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022: How to Analyze Real MBE Questions (w/ Sean Silverman) - Part 2

11/12/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today is the second episode in our two-part series analyzing real MBE questions. Lee and guest Sean Silverman, an MBE expert, walk through several MBE questions and give their take on how best to approach them. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: How to Analyze Real MBE Questions (w/ Sean Silverman) – Part 1https://barexamtoolbox.com/podcast-episode-21-how-to-analyze-real-mbe-questions-w-sean-silverman-part-1/Released MBE Questions Used in...

Duration:00:39:33

021: How to Analyze Real MBE Questions (w/ Sean Silverman) - Part 1

11/5/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, Lee walks through some past MBE questions with guest Sean Silverman, an MBE expert. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Silverman Bar Exam Tutoring Bloghttp://mbetutorial.blogspot.com/Silverman Bar Preparationhttps://barexamtoolbox.com/vendors/sean-silverman-bar-tutor/Released MBE Questions Used in This Episodehttp://www.ncbex.org/pdfviewer/?file=%2Fdmsdocument%2F17 Fighting Through MBE Prep...

Duration:00:40:50

020: How to Read the Facts on an Essay w/Mihal Ansik

10/29/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, we’re here with Mihal Ansik, one of our expert California bar exam tutors, walking step-by-step through a real California bar question and discussing how to effectively read the facts. This one is extra long, but worth it! In this episode, we: Resources: Past California Bar Exam Questionhttp://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/Examinations/July2017CBX_Questions_R.pdf Becoming a Facts Expert...

Duration:01:09:27

019: Top 5 Bar Exam Study Mistakes (w/Ariel Salzar)

10/15/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, we’re here with Ariel Salzar, one of our most experienced bar exam tutors, discussing the top 5 mistakes students consistently make when studying for the bar exam. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: How to Become Great at Taking the Bar Exam with Deliberate Practice Mind Maps and Other Fun Visual Learning Methods Bar Study Tips for Different Learning Styles Want to Set Yourself Up for Bar Exam Success? Take Control of Your Own...

Duration:00:35:43

018: Strategies for Mastering the MBE

10/1/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're discussing our top tips for mastering the MBE portion of the bar exam. If you’re taking the exam in nearly any jurisdiction you'll have to take the MBE so don’t miss this episode! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 7: A Conversation with Sean Silverman – MBE ExpertAdaptiBar A Slightly Counterintuitive Way to Study for the MBENational Conference of Bar Examiners Study AidsNational Conference of...

Duration:00:38:51

017: How to Study for the Bar Exam if You're a Kinesthetic Learner

9/17/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today we're talking about smart ways to study for the bar exam if you are a kinesthetic learner. While this may be the least likely learning style for law students and lawyers, this episode is chock full of great tips that anyone can use to mix things up! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Learning Style Quiz Bar Study Tips for Different Learning Styles Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 16: How to Study for the Bar if You’re a Visual...

Duration:00:40:21

016: How to Study for the Bar Exam as a Visual Learner

9/3/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're talking about how best to study for the bar exam if you're a visual learner. We have lots of fun techniques to discuss (which all types of learners can use), so tune in! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Learning Style Quiz Studying for the Bar as a Visual Learner Review of Lean Sheets Bar Exam Outlines Circa Notebooks Mind Maps and Other Fun Visual Learning MethodsCan Spaced Repetition Help You Learn the Law? Can Visual...

Duration:00:40:49

015: How to Study for the Bar Exam if You're an Auditory Learner

8/20/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're talking about studying for the bar as an auditory learner, along with some techniques anyone can use, even if this is not your preferred learning style. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Learning Style Quiz 4 Bar Exam Study Tips for Kinesthetic Learners 5 Bar Exam Study Tips for Visual Learners Does Your Bar Prep Plan Fit You? 5 Questions to ConsiderBrainy Bar Bank ToolBrainy Bar Bank - CaliforniaBrainy Bar Bank - UBE Review...

Duration:00:34:32

014: Thinking Ahead to Get Ready for the Bar Exam

8/6/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're talking about a very important topic -- planning ahead to get ready for the bar exam. If you’re a 1L or 2L, you may be thinking you can skip this episode, but that would be a mistake! There are lots of important things to think about and prepare for in advance, so listen and learn. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Writing of the Week CourseBrainy Bar Bank ToolBar Exam TutoringPreparing for the MPRE Can you Pass the Bar...

Duration:00:36:24

013: Handling Bar Exam Stress (w/Megan Canty)

7/23/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, our guest is Megan Canty, the Director of Academic Success and Bar Exam Preparation at Wayne State University Law School and a Bar Exam Toolbox tutor. We’re talking about something that is incredibly important for the bar exam: handling stress, so you can perform your best! Remember – don’t forget to BREATHE! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Can Yoga or Walking Help You Pass the Bar Exam? The One Thing Missing from Your Bar Exam...

