The Value of Redoing Problems (You’ll See Them Again on the Bar Exam)

So there was this girl in college. Let’s call her “Sarah” since that was her name.

Sarah had dark brown hair and smelled like fresh green apples. I could tell because my pillow smelled like a spring orchard after she took a nap on it.

… What? This was all before my life went downhill, so let me indulge in this memory for a bit.

One day, she asked me what my hobby was… the most dreaded question a guy can get because what the hell is a hobby and where can I find one.

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How Do You Know You’re Practicing Correctly?

Remember our discussion a few weeks ago about the one non-negotiable study strategy?

Welp, everybody pack up and go home because that practice-and-feedback framework is probably the closest to a “secret” to studying there is (there isn’t one).

It’s a nicely boiled-down pearl of a learning approach, after draining and dusting off all the tips and tricks and various tactics that get stuck around it like barnacles. Of course bar takers get lost when there are so many different ways to go about preparing.

But I also love it because it identifies those who are perpetually looking to be “ready”—

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Where to Get More Civ Pro MBE Questions to Practice With

I have a love-hate relationship with Civil Procedure. Maybe a like-dislike relationship since I did get a B+ in my 1L class and that ain’t half bad for Civ Pro.

It can actually be somewhat straightforward if you get to know it, but it’s a pretty technical subject. Not all of us is a gunner nerd who went on to clerk for some circuit judge.

Here’s the real problem: Civ Pro has been a wild card since it was introduced as a new subject in the MBE. It used to be pretty simple to find practice questions for the other subjects, but…

What are the best places to get Civ Pro MBE questions to practice with now?

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