The bar exam might be the dryest subject on the planet, but it’s also full of emotions.
Joy when you pass. Sorrow when you fail. Frustration, hopelessness, anxiety, and overwhelm in between.
Naturally, this can be a new and unique life challenge!
The thing is, these feelings are all temporary.
When you pass, you’ll celebrate for a day or two. You’ll probably forget how much you struggled and despaired. You’ll start to worry about other first-world problems like how to get sworn in, or finding and keeping a job, keeping clients happy, and so on, as life goes on.
You might even excitedly thank me and say that you’ll do anything to repay me, that you’ll give me feedback, that you’ll donate essays… then never respond again when I ask for a simple writeup. The high will wear off very quickly.
That doesn’t mean these powerful emotions you’re feeling now are useless while they’re happening. How do we leverage them (especially in the times of corona)?Continue reading “Bar Preparation Is Emotional Preparation: How to Turn Your Emotions into Something USEFUL”