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)!
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
Nine Traps for LLMs on the MPT
NINE TRAPS FOR LLMs (and JDs) ON THE MPT (MULTISTATE PERFORMANCE TEST) I have noticed nine traps for LLMs on the MPT (Multistate Performance Test). These traps are one reason why LLMs' first-time bar exam pass rate is much lower than that for JDs. In fact, JDs, too, may fall into these traps. The good … Continue reading Nine Traps for LLMs on the MPT
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.
Intensifications of the MPT Courses
To: Faculty Using the Book Perform Your Best on the Bar Exam Performance Test (MPT) as Course Text/Host Law Schools for MPT WorkshopsFrom: Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D.Re: Proposed Intensification of MPT CoursesDate: March 4, 2014Students' response to the MPT methods I teach in Perform Your Best on the Bar Exam Performance Test (MPT) continues … Continue reading Intensifications of the MPT Courses
BarWrite® Blog: Young Solo Practitioner Before U.S. Supreme Court
Read an exciting story here about David Eduard Mills, a 33-year-old solo practitioner who got to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. In fact, he won a 9-0 decision in Ortiz v. Jordan, 130 S. Ct. 2371 - 2010 (2011). I thought you'd like to see it. Feeling discouraged? It will cheer you … Continue reading BarWrite® Blog: Young Solo Practitioner Before U.S. Supreme Court
BarWrite® Blog: Finish the MPT and Bar Essays on Time
HOW ARE THE ESSAYS DIFFERENT FROM THE MPT? One obvious answer is that the bar exam essays are different from the Multistate Performance Test (MPT)--or the California Performance Test--because the essays require knowing a lot of law, which the MPT does not. But don't let that difference distract you. It's easy to overlook key similarities. … Continue reading BarWrite® Blog: Finish the MPT and Bar Essays on Time