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Adaptibar Progress

Postby WheatThins » Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:25 am

For yall doing adaptibar, where do yall think we need to get to heading into the mbe? I'm at 71% (haven't started civpro which I heard isn't great), but keep stalling out around here.

Is 75% the safe zone? 80?

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby ellewoods123 » Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:43 am

WheatThins wrote:For yall doing adaptibar, where do yall think we need to get to heading into the mbe? I'm at 71% (haven't started civpro which I heard isn't great), but keep stalling out around here.

Is 75% the safe zone? 80?


I'm at 66% right now (largely dragged down by 50% in civpro) Adaptibar told me they recommend aiming for an overall average of 70%, so you should be good

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby sublime » Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:48 am

I haven't really started but am hoping for 70% ish

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby doctoroflaw91 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:53 pm

I'm at 67%, including all of my errors at the beginning (I started using Adaptibar exclusively during the first week of prep).

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Postby Rahviveh » Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:58 am

How's everyone doing?

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby ellewoods123 » Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:39 am

Rahviveh wrote:How's everyone doing?


ugh Adaptibar is making me feel like I'm getting dumber. I have not moved from 65% in the last 3 weeks. I'm not sure if maybe it has something to do with the fact that I didn't use it "correctly" as they suggest (I didn't read the guide first) so I didn't answer in sets of 50/350 etc. I feel like I'm getting fed all of my weak areas continuously even though I'm reviewing the answers. also trying to account for the fact that my my 65% includes a 48% in civ pro. I don't know, I'm frustrated but trying to find comfort in the fact that I did well on the Barbri Simulated.

Also, FWIW, some of the questions on Adaptibar are just legitimately rules of law I do not know and never learned in any of the Barbri materials so I will obviously get them wrong. (I guess its good to miss them now and learn, but its definitely affecting my overall average)

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby Rahviveh » Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:45 am

ellewoods123 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:How's everyone doing?


ugh Adaptibar is making me feel like I'm getting dumber. I have not moved from 65% in the last 3 weeks. I'm not sure if maybe it has something to do with the fact that I didn't use it "correctly" as they suggest (I didn't read the guide first) so I didn't answer in sets of 50/350 etc. I feel like I'm getting fed all of my weak areas continuously even though I'm reviewing the answers. also trying to account for the fact that my my 65% includes a 48% in civ pro. I don't know, I'm frustrated but trying to find comfort in the fact that I did well on the Barbri Simulated.

Also, FWIW, some of the questions on Adaptibar are just legitimately rules of law I do not know and never learned in any of the Barbri materials so I will obviously get them wrong. (I guess its good to miss them now and learn, but its definitely affecting my overall average)

I have a good overall average but I have not touched civpro yet. How many questions have you done?

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby ellewoods123 » Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:58 am

Rahviveh wrote:
ellewoods123 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:How's everyone doing?


ugh Adaptibar is making me feel like I'm getting dumber. I have not moved from 65% in the last 3 weeks. I'm not sure if maybe it has something to do with the fact that I didn't use it "correctly" as they suggest (I didn't read the guide first) so I didn't answer in sets of 50/350 etc. I feel like I'm getting fed all of my weak areas continuously even though I'm reviewing the answers. also trying to account for the fact that my my 65% includes a 48% in civ pro. I don't know, I'm frustrated but trying to find comfort in the fact that I did well on the Barbri Simulated.

Also, FWIW, some of the questions on Adaptibar are just legitimately rules of law I do not know and never learned in any of the Barbri materials so I will obviously get them wrong. (I guess its good to miss them now and learn, but its definitely affecting my overall average)

I have a good overall average but I have not touched civpro yet. How many questions have you done?


sitting at 1029 right now with a 65.5%

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby Rahviveh » Sun Jul 10, 2016 10:05 am

ellewoods123 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:
ellewoods123 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:How's everyone doing?


ugh Adaptibar is making me feel like I'm getting dumber. I have not moved from 65% in the last 3 weeks. I'm not sure if maybe it has something to do with the fact that I didn't use it "correctly" as they suggest (I didn't read the guide first) so I didn't answer in sets of 50/350 etc. I feel like I'm getting fed all of my weak areas continuously even though I'm reviewing the answers. also trying to account for the fact that my my 65% includes a 48% in civ pro. I don't know, I'm frustrated but trying to find comfort in the fact that I did well on the Barbri Simulated.

