MPRE November 2016

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby MavEryck » Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:50 pm

star fox wrote:Are you an ad?


Hahahahaha No, but maybe I should be an advertisement for study hard, work hard, and give back to our communities!

I like that... Yes, now I am an ad. :D

P.s. I am planning to run for local political office. Does that count?

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Nonconsecutive » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:02 pm

Slytherpuff wrote:My studying progress has stalled over the past couple of days - I came down with a cold and it's taking me three times as long to read through each section of the Barbri outline. Hopefully I'll be better by next Saturday!

How's everyone else doing?


Still sticking to my daily goals. There are few of the PQ's that I seem to miss over and over (in various wordings), but by and large still feeling pretty good about things. Some of these book sections are just terrible though, so I couldn't imagine trying them while sick. Use the MPRE as an excluse to slack off in other areas and recover quicker, haha.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Ineedhelpplease » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:14 pm

I just started a new job and it sucks to also have to be studying for the MPRE. I don't have much time to study - The plan is to do 20 questions a night (from the Barbri practice questions) and reviewing 20 questions from the night before (I do that in about 3 hours).

I really am hoping to pass this thing but am getting worn down. Much luck to everyone else.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:40 pm

so i don't have the physical book and am just using the online edition and i'm beginning to think that was a mistake

it won't let me download it for some reason so i have to keep my internet turned on which leads to maximum procrastinating

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby BuddyHoller » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:43 pm

I, uh, opened the book for the first time today. In theory the real studying starts tomorrow.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby WestWingWatcher » Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:17 pm

FWIW the BarBri person for our school (the actual employee in charge, not the student reps) told us that there was no need to study for more than one week.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Slytherpuff » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:41 am

Yeah, I only started early so that I can chill all Halloween weekend with no regrets.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:52 am

I'm through one lecture plan to get through two or three more tonight then going out of town until Monday evening so the majority of this studying is certainly happening next week

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby marmarmv » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:26 am

Nonconsecutive wrote:
Slytherpuff wrote:My studying progress has stalled over the past couple of days - I came down with a cold and it's taking me three times as long to read through each section of the Barbri outline. Hopefully I'll be better by next Saturday!

How's everyone else doing?


Still sticking to my daily goals. There are few of the PQ's that I seem to miss over and over (in various wordings), but by and large still feeling pretty good about things. Some of these book sections are just terrible though, so I couldn't imagine trying them while sick. Use the MPRE as an excluse to slack off in other areas and recover quicker, haha.


are you doing Barbri or Themis?

Im the same, sticking to my daily goals. Should finish the book tomorrow. Then im doing practice test and the Themis PQs. Still trying to decide if doing Barbri practice exams or Kaplan, any suggestions?

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby SeewhathappensLarry » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:14 pm

Okay I need to start studying this. Should I use Barbri or Themis? I don't really want to pay 25 dollars for express shipping for the barbri book, unless it is super necessary

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby pancakes3 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:30 pm

SeewhathappensLarry wrote:Okay I need to start studying this. Should I use Barbri or Themis? I don't really want to pay 25 dollars for express shipping for the barbri book, unless it is super necessary


your barbri rep might have physical books.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby rcharter1978 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:37 pm

Slytherpuff wrote:My studying progress has stalled over the past couple of days - I came down with a cold and it's taking me three times as long to read through each section of the Barbri outline. Hopefully I'll be better by next Saturday!

How's everyone else doing?


Maybe it would work for you to watch the videos while you get better?

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Nonconsecutive » Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:18 pm

marmarmv wrote:are you doing Barbri or Themis?


Barbri, though I've poked my head into the Themis website a time or two.

SeewhathappensLarry wrote:Okay I need to start studying this. Should I use Barbri or Themis? I don't really want to pay 25 dollars for express shipping for the barbri book, unless it is super necessary


Yeah, hound your Barbri rep for one, if it's anything like the reps here they have piles and piles of those MPRE books.

That said, if trying to choose between book or no book, I'd strongly encourage the physical book for the reasons buckiguy_sucks said.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby barkschool » Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:12 pm

Barbri online is free



I'm going about 70-80ish % on the practice exams......

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Ineedhelpplease » Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:02 pm

Took two barbri practicd tests. PT 1 was taken after having done some reading of the outlines. PT 2 was done in pieces after long days at work and without having looked at any material in a week.

PT 1: 51/60
PT 2: 43/60

Dont know how to feel about this shit.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby rcharter1978 » Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:47 am

Ineedhelpplease wrote:Took two barbri practicd tests. PT 1 was taken after having done some reading of the outlines. PT 2 was done in pieces after long days at work and without having looked at any material in a week.

PT 1: 51/60
PT 2: 43/60

Dont know how to feel about this shit.


Excellent, the barbri practice questions are almost exactly like the MPRE* and you pretty much need a 35-40 to breezily pass.

* -- from the MPRE that I took.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby barkschool » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:07 am

Connie is a lawyer on state A, client is in state B. Is it proper if Connie just gets high and stays home?

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Nonconsecutive » Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:19 am

barkschool wrote:Connie is a lawyer on state A, client is in state B. Is it proper if Connie just gets high and stays home?


So long as Connie gets informed consent in writing from herself, then yes.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby crumb cake » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:45 pm

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Slytherpuff » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:54 pm

I'm still making my way through the Barbri lectures/outline. Last week definitely wasn't as productive as it should have been.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby SeewhathappensLarry » Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:44 pm

What percent of questions do we need to get correct in order to pass? My state has a 75 score requirement.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby crumb cake » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:03 pm

Raw | Scaled Score Conversion according to NCBEX's Director of Testing is approximately:
56% Raw (28/50) = 75 Scaled
58% Raw (29/50) = 80 Scaled
60% Raw (30/50) = 85 Scaled
68% Raw (34/50) = 100 Scaled

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Nonconsecutive » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:01 am

I'm one "Practice Questions" section away from being done with all the online Barbri stuff. My percentages still aren't really where I'd like them to be, but if the thread crumb cake linked is still accurate, then I'm actually above where I need to be. Still have a few more days though, mostly just doing to be practice Q's from here on out, and I'll probably go over that outline at the front of the book at some point.

Naturally the MPRE also coincided with what has been my busiest week of the semester thus far as well. 8)

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby marmarmv » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:24 am

Nonconsecutive wrote:I'm one "Practice Questions" section away from being done with all the online Barbri stuff. My percentages still aren't really where I'd like them to be, but if the thread crumb cake linked is still accurate, then I'm actually above where I need to be. Still have a few more days though, mostly just doing to be practice Q's from here on out, and I'll probably go over that outline at the front of the book at some point.

Naturally the MPRE also coincided with what has been my busiest week of the semester thus far as well. 8)


you should do the themis milestone exams or the simulated test. They are retired MPRE questions from NCBE.

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Re: MPRE November 2016

Postby Nonconsecutive » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:35 am

marmarmv wrote:you should do the themis milestone exams or the simulated test. They are retired MPRE questions from NCBE.


Thanks for the tip, I'll put em' on the study schedule.



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