Camille passed the California Bar Exam on her second try as a foreign-trained LLM student.
Like the other passers, she did it her way, despite being foreign-trained, having no idea how the U.S. legal system worked, and studying from scratch with a full-time job on the line.
There are many ways you can pass the exam. You are the dean of your own studies, and pass rates have no bearing on your own chance of success.
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“S” (who wanted her name private) passed the 2023 February California Bar Exam.
What else is new? No, I’m not tired of seeing my readers pass tough exams yet.
This featured passer:
- Passed an exam with a 32.5% pass rate
- (Makes for a good headline but do pass rates really matter? See point 5 below)
- Not a fan of her big bar prep company
- Studied while working
- Was an MTYLT reader (of course)
(Like this other 2023 Feb passer)
I love her story because it has several parallels to my own experience as a second-time passer. Both of us made the same classic mistakes that first-timers make.
Do you recognize them in your own preparation?
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Ceren passed the 2023 July California Bar Exam on her second try after giving up midway on her first try.
But to her surprise, she got very close to passing on that first try!
Here’s how she approached bar prep as a foreign-trained lawyer from Turkey on her first try and on her second successful try.
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A self-professed “Partner/Mom/Grandma/Kindergarten teacher” told me she passed the UBE.
No big deal. I asked Nocona how she DID IT so I could pass her lessons onto you mortals.
Among other things, she told me that she passed the Oklahoma Bar Exam (UBE) using a combination of substantive resources and a mindset that gave her better control over her processes.
You might read all these stories and think, I can do this too (true).
Or you might wonder, why can’t it be me?
It CAN be you, homie. These were all people in the exact same position as you, just time shifted. Why torture yourself trying to reinvent the wheel?
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John passed the 2023 July California Bar Exam on his first try after deciding that his bar review course wasn’t working for him.
I know. Yet another success story about someone who ditched the traditional route. Might as well pack up and go home.
But leaving the bar course behind isn’t just for repeaters. And messages like this often take multiple repeats to click in your head. Kind of like memorizing the law.
Well, let’s see how John did it. I’ve parsed out 5 teaching points from studying his success story and the multiple updates he sent me before and after the exam.
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