Use the book Perform Your Best on the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) to learn the MPT systems and raise your MPT score. A higher MPT means a higher total score! If you learn Dr. Gallagher's MPT systems you will know how to get markedly higher MPT scores--without learning any new law! The MPT frustrates many … Continue reading Use the MPT systems to pass the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)!
Correction: Why Our MPT Workshop WILL be Online
The systems for the MPT that I teach in the MPT workshop have already been proved to be effective. There is statistical proof.
The MPT Will Give You More Love Than the Essays
If bar candidates want to pass the bar exam, they should be focusing more on the MPT, less on the MEE. True, the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) is worth 30 percent of a candidate's score on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), while the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) is worth 20 percent. But you can make … Continue reading The MPT Will Give You More Love Than the Essays
Tips for Faster UBE Writing
My observation from more than 20 years of teaching is that people who write the essays slowly are not somehow slower people, with slowness in their DNA. They are actually doing different things. Here are some things not to do if you want to write your exams faster.
Six Tips for Planning for 10 Weeks of Bar Prep
Looking ahead to a long stretch of studying for the bar exam? Here are "Six Tips for Planning for Ten Weeks of Bar Exam Prep." Studying for the bar exam is stressful. But it is also your chance to take control and bring together the scattered threads of law that you learned in law school. … Continue reading Six Tips for Planning for 10 Weeks of Bar Prep
The MPT Part of the Uniform Bar Exam Requires the Skills of a First-Year Lawyer
Your task on the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) part of the bar exam is to act like a first-year lawyer. You are an associate in a law firm, or a junior attorney in a government agency, or a clerk to a judge. The senior lawyer who sends you an assignment in a task memo on the MPT expects you to act like a junior lawyer drafting a work product. Nothing more, nothing less.
Five Reasons LLMs Need Full Bar Review Courses
Do foreign-trained attorneys who want to become members of the New York bar need to take a full bar review course?
Yes, indeed, says Dr. Mary Campbell Gallagher, a graduate of Harvard Law School and president of BarWrite® and BarWrite press. There are at least five reasons, she says, why a full New York bar course is vitally important. And BarWrite® is objective on this question, because it is NOT a full bar review course.
How to Make Legal Writing More Like Shooting Hoops
Law schools teach legal writing by what I call the "craft method," also called the "process method." A legal writing class works through each task step-by-step, from basic legal research to final section headings, with drafts and redrafts, and so every task takes weeks or months. In the end, students may write one excellent memo, but they have developed no habits, no visual memory, and no muscle memory.
Ten Tips for Staying Calm Before the Bar Exam
Mary Campbell Gallagher, President of BarWrite®, which offers bar-preparation courses in New York City, asked her students for ideas for reducing stress and maximizing study results, and she chose these ten suggestions.
What Was on the July 2012 NY Bar Exam?
Many thanks to the BarWrite® Scholars who looked up in dazed
exhaustion on Tuesday night and said to themselves,
"I've got to let Dr. Gallagher know what was on the bar exam!"
Thank you! Looks like BarWrite® hit another home run!