Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam

Author: Mary Basick,Tina Schindler

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543800017

Category: Study Aids

Page: 944

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Based on the authors’ proven-effective methodology, Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam contains everything bar exam candidates need to pass the essay portion of the California bar exam. This text combines instruction and practice in essay writing, fact analysis, and issue spotting, with a remarkably efficient review of substantive law, as well as time management tips and strategies for improving test performance. New to the Second Edition: Updates to the law (there have been some important changes to the law, particularly in Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Business Assocations) Updated coverage to keep up on bar testing trends with expanded coverage on some topics that are now more frequently bar tested than they were at the time of the first edition Updated practice questions to include questions from the recent bar administrations Updated Issues Tested Matrices to include the past 5 years of bar examinations
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California Performance Test Workbook

Preparation for the Bar Exam

Author: Mary Basick,Tina Schindler

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454836245

Category: Law

Page: 560

View: 5184

California Performance Test Workbook shows California Bar Exam applicants how to take the Performance Test from beginning to end, emphasizing the skills necessary to successfully write a passing exam answer. The text provides specific instruction on time management and offers numerous examples and tips on how to handle common pitfalls. Six actual California Performance Test (CPT) questions are provided along with model answers and analysis. Features: shows California Bar Exam applicants how to take the Performance Test from beginning to end hones skills necessary to successfully write a passing exam answer provides specific instruction on time management offers numerous examples and tips on how to handle common pitfalls contains 6 actual California Performance Test (CPT) questions with sample answers and analysis
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Strategies and Tactics for the MBE

Author: Steven L. Emanuel

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454879610

Category: Study Aids

Page: 852

View: 4004

Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, 6E is full of up-to-date advice on how to analyze Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) questions, including details on how to handle each MBE subject, specific, step-by-step strategies for analyzing different question types, tips about how subtle differences in wording can completely change the meaning of an answer, and strategies for "rewording" questions in your mind to make them easier to analyze. Updated by Steven Emanuel, Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, 6E contains a full-length, 200-question practice MBE exam, as well as more than 325 additional questions broken down by subject a total of over 500 NCBE-released questions. The new edition also includes 70 author-generated Civil Procedure questions. Each subject begins with detailed advice on how to handle MBE questions on that subject and how to focus your studies on the most common and trickiest MBE topics. Every question has a fully explained answer that analyzes, in detail, every answer option. Features: Updated to include a comprehensive section on Civil Procedure, which was recently added to the MBE exam. This new section features approximately 70 author-generated questions. For the traditional MBE topics (Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Real Property and Future Interests, and Torts), every one of the more than 500 questions in this book represents an actual question asked on a past MBE. These questions have been reviewed for accuracy and updated.
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2017 California Bar Exam Total Preparation Book

Author: California Bar Tutors

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539311706

Category:

Page: 610

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2017 Edition. Purchasers of prior editions, please email [email protected] for information on the exchange program. Book purchasers are eligible for one free scored and graded bar essay, contact CBT for details. Updated and revised with recent Supreme Court precedent for the 2017 California Bar Exams and additional statutory cross-references for more efficient studying, California Bar Tutors (CaliforniaBarTutors.com) presents the most effective and comprehensive bar study book in the business - the last bar review book you will purchase! Please note, law recited is pursuant to The State Bar of California's defined scope of the exam (http://admissions.calbar.ca.gov). As such, common law, California law, and Federal Law is included where appropriate. Law recited herein is intended for use on the California Bar Exam and may not be appropriate for use as a practicing attorney.** About Our Book: If you are carrying around a huge commercial bar review book and are unsure what information you actually need to learn, you are not alone. Most companies cram every possible piece of information into their outlines regardless of whether it is actually tested. Such information overload causes problems during the exam. Our book is comprised of "Comprehensive Outlines," "Primer Outlines," and "Issue Spotters." The "Comprehensive Outlines" are designed to be studied from until the last three weeks before the bar. Needless to say, they are comprehensive and explain the law in the way it should be written on the bar exam. The "Primer Outlines" are concise and are designed to make the most efficient use of your study time during the final weeks before the bar exam. They are structured to form an active approach that you can work through to make sure you hit all of the issues and maximize points. The "Issue Spotters" are short, one page checklists that are designed to be memorized prior to taking the bar exam. Exam takers use these checklists to make sure no issue goes uncovered.
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How to Write Bar Exam Essays

Strategies and Tactics to Help You Pass the Bar Exam

Author: Matt Racine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692336847

Category:

