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Bar Study Tips

14 Jan

Hello Bar-Takers!

I know the February Bar Exam is coming up on us pretty quick (and July is terrifyingly closing in), so I wanted to have a post dedicated to Bar Exam tips.  I thought I would share a couple of things that helped me, and I want to encourage all of you to share at least one tip for fellow bar examinees on what is helping you do well.  

Tips included could be on:

  • Preparing for the bar
  • Taking the Exam
  • Handling Stress. . . .

Anything that is helping you in your efforts!

For those of you who already took the bar, we’d love for you to participate as well!  

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My tip of the day (I’ll add more later 😛 )

When you are doing the Performance Tests, the first step is to copy the law from the exam onto your document. Tidy it up, throw in any more in-depth notes on the law you feel are relevant, and sort it out into the elements. I like to really space out each element of the law so I can see that they are separate.

Then read the facts and start pasting the facts in under the applicable portion of the law.  If a fact goes into more than one element, that’s fine. It looks messy, but you have time later to go back and smooth it out.  I found this to be the fastest and simplest method. I always finished the PT portion way earlier than the timer!

Now What’s Your Advice?!

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