Duration:00:51:26

012: Bar Exam-Day Tips (w/Brittany Raposa)

7/9/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today we're getting ready for exam day with bar exam expert Brittany Raposa, Director of Bar Support at Roger Williams University School of Law and a bar exam and law school tutor with the Law School Toolbox and Bar Exam Toolbox. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: 13 Things to Do Before the Bar ExamIs Your Computer Ready? My Bar Exam Story: Make a Plan and Be Ready for Things to Not Go as PlannedBar Study Tip: Food is Fuel Bar Study Tips:...

Duration:00:43:12

011: Self-Sabotaging Behavior during Bar Prep (w/Ariel Salzer)

6/25/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today we are talking with Ariel Salzer, a highly-experienced bar tutor on our team, about a very important topic: self-sabotaging behavior while studying for the bar exam. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: What Bar Graders See when They Read Your Essays Why You Must Review Your Essay Answers if You Failed the Bar Exam What are Bar Exam Graders Really Looking for? Podcast Episode 2: Accommodations for the Bar Exam (w/Dr. Jared Maloff)Call...

Duration:00:48:26

010: Top 5 Bar Exam Essay Writing Tips (w/Ariel Salzer)

6/11/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're discussing our top bar exam writing tips with special guest, Ariel Salzer. Ariel is one of our most experienced California bar exam tutors, so we're super excited to have her here today to talk about the essay portion of the bar exam, which, as many of you may know, can be a huge headache for those taking the bar. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Podcast Episode 50: Ace the Bar Exam Performance Test (w/Doretta McGinnis) How...

Duration:00:37:24

009: Mastering the Performance Test (w/Doretta McGinnis)

6/4/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast. Today we're talking to Doretta McGinnis, a legal writing expert and one of our fabulous bar exam tutors here at the Bar Exam Toolbox, about the Multistate Performance Test, or the MPT. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: National Conference of Bar Examiners – Multistate Performance TestTips on How to Read the MPT Library and Save Time Everything You Need to Know About the MPT for Practicing Lawyers How Your Legal Writing Class Prepares...

Duration:00:52:19

008: What Happens if You Fail the Bar Exam (w/Ariel Salzer)

5/28/2018
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Welcome to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today we are discussing a difficult reality for many law graduates. What happens if you fail the bar exam? If you've just gotten disappointing news, we have helpful tips in this podcast to help you regroup. If you are in law school right now, this podcast can offer you tips on how to make sure you are as prepared as possible for the bar exam. So, hopefully this will be the only attempt that you need! In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Seeking...

Duration:00:38:51

007: A Conversation with Sean Silverman - MBE Expert

5/21/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today Lee talks with guest Sean Silverman, an MBE expert, who tutors for the MBE, the Florida bar exam, and the UBE. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: Silverman Bar Exam Tutoring BlogSilverman Bar PreparationBar Study Tips: Preparing for the MBEMBE Trouble? Tips for Studying Again Top 5 Study Tips for Conquering the MBE An Approach to Answering MBE QuestionsTips for Florida Bar Exam Success Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript...

Duration:00:51:13

006: A Conversation with AdaptiBar CEO Tarek Fadel

5/14/2018
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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today we are talking with the CEO of AdaptiBar, Tarek Fadel, to learn more about the product, his path from lawyer to entrepreneur, and how you can use this tool to improve your MBE scores. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: How to Pass the Bar by Doing What Makes You the Most UncomfortableAdaptiBar Bar Exam Toolbox Vendor PageAdaptiBarTools for Bar Exam Success: AdaptiBar Tools for Bar Exam Success: AdaptiBar MBE Substantive Lectures Bar...

Duration:00:47:54

005: Career-Related Bar Exam Issues

5/7/2018
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Welcome to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking with Sadie Jones, a former BigLaw recruiter, about job situations that come up surrounding the bar exam. This includes studying for the bar(s) while working and what typically happens at work if you fail the bar. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: The Question I’ve Never Been Asked About the Bar Exam The Day I Failed the New York Bar Exam The Day I Failed the California Bar Exam How Do You Tell Your Boss You Failed the Bar...

Duration:00:47:16

004: Advice for First-Time Bar Exam Takers

4/30/2018
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Welcome to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we're sharing advice for first-time bar exam takers. Even if you're still in law school and the bar exam may be a few years away, this is great stuff to keep in mind. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: AdaptiBar Baressays.comPass the Bar in 10 Days Can You Pass the Bar without Barbri Stop Worrying about Passing the Bar in 10 Days How I Prepared for the Bar Exam Dealing with Self-Sabotaging Behavior What to Do if You Failed the Bar Exam...

Duration:00:42:58

003: Bar Exam 101 for Law Students

4/23/2018
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Welcome to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking through some bar exam basics for 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls who have the bar exam looming on the horizon. In this episode, we discuss: Resources: National Conference of Bar Examiners UBEThemisBarmaxAdaptibar Podcast Episode 52: Bar Exam Tips for Mastering the MBESketchyLaw Podcast Episode 78: Advice for First-Time Bar Exam Takers Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript ...

Duration:00:36:06