Positive Lessons From a Successful First-Time Bar Passer

May4, 2014
by Bar Winners

Positive Lessons From a Successful First-Time Bar Passer

When I was studying for the bar, there seemed to be a lot of information floating around- most of it misinformation. After talking with countless bar takers over the years, I’ve put together some solid, effective lessons from those who proved successful on their first bar attempt: Do what works best

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September10, 2013
by Bar Winners

Essay Writing Passing the CA Bar Exam

ESSAY WRITING WITH FAST, QUALITY FEEDBACK Did you know that 12 out of the 18 hours of the California Bar Exam are writing portions? Having such an impact on whether students receive a passing score, effective exam writing is a key component in passing the Bar Exam. Barwinners Online: Essays Elite, a

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September10, 2013
by Bar Winners

Why Out-Of-State Attorneys Fail the CA Bar Exam

It is well known that California is the hardest bar exam to pass. The pass rate for the California Attorneys exam averages 35-42% with most attorneys taking the California bar, 3x before they pass. Often out-of-state attorneys taking the California Bar Exam fail even though they have been practicing

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July27, 2013
by Bar Winners

Passing the California Bar Exam — What to Do Last 3 Days

I’m sure you’re somewhere in some dark corner of the library or at home, reading and then re-reading about testamentary trusts (hopefully not), but I want you to take a moment and reflect upon the last 8 weeks. You all have done well in Barwinners and I have been excited to see how much you have imp

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July21, 2013
by Bar Winners

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality California Bar Exam

Barwinners to Explore the Use of Oculus Rift for Virtual Reality California Bar Exam Simulation First Barwinners Exploration of Virtual Reality via the Oculus Rift to help students pass the California Bar Santa Monica, CA – July 20, 2013 – Virtual reality has entered the California bar test prep ind

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December21, 2012
by Bar Winners

How to Pass the California Bar Exam

Shari Karney, Owner BARWINNERS, a Los Angeles based CA bar review and one-on-one tutoring program, Explains how Bar Exams are graded and how to pass the CA Bar. In California, bar graders assign raw scores in five-point increments on a scale of 40 to 100. They evaluate answers and assign grades sole

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March31, 2011
by Bar Winners

California Bar Exam – Your Law School’s Official Pass Rate

What the Official Pass Rate Is for Your Law School — Best Kept Secret It seems to be one of the greatest kept secrets–what your law school’s pass rate is on the California Bar Exam. I thought it would be a simple matter of clicking on the State Bar of California’s web site, to find out what the ac

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March10, 2011
by Bar Winners

Getting Extra Time on the CA Bar Exam for AD/HD

Today, a student called who has AD/HD and wanted to know what do in order to get extra time on the CA Bar Exam. He also asked whether Barwinners works with accommodated students. (Yes, we do work with accommodated students. In fact, about 10-15% of our class gets extra time on the CA bar exam and ha

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