The latest bar exam has finished up around the country, and now you might be thinking, “Yikes! I am going to take the bar exam next February and that is now just months away. What can I be doing now to prepare?”
There is a little under one month left until the bar exam—prime time for a bar exam freak-out! It happens every year, almost like clockwork. Here are some sound ideas to help you through these next weeks.
If you are getting ready to study for the bar exam, you likely have your preparation plan all set up including purchasing your bar review program and signing up for the exam. Way to go! But one of the things that many people don’t consider when studying for the bar exam is how to make sure their life is bar preparation ready. This is incredibly important because you want to make studying a priority and eliminate unnecessary distractions and stressors. To make your life easier, here are some things to consider thinking through before the bar season starts.
If you are waiting for bar results, job-hunting, or unhappy with your current employment, you should have a side hustle. What is a side hustle? A side hustle is a job or a hobby (which might some day become a job) that you do now in your spare time. A side hustle can serve a […]
There is one month left until the next bar exam and folks around the country are starting to ask themselves if their preparation plan is working. One common activity that people spend a ton of time doing around this time is listening to video lectures. Why? Well, videos are typically a huge component of large […]
‘Tis the season for bar exam studying. If you got bad bar exam news or you are studying for the first time, it is possible your holiday season seems to be full of outlines and lectures rather than gifts and wrapping paper. Instead of going to holiday parties, you might be scratching your head and […]
I got an email from a bar studier today asking if it was okay, when studying full time for the bar exam, to work until 6:30 each night and then spend time with his family. He was worried that wasn’t going to be enough preparation to successfully study for the bar. I am so glad […]
At this point in the year, folks are getting good and bad news from the bar examiners. If you got bad news and you are getting ready to study again, I would encourage you to think critically about one thing: how to make the most of your study time. Why is this so important? First, […]
Congratulations! You are finished with the bar exam. I hope you are putting your feet up, relaxing, and enjoying the accomplishment. Nice job! And now for the next chapter. Once you have spent some time recuperating from the exam experience, you may want to think about how you are going to spend the next few […]