New Jersey Bar Exam Results Are Out!

The New Jersey Bar Exam Results are now out! To all of those who passed, congratulations! If you were not successful, be sure to check out the Marino Retaker Program and Marino Tutoring options. Marino Bar Review is known for its success in helping retaker students pass the bar exam on their next try. We […]

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MBE Scores Are At An All Time Low — Are You Less Likely To Pass The Bar Exam?

The February 2017 bar exam results confirmed a troubling trend: MBE scores are dropping across the board, with this February’s MBE results hitting an all-time low. For students who have previously failed the bar exam, these results may seem especially discouraging as bar exam pass rates are trending downwards and students who have failed the […]

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The Top 3 Reasons You Failed The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)

The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) is currently being administered in almost half of the country with new states adopting it every year. When you first entered law school, there is a fair chance that the UBE was not even offered in your state. Now, whether you plan on taking the bar exam in New York, […]

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New York February 2017 Bar Exam Registration Deadline

Attention those planning on taking the February 2017 New York Bar Exam!  You have until 11:59 pm, tomorrow, Wednesday November 30th to register for the February 2017 Bar Exam.  There is no late registration period.  You can register on the Board of Law Examiners’ website.

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New York Bar Exam Pass Rates Rose with First Administration of the Uniform Bar Examination

Pass rates in all but 5 New York law schools rose with the July 2016 administration of the Uniform Bar Examination.  The state’s overall pass rate improved by 4 points to 83%.  Law schools attributed these increases to efforts put into better preparing their students through supplemental bar preparation programs, one-on-one coaching, academic advising, review […]

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New York Bar Exam Results Are Out!

Today’s the day, folks!  The New York Bar Exam Results have been released.   Last summer was the first administration in New York of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) and the bar exam pass rates have increased slightly.    To all of those who passed, congratulations!   If you were not successful, be sure to check out the […]

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South Carolina Bar Exam Results Out

South Carolina July 2016 bar exam results are out!  For those retaking the South Carolina bar exam in February 2017, you will have to prepare for the Uniform Bar Exam, which South Carolina has adopted beginning with the February 2017 administration of the bar exam.   In addition to the MBE, the Uniform Bar Exam consists […]

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New Jersey Bar Exam Results Lowest in Ten Years

The NJ Bar Exam Results are out and they are not good.   The overall pass rate for the July 2016 Bar Exam was 65.3%, the worst in a decade.   This is down from the July 2015 overall pass rate of 69.9%.  Since New Jersey will be administering the Uniform Bar Examination in February 2017, this […]

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Next New York Law Examination – December 15, 2016

To be admitted to the bar in New York, you must, in addition to passing the Uniform Bar Examination,  take the New York Law Course (NYLC) and pass the  New York Law Examination (NYLE).   The NYLC is a 15 hour online course that covers Administrative Law, Business Relationships, Civil Practice and Procedure, Conflict of Laws, […]

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ABA Proposal May Put Some Law Schools’ Accreditation at Risk

The ABA has proposed increasing the bar passage rate required for a law school to maintain its accreditation. Under the new proposal, at least 75% of a law school’s graduates must pass the bar exam within two years of graduating.  The proposal was approved by the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar […]

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Bar Exam Passage Rates Keep Dropping

The results from the July 2016 bar exam keep rolling in, and those results are not good.  In sixteen states so far, the passage rates have dropped, some precipitously.  While law school administrators and the National Conference of Bar Examiners battle over who’s to blame for the drop, students across the nation will have to […]

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Oregon Adopts the UBE

Oregon has joined a growing list of states that are replacing their state bar exams with the Uniform Bar Examination.  Starting in July 2017, Oregon will administer the UBE.   The UBE has been adopted in 26 jurisdictions.  Connecticut, New Jersey, and South Carolina will begin administering the UBE in February 2017, West Virginia in […]

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Georgia Bar Exam Takers Told They Failed………..Then That They Passed

How would you like to be notified that you failed the bar exam, only to find out a year later  that…….never mind – you actually passed! That is exactly what happened to 90 Georgia bar exam takers who sat for the exam in July 2015 and February 2016. According to the Georgia Bar, the scoring […]

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Are You Privileged Enough To Get A Tutor For The Bar Exam?

Privileged students do not look at tutoring as remedial. To get a leg up on their competition, they get tutored. It is as simple as that. If you have ever attended a private school, you likely know exactly what we are talking about. When it comes to preparing for the bar exam, studies have shown […]

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Harvard Law Grad Sues The Bar Examiners

Tamara Wyche, who graduated Harvard Law in 2013, is suing the New York State Board of Law Examiners, claiming its failure to provide her with  special accommodations for the bar exam violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. Tamara had requested 50 percent extra time, a private testing room, and stop-clock breaks, which she claimed were necessary because […]

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