Tag Archive: bar

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Early Bar Exam Results (And What They Mean for You)

Results are starting to trickle in from the July 2015 bar exam, and a first glance at the numbers shows that they’re not encouraging – the average score on the multiple-choice section of the exam has reached its lowest levels since 1988.

This news comes on the heels of last year’s results, when bar exam results had the single biggest drop since the bar exam started. Those results led to lots of finger-pointing – the National Conference of Bar Examiners stated that the people who took the July 2014 bar exam were “less able” than their predecessors. (More on that in a second.)

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Logical Reasonings / 10.23.14

While the average law school debt continues to rise, 49 schools reported a drop amongst their graduates. National Jurist

4 obstacles to success on multiple choice exams. One thing they don’t address: the barely audible scratching of dozens of #2 pencils. I’m going crazy just thinking about it. Law School Success

Ask a professor: what happens if you fail the bar exam? Above the Law

President Obama’s judicial legacy may be the diversity of his appointments. The New Yorker

The least popular baby names, according to early American records. But keep in mind, we’re one Beyonce/Jay-Z baby away from Spurgeon or Hildred coming back in style. Mental Floss

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Logical Reasonings / 12.13.12

A) Susan Rice withdraws her name from Secretary of State consideration. CNN.

B) University of Iowa the first to ask about sexual orientation on application. NBC News.

C) I get the part where they feed the mice fatty foods. But how do we get them to take the LSAT? Huffington Post.

D) Justin Bieber assassination plot results in Fox listing all death threats to all celebrities. Fox News.

E) If you don’t make it into law school, no sweat – it’s easy to fake it. Above the Law.