Need to improve your MBE scores? In this episode, Jackson and Megan review their first five of 10 Tips to Raise your Multistate Bar Performance. You'll be surprised to find why conventional bar prep actually reduces MBE scores and what you can do differently.
We also take a look at the newly released 2021 Bar Exam Statistics and the trends for repeat bar takers nationally. You'll see why it's crucial to get the best MBE score possible in this difficult test environment.
In this episode, Jackson takes student questions about bar exam preparation with 2 months until the July 2022 bar exam. This is the time when study pressure begins to build and frustration can mount over relatively small problems. Here's how to stay on track and remain focused as you study!
As we begin our 8th year of the podcast with Episode 400, we're excited to announce the return of our popular in-person Bar Prep Bootcamp on Oct 14-15, 2022. Jackson, Megan, and June discuss the new Bootcamp format and have all the details to register. You won't want to miss this special event that will raise your bar exam scores and improve your study skills.
We also discuss the Georgia Feb 2022 exam results and answer study questions from our July 2022 students.
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The Feb 2022 California Bar Exam results were released this week and the news was even worse than expected. A 33.9% pass rate was a stunning drop and only 1059 applicants passed. Our experts break down the numbers and offer their assessment of why the exam is fundamentally flawed and what bar repeaters can do to still pass the test.
Then, Megan and Jackson do a deep dive on the Criminal Law subject of Attempt and work through 3 practice MBE questions on the topic.
John had challenged and passed the California Baby Bar, but failed the general bar exam in 2021. Then he switched to Celebration Bar Review and raised his score by at least 38 points to pass! In an exam with a 24% pass rate for repeat takers, John was one of only 485 successful applicants. Here's how he did it in his own words.
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How do the jury trial rules work on the MBE? In this episode, our experts break down this Civil Procedure topic and apply the rules to answer practice questions.
We also report on the Feb 2022 bar exam results news and answer study questions from students as they prepare for the July tests.
As results continue to be released from the Feb 2022 bar exam, the news remains disappointing. In this week's episode, Jackson and Megan break down the numbers from NY, Florida and Texas, and offer advice for repeat bar takers.
Then, mindset coach June Foret joins them to talk about Calming The Chaos and how to move to a growth mindset when you're a bar repeater.
The Feb 2022 Florida Bar Exam results were released this week and the news continues to be bad for most applicants. With an overall pass rate of only 44% and a repeater pass rate of 26%, it's clear that the test is brutally difficult to pass.
Megan and Jackson break down the numbers and identify the trends to watch, plus offer their expert analysis of what it takes to pass the Florida Bar Exam in this difficult environment.
Then, we answer student questions about study for the July 2022 exams.
Finally, we dig into the topic of Mortgages and introduce a new mind map plus work through 2 MBE questions to show how the rules work in practice.
We're resuming our look at the Bar Exam Study Questions That Keep You Awake. In this Episode, we take a deeper dive on the differences between Comparative and Contributory Negligence. Using mind maps and selected MBE Questions, our experts break down this difficult topic and show how to successfully answer questions on this topic.
We also update what's happening in the bar exam world and answer student questions leading to the July 2022 bar exam.
We're taking the first look at what was tested around the country during the Feb 2022 bar exams, and sharing feedback from our students about their tests. Then we turn our attention to the upcoming July bar and offer study tips and strategies.
In the final week before the Feb 2022 bar exam, our experts take students' last-minute questions and biggest challenges. Then we take a look at the Equal Protection Standards of Review in Con Law.
With less than 2 weeks until the Feb 2022 Bar Exam, our experts answer last-minute study questions. Then, we do a deep dive on the Parol Evidence Rule in Contracts and explain how the Rule is applied to MBE Questions.
Heading into the 30-day window before the Feb 2022 exam, our experts answer student study questions.
Then we take a deeper look at Strict Product Liability with a mind map and practice question.
With 35 days until the Feb 2022 bar exam, we answer student study questions and teach on Federal Diversity Jurisdiction rules. Our experts break down 3 MBE Questions to show how the rules work in practice.
As we approach 40 days until the Feb 2022 bar exam, our expert mentors answered student study questions and did a deep dive on the Double Jeopardy Rule in Criminal Procedure.
We also update the current news from the bar examiners about COVID and the administration of the Feb exam.
Welcome back to bar prep in 2022! We're answering student study questions today with a focus on process, not outcomes, as your Feb 2022 study picks up speed. Our experts offer tips and advice for starting your study after the holidays and building momentum towards the exam.
With the approach of the holidays and the Feb bar exam, it's not unusual to feel like there is mental "chaos." In this Episode, Jackson and his guest co-host, June Foret, explore this chaos and ways to calm and focus for the best bar study and results.
We'll also take an in-depth look at Lien vs Title Theory states with a tough practice Property MBE.
There are some bar exam topics that keep students awake at night with worry about how to understand them. In this first part of our series, Jackson tackles 2 of those subjects: Spousal Privilege and the Rule Against Perpetuities. Here's how to master these topics for the bar!
Plus, updates on the Feb 2022 bar exam and your study questions answered.
The month of December is hard for bar exam takers as they try to balance the demands of study and the holiday season. In this special episode, Jackson reveals his 6 strategies to manage the bar exam and the holidays and keep your studies moving in the right direction!
We're finishing our countdown of the 10 Hardest MBE Questions Ever with our top 2 questions! Our experts analyze the problems and the law to show how to reach the right answers to even the toughest problems on the MBE.
Plus...updates on California and NJ bar results from the July 2021 exam.
We're continuing our countdown of the 10 Hardest MBE Questions Ever with 3 questions from Torts, Evidence, and Con Law. Our experts analyze the problems and the law to show how to reach the right answers to even the toughest questions!
Plus...updates on bar results from around the country from the July 2021 exam.
We continue our study of the 10 hardest MBE Questions Ever with 3 questions from Property, Contracts, and Criminal Law. Our experts show how to analyze and use your intuition to reach the right conclusions - even on the toughest questions!
We also update July 2021 exam results and answer student study questions leading to the Feb exams.