Where do you find essays and performance tests to practice on?
Rather than have you go hunting for them or flip through your bar course materials, I’ve compiled past exams for California and UBE jurisdictions.
California: Here are downloadable California bar essays and selected answers going back to 2001, 90-minute California performance tests and selected answers, and where to find additional PT practice.
CA essay and issue locator (use this to find when topics were tested)
|CA essays and selected answers||90-minute CA PTs and selected answers|
For more PT practice, see part 3 below for MPTs
UBE: Here are some example locations you can find essays, MPTs, and analyses.
- Free MEE questions and analyses from NCBE (2010-2015)
- Free MPT questions and point sheets from NCBE (2010-2015)
- If you want the official analyses for more recent ones, you can find them in the MEE study aids (paid)
- Some state bar websites post plenty of essays, MPTs, and selected answers
- Arkansas MEE and MPT questions and best answers (2012 July and on)
- Minnesota’s representative good answers (2012 July and on)
- New York Past Exam Essay Questions with Sample Candidate Answers (2016 July and on)
- Georgia Essay (not MEE) and MPT Questions and Selected Answers (2011 July and on include MPT questions and sample answers)
- Check your own state bar website to see if it offers questions and selected answers