Also, FWIW, some of the questions on Adaptibar are just legitimately rules of law I do not know and never learned in any of the Barbri materials so I will obviously get them wrong. (I guess its good to miss them now and learn, but its definitely affecting my overall average)

I have a good overall average but I have not touched civpro yet. How many questions have you done?


sitting at 1029 right now with a 65.5%

Is that your overall percentage? You should be lookin at your current average on the most recent sets, not the overall average from when you first started.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby WheatThins » Sun Jul 10, 2016 10:54 am

My most recent 350 was 75%, and that included two of the practice tests. Have noticed I've been getting more and more obscure questions that weren't covered anywhere.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby wwwcol » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:26 am

WheatThins wrote:My most recent 350 was 75%, and that included two of the practice tests. Have noticed I've been getting more and more obscure questions that weren't covered anywhere.


The questions have definitely started getting harder for me around 500. Was averaging around 70% but started declining recently.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby sublime » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:27 am

Ugh, I need to get on this. Kinda kicking into serious mode for the last few weeks, so should be able to get a few thousand done.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby lawstoodent » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:31 am

Somehow I'm doing worse and worse on these Adaptibar questions despite scoring in the 81st percentile on the simulated. Since Adaptibar is a compilation old actual bar questions, am I screwed for the real thing?

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby ellewoods123 » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:33 am

lawstoodent wrote:Somehow I'm doing worse and worse on these Adaptibar questions despite scoring in the 81st percentile on the simulated. Since Adaptibar is a compilation old actual bar questions, am I screwed for the real thing?


exact same concern, but I truly think the answer is no. As I said above, idk if anyone else has noticed, by Adaptibar feeds you a handful of really obscure questions that I for one never learned in any of the Barbri material. Of course you're going to get these questions wrong, but I think as long as you learn the new rules of law that (for me at least) seem to keep popping up, we should be ok.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby sublime » Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:38 am

ellewoods123 wrote:
lawstoodent wrote:Somehow I'm doing worse and worse on these Adaptibar questions despite scoring in the 81st percentile on the simulated. Since Adaptibar is a compilation old actual bar questions, am I screwed for the real thing?


exact same concern, but I truly think the answer is no. As I said above, idk if anyone else has noticed, by Adaptibar feeds you a handful of really obscure questions that I for one never learned in any of the Barbri material. Of course you're going to get these questions wrong, but I think as long as you learn the new rules of law that (for me at least) seem to keep popping up, we should be ok.



Yea, if I had to guess, they may be pretty old questions, but it is definitely a good thing to encounter it, even if you get it wrong, if there is even some chance it is on the actual bar.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby blueapple08 » Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:36 pm

lawstoodent wrote:Somehow I'm doing worse and worse on these Adaptibar questions despite scoring in the 81st percentile on the simulated. Since Adaptibar is a compilation old actual bar questions, am I screwed for the real thing?


I'm experiencing the same thing. Someone mentioned on another post that Adaptibar starts to give you questions in your weaker areas, so it may seem like its getting toucher, while in reality it's just testing you in the areas you do are not doing the best at. I haven't found anything to confirm this, but it's increasingly frustrating when you go from consistently getting 70-80% to 40-50% on the practice exams. It's terrible.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby mvp99 » Sun Jul 10, 2016 4:00 pm

I'm guessing here but I think 75% is the beginning of the "safe zone" if you're aiming to auto-pass. 73% is possibly on average the minimum required to obtain a 150 "auto-pass" in a UBE jurisdiction (138/190 raw + 12 points).

I'm getting 78-80% on adaptibar lately, average 75%, 73% simulated Barbri exam.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby allthelaw » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:41 pm

anything above a 70 is in the pass zone.

the civ pro questions are diff with every program,i have been getting dragged down.

last time i took the bar i was at 73% on adaptibar and ended up with a 154 scaled on mbe.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby musashino » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:13 am

Holy crap, what's wrong with you guys? :D

I'm at 75.4% and I thought I was a monster lol. Some of you are scoring 80%+? :shock: I mean.. I have an 86% on Torts...

That's essentially an auto-pass in some jurisdictions (most 50% MBE jx's, i think) regardless of how badly you do on the other half of the test.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby Rahviveh » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:19 am

musashino wrote:Holy crap, what's wrong with you guys? :D

I'm at 75.4% and I thought I was a monster lol. Some of you are scoring 80%+? :shock: I mean.. I have an 86% on Torts...

That's essentially an auto-pass in some jurisdictions (most 50% MBE jx's, i think) regardless of how badly you do on the other half of the test.

I did a set of 100 today and got 88%. That got me to 1050. My last 350 have Been at 80%. However I have not touched civpro yet. Gonna start those tomorrow.

Also,,pretty sure 70% raw is auto pass for the ube

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby musashino » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:34 am

lawstoodent wrote:Somehow I'm doing worse and worse on these Adaptibar questions despite scoring in the 81st percentile on the simulated. Since Adaptibar is a compilation old actual bar questions, am I screwed for the real thing?



