THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

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THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby cho8583 » Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:54 am

Let's dive into this total mess! I haven't launched it yet but thought it was proper to open this thread for UBE.

Hope it will be the place for sharing dispite of the crazyness we will have to face soon :)

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Postby lawstudent35 » Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:58 pm

mod edit: selling proprietary bar materials on TLS is not allowed. thanks.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby ultimolugar » Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:12 pm

Hello. Taking Colorado here. Passed Florida in July.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby cho8583 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:27 am

ultimolugar wrote:Hello. Taking Colorado here. Passed Florida in July.


Hi! Finally a comrade here lol. Congrats on FL bar! Which course did you take for that? ;)

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby ultimolugar » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:22 am

cho8583 wrote:
ultimolugar wrote:Hello. Taking Colorado here. Passed Florida in July.


Hi! Finally a comrade here lol. Congrats on FL bar! Which course did you take for that? ;)


I used Themis as well... sorry for the prolonged delay.... kids, clients, you name it...

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby cho8583 » Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:04 am

Suggested starting date is today! So anyone taking Themis for UBE to hang out here? :)

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby twistoff » Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:50 pm

Taking the Ohio MBE... Started middle of November due to light course work (no final exams) and the fact that I'll have to work for majority of bar prep period.

I got AdaptiBar, as it came highly recommended by one of my professors. I like it so far, the questions seem far more in depth than the Themis questions.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Poets » Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:30 pm

Taking the NY UBE.. Do you guys actually listen to lectures for easier(?) subjects like Contracts or Torts? Would I miss many things if I just read thru Themis outlines and take MBE questions for those subjects? What do you think?

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby twistoff » Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:57 pm

Poets wrote:Taking the NY UBE.. Do you guys actually listen to lectures for easier(?) subjects like Contracts or Torts? Would I miss many things if I just read thru Themis outlines and take MBE questions for those subjects? What do you think?


I have been skimming the outlines, and watching the lectures at 1.5 speed. There are some practice questions not covered in the lectures, but majority are.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby cho8583 » Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:53 am

Poets wrote:Taking the NY UBE.. Do you guys actually listen to lectures for easier(?) subjects like Contracts or Torts? Would I miss many things if I just read thru Themis outlines and take MBE questions for those subjects? What do you think?


I also watch lectures 1.5X, which saves time and I can focus more.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby gladiator0flaw11 » Sun Dec 25, 2016 6:44 pm

I just registered and I'm all over the place between their schedule and my pace. I don't find the lectures helpful but the outline book is the best at highlighting the areas of BLL you need to memorize. Regarding application of the law, I guess just start steamrolling the practice exams? I'm looking forward to that first graded contracts essay.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby ultimolugar » Mon Dec 26, 2016 10:07 pm

Not to be braggadocious, but I don't even bother with the outlines since this is the 2nd exam I'm taking. You have to do whatever works for you. Notecards, outlines, lectures... etc.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Dee18 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:15 pm

I started in November. Its a lot of material! I've been working full time for two years and decided I would finally attempt to take the NY bar. I don't remember much of anything, lol. I generally listen to the lectures at 1.5 speed, outline the outline :/ , and do CriticalPass flashcards. I am meeting the "test goals" but not by much. The goal is really low, too! Like 60%. Does the goal get higher later in the course?

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Poets » Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:50 pm

Are you guys doing something else other than Themis? The MBE practice questions are not very good so far..

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby ultimolugar » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:33 pm

Poets wrote:Are you guys doing something else other than Themis? The MBE practice questions are not very good so far..


Not very good as in not challenging you?

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Poets » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:39 am

ultimolugar wrote:
Poets wrote:Are you guys doing something else other than Themis? The MBE practice questions are not very good so far..


Not very good as in not challenging you?


I need more MBE practice questions and the questions are not that challenging for me.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby twistoff » Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:44 pm

Poets wrote:Are you guys doing something else other than Themis? The MBE practice questions are not very good so far..


I'm using AdaptiBar in addition to Themis.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby cho8583 » Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:49 pm

Despite of my best effort to keep this studying process interesting, or at least to suck this up, Im waaaay behind of schedule, just finished the Property lecture. Kinda lost how am I going to catch up and do enough MBE problems and essays, which I did not really turn them into.

Where are you guys at now in term of progress?

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby twistoff » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:51 pm

cho8583 wrote:Despite of my best effort to keep this studying process interesting, or at least to suck this up, Im waaaay behind of schedule, just finished the Property lecture. Kinda lost how am I going to catch up and do enough MBE problems and essays, which I did not really turn them into.

Where are you guys at now in term of progress?


I'm at 54.5%.

I had a light coursework last semester with no final exams. I started very first day the program opened - 11/09, because I can't take 6-8 weeks off from my full time job. Usually do about 1% per day, which takes me about 3-4 hours. I have been skimming the long outlines, and re-reading the lecture notes for the "review" tasks.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Pokiiwhit » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:47 pm

Glad to see this thread exists...Currently at 28%, I've been working mostly under directed study to focus more on MBE subjects.

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby cho8583 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:08 pm

twistoff wrote:I'm at 54.5%.

I had a light coursework last semester with no final exams. I started very first day the program opened - 11/09, because I can't take 6-8 weeks off from my full time job. Usually do about 1% per day, which takes me about 3-4 hours. I have been skimming the long outlines, and re-reading the lecture notes for the "review" tasks.


Pokiiwhit wrote:Glad to see this thread exists...Currently at 28%, I've been working mostly under directed study to focus more on MBE subjects.


Oukay.. Time to officially freak out lol!

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Steve2207 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:34 am

Does anyone know what the hell Sherman T Clarke is talking about? He is just confusing the hell of me and I am bombing the assessments. Any advice on what I should do to learn evidence?

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby ethanwoo » Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:26 am

Am I the only one who finds some of the Themis lectures are very poorly executed (apart from some lectures, such as contracts, criminal law/procedure)?

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby twistoff » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:23 pm

Anyone else taking the practice MBE exam tomorrow? I've been scoring in the 60% range for all of my other sets, doubt that I can push it to 70ish...

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Re: THEMIS THREAD for UBE Feb 2017

Postby Pokiiwhit » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:33 pm

Anybody else starting to feel burned out? ugh! I took the essay portion of the simulated exam yesterday, but Im not sure if I should take the multi-state portion today due to my mental state. Also this week I've slowed down so I'm at 59% completion.



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