MBE Study Tips from the NCBE’s Director of Testing

Taking the bar exam in February? Here are five tips to prepare for the MBE. The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) provides four online practice examinations (OPE) that can be purchased on the NCBE website. Each includes 100 questions that have appeared on a recent multistate bar exam (MBE), along with a detailed explanation […]

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To the 727

Dan Orphadt offers advice to the 727 candidates who passed the July bar exam: be proud and celebrate. We’ve all had about two weeks to digest that little word “pass” next to our UBE score. To some over-worriers, it may have come as a surprise — a surprise we double-checked on the public list on […]

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Preparing Students for the UBE in Washington

A look at the new bar exam format and how six bar exam prep companies will prepare students. Disclaimer: The WSBA does not endorse any one bar exam preparation company over another, and this article is not meant to tout the features of one company as being superior. It is simply to give practicing lawyers, […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Bar Exam Admissions

Autumn is always a special time of year in the Admissions department at the WSBA. Around this time, we release results and the pass list from the summer bar exam, and open up applications for the winter exam. We get a barrage of questions about every step of the admissions process, from applying to sit for […]

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Congratulations, Recent Bar Passers!

Congratulations to the 575 new lawyers who passed the July 2012 bar exam! Ah, the bar exam. Three grueling days of testing, followed by three long months of anxious waiting. It is a rite of passage for lawyers; the culmination of years of hard work and dedication. Four years ago, after what seemed like an […]

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