Page: 94

View: 8131

A must read for any bar exam student!***** Everyone seems to have one part of the bar exam that they dislike more than the others. For some, it is the MBE; for others, the performance test. But, based on surveys of my Bar Exam Mind blog readers, the majority of bar exam students have the most trouble writing bar exam essays. How to Write Bar Exam Essays gives you a systematic and uncomplicated approach to writing quality bar exam essays. In addition to being systematic, this book is also a quick read. Most bar exam essay books are huge tomes that take days of struggle to get through. This is unfortunate because the most important thing you can do to ensure you will pass the essay portion of the bar exam is to practice writing essays.This book shows you how to practice the right way.How to Write Bar Exam Essays begins with a chapter discussing the right mindset for bar exam preparation. It is important to have the right mindset so you can handle the inevitable highs and lows you will encounter while studying for the bar exam. The next section of the book gets to the heart of the matter, discussing the four pillars of bar exam essay writing: (1) technical requirements;(2) issue spotting;(3) outlining and formatting; and(4) analysis. Each pillar has its own chapter, complete with examples. How to Write Bar Exam Essays includes a detailed discussion of practice strategy and scheduling to ensure that your practice time is well spent. You can follow this method to the letter or use it as a basis for creating a practice method that works best for you. ***** How to Write Bar Exam Essays is Book 2 in the Pass the Bar Exam Series. Be sure to check out all the Pass the Bar Exam books: Book 1 - Bar Exam Basics: A Roadmap to Bar Exam SuccessBook 3 - Bar Exam Mind: A Strategy Guide to an Anxiety-Free Bar ExamBook 4 - The Bar Exam Mind Bar Exam Journal
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The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam

Author: Chad Noreuil

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781594609343

Category: Education

Page: 122

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Zen is a way of life—and so is studying for the bar exam. The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam offers a comprehensive approach to studying for (and passing) the bar exam, drawing a parallel between how one should approach the bar exam, and how Zen principles teach one to approach life. Each section of the book offers a Zen quote to introduce concepts that can be applied to studying for the bar exam in order to maximize your chances of passing. Zen teaches that in order to reach enlightenment, one must strive to be balanced, know your true self, know your universe, and stay focused on your path. Similarly, in order to reach the “enlightenment” of passing the bar exam, one must have the attributes of balance (between studying and other aspects of life, as well as balancing your study time between subjects, and between essays, MBE questions, etc.), knowing your true self (what type of essay writer you are, what type of learner you are, what type of exam taker you are, etc.), knowing your universe (knowing the law, how the questions are constructed, what to look for, etc.), and staying focused on your path (when to study, what to do when you are stressed/panicked, what to do when you don't know a subject very well, etc.). In addition to offering a comprehensive approach to studying for the bar exam, the book also offers specific, practical advice for doing well on both the essay and MBE portions of the bar exam. The book outlines specific organizational/formatting tips for how to write effective (and efficient) essays under bar exam time constraints. The book is ideal for adoption for any law school bar preparation course (or Academic Support Program), providing many exercises, examples, and model answers applicable to any state's bar exam.
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Scoring High on Bar Exam Essays

Author: Mary Campbell Gallagher

Publisher: Legal Books Distributing

ISBN: 9780970608819

Category: Law

Page: 265

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Essay-writing can account for 50 percent or more of the bar exam score, yet bar review courses often don't teach how to write lawyer-like essays. Gallagher provides step-by-step instructions on essay-writing systems and confidence-building practices. A review of the best and worst ways to respond to essay questions is included. (Study Guide)
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Multistate Bar Exam (Mbe) Review

Author: James J. Rigos

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735573336

Category: Study Aids

Page: 720

View: 3662

Aspen Publishers, the leader in legal education, introduces the first of many new products in the Emanuel Bar Review line. The Rigos Bar Review series, by James J. Rigos, provides a complete, yet manageable approach to Bar Exam preparation, and is an excellent home-study tool for students who are first-time or repeat test-takers. Using the time-tested and effective methods of Jim Rigos' more than 27 years of Bar Review expertise, this volume of the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) Review covers Contracts, Torts, and Real Property, and is an invaluable self-study tool in Bar Review. The text contains comprehensive coverage of these three MBE subjects, and offer strategies for analyzing MBE questions. The unique Magic Memory Outlines software and Make Your Own Exam feature on the free, included CD present a whole new element to studying for the MBE - allowing students to develop successful outlines for memorization of MBE topics while continuing to hone their skills in necessary practice for the exam. Students using Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) Review are not just receiving a print book - they are receiving an entire program built within a successfully validated model. Why students will love Rigos: Comprehensive: Combines excellent coverage and outlines with practice questions with full answer rationales Dependable: Rigos is powered by Emanuel - the same Emanuel who got you through law school with CrunchTime, Law in a Flash, and Emanuel Law Outlines Affordable: Rigos volumes can be purchased individually or as a full set, and provide all the benefits of a comprehensive Bar Review course without requiring you to pay thousands of dollars A name you know. A name you trust. Emanuel Bar Review - helping law students succeed.
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Templates for 75% Bar Essays

Create the 75% Essay Even on the Fly

Author: Value Bar

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781477583388

Category: Law

Page: 96

View: 4205

Value Bar Prep on amazon and kindle Audio, books and tutoring from 1L through 4L Every bar subject has a template of issues that a grader expects to see. The contents of this template don't depend on the question, the facts raised, the interrogatory or anything else. They depend only on having a high-level understanding of the law itself. This volume will expose the template for the national bar subjects. When the grader does not see a correct representation of the relevant template it is difficult to pass. But now every bar candidate has a chance to write close to a model essay in the short time allowed without missing issues great or small.
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Strategies and Tactics for the FINZ Multistate Method

