40 State-Specific Bar Exam Updates and Changes
24:07 Exploring Alternative Paths to Legal Licensure
24:38 The Challenges of Non-Traditional Bar Licensure Programs
28:58 Preparing for the July 2024 Bar Exam
31:26 Introducing the Video Critique Service for Bar Exam Prep
34:35 Announcing the Upcoming Live Bootcamp in Denver
44:49 Closing Remarks and Q&A Session Updates

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Mar 2, 2024

Preparing for the Future: The Next Generation Bar Exam

Jackson Mumey and Judge Tracey Dawson host a podcast episode discussing the Next Generation Bar Exam. Mumey and Dawson discuss the timeline for implementation, potential changes in the new bar exam's format, and its implications for current and future bar exam takers. They speculate on the possible focus areas of the new exam and potential differences in exam format. The show hosts also discuss the potential implications for bigger jurisdictions like Florida, California, New York, Texas, and Georgia which have not made any commitments to the Next Generation Bar Exam yet. The podcast aims to provide updated information about the bar exam and preparing for changes down the line.

00:00 Introduction to the Podcast
00:19 Discussing the Next Generation Bar Exam
00:43 Changes in the Exam Format
01:47 Understanding the New Question Types
03:13 The Impact of Changes on Exam Duration
03:46 Subjects to be Tested in the Next Generation Exam
05:43 Skills Required for the New Exam
08:42 The Future of Bar Exams
13:02 Preparing for the Next Generation Exam
14:34 Conclusion and Final Thoughts

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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

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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

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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

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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

 

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Jan 26, 2024

Bar Exam Preparation Strategies & Tips - January 24th Update

In this episode, the team discusses various aspects of preparing for the Bar Exam and answers student questions.

The main topics include the significance of group coaching, the value of sticking to the provided study plan, the timing of upgrading coaching packages, and the approach towards Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) questions.

The importance of accessing the MPRE course and the key role of stepping repetition in enhancing learning is also outlined.

Various experiences of past students are shared, shedding light on the benefits of enrolling in the Bar Prep Bootcamp.

Additionally, the concept of marker questions in bar examination is explained.

The session concludes with an encouraging segment by Tracey on how she parallels her personal experiences of rehabilitation after major surgery with the journey of Bar Exam preparation.

00:00 Introduction and Welcome
00:37 Announcements and Group Coaching
01:27 Importance of Group Coaching Calls
02:45 Upgrading Your Course and Personal Coaching
04:25 Payment Plans and Course Upgrades
07:28 Importance of Investing in Additional Resources
08:53 Announcement of Live Bar Prep Bootcamp
09:10 Details and Benefits of the Bar Prep Bootcamp
15:59 Testimonial on the Impact of Bootcamp
23:58 MPRE Course and Study Duration
25:21 Understanding the Bar Exam Preparation Process
26:04 Accessing the Question Bank: What You Need to Know
27:17 The Importance of Practice Questions in Bar Exam Preparation
27:55 The Role of Scheduling and Structure in Bar Exam Success
30:30 The Truth About Passing Scores and Bar Exam Preparation
39:00 The Art of Essay Writing for the Bar Exam
47:16 The Importance of Following the Study Plan
48:09 Manifesting Success: A Personal Journey
52:25 Final Thoughts and Encouragement

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Jan 11, 2024

Extra Mile Podcast: New Year Study Tips & Updates for Bar Exam Takers

In this episode of the Extra Mile Podcast, Jackson Mumey is joined by Amanda and Judge Tracey for an informative discussion about preparing effectively for the bar exam. The team discusses the importance of structured preparation, the benefits of specialized coaching, and also provides tips on dealing with changes in exam procedures. Other topics covered include the myth of 'fixed number of daily questions', the advantages of mind mapping, and an amusing anecdote of a travel misadventure. The discussion is vital for bar exam takers seeking strategies to maximize their study time and exam performance.

