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  • What's Your Story?
    January 27, 2024

    What's Your Story?

    Fleming's provides live exam writing workshops throughout the year. You can participate in them either in person or online. These workshops are ideal for novice 1L students who want to develop the skills they will use throughout their law school career, as well as for bar exam candidates who want to refine their skills and boost their confidence. You will learn from seasoned instructors who have helped thousands of students succeed in their exams. The workshops will teach you how to analyze, organize, and write effective exam answers that will impress your professors and graders.
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  • Another Fleming's Student Aces the Baby Bar!
    January 23, 2024

    Another Fleming's Student Aces the Baby Bar!

    We are delighted to share that another one of our students has aced the Baby Bar exam with an outstanding score! This is a remarkable achievement, especially considering the low pass rate of this difficult exam. Our student scored a 95 out of 100, which is well above the average score of 70. This score also puts them among the top performers in the state of California, as published by the California Bar! Congratulations, Shawn!
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  • The New Baby Bar MBE-Only Format
    January 18, 2024

    The New Baby Bar MBE-Only Format

    The First Year Law Students' Exam (the Baby Bar) format is changing drastically. No more essays, only MBE questions on contracts, criminal law, and torts. The California State Bar says this will make the exam more accessible and efficient. But don't be fooled, this is not a walk in the park. Many experts say this will make the exam harder and more biased. The change may happen in June 2024 or Oct. 2024, depending on the approval of the scoring method. Don't wait until the last minute, start studying now. Fleming's Fundamentals of Law can help you prepare for the Baby Bar with our proven methods and materials.
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  • NCBE Statement on SCOTUS Decisions and the Bar Exam
    January 19, 2023

    NCBE Statement on SCOTUS Decisions and the Bar Exam

    NCBE has released the following statement regarding the timeline by which new US Supreme Court decisions might be reflected on the bar exam: NCBE-developed MBE, MPT, and MEE questions typically are drafted, revised, and finalized over an approximately three-year period,...

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  • Interview with Bar Exam Readers
    January 13, 2023

    Interview with Bar Exam Readers

    If you are preparing for the bar exam, you might be wondering what the examiners are looking for in your essays. How do they grade your answers? What are the common mistakes to avoid? How can you improve your writing skills and impress the readers? To answer these questions, we interviewed some of the bar exam readers who have years of experience in evaluating law students' essays. In this blog post, we share some of the insights and tips they gave us on how to write effective and persuasive essays for the bar exam.
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  • Fleming's Edge offers a personalized program that allows you to work with an experienced bar expert to assess what you need and oversee your program with bi-weekly check ins for steady progress while preparing to take the bar exam - one last time.
    November 9, 2022

    Calling All "Experienced" Bar Takers!!!

    Taking the California bar examination once is hard enough. But, what if you find yourself in the position you hoped not to be in: having to take it again. Well, the good news is you have experience. And, you now...

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  • Fleming's Edge Extended Bar Review for the Working Examinee.
    September 26, 2022

    It Is Never Too Early to Start Studying for the Bar Exam

    Fleming's Edge Extended Bar Review

    There are actually three steps to becoming a lawyer:

    1. Go to law school and build a strong foundation;
    2. Study for the bar approximately 500+ hours; and
    3. Take and pass the bar exam.

    Students want to go from step 1 to step 3. But that is not a recipe for success. Students – or graduates – MUST engage in step 2 if they want to be successful on the bar exam.

    But where are you going to find 500+ hours? Usually, you have about 8-10 weeks after graduation and before the bar exam. That means you would need to be able to spend 50-60 hours a week for that entire time to adequately prepare to take the bar. Do you have a job? A family? The time? Is that at all realistic for a working adult? If you are reading this and thinking that you simply cannot devote that kind of time, Fleming’s has the answer for you: the Long Term Bar Preparation Program that allows you to start much earlier and spread out that substantial workload over approximately six months.

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  • Take Care of YOU While Preparing for the California Bar Exam
    August 7, 2022

    Take Care of YOU While Preparing for the California Bar Exam

    Preparing for the California Bar Exam is a grind. Taking the California Bar Exam is grueling. And passing the California Bar Exam is cause for celebration – as well as a huge sigh of relief! The entire process was not designed to enhance your mental health. Many people prepare for, take, and pass the bar in spite of the toll it takes on their physical and mental wellbeing. But, to maximize your chances of success on the bar exam, you need to factor taking care of yourself into the equation.
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  • Professional Responsibility: Broadly Tested on the California Bar Exam
    July 4, 2022

    Professional Responsibility: Broadly Tested on the California Bar Exam

    Professional Responsibility is tested heavily on the California Bar Exam. You might find PR the subject matter of its own essay question. You might find it as a crossover question with another doctrinal subject. You might find it a part of or the whole topic on a performance exam. And, you might find it in multiple places in the same bar exam!

    So, be on the lookout! Just because you passed the MPRE does not mean that you have seen the last of PR issues.
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  • 10 Tips to Level Up Your Bar Exam Training
    May 17, 2022

    10 Tips to Level Up Your Bar Exam Training

    What you do between now and July 26th matters!

    You have just finished three or four years in law school. Now you face that pesky two-day bar exam at the end of July – the thing that stands between you and a career in practicing law.

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