It’s that time of the year again. Results for the 2018 July bar exam are finally in for everyone.
You’ve endured the onslaught of “aww… you got this” and “I’m sure you passed!” for weeks and months.
Anxiety, excitement, uncertainty squirting into your heart every time you thought of the moment of truth. Waiting is often the hardest thing. Uncertainty is being locked in a padded room alone with delusions of hopes and worries.
Well, the insanity of the wait is over. And the results were humbling.
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Like most bar takers, Samantha began preparation intending to pass the July bar exam in one go.
“I went in thinking I want it one-and-done. I didn’t want to exhaust the resources nor the time to take it twice, so that I can manage to pass the first time.”
Not only that, she had a limited amount of time to work with, given other responsibilities she had to attend to, not to mention her children.
“I worked a full-time job and studied at night. I wanted to maximize my study time and be the most efficient in the time that I had in studying.”
What’s more, the statistics and odds of passing the bar were truly stacked against her from the start.
“The law school I went to had a 30% pass rate. I guess it would be considered a second-tier or third-tier school.”
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Joe started preparing for the Uniform Bar Exam (in Kansas) with just seven weeks to go.
The learning process proved to be tougher than he’d imagined. The clock was ticking toward the inevitable, and like many others, he didn’t start out with the confidence to tackle the beast.
“I just wasn’t ready for it. I did not take very many bar prep classes in law school. So I knew it was gonna be tough. Once I looked at the material, I thought, ‘Man, I am screwed.’ There’s no way I’m gonna pull this together in seven weeks.”
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