Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby sasquatchsam » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:28 am

I just got my results and I am happy to say that I passed with a 331 (168 mbe/163 written). The last couple of weeks I was averaging 75-80% on mbe practice sets. I obviously over-studied but I am glad that I passed.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby cron1834 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:06 am

greenerfolife wrote:First time posting, and wanted to let people know who may have struggled with their scores on the practice exams, that all hope is not lost. I never scored higher than a 62% on my practice MBE, and I received a 151 on the actual test. I know it's not amazing, but I passed. I'm sure that it's difficult waiting for your results, but I am confident you all did great.

This is good to read.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby TXBar2017 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:50 am

sasquatchsam wrote:I just got my results and I am happy to say that I passed with a 331 (168 mbe/163 written). The last couple of weeks I was averaging 75-80% on mbe practice sets. I obviously over-studied but I am glad that I passed.



CONGRATS! That's awesome to hear and an amazing score. So you'd say that Themis PQ's were harder than the actual test based on your score?

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby sasquatchsam » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:00 pm

TXBar2017 wrote:
sasquatchsam wrote:I just got my results and I am happy to say that I passed with a 331 (168 mbe/163 written). The last couple of weeks I was averaging 75-80% on mbe practice sets. I obviously over-studied but I am glad that I passed.



CONGRATS! That's awesome to hear and an amazing score. So you'd say that Themis PQ's were harder than the actual test based on your score?



I am not sure if they were harder or not because of the scaling and experimental questions. I actually felt like there were more questions on the mbe that I just had no idea what the answer was (especially some civ pro questions). On the other hand, the Themis questions felt "trickier" in that I would sometimes think I knew the answer for sure and would get it wrong.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby anabasis » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:41 pm

sasquatchsam wrote:I just got my results and I am happy to say that I passed with a 331 (168 mbe/163 written). The last couple of weeks I was averaging 75-80% on mbe practice sets. I obviously over-studied but I am glad that I passed.


Similar outcome here. 79% average on the practice questions, 174 on the live test. I felt reasonably sure of my answers on about 160 questions on the actual exam, and some element of guessing between 2 or 3 answers on the other 40.

The actual questions seemed about the same overall difficulty, but in different ways from the Themis practice questions. As noted by the prior post, more questions which seemed totally unfamiliar and not covered in the Themis materials (experimental?), but fewer questions with trick answers.

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby TXBar2017 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:20 pm

Bored at work bump

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby nada123 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:10 pm

One for previous Themis takers -when did they start sending out the Themis books? Just paid for the February 2018 one.

Thanks

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby Banana1 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:09 pm

Has anyone - foreign qualified- taken themis? Planing on taking the feb exam.. still between barbri themis and pieper:(

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Re: Themis Bar Review Hangout - July 2017

Postby cal.trask » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:16 pm

nada123 wrote:One for previous Themis takers -when did they start sending out the Themis books? Just paid for the February 2018 one.

Thanks

If I recall I got my books sometime around March for the July 2017 course. They'll email you before sending them out.




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