0:00 Episode 455
00:19 Introduction and Welcome
00:45 New Year's Reflections and Getting Back to Routine
04:58 Handling Changes in Bar Exam Rules and Regulations
08:13 Dealing with Handwriting the Bar Exam
15:48 Understanding the Impact of PhotoReading on Exam Scores
20:50 Discussing Student's MBE Score and Importance of Trusting the Process
21:22 Understanding the Role of Super Ego in Exam Preparation
22:10 Emphasizing the Importance of Self-Assessment and Not Overemphasizing Results
23:10 Clarifying Discrepancies Between Lecture and Written Materials
27:27 Debunking the Myth of a Magic Number of MBE Questions
34:15 Discussing the Importance of Mind Maps in Study Process
34:49 Debating the Merits of Waiting for the Next Generation Bar Exam
37:16 New Year's Resolutions and Consistency in Bar Exam Preparation
40:38 The Dangers of Being Your Own Coach: A Travel Story

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Dec 21, 2023

In this episode of the Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers, host Jackson Mumey, along with regular panelists Judge Tracey, June, and Amanda, discuss the recent Bar Prep Bootcamp Booster. They detail the elements of the event including mindset sessions, teaching performance tests, and lecturing on new material. They also discuss the availability of the recorded lectures for purchase.

The podcast also covers questions on how to effectively study for the Bar Exam depending on the examination date. Furthermore, the panelists stress the importance of registering for the exam by oneself, cautioning against relying on third parties.

This episode also emphasizes personal coaching and concludes with a reminder that their efforts to pass the bar exam are making a real difference. Finally, a touching anecdote by Judge Tracey reminds listeners of lighting a candle of hope amidst darkness.

00:02 Introduction and Welcome
00:34 Recap of the Bar Prep Bootcamp Booster
03:17 Offering of Recorded Lectures from the Bootcamp
05:17 Updates on the Next Generation Bar Exam
07:07 Advice on Upgrading Your Course
07:59 Discussion on the Importance of One-on-One Coaching
10:04 Addressing Student Questions: Handwriting vs. Typing
13:34 Addressing Student Questions: PhotoReading
17:17 Addressing Student Questions: Exam Strategy
22:03 Discussion on Procedural Parts of Bar Exam Admissions
24:21 Understanding the Complexities of Jurisdictional Differences
24:54 The Importance of Checking Your State's Bar Exam Requirements
25:11 The Risks of Relying on Outdated Information
25:35 The Responsibility of Registering for the Bar Exam
26:55 The Process of Preparing for the Exam
27:09 The Value of Workshops and Personal Coaching
33:37 The Importance of Starting Early for July Exam
35:29 The Challenges of Studying for the Bar Exam
39:13 The Impact of Being a Light in the Darkness

Video Episode 454

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Dec 6, 2023

This script is for the 453rd episode of the "Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers" hosted by Jackson Mumey. The podcast provides updated information about the bar exam to help the listeners with their preparation. Jackson is joined by guest speakers Tracey, Briana, and June. Together, they discuss various topics such as the upcoming Bootcamp booster, studying strategies, mindset preparation for the exam, and other relevant issues. They also answer some listener queries and debunk some common misconceptions about studying for the bar exam.

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Video Episode 453

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp Booster!

BarMaps® From Celebration Bar Review

Calming The Chaos™ Mindset Coaching

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New Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Do Something Different! FREE Webinar

Free Consultation with Jackson

 

Dec 1, 2023

Navigating Study Challenges and New Updates in Bar Exam Prep

In this discussion, the hosts answer various questions from students surrounding their bar exam preparations. Among the topics discussed are the challenges of studying during the holiday season, the implementation of alternative pathways to licensure, and the importance of early preparation for the July 2024 exam. They also delve into the role of PhotoReading and Mind Mapping in understanding difficult subjects like CivPro and CrimPro. Lastly, they announced the offering of the Bar Prep Bootcamp Booster, to further assist students in their preparation.

0:00 Episode 452
00:18 Challenges of Studying During the Holiday Season
01:18 Alternative Pathways to Licensure
06:05 Introducing the Bar Prep Bootcamp Booster
10:00 Addressing Student Questions: Mind Mapping and Photo Reading
25:05 Challenges of Studying for the Bar Exam
25:31 The Importance of Starting Early
25:54 Understanding Constitutional Law Questions
26:01 The Lemon Test in Con Law
26:36 The Limitations of Licensed Questions
26:52 The Impact of Recent Decisions on Bar Exam Questions
28:04 The Importance of Foundational Principles in Constitutional Law
28:29 The Danger of Memorizing Black Letter Law
29:05 The Role of the Bar Examiners in Test Questions
29:18 The Importance of Being Process Oriented
30:14 The Role of Free Speech in Bar Exam Questions
31:06 The Importance of Analyzing the Problem
31:16 The Limitations of IRAC
32:04 The Impact of Trial Dates on Bar Exam Preparation
33:51 Understanding Bar Maps
36:00 The Importance of PhotoReading in Bar Exam Preparation
38:51 The Challenges of Understanding Bar Exam Questions
43:32 The Importance of Mind Mapping in Understanding Bar Exam Subjects
47:40 The Importance of Making Good Use of Study Time

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?

