2017 Results Thread - February Exam

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:33 pm

I still have one more month to go. Can't focus... help!

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby shc63 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:07 pm

Are we the first guinea pigs for that whole 25 experimental question format?

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:10 pm

shc63 wrote:Are we the first guinea pigs for that whole 25 experimental question format?


Yes, we are the testing rats. I don't understand why they need to cut 25 instead of 10. 10 was a real good number.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby shc63 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:15 pm

Well that sucks...especially when the 25 thrown out are the ones most people get correct IIRC...as if we needed more uncertainty regarding the scoring process. :x

happyhour1122 wrote:
shc63 wrote:Are we the first guinea pigs for that whole 25 experimental question format?


Yes, we are the testing rats. I don't understand why they need to cut 25 instead of 10. 10 was a real good number.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:23 pm

shc63 wrote:Well that sucks...especially when the 25 thrown out are the ones most people get correct IIRC...as if we needed more uncertainty regarding the scoring process. :x

happyhour1122 wrote:
shc63 wrote:Are we the first guinea pigs for that whole 25 experimental question format?


Yes, we are the testing rats. I don't understand why they need to cut 25 instead of 10. 10 was a real good number.



Main reason why I'm so scared.
25 experimental
retaker
have nothing better to do.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby LMMadison » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:48 pm

happyhour1122 wrote:Main reason why I'm so scared.
25 experimental
retaker
have nothing better to do.

Nods head in agreement.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:50 pm

happyhour1122 wrote:
shc63 wrote:Well that sucks...especially when the 25 thrown out are the ones most people get correct IIRC...as if we needed more uncertainty regarding the scoring process. :x

happyhour1122 wrote:
shc63 wrote:Are we the first guinea pigs for that whole 25 experimental question format?


Yes, we are the testing rats. I don't understand why they need to cut 25 instead of 10. 10 was a real good number.



Main reason why I'm so scared.
25 experimental
retaker
have nothing better to do.


Yep that 25 feels scary :(

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:52 pm

Checked in another forum. All those who took North Carolina, a taker called their processor today who said results for NC where mailed out yesterday. We should be hearing about the first states shortly...Also same day last year people started announcing their passage on reddit...

Good luck NC Bar takers!

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:02 pm

virgoyum wrote:Checked in another forum. All those who took North Carolina, a taker called their processor today who said results for NC where mailed out yesterday. We should be hearing about the first states shortly...Also same day last year people started announcing their passage on reddit...

Good luck NC Bar takers!


can you share me the link on reddit?
Hopefully,,,someone will write some reviews....

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:08 pm

happyhour1122 wrote:
virgoyum wrote:Checked in another forum. All those who took North Carolina, a taker called their processor today who said results for NC where mailed out yesterday. We should be hearing about the first states shortly...Also same day last year people started announcing their passage on reddit...

Good luck NC Bar takers!


can you share me the link on reddit?
Hopefully,,,someone will write some reviews....


I saw the update at All4jds per NC bar: http://all4jds.com/forums/aft/25596#116520

Here is last year's NC thread in reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/LawSchool/comm ... h=9f5deb65

Click new first and select any one of the posters, then click full comments, it will should state the date of posting on the left hand side on a computer.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby TeamPoppy » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:46 pm

Got an email from my state bar today. Freaked out, opened it...and it was their monthly newsletter. Cold blooded. :x

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:27 pm

TeamPoppy wrote:Got an email from my state bar today. Freaked out, opened it...and it was their monthly newsletter. Cold blooded. :x


Loool I would flip the table!

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:34 pm

If you Raleigh NC you may have a letter waiting for you. I have heard the first inkling of pass letters.

Bar notification season has begun *mortal kombat* voice...

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby HerptonBurpton » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:36 pm

virgoyum wrote:If you Raleigh NC you may have a letter waiting for you. I have heard the first inkling of pass letters.

Bar notification season has begun *mortal kombat* voice...


Correct me if i'm wrong, but i think pass and rejection letters are sent out together. Is that not right?

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:40 pm

HerptonBurpton wrote:
virgoyum wrote:If you Raleigh NC you may have a letter waiting for you. I have heard the first inkling of pass letters.

Bar notification season has begun *mortal kombat* voice...


