Got yet another success story, by a reader who shared with me a very detailed and specific recap of her journey to pass the 2020 February California Bar Exam (26.8% pass rate) on her second try.
It was too good not to share.
Big bar course made her “dumber,” wasted her time, DRAINED her energy and time. She was too wiped out to memorize or practice
Did not even know how to START any essay
Panic, doubts, insecurities, mind games, pressure
Practical and effective approach
Used the right tools for her
Enjoyed herself because she could see herself getting better
Key takeaways and full story below…
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Stephanie was a classic repeater of the California Bar Exam, who followed a big box course on her first try and then switched to better (more efficient and effective) learning strategies on her second, successful try.
It’s a familiar story you see all the time. Too many stories of repeaters regretting using Barbri and other cookie-cutter programs.
Here’s how she did it and the tools she used to do it:
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Surprise, surprise… Barbri doesn’t work for everyone. As a foreign-trained Australian attorney, James needed a way to get a handle on the sheer volume of material and become skilled at USING it.
To do that, he also needed to understand the bar exam in the first place because there were differences in legal practice in Australia and in the U.S.
He then passed the 2022 July California Bar Exam and put together a thorough write-up in collaboration with me, linked below.
This is a rare opportunity to dive DEEP into the mind of a recent bar taker. He drops many gems on what worked for him, with commentary by me such as:
A distinction between those who perpetually struggle and those who are successful is that they find an approach that works for them and
trust themselves more. One of my readers put it this way: ‘Make the bar exam process work with your learning style, not the other way around.’“
But enough about me. This is about celebrating and empowering bar takers like you to overcome this hurdle.
My breakdown and James’s full story below:
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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 2022 July 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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Here’s someone who dedicated herself to passing the New York Bar Exam on her first attempt. She was able to achieve—in her words—
Her caption for the trip celebrating passing the bar: “A true capture of how freedom looks post bar”
One and done.
On top of that, she only
completed 30% of Themis and got a score of 295, well above the cutoff to practice in any UBE jurisdiction.
You’ll notice that many of the lessons she shares here can be linked back to what I share with you in
my coaching emails and other study materials.
Key lessons and her full story below.
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