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3 Tips for Improving Your Networking Skills

Networking is the key to building a professional community. We need this community to assist us with getting jobs, answering questions, and developing relationships with mentors.

We have all been given ample advice on how to network, but many of us are still unsure about how to nurture a robust professional network. These following tips aren’t going to answer all of your questions, but they will help you move in …

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Bar Points: Everything is Fair Game on the Multistate Essay Exam

With all the confusing acronyms thrown about with respect to the bar exam, it’s no surprise that many bar takers become confused about what is actually being tested. The most common misconception about the bar exam in states that test both the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) and the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) is that there will only be MBE subjects tested in essay form on the MEE.

Alas, if only …

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All About the Uniform Bar Exam

One of the most frustrating aspects of the legal profession is simply gaining initial entry therein. Not all states offer reciprocity, which means that even after enduring and overcoming the rigors of the bar exam in one state, a newly-licensed attorney might have to sit for yet another exam to gain entrance to the bar in an adjacent jurisdiction.

Realizing the difficulties that so many young attorneys face, the National

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All About the Multistate Performance Test

Most bar takers are aware that they will be faced with both multiple-choice questions and an essay component on their state bar examinations, but few really understand what they will be facing on the Multistate Performance Test (MPT).

The MPT is yet another creation of the National Conference of Bar Examiners, and its aim is to determine each examinee’s ability “to use fundamental lawyering skills in a realistic situation.” …

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Bar Points: All About the Multistate Essay Exam

Though the Multistate Bar Exam is, arguably, the more difficult component of most state bar examinations, most bar takers are more concerned with the essay portion of the test than anything else. The sheer breadth of material that could potentially be tested in essay form creates more anxiety for bar takers than any other challenges inherent to the test.

In addition to the state-specific essays many jurisdictions include in their …

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