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Video Episode 452

Featured in this Episode:

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

 

Nov 8, 2023

Heading toward the 2024 Bar Exams, it's time for students to begin taking stock of their studies and planning for the next few months. In this episode, the experts at Celebration Bar Review offer tips and suggestions as you get underway or continue your journey to passing the bar exam next year. Listen for the practical ways to plan your study schedule, set your goals and priorities, and incorporate the tools you need for success.

Video Episode 451

Featured in this Episode:

BarMaps® From Celebration Bar Review

Calming The Chaos™ Mindset Coaching

Order PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™

Multistate Nutshell Videos™

Do Something Different! FREE Webinar

Free Consultation with Jackson

New: Bar Exam Store on Etsy 

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?

 

Oct 26, 2023

Most of the July 2023 Bar Exam results are now in, and we turn our attention to the upcoming Feb 2024 exam. In this episode, we answer student questions about their bar exam studies with 4 months until the test.  We also break down the results from NY and other jurisdictions and talk about how to proceed if you were not successful on that exam. Then, Judge Tracey talks about "Post-It Notes and Group Coaching."

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?

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

Video Episode 450

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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

 

 

 

Oct 12, 2023

While we wait for more July 2023 bar exam results, the Feb 2024 students have begun their studies. In this episode, the Celebration Bar Review experts discuss some of the popular myths and misconceptions about the exam, including the relative difficulty of the Feb and July tests. You'll be surprised to hear what they think about some of this popular "wisdom" about the test!

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 449

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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

 

Oct 4, 2023

As we enter October, results from the July 2023 bar exams continue to be announced and students begin their Feb 2024 preparations in earnest. In this episode, the Celebration Bar Review experts discuss the results and offer their suggestions for how to make the most of this study time. 

If you've begun to prepare for the next bar exam, or are wondering how to get started, be sure to listen for great advice and tips!

Video Episode 448

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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

 

Sep 29, 2023

As the calendar rolls into the end of September, most of the country still waits for July 2023 bar exam results, while others begin their studies for the exam in 2024. In this episode, the panel of experts from Celebration Bar Review gathers to discuss the latest bar exam news, answer student study questions, and offer suggestions for what you should be doing now to assure success in 2024!

Video Episode 447

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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?

 

 

 

Sep 21, 2023

Florida Bar Exam Results have been released and for the first time in years, the pass rates went up from the previous exams. In this Episode, the experts at Celebration Bar Review break down the numbers, review the trends and assess what it takes to achieve a passing score on this difficult exam.

Plus, a special guest who passed the Florida Bar on his 4th try with the help of the tools and techniques he learned at the Celebration Bar Review Bar Prep Bootcamp stops in to share his good news. You won't want to miss his inspiring story of success!

Video Episode 446

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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?

 

 

Sep 13, 2023

It's time to begin our journey to the Feb 2024 Bar Exam! This is a challenging but rewarding endeavor, and we're excited to share the journey with you. Over the next few months, the team at Celebration Bar Review will be providing updates and strategies that can help you stay on task and remain organized. In this episode, our experts talk about the early July 2023 results, our upcoming Live Bootcamp for the Bar Exam, and how to get started with your studies. Let's get underway with the words of Jimmy Buffett to guide us: Bubbles Up!

Video Episode 445

Featured in this Episode:

5 Things To Do While You Wait For Your Results (Video)

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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?

 

 

Jul 19, 2023

Just a week away from the July 2023 bar exam, our experts answer student questions about how to study and prepare for the test. We discuss mindset, practice, essay and pt writing, MBE skills, and more. This is an episode you must listen to or watch if you're taking the exam next week!  Good luck! #barprep2023. 

This episode is a must-listen for everyone taking the July 2023 bar exam. Our experts provide invaluable insight into how to best prepare for the test, whether it's tips on creating a successful mindset for succeeding, advice on practicing essay and performance tests, or strategies for mastering MBE questions. All of these topics and more are discussed in-depth to ensure everyone has the knowledge they need to pass the exam. 

Don't forget that bar prep success requires discipline and dedication. It's important to take time off from studying so your mind can relax, but it's also essential to stay focused and motivated throughout the process. With our expert advice, you'll have just what you need in the last week of study.

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 444

Featured in this Episode:

LIVE Bar Prep Bootcamp!
Details

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

 

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