Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby zhongxiaozhui » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:07 pm

Anyone mind sending a discount code to me? zhongxiaozhui@gmail.com. Thanks! :D

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Postby JimmyYam » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:55 am

Can I please have a discount code? Thanks so much!

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May I also get a discount code? Thank you so much!

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby L_William_W » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:00 pm

Adaptibar is great for flushing $400 down the toilet...

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby justanotheruser » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:30 pm

L_William_W wrote:Adaptibar is great for flushing $400 down the toilet...


Adaptibar isn't for everyone. And their answer explanations could definitely use a ton of improvement.

But between Emanuel S&T and Adaptibar, my MBE score hovered around 85-90% the month before the Feb '18 California bar exam (which I passed). Based on my score advisory, I got confirmation that my MBE scaled score was 150+ on the Feb bar exam.

At a certain point, it's not about the materials you use but how well you use them.

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Postby Bla Bla Bla Blah » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:06 pm

For me, along with the clear analysis on which answers were right/wrong, the two most helpful things about Adaptibar are (1) ease of use. They have a phone app, and the default is kind of like flashcards in that it reviews the answer after each question if you dont set up a set. I liked this in that it really beat the why into my mind by seeing what I did right/wrong when my thought process on answering was fresh in my mind. (2) it showed me my time and how I was stacking up against other users after each question, which let me know if I was on track with other testers on the question, and made me cognizant of the speed I needed to keep while pracricing. Eventually, I could just sense when I was taking more time then my optimal answer time-period. The time analytics themselves told me that after 1 min and 8ish seconds, I was probably goiing to strike out... which was a really helpful motivator in helping me know when I should just move on because of diminishing returns.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby pfunkera » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:39 am

It was well worth it for me but I was less concerned about the cost. I was able to roll through questions anywhere on my phone. This would start when I woke up, while stuck at a traffic light, walking around at work, laying in bed at night, while my wife was talking, etc. Just push through as many questions as you can but you need to review the explanation to be sure you know that material.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby Nightcrawler » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:57 am

Pros: it has all the released NCBE questions + some simulated ones (total og 1950+); it's faster to use than a paper book; it tracks your timing and score improvements over time;

Cons: most of the explanations suck; if you ask them wtf an explanation means they will repeat their conclusory statements à là [(B) is right because ... (B) is right and (A) is wrong]

I keep buying it and it consistently improved my score compared to the previous time, so it means it's working. Just integrate the explanations with your outlines if you don't get them.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby diane » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:04 am

Hi, would someone be so kind as to share his/her discount code for adaptibar?

My email ad is diane.teamkiko@gmail.com. Thank you.

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Postby Bla Bla Bla Blah » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:38 am

diane wrote:Hi, would someone be so kind as to share his/her discount code for adaptibar?

My email ad is diane.teamkiko@gmail.com. Thank you.

Done. Good luck!

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby Bla Bla Bla Blah » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:49 am

pfunkera wrote:...while my wife was talking...


That this was nonchalantly thrown into your list made my day this morning. Hahaha (every guy understands)!

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Postby tempuser » Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:17 pm

Edit: Thanks to the person who sent me a code!

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Postby shaq23 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:19 pm

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Postby Calbears123 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:28 am

Adaptibar was worth it, without it I was have never known that words written on a tombstone are a hearsay exception.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby megliter » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:11 pm

know people who didnt do it and passed the bar
she told me that just focus on barbri (thats the course she took and im taking)
so im sticking to what she said. after all barbri is a lot too

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby justanotheruser » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:37 pm

megliter wrote:know people who didnt do it and passed the bar
she told me that just focus on barbri (thats the course she took and im taking)
so im sticking to what she said. after all barbri is a lot too


Yup, Adaptibar isn't for everyone. I used it and I passed the exam, but I think using other resources (Emanuel S&T) was important as well. At a certain poitn, it's less about *what* material you use and *how* you maximize the materials you have.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby anfrantz » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:12 pm

Does anyone know if there is a promotional code for the Adaptibar flashcards? Thanks!

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby siriuslysaucy422 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:39 pm

Would you all suggest skipping the Adaptibar explanations? Especially if we have our own bar prep questions and using S&T?

I'm not interested in reading bad explanations and confusing my rule statements. I do want to drill real bar questions and find out where I fall on the different MBE subtopics.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby Nightcrawler » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:44 pm

siriuslysaucy422 wrote:Would you all suggest skipping the Adaptibar explanations? Especially if we have our own bar prep questions and using S&T?

I'm not interested in reading bad explanations and confusing my rule statements. I do want to drill real bar questions and find out where I fall on the different MBE subtopics.


Some of them are useful, so I wouldn't skip them entirely. Just integrate with your outlines if the explanation you are looking at is just a conclusory statement or plainly unhelpful. S&T explanations are really good imo.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby perplixityparanoia » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:15 am

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby shootdarnit » Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:35 pm

Does anyone have an Adaptibar discount code still? rufija@dumoac.net

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby Allux » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:42 pm

I have been averaging 70 plus on adaptibar this month, but my score has now drop to around 60 these few days, is that normal? I felt the questions were harder than previous ones.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby Nightcrawler » Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:52 pm

Allux wrote:I have been averaging 70 plus on adaptibar this month, but my score has now drop to around 60 these few days, is that normal? I felt the questions were harder than previous ones.


It's normal, some days you just get a bunch on subjects/topics that you don't really know well. Just focus on the overall average after you answered to a few hundred questions. Some days I get 90% on my questions, some days 60%.

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby PBN2018 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:38 am

Anyone mind sending a discount code to me? coryp1@outlook.com Thanks!

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Re: Is Adaptibar worth it/really helpful?

Postby umichan » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:22 am

Hi, would someone be so kind as to share with me a discount code for adaptibar?

My email ad is mtlawschool@gmail.com. Thank you so very much!



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