July 2015 California Bar Exam

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby florentine » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:51 pm

Aureusmons wrote:anyone else having trouble uploading to softest?


Yep. Just did the manual upload and that worked.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby ilovetheatre » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:51 pm

How common is it for the CBX to have the same kind of CPT format (i.e. objective memo, persuasive brief, discovery plan, losing argument, etc.) in an administration?

Also, keep in mind some people have not finished their first day. Don't give them any advantage you didn't have!

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby Aureusmons » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:57 pm

florentine wrote:
Aureusmons wrote:anyone else having trouble uploading to softest?


Yep. Just did the manual upload and that worked.


Same. Apparently, figuring out how to programming a reliable upload function is a bit out of reach for the good folks at softest.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby Aureusmons » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:57 pm

So does this mean CA Civ Pro is off the table for Thursday?

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby robinhoodOO » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:02 pm

Aureusmons wrote:So does this mean CA Civ Pro is off the table for Thursday?


I wouldn't say 100%, but probably, ya. Guessing PR, CP, and either ConLaw or Evidence for Thursday.

(also, be careful NOT to discuss anything more than the topic tested)

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BuenAbogado » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:02 pm

robinhoodOO wrote:Day 1 is done!

3 MBE subjects for the essays. Surprised.

I'm guessing PR, CP, and ConLaw for Thursday.

BRING ON THE MBE'S!


Dat PT tho.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby robinhoodOO » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:04 pm

BuenAbogado wrote:
robinhoodOO wrote:Day 1 is done!

3 MBE subjects for the essays. Surprised.

I'm guessing PR, CP, and ConLaw for Thursday.

BRING ON THE MBE'S!


Dat PT tho.


I actually felt like the PT will give me a slight boost--but it was admittedly pretty hard in terms of figuring out the issues and arguments.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby florentine » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:05 pm

robinhoodOO wrote:
BuenAbogado wrote:
robinhoodOO wrote:Day 1 is done!

3 MBE subjects for the essays. Surprised.

I'm guessing PR, CP, and ConLaw for Thursday.

BRING ON THE MBE'S!


Dat PT tho.


I actually felt like the PT will give me a slight boost--but it was admittedly pretty hard in terms of figuring out the issues and arguments.


Thought it was a difficult one. Anyone have any figures on average word count on PT's?

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby robinhoodOO » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:08 pm

florentine wrote:
robinhoodOO wrote:
BuenAbogado wrote:
robinhoodOO wrote:Day 1 is done!

3 MBE subjects for the essays. Surprised.

I'm guessing PR, CP, and ConLaw for Thursday.

BRING ON THE MBE'S!


Dat PT tho.


I actually felt like the PT will give me a slight boost--but it was admittedly pretty hard in terms of figuring out the issues and arguments.


Thought it was a difficult one. Anyone have any figures on average word count on PT's?



ExamSoft had me at approximately 17,000 characters. Not sure how many words

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby smokeylarue » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:08 pm

I would love to know what a 65 PT looks like. While I answered it, I definitely didn't use all of the facts and stuff that I could've. I found myself repeating myself a lot.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby gaagoots » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:10 pm

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby florentine » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:10 pm

So, to make myself feel good, the concensus is this was a more difficult Pt, right? (Pls say yes.)

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby SpAcEmAn SpLiFF » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:13 pm

My name is Esquire Schroeder, and you can go fuck yourself.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby Zaizei » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:16 pm

florentine wrote:So, to make myself feel good, the concensus is this was a more difficult Pt, right? (Pls say yes.)


At least for me it was. I was like: WTF WTF WTF. I got to write some stuff, hopefully is enough lol

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BrokenMouse » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:17 pm

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby brotherdarkness » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:17 pm

florentine wrote:So, to make myself feel good, the concensus is this was a more difficult Pt, right? (Pls say yes.)


I felt like it was harder than the practice ones. I think I hit the right issues, but I only wrote about 2200 words. Felt solid on the essays tho.

Not sure how worried to be, but it's too late anyway.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BuenAbogado » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:17 pm

florentine wrote:So, to make myself feel good, the concensus is this was a more difficult Pt, right? (Pls say yes.)


Yeah, I think so. It was deceivingly easy at first, but all of a sudden it was like, whoa does this go under a or c?

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby brotherdarkness » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:18 pm

BrokenMouse wrote:
florentine wrote:So, to make myself feel good, the concensus is this was a more difficult Pt, right? (Pls say yes.)


I only took 3 practice PTs prior to this and never finished those on time. Today I finished with 5 minutes to spare. This could mean that I answered the question based on the laws of mars and venus and I will get a big fail on it. I thought it was really difficult, but I say that about every PT.

Anyway my character count was somewhere between 11K and 13K.


Thought that was "word count" and nearly killed self.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BuenAbogado » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:19 pm

For Crimpro, I found myself questioning grammar in the question. I didn't know if 4th applied to all or just the convo. Assumed it did but threw in a quick hearsay thing just to cover my ass.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BrokenMouse » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:21 pm

lol
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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BrokenMouse » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:22 pm

lol
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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby florentine » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:23 pm

BrokenMouse wrote:I'm a little concerned on the 3 essays because I thought they were unusually easy. For every subject, they tested on all the popular issues of each subject so I was kind of caught off guard that no obscure issues were present. I finished with about 20 minutes to spare. I don't really have a reference point to judge my performance level but my self-graded essays were ranging in 60-70s consistently and scored only one at 55 at the beginning of bar prep. I think I hit most of the major issues.

I feel so... ambivalent about my performance wtf. I am scared that despite how I felt after the exam, I might have completely fkd up, especially the PT.


We are one person. I feel the EXACT same way.

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BrokenMouse » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:25 pm

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby smokeylarue » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:26 pm

I hope and pray my Softest was calculating word count and not character count. Because there's no way mind said anything close to 11,000 for the MPT. I think it was closer to 3000

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Re: July 2015 California Bar Exam

Postby BrokenMouse » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:30 pm

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