Bar Exam


State-by-State Uniform Bar Exam Costs and Requirements

The Universal Bar Exam is a new version of the bar exam being offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. Here are the costs and requirements to take and transfer your UBE score in sixteen states.


How National Licensing Could Help Close the Justice Gap

An incremental move towards a more nationalized licensing process may be an important piece of the puzzle in pairing qualified, passionate attorneys with currently underserved clients who need their help.


Performance-Enhancing Bar Study Distractions

Prepare for your doomed summer with this list of distractions that will (hopefully) help you maintain your sanity.


The Law School Class of 2014 Wasn’t As Dumb As It Looked

Remember the halcyon days of July 2014, when if you were unlucky enough to take the bar exam, you also got to have a bonus anxiety attack when your first-day answers did not upload properly thanks to the ExamSoft software you were required to use? Instead of spending Tuesday night studying, sleeping, staring at the wall, or binge-watching Breaking Bad, […]


Hearsay: The Basics

We take a look at the basics of hearsay. A nice primer for those studying for the bar, or attorneys who find themselves losing these objections a lot.

The Bar Exam: Five Tips for the Final Days

Make your final bar exam plans with these suggestions in mind.

The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Success

Bar exam tips to help you succeed on the day of the bar exam.

Eleven Tips for Reducing Stress and Studying Better in the Two Weeks Before the Bar Exam

For the bar exam, if you do what you plan to do every day, that's all you can hope for. Your results on the bar exam are in the hands of the gods.

5 Good and 5 Bad Bar Exam Study Strategies

Ten study strategies for the bar exam: five bad ones and five good ones.

Bar Exam Preparation: Maximize the Final Weeks

Maximizing bar exam preparation in the weeks before the bar exam.

Three Tips for Finishing the Bar Exam Performance Test on Time

If you manage your time and finish the Multistate Performance Text, you can be sure that you have handed in your best first draft.

Five Tips for Faster Bar Exam Essays

If you can use Twitter, you can finish the bar exam essays in plenty of time.

“Does anyone know of a blog or chat for significant others of people prepping for the [bar] exam?”

From a comment on Open Letter to a Law School Wife: My boyfriend is studying for the July 2012 bar exam and I feel like I’m going to go nuts (and I’m not even the one taking the exam)! Does anyone know of a blog or chat for significant others of people prepping for the […]

6 Steps to Planning for 10 Weeks of Bar Exam Prep

To succeed on the bar exam, you must plan your life, as the old saying goes, and live your plan.

Bar Exam Round-Up

Bar exam studying season is around the corner. Before things get too crazy, check out all the bar exam tips here at Lawyerist.