The Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers. A look at all things related to the bar exam with your host, Jackson Mumey, owner of Celebration Bar Review. Episodes include interviews with successful bar exam students, exam review and analysis and preparation suggestions and tips to help you pass your bar exam.
Florida Bar Exam results were released and the news was shocking for repeat bar takers. While there was a 62% pass rate for first-time applicants, the repeat taker rate was only 7-10%. Details, analysis, and insights to help make sense of the numbers and what to do next.
It's time for Feb 2021 Bar Exam results to be announced in different jurisdictions. In this episode, we highlight result release dates, and answer questions from July 2021 students about how to begin their prep for the next test. We also take a look at recent news from the California Bar and share some surprising statistics from the 2020 exams.
The NY Bar Examiners made a surprise announcement that opens the doors for up to 10,000 bar takers in July. Other states are announcing plans for in-person or online tests for that date. We break down the latest news and answer questions from students with just 4 months until the next bar exam.
Elisabeth had taken the Florida Bar Exam twice unsuccessfully and armed with a determination to take her life back, she came to Celebration Bar Review for guidance. Here's the story of how she overcame death in the family, marital breakup, and the COVID-19 world to pass her Florida Bar Exam in Oct 2020. Using our unique study approach and relying on our mind mapping strategy, Elisabeth beat the odds to reclaim her future. This ...
The February 2021 Bar Exam is completed and we recap how the exam went around the country. A look at what was tested in CA, FL, and GA plus reactions to the UBE and MBE, and feedback about online logistics from bar takers.
Robin had taken the Georgia Bar Exam 4 times without success. After using the Big Box Bar Reviews, she came to Celebration Bar Review and learned Jackson Mumey's powerful writing techniques. Changing from IRAC to this new approach helped her raise her score by 17 points and pass the October 2020 Bar Exam! Here's the story in her own words.
With just one week remaining until the Feb 2021 Bar Exam, our experts take questions from students about how to effectively use the remaining time to study for the test. Here are the keys to successful study right before the exam!
Andrea came to the US in 2002 from Brazil and earned both an LLM and her JD in Florida. After an unsuccessful attempt at the Florida Bar Exam, she found Celebration Bar Review and used personal coaching from Jackson Mumey along with PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™ and Mind Maps to help her pass in October 2020. Here's the inspiring story in her own words!
The news is out: sometime in 2025-26, the Bar Exam will undergo its most radical set of changes in 50 years. The MBE, MEE, and MPT will be removed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners and replaced with an all-new "Integrated Bar Exam." These changes are dramatic and significant for everyone planning to take the bar exam 5 years from now and beyond.
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The California Bar made a major announcement this week leading to possible retroactive admissions for Bar Takers with lower scores earned in the past 5 years. We discuss the details, plus offer last month of study advice for Feb 2021 Bar Takers!
There are less than 30 days until the Feb 2021 bar exam, and for many bar takers, it seems like the 2020 tests just ended. Megan and Jackson take questions from our students about preparation for this last month of study and offer perspective and study strategies.
Christina had taken the California Bar Exam 4 times without success. Then she found Celebration Bar Review and our PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™ program and it changed everything! She increased her multiple-choice performance, gained confidence in her ability, and passed the October 2020 online California Bar Exam! Here's the story in her own words.
After months of waiting, the California Bar Results from Oct 2020 arrived this week and it was generally good news. An overall pass rate of 61% and a repeat taker rate of over 40% were the highest in years. Here's what it means for 2021.
Plus, Texas announced a switch to an online format and the NCBE revealed its plans for the next 4-5 years. Details and analysis from the Celebration Bar Review experts, Megan Saia and Jackson ...
Chance had taken the Georgia Bar Exam 4 times previously without success, coming within 2 points of passing in Feb 2020. With guidance from Jackson Mumey and Celebration Bar Review, Chance sat for the Oct 2020 Georgia online exam and scored a 278, passing with ease. Here's the story of his remarkable journey to success!
Deja had taken the Georgia Bar Exam 4 times without success, coming within 10 points of passing in Feb 2020. With the help of Jackson Mumey and Celebration Bar Review, she was able to raise her score on the October exam to 275 and pass the Georgia Bar Exam! Watch this interview to find out how she did it and how she expressed her "thanks" to the people who supported her on this journey!
Theo had taken the Florida Bar Exam and failed by 1 point. Then he found Celebration Bar Review and added our PhotoReading For The Bar Exam™ program. Using those tools, Theo increased his score by 17 points and passed the Florida Bar Exam! Here's the inspiring story in his own words.
Three large states released results from their Oct 2020 bar exams this week. Here's a look at what we learned from the NY, GA and TX bar results and what it means for Feb 2021 applicants.
Results from the Oct 2020 "Plan B" Bar Exams were announced in more jurisdictions this week. As more states announce online Feb exams, our experts explain the strange scoring quirks of the Oct test and what it means for Feb 2021 repeat takers.
Bar Exam Results from states that offered the NCBE Plan B test option in October are beginning to be released. Here's the update on those results and the trends we see for the next month and into 2021. Details and analysis from Celebration Bar Review.
The Oct 2020 one-day Florida Bar Exam results were released this week and it was not good news for many applicants. While first-time pass rates were 71%, the repeat pass rate was around 20%. Here's the first look at the results and what they mean. Plus, we review the updated NY Bar Exam admission rules and the new jurisdictions announcing an online test in Feb 2021.
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