Correct me if i'm wrong, but i think pass and rejection letters are sent out together. Is that not right?


I am not sure how it's done in North Carolina as I am waiting on IL. I heard NC mails out letters and then the actual announcement occurs Friday the same week.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:48 pm

sucks for those that live overseas. Can't get it via mail earlier like others!

I"m waiting on NY..... :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby umichman » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:49 pm

virgoyum wrote:
HerptonBurpton wrote:
virgoyum wrote:If you Raleigh NC you may have a letter waiting for you. I have heard the first inkling of pass letters.

Bar notification season has begun *mortal kombat* voice...


Correct me if i'm wrong, but i think pass and rejection letters are sent out together. Is that not right?


I am not sure how it's done in North Carolina as I am waiting on IL. I heard NC mails out letters and then the actual announcement occurs Friday the same week.


You think Il will be Friday for Monday?

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:51 pm

So... thinking of the worst case, if I fail...what should I do?

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby jtp191 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:58 pm

Can the people that passed please tell us waiting where you were scoring on the MBE going into the test and what company you used (Adaptibar, Barbri, Kaplan, etc.) please so others can get a feel of where we might stand.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:07 pm

umichman wrote:
virgoyum wrote:
HerptonBurpton wrote:
virgoyum wrote:If you Raleigh NC you may have a letter waiting for you. I have heard the first inkling of pass letters.

Bar notification season has begun *mortal kombat* voice...


Correct me if i'm wrong, but i think pass and rejection letters are sent out together. Is that not right?


I am not sure how it's done in North Carolina as I am waiting on IL. I heard NC mails out letters and then the actual announcement occurs Friday the same week.


You think Il will be Friday for Monday?


My bad Monday. Confused with my state. I wish it were Friday overall. You can either celebrate or grieve over the weekend. It definitely helped me when I found out via email on a Friday last September.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby GamecockEsq » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:12 pm

Any South Carolina takers have any speculation to when our results may appear? With the newly instated UBE, a proctor told me that they thought the results would be released a little earlier than before.

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby virgoyum » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:15 pm

happyhour1122 wrote:So... thinking of the worst case, if I fail...what should I do?


Is the first time you are taking it? What bar materials did you use?

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby Skybloo » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:10 pm

I am a 2nd time taker in Illinois. I was pretty close for the July 2016 exam. The really big reservation I have this time around is that the grading for the July 2016 exam seemed reasonable at times, but rather arbitrary at other times.

Here in Illinois, those who fail the exam have the option of paying $25 to get their essay answers along with sample answers of test takers who scored a maximum score. Also, there is no appeals process for failures. Instead, an automatic regrading takes place for exams within 4 points of passing.

So, I had a few very low essay scores that I thought were really under graded. I recall thinking "that doesn't deserve a 1/6, it at least is worthy or a 2/6 if not a 3/6". But so it goes...trying to understand the grading process is another headache! Here's hoping we get sympathetic graders! :P

I know that it is easier said than done as studying and being successful on the Bar Exam requires a vast amount of time and money. People have families, jobs (or no job and thus no $) and most of us likely don't have an extra $5 grand sitting in the bank. Should I fail again, I am going to use he weekend to cry in my beer, then put on an brave face and go and do it all over again. The human mind and body can take a lot of abuse without breaking. Pick up your weapon and go march back into the fray.

I have talked to a few people from my school who took the exam a 3rd time and passed, and a few who just took it a third time. I don't wish a lack of success on the Bar Exam on my worst enemy. Failing is a very tough experience. I wish all of my fellow bar takers success on the exam! :)

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby happyhour1122 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:45 pm

virgoyum wrote:
happyhour1122 wrote:So... thinking of the worst case, if I fail...what should I do?


Is the first time you are taking it? What bar materials did you use?



2nd timer..
Barbri didn't work so I used emanuel...

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Re: 2017 Results Thread - February Exam

Postby LMMadison » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:48 pm

Skybloo wrote:I don't wish a lack of success on the Bar Exam on my worst enemy. Failing is a very tough experience. I wish all of my fellow bar takers success on the exam! :)

This is all very true (in a similar boat). Best of luck to you -- and to all others anxiously waiting.



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