So you’ve about to graduate, from law school. That’s the good part. The not-so-good part is that now you have to take the bar exam.
Recent grads across the country getting ready to settle in to a long process of preparing for the bar exam. Some have already begun. Many approach this process with dread and intimidation. Some experience frustration at how little they remember all those 1L subjects they will soon re-encounter.
But it’s not that bad. Seriously. At times it will seem terrible, but at the end of this process, you'll get through it and you'll be fine, especially if you put in the work and follow instructions. If you're taking a comprehensive bar review course, do what they tell you. Don't try to do more, and definitely don't take shortcuts. And find the bar exam study aids that can help you get over the trickiest parts of the bar exam.
For now, relax and find a plan you can stick to. If you’re taking a comprehensive bar review course, do the homework, but don’t try to do go above and beyond. Just develop a healthy routine and you’ll be fine.
So, congrats on graduation, and get ready for a long haul in front of you. You’re gonna be tired, you’re gonna be stressed, and it will be painful at times. But you’ll get through it and you’ll look back on it smiling having passed the bar exam.
– The Critical Pass Team