AFAIK, they're all "old." Is Themis, Kaplan, or Barbri getting newly released actual Bar questions that Adaptibar isn't? I don't think so (please correct me if I'm wrong).

I just figured none of the recent questions have been made available for licensure/sale for whatever reason.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby mvp99 » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:36 am

Rahviveh wrote:
musashino wrote:Holy crap, what's wrong with you guys? :D

I'm at 75.4% and I thought I was a monster lol. Some of you are scoring 80%+? :shock: I mean.. I have an 86% on Torts...

That's essentially an auto-pass in some jurisdictions (most 50% MBE jx's, i think) regardless of how badly you do on the other half of the test.

I did a set of 100 today and got 88%. That got me to 1050. My last 350 have Been at 80%. However I have not touched civpro yet. Gonna start those tomorrow.

Also,,pretty sure 70% raw is auto pass for the ube


well.. yesterday Adaptibar decided again to test me with 20/50 really hard question (40% less) and my session average dropped to 68%.. is Adaptibar testing my weak areas?

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby ellewoods123 » Mon Jul 11, 2016 11:19 am

mvp99 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:
musashino wrote:Holy crap, what's wrong with you guys? :D

I'm at 75.4% and I thought I was a monster lol. Some of you are scoring 80%+? :shock: I mean.. I have an 86% on Torts...

That's essentially an auto-pass in some jurisdictions (most 50% MBE jx's, i think) regardless of how badly you do on the other half of the test.

I did a set of 100 today and got 88%. That got me to 1050. My last 350 have Been at 80%. However I have not touched civpro yet. Gonna start those tomorrow.

Also,,pretty sure 70% raw is auto pass for the ube


well.. yesterday Adaptibar decided again to test me with 20/50 really hard question (40% less) and my session average dropped to 68%.. is Adaptibar testing my weak areas?


I really hope so because I'm getting incredibly frustrated after getting literally hammered with questions with less than 50% success rate.

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby supervik80 » Mon Jul 11, 2016 11:32 am

ellewoods123 wrote:
mvp99 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:
musashino wrote:Holy crap, what's wrong with you guys? :D

I'm at 75.4% and I thought I was a monster lol. Some of you are scoring 80%+? :shock: I mean.. I have an 86% on Torts...

That's essentially an auto-pass in some jurisdictions (most 50% MBE jx's, i think) regardless of how badly you do on the other half of the test.

I did a set of 100 today and got 88%. That got me to 1050. My last 350 have Been at 80%. However I have not touched civpro yet. Gonna start those tomorrow.

Also,,pretty sure 70% raw is auto pass for the ube


well.. yesterday Adaptibar decided again to test me with 20/50 really hard question (40% less) and my session average dropped to 68%.. is Adaptibar testing my weak areas?


I really hope so because I'm getting incredibly frustrated after getting literally hammered with questions with less than 50% success rate.



Same thing is happening to me, I'm getting peppered with weird property questions and criminal law questions. Not going to let it phase me. Does anyone believe that adaptibar users are not representative of the average bar taker. In other words, if you are getting doing average on adaptibar questions based on the statistics provided, you are probably doing better than the average bar examinee???

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Re: Adaptibar Progress

Postby rmhco » Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:18 pm

supervik80 wrote:
ellewoods123 wrote:
mvp99 wrote:
Rahviveh wrote:
musashino wrote:Holy crap, what's wrong with you guys? :D

I'm at 75.4% and I thought I was a monster lol. Some of you are scoring 80%+? :shock: I mean.. I have an 86% on Torts...

That's essentially an auto-pass in some jurisdictions (most 50% MBE jx's, i think) regardless of how badly you do on the other half of the test.

I did a set of 100 today and got 88%. That got me to 1050. My last 350 have Been at 80%. However I have not touched civpro yet. Gonna start those tomorrow.

Also,,pretty sure 70% raw is auto pass for the ube


well.. yesterday Adaptibar decided again to test me with 20/50 really hard question (40% less) and my session average dropped to 68%.. is Adaptibar testing my weak areas?


I really hope so because I'm getting incredibly frustrated after getting literally hammered with questions with less than 50% success rate.



Same thing is happening to me, I'm getting peppered with weird property questions and criminal law questions. Not going to let it phase me. Does anyone believe that adaptibar users are not representative of the average bar taker. In other words, if you are getting doing average on adaptibar questions based on the statistics provided, you are probably doing better than the average bar examinee???



Hoping this too -- today I went down to 60%! I've only done 25 and am hoping it comes back up over the course of the day though. But definitely not a fun time for demoralization!



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