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BarBri MPRE

Postby Grad_Student » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:01 am

I'm going to pick up the study guide. Does it matter which year the book is? 2008 v. 2009?

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby Miniver » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:26 am

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby Grad_Student » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:29 am

Miniver wrote:There have been no changes to the MRPC since 2002. Get whatever is cheapest.

That's what I like to hear, thanks

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby LurkerNoMore » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:06 am

Only one thing I can think might be different -- they have recently added questions about judges. Not sure what year that happened in.

Are you signed up for either BarBri or Kaplan? I seriously wouldn't spend any time studying for the MPRE until the week before the exam, or whenever they do the video for it.

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby ggocat » Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:14 am

Miniver wrote:There have been no changes to the MRPC since 2002.

The MRPC were amended in 2003, 2007 (comment only), 2008, and 2009. http://www.americanbar.org/groups/profe ... nduct.html

One of the 2009 amendments to Rule 1.10 is relatively significant as it allows firms to "screen" lawyers when there is a conflict.

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby ggocat » Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:19 am

Grad_Student wrote:I'm going to pick up the study guide. Does it matter which year the book is? 2008 v. 2009?

I took Kaplan's free course. http://www.kaptest.com/Bar-Exam/Free-Pr ... ourse.html.

It was OK. Decent lecture and outline materials. Access to the q-bank was helpful. Kaplan handed out free hard copies of the books at my school. If you know a Kaplan/PMBR rep at your school, you might be able to get one free (it's probably the same thing as the free download course materials, though).

It's a relatively easy exam, anyway. I didn't study until the day before (but had taken professional responsibility).

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby Miniver » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:45 pm

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby Grad_Student » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:22 pm

ggocat wrote:
Miniver wrote:There have been no changes to the MRPC since 2002.

The MRPC were amended in 2003, 2007 (comment only), 2008, and 2009. http://www.americanbar.org/groups/profe ... nduct.html

One of the 2009 amendments to Rule 1.10 is relatively significant as it allows firms to "screen" lawyers when there is a conflict.

Yeah I remember that. I took a ProRes class in which the exam was a bunch of MPRE questions and I got an A. So I think I only need a book full of questions. And no, I'm not signed up for BarBri yet lol

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby Corsair » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:38 pm

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby ggocat » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:43 pm

Corsair wrote:There is no need to pay for any MPRE book. Many companies give them away for free, and you should be able to find a friend who already has one.

+1, and you can get access to Kaplan's q-bank online for free.

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby adb989 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 11:12 am

I've been going through some of the Barbri MPRE study questions and I'm getting almost half of them wrong. I just switched to the free practice questions offered by the official MPRE company (NCBE) on their website and I'm now getting all of the questions right. NCBE's questions seem a lot less technical and more common sense. Are the Barbri questions abnormally hard? Are they actually pulling the questions from real tests, or just making artificially tricky questions?
Thanks!

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby Grad_Student » Wed Jul 06, 2011 11:34 am

adb989 wrote:I've been going through some of the Barbri MPRE study questions and I'm getting almost half of them wrong. I just switched to the free practice questions offered by the official MPRE company (NCBE) on their website and I'm now getting all of the questions right. NCBE's questions seem a lot less technical and more common sense. Are the Barbri questions abnormally hard? Are they actually pulling the questions from real tests, or just making artificially tricky questions?
Thanks!

I found the NCBE questions harder during the exam but I passed with WAAAAY over the amount needed. Just keep working.

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby gladiator » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:26 am

G. T. L. Rev. wrote:The MPRE is so easy that you should never pay for anything. Study for part of the day before, pass, and move on with life.

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Re: BarBri MPRE

Postby XxSpyKEx » Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:54 am

G. T. L. Rev. wrote:The MPRE is so easy that you should never pay for anything. Study for part of the day before, pass, and move on with life.


I wish the bar exam were like this as well. Fuck do I hate barbri (and barprep generally) so much.




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