Welcome back! Today we have one of our most experienced bar tutors, Ariel Salzer with us to talk about the essay portion of the bar exam. Many students dread (and even put off) practicing for the essays. We dig into why this is and give helpful tips on how to tackle those essays and find bar exam success.
In this episode we discuss:
- Why are the bar exam essays so challenging?
- The favorite strategy for preparing for the bar exam essay
- Why is practice so important?
- Why students refuse to practice
- Is re-writing worth your time?
- Why you need to do what makes you uncomfortable
- Preparing yourself mentally and emotionally
- Ariel and Lee share their bar exam essay experiences
- The importance of self-evaluation
- How to study the law to make your essays easier to write
- What the graders are really looking for
- How and why to take your timed practice tests
- How to make the bar exam graders’ job easy and get maximum points
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