Author: Steven Finz,Alex Ruskell

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454878886

Category: Study Aids

Page: 936

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Strategies & Tactics for the Finz Multistate Method features more than 1100 multiple-choice questions and answers, with over 140 questions for each topic. Every question is written in the Multistate Bar Exam style and complies with the latest MBE formats. Since they are original and not actual released exam questions, these questions are unavailable anywhere else. An in-depth guide, “Strategies & Tactics—Playing the MBE Game to Win,” shows students how to handle MBE and MBE-style multiple-choice questions. Detailed answers explain the correct choice and show why the others fall short. Strategies & Tactics for the Finz Multistate Method comes with a complete 200-question MBE-style practice exam. The revised Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest MBE formats and presents 75 brand new original questions. Features: more than 1100 multiple-choice questions and answers―over 140 questions for each topic every question written in the Multistate Bar Exam style and complies with the latest MBE formats questions are unavailable anywhere else―author-generated but are not released exam questions Strategies & Tactics—Playing the MBE Game to Win, an in-depth guide on handling MBE and MBE-style multiple-choice questions detailed answers that explain the correct choice and why the others are incorrect complete 200-question MBE-style practice exam The revised Third Edition presents: 75 brand new original questions
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Top law schools

the ultimate guide

Author: Bruce S. Stuart,Kim D. Stuart

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780139499678

Category: Law

Page: 326

View: 6827

Profiles fifty-six schools, providing information on selectiveness, admissions criteria, application deadline, number of applicants, enrollment, cost, student life, and prominent faculty and alumni
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Strategies and Tactics for the MBE II

Author: Steven L. Emanuel

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454833033

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1422

View: 1584

A comprehensive resource created in the successful style of Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, Strategies & Tactics for the MBE 2 provides 300 additional questions to help you prepare for the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)! Success on the MBE can often influence whether you pass or fail the Bar Exam. It is important to understand the issues of law tested on the exam and to learn how the exam questions are written to test your understanding of the law. With its comprehensive explanations of why one answer choice is the best answer and why the other choices are not, Strategies & Tactics for the MBE 2 helps you gain the ability to select the best answer choice with certainty. The 300 questions in Strategies & Tactics for the MBE 2 are organized by subject area (Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Torts, and Real Property). Within each subject area, questions are broken down by subtopic, allowing you to locate and practice questions in your trouble areas. The answer explanations are clear and concise -- as you have come to expect from the Strategies & Tactics series. Strategies & Tactics for the MBE features: 300 additional questions to those featured in Strategies & Tactics for the MBE Questions organized by subject matter subtopics, so you can easily locate questions on the topics on which you need to focus Comprehensive, step-by-step explanations for each of the four answer choices in each question Answer explanations written by Steven Emanuel, Editor-in-Chief of Emanuel Bar Review and author of Emanuel Law Outlines in the MBE-subject areas -- the Outlines that got you through law school. Student-tested content from the Emanuel Bar Review series, which resulted in pass rates 10% higher than average in major markets. * Based on passage rates of students who used Emanuel Bar Review materials in California and New York for Bar Exams in 2008 and 2009.
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Bar Exam Mind

A Strategy Guide for an Anxiety-Free Bar Exam

Author: Matt Racine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615999005

Category: Bar examinations

Page: 162

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A MUST READ for anyone taking the bar exam.The bar exam is a difficult test that can provoke stress, anxiety and even fear in those preparing for it. Bar Exam Mind gives you proven strategies to help alleviate these problems and focus on what matters now: Learning the law and passing the bar exam. Bar Exam Mind shows you how to get your mindset right for the bar exam and get the mental edge you need to remain calm and focused while you study for and take the exam. Among other things, you will learn: visualization techniques to remove bar exam fears the best way to practice for the bar exam strategies to improve test-taking performance how to use bar exam affirmations to increase self-confidence what to eat to keep your mind and brain healthy and in peak condition for the bar exam and much more! Use Bar Exam Mind as a supplement to all substantive bar preparation courses. You can either follow the 21-day learning program included with the book or choose to implement only the techniques you believe will be most beneficial to you. After reading this book, you will be well on your way to a successful and stress-free bar exam. ************ Get more bar exam advice at BarExamMind.com.
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PreparedU

How Innovative Colleges Drive Student Success

Author: Gloria Cordes Larson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119402484

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 921

How can we as parents, educators, and members of the business community prepare students to be successful leaders in today's global environment? It's a critically important question. Gloria Cordes Larson, president of Bentley University, explains why today's practices in higher education are inadequate preparation for our rapidly evolving innovation economy. Instead, she passionately advocates for a hybrid-learning model that integrates business education with traditional liberal arts courses. Today's businesses demand a new kind of hybrid graduate, possessed of both hard and soft skills, with the courage to take risks, the creativity to innovate, and the savvy to excel in a turbulent competitive climate. This book is a valuable resource for participants in every learning community: our homes, schools, and businesses. It will change the way you think about what excellence in education means in today's business environment as you develop strategies that will move our children, students, and future employees forward in a rapidly changing and very challenging world. Prepared with that training and knowledge, they will find greater fulfillment and make their own mark on the future.
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