“What should I know when I’m starting my bar prep?”
I did a live stream with Jennifer Duclair to talk about how to take the guesswork out of bar preparation and get a better sense of direction as you start studying for your next bar exam.
It was fun! Japes and nuggets of insights were dropped, and I’m pleased with how this turned out. (Maybe I’ll do another one next year…)
Here’s me throwing Kaplan under the bus:
Here’s the recording, along with timestamps so you can jump to the parts you’re most interested in:
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Here’s something that people who pass the bar never say:
“All I had to do was listen to all those bar course lectures. They were so helpful!”
Can you imagine?
Sometimes we think “doing whatever it takes” to pass the bar means throwing thousands of dollars into a black hole. (But it doesn’t have to be expensive.)
Or following some unsustainable cookie-cutter
schedule (which doesn’t care if you have other responsibilities like work or
family). Good luck if you fall behind by one day.
Or letting a perfectly fine morning slip
through by religiously sitting through 4 hours of droning lectures. Worse,
pausing lectures to fill in all the notes. Then not even remembering 99% of it.
tfw you think the lectures are making sense
I remember those days. Those are things I didn’t do my second time. Here’s what I would do instead:
Continue reading “You’re the Dean of Your Own Bar Exam Studies”
“I failed the bar exam.”
“I wish I passed the bar exam.”
Powerful realities that no amount of Law of Attraction could reshape and manifest.
It feels like the end of the world. You’re too depressed to do anything. You feel like there’s no solution.
Regretful, helpless, ashamed, depressed, frustrated, indignant, unable to fight fate like your favorite superhero. You want to punch yourself instead.
People who don’t understand say:
This is just a test.
This is just a person.
This is just a piece of paper.
But this is an important test.
But they were an important person you invested all your heart and effort to.
But it was an important memento infused with memories and sentiments.
Continue reading ““I failed the bar exam. How can I possibly recover? What is left for me?””