Think of this book as your personal trainer at the academic gym. Bar Exam Success: A Comprehensive Guide will provide the support and guidance students need, equipping you with the deliberate, affirmative steps to ensure bar passage. Fostering a growth mindset, this handbook will change what you do and how you think. It approaches the bar exam as an opportunity to learn critical lawyering skills, not predetermined by the LSAT, first year grades, or any other single indicator. Based on Sarah J. Berman's decades of experience teaching in law schools and bar review, this new edition includes updates that focus on the recent adoption of the UBE by many jurisdictions. It will teach you how to: - Develop a plan for success- Get and use quality expert help- Maximize your schedule for productivity- Prepare with practice tests- Eliminate distractions and embrace success- And more.
About the Author
In addition to writing, Sara J. Berman currently serves as the Director of Programs for Academic and Bar Success at the AccessLex Institute Center for Legal Education Excellence in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining AccessLex, Berman served as a pro-fessor of law and director of academic and bar success programs in law schools in California and Florida, and lectured in bar reviews for more than two decades, helping thousands of students pass bar exams nationwide. Berman gained expertise in distance learning in legal education through 15 years on the faculty at a fully online law school. She has published two books and numerous articles on the bar exam and learning for law students, and coauthored primers on the civil and criminal justice systems, written initially for self-represented litigants and extensively used by law students preparing to become tomorrow's lawyers.