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lawyertobe2016

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MA bar exam

Postby lawyertobe2016 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:55 pm

Anyone else waiting for the MA bar results?

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby SiddFinch85 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:46 pm

Yup. We all are. From a 9/26 email from the BBE (sent from BBEAdmin@bbe.state.ma.us):

July 2016 Bar Exam Results
Please be advised that examinees who sat for the July 2016 Massachusetts bar exam will receive notice of their pass or fail status by email only, to be sent on Friday, October 14, 2016 by close of business. Letters will not be sent via postal mail. It is your responsibility to ensure that your bar application on file with the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County includes a current and accurate email address. If necessary, this information, as well as all personal contact information, can be updated by completing the BBE Address Change Form. Please be sure to monitor your inbox, spam folder, and junk folder regularly for emailed notices from this office.


Good luck.

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby rambleon65 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:37 pm

They've updated the website to say that scores will be sent by 2pm, tomorrow (Friday, October 14).

"Please be advised that examinees who sat for the July 2016 Massachusetts bar exam will receive notice of their pass or fail status by email only, to be sent on Friday, October 14, 2016 by 2:00 P.M. . . ."

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby lawyertobe2016 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:29 pm

I wish they would just send them out already. The waiting is killing me.

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby onionz » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:02 am

lawyertobe2016 wrote:I wish they would just send them out already. The waiting is killing me.


Woo posted and they tell you your scores! Feeling a lot better about NY now!

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby rkreymer » Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:51 am

According to reddit, MA released their results

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby ttho520 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:17 am

Received my result this morning:

"you did not obtain a passing total scaled score of 270 or greater on the July 2016 Massachusetts Written Bar Examination. Your total scaled score for the examination is as follows: Essay scaled score 126.27 and the MBE scaled score 142.9 for a total exam scaled score of 269."

:x

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby just_me » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:25 am

ttho520 wrote:Received my result this morning:

"you did not obtain a passing total scaled score of 270 or greater on the July 2016 Massachusetts Written Bar Examination. Your total scaled score for the examination is as follows: Essay scaled score 126.27 and the MBE scaled score 142.9 for a total exam scaled score of 269."

:x


Hard to know whether it's worse to be really close or to be miles away - so sorry :(

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby ultravires4life » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:35 am

For those interested, please update the MBE spreadsheet. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=0

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby ttho520 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:21 am

just_me wrote:
ttho520 wrote:Received my result this morning:

"you did not obtain a passing total scaled score of 270 or greater on the July 2016 Massachusetts Written Bar Examination. Your total scaled score for the examination is as follows: Essay scaled score 126.27 and the MBE scaled score 142.9 for a total exam scaled score of 269."

:x


Hard to know whether it's worse to be really close or to be miles away - so sorry :(


Thanks - :(

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby ttho520 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:01 pm

ttho520 wrote:
just_me wrote:
ttho520 wrote:Received my result this morning:

"you did not obtain a passing total scaled score of 270 or greater on the July 2016 Massachusetts Written Bar Examination. Your total scaled score for the examination is as follows: Essay scaled score 126.27 and the MBE scaled score 142.9 for a total exam scaled score of 269."

:x


Hard to know whether it's worse to be really close or to be miles away - so sorry :(


Thanks - :(


So technically, I failed by 0.33 point (total score of 269.17, and needing a score of 269.50 to round up to 270, the passing score). Does anyone know the appeal process and who can help me do it?

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby hockeyman969 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:29 pm

ttho520 wrote:
ttho520 wrote:
just_me wrote:
ttho520 wrote:Received my result this morning:

"you did not obtain a passing total scaled score of 270 or greater on the July 2016 Massachusetts Written Bar Examination. Your total scaled score for the examination is as follows: Essay scaled score 126.27 and the MBE scaled score 142.9 for a total exam scaled score of 269."

:x


Hard to know whether it's worse to be really close or to be miles away - so sorry :(


Thanks - :(


So technically, I failed by 0.33 point (total score of 269.17, and needing a score of 269.50 to round up to 270, the passing score). Does anyone know the appeal process and who can help me do it?


There is no appeal process with essays unfortunately. However for 50 dollars you can have a hand grade performed on your MBE. If you remember erasing anything and filling in another bubble, it may be a Hail Mary that pays off.

http://www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/s ... q-gen.html

May want to consider taking UBE in neighboring state cuz Mass is going UBE.

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby hockeyman969 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:22 am

ttho520 wrote:
ttho520 wrote:
just_me wrote:
ttho520 wrote:Received my result this morning:

"you did not obtain a passing total scaled score of 270 or greater on the July 2016 Massachusetts Written Bar Examination. Your total scaled score for the examination is as follows: Essay scaled score 126.27 and the MBE scaled score 142.9 for a total exam scaled score of 269."

:x


Hard to know whether it's worse to be really close or to be miles away - so sorry :(


Thanks - :(


So technically, I failed by 0.33 point (total score of 269.17, and needing a score of 269.50 to round up to 270, the passing score). Does anyone know the appeal process and who can help me do it?


And Mass screws on regrade, it says on their website that they average regrades with initial grades unlike NY which appears to take the higher of the two based on Rule 6000.11.

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby Single-Malt-Liquor » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:24 pm

Notices of swearing in are going out.

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Re: MA bar exam

Postby rambleon65 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:19 pm

I assume that getting the notice of appearance swearing in means there is nothing else (meaning, other than the exam-passing) to consider?



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