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Balancing it all

It was a long week of reviewing material and I’m just coming up for air. It’s unlike law school study in so many regards. If you’re doing this you know what I mean and you can skip to the next paragraph. If you’re a layperson (and that includes 1Ls), the main difference is law school … Continue reading

The road is well traveled

Bar exam advice, bar exam tips, and bar exam insider secrets should all be taken with a grain of salt. There are so many ways you can study for this exam that you really have to find out what works best for you. Beyond the prep courses and outlines and flash cards though, there are … Continue reading

A rare ukulele sighting

Today I decided to hit the local coffee shop to continue going through my lecture. I won’t tell you if it was Peets, Starbucks, or an independent shop so as not to skew your view of me as a person. From what I hear, you can tell alot about a person from the coffee shop … Continue reading

Full Metal Jacket required Bar Exam viewing…not really.

So for the first two days, BarMax had me working on crimes, specifically criminal law and criminal procedure. My roommates (both doing their bar exam prep with BarBri) started with property law. Not a fun or easy subject to start with. Thanks to all the crime dramas on TV, pretty much anyone can tell you … Continue reading

BarMax on the road

I decided to spend this past weekend in Los Angeles before life gets too crazy too quickly. What about bar study you ask? Well thanks to BarMax, I simply plugged my iPad into the auxiliary port in my car stereo, and listened to lectures on the drive down and back. From Davis it’s a good … Continue reading

iPad arrival means BarMax begins

The best visual reference I can offer between BarMax and BarBri is in the difference between the box that arrived addressed to me and the one that arrived addressed to my roommates. If I was doing BarMax on an iPod the box would have been even smaller. Setting up my iPad starts with downloading the … Continue reading

Law School is officially over.

I have officially graduated from law school. That’s me in the 10th row in the black gown and hat. And so it begins. My long anticipated bar exam preparations. Most law students don’t really think about the bar exam during the 3 years of school, except when it comes to the lunches sponsored by BarBri, … Continue reading

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