MPRE August 2011

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MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:05 pm

So? How did it go for everyone? I personally thought it was tougher than expected.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Bigbub75 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:26 pm

Ditto. It was pretty rough. I took a Prof. Responsibilty course this summer at my school and did about a decent amount practice questions but some of those questions on Saturday were difficult. I hope the curve works out in my favor. sigh...

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:42 pm

Yep, there were a few questions where the 4 answers were evenly divided between two issues that were obviously in the fact pattern. I didn't know which to choose so I'm hoping I didn't get less than 80 on this stupid thing. We won't find out until Sept. 9th or thereabouts so nothing we can do about it AND the worst that happens is we take it again in November. Still, i want this thing out of my life.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby 24secure » Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:36 pm

Bigbub75 wrote:Ditto. It was pretty rough. I took a Prof. Responsibilty course this summer at my school and did about a decent amount practice questions but some of those questions on Saturday were difficult. I hope the curve works out in my favor. sigh...


There is no curve. You just need to get 30-36 right.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Pizon » Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:52 pm

I thought it was easier than the practice questions Kaplan provided. It seemed those were all tricky, whereas there were many on the real test that were straightforward to see if you knew the rule. But it did have its share of questions where more than one answer seemed feasible.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby npe » Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:48 pm

Trust me, you probably passed. I got a C+ in Prof. Resp., studied for 8 hours the night before the exam, felt terrible about it, and ended up with a 130+. The MPRE is notorious for making you feel like you failed and then surprising you with a nice score a few weeks later.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Cavalier » Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:54 pm

I'm somewhat worried. I listened to the BarBri video while surfing the Internet (meaning I took nothing in), read the short outline in the BarBri book (1-2 hours total), and then did ten practice questions and missed only two (way too small a sample to be an accurate predictor, I know), and that was it. I still think I passed, but there was a lot I didn't know, especially the stuff involving judges and duties owed to corporations, so it could be ugly.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:30 pm

I did the barbri practice exams and all that but still feel like I completely flubbed. I guess we will all find out for sure on 9/9. Meet back here to let us know how you did. All I need is an 81 but would love an 86 just to cover any other jurisdicition.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:49 am

I think we can expect our scores on 9/9. 8 more days.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby justinlgordon » Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:33 pm

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:48 pm

How is the 9th not the upcoming week from the 4th?

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby justinlgordon » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:03 pm

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Wholigan » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:46 pm

justinlgordon wrote:
constable wrote:How is the 9th not the upcoming week from the 4th?


Obviously you are trying to be rude for no reason and can't even answer the question.

It was very clear that I was talking about this week, not next week.


What seems clear is that he said we'd get the scores on the 9th, and somehow you found that to be a contradiction to your expectation of getting the scores this week, despite the 9th being this Friday.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:00 pm

Scores are up. I got a 111! Nice. Ethical enough for ANY jurisdiction. ;)

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby justinlgordon » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:54 pm

Constable, congrats. I got a 111 too (coincidence) even though I can't count the days of the week, we are equally ethical. Cheers!

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:58 pm

justinlgordon wrote:Constable, congrats. I got a 111 too (coincidence) even though I can't count the days of the week, we are equally ethical. Cheers!


Very nice, congrats to you my ethical equal!!! That test is out of our lives forever, no matter where we choose to practice in the USA!!!! To people who didn't fare as well and to those set to take it in NOV: it is way tougher than all the BS you hear elsewhere. Either that or the August exam was an out of the ordinary experiment in making the MPRE for real. In any case, study and good luck!

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Cavalier » Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:31 pm

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby truevines » Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:02 pm

Cavalier wrote:I got a 101... that's still good enough, right?


Cal requires only 86, the highest bar.
So you're good.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Cavalier » Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:16 pm

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby constable » Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:42 pm

truevines wrote:
Cavalier wrote:I got a 101... that's still good enough, right?


Cal requires only 86, the highest bar.
So you're good.


If you get an 87 or better you are good in any state. Congrats!

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby desertlaw » Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:07 pm

What is the MPRE and when should I take it?

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby ellewilson » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:45 pm

Passed with 127. Yay!

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby Wholigan » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:40 pm

Got a 120. As a PSA, if your school does not require PR, (not sure if there are any that don't) I would not take it. It is hard to beat the curve, if that matters to you. You don't need PR to pass the test.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby ellewilson » Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:11 pm

My impression after the MPRE? I took it one week after the bar exam. The MPRE is not a cake walk, don't let anyone convince you otherwise. I found it somewhat easier than the MBE, but only because it was shorter. It is just as tricky. I passed the MPRE with a very good score--127. But to get that, I took the Kaplan MPRE course in May, then studied Professional Responsibility as part of Barbri, and then for a full week non-stop, I studied the Barbri materials. Again, not an easy test by any means. Don't be lulled into complacency.

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Re: MPRE August 2011

Postby justinlgordon » Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:03 pm

I agree, even though i passed easily myself (after studying for a full week), i know quite a few people who will be taking it for the second time in november. Do yourself a favor if you havent taken it yet and study properly.




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