Sit down with a friend, professor, or advisor who has already passed the exam to get experienced, personalized pointers.
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I've had mixed feelings about policy questions on exams.
On the one hand, I fear they can turn into overly-subjective or rambling thoughts loosely related to the course.
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Select ' OK' to allow Oath and our partners to use your data, or ' Manage options' to review our partners and your choices.Once you know the why, it’s easier to argue your point in your essays and in the courtroom.Prevents: inaccurate information & irrelevant information You can practice over and over again, but an outside perspective can help you make the right adjustments.Another thing I like to do is to scrutinize the correlation between exam parts, both the multiple choice across each essay (or subpart), or between essays (or subparts).If I get too granular, the data can get noisy, but it's a useful tool to make sure I'm grading consistently and that my questions are fairly consistent.Prevents: irrelevant information That being said, don’t go into TOO much detail.Since you only have 30 minutes, you need to convey your understanding of each issue succinctly.Prevents: not enough information Some topics and subjects show up on the bar exam more frequently than others.Make sure you have a strong, thorough grasp of those topics before you walk into the exam room.You’ll feel more confident walking in, which reduces anxiety and helps you think more clearly.Thinking more clearly means more thorough arguments and higher scores.