THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby jcwest » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:05 pm

Pawprynt wrote:
jcwest wrote:I too passed Illinois. We don't get scores but I did about 1800 Themis PQs.

126/200 on the midterm. 75/100 on the final. 70%-80% on the MBE PQs. Essay scores were 4/5s, but never a 6/6.


Congrats! I was so worried because I had such a harsh essay grader. I never got higher than a 3 on any graded essay and only a 4 on the graded MPT. I was pretty nervous. Pretty sure my MBE saved me, but so glad that it doesn't matter at all anymore!

Its a little annoying that we don't see our scores. What if I wanted to transfer? Very brutal.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Jdsquared87 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:22 pm

yennem wrote:Didn’t get my scores today, but I failed... I didn’t use Themis, but I plan on using it for 2019. Any FL takers and information on how you did this past July? Recommendations?


I'm so sorry. I failed in February so I know the feeling. It gets easier as the weks go by...keep your head up, you got this!!! I'm still waiting for my results from july so I may be in this boat again very soon.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby MRSP » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:18 pm

I passed the Hawai'i bar exam guys! I got the notification but no scores yet. Thank you for your support it this group was amazing!

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawworld19 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:22 pm

MRSP wrote:I passed the Hawai'i bar exam guys! I got the notification but no scores yet. Thank you for your support it this group was amazing!

I'm elated for you!

Let's gooooo!

What was your Themis mixed sets/exam scores?

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby lawbug123 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:00 pm

Passed IL! I did my own self-study schedule along with Themis though. Completed less than 50% of Themis and still passed. Really good experience with Themis though because I felt the PQs and the outline did a good job. I used the outline heavily. But the outline with the lectures really helped get the feel for it. The MBE was really hard... so I feel like I did about 1800 PQs, and that prepared me well for MBE. But mostly, the essays was probably what got me through and that was mostly through just understanding and getting a feel for the law. You got that mainly with the videos in my opinion. So happy and relieved this is over! :D

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby xmgr » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:39 pm

Hello, is there any way to decode the raw score from a 140 MBE in July 2018?

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby TheJuryMustDie » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:50 am

xmgr wrote:Hello, is there any way to decode the raw score from a 140 MBE in July 2018?


Message Joe Seperac on this board...

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby JoeSeperac » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:25 am

xmgr wrote:Hello, is there any way to decode the raw score from a 140 MBE in July 2018?


I need more J18 scores before I can say. Basically, I need 100-300 scores to figure out all the permutations and right now I have only 19 scores. I will be able to figure it out after NY & CA scores come out. if anyone has their J18 MBE subscores and wants to help out, my submission form is here:

http://seperac.com/subscoreform.php

For J17, I estimate a 113/175 (65% correct) resulted in a 140 scaled MBE score.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Reedy174 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:11 pm

Passed NJ!

MBE 149.9 :O
Overall: 302
I know that is a scaled scored, but unless the scale was +30, my score was WAY higher than anything I got in practice.

I felt really good about MEE/MPT. MBE scared me to death.

Completed Themis 100%, did all of the Adaptibar questions (my school gave us access), so about 3,750 questions. Finished with about 69% correct over all of those Qs.

Feels good to be done.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby Lawbrowsor25 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:13 pm

Passed UBE in NJ!

Simulated: 116
Overall Average on Practice tests: 54%
Themis Final: 54%
Actual MBE: 147
Essays: 161
UBE score: 308

I wanted to post my practice scores to give people hope. My overall average on practice questions was a 54%. My individual score for civ pro and property was 40%. I was scoring between 65-70 % on mixed sets by the end, but I never got higher than a 70% mixed sets. My essays were always 3s and 4s and I only wrote out the graded essays and barely did practice essays. My point is I passed the bar exam with plenty of room to spare because I didn't give up and kept studying. I used critical pass and studied each answer and figured out why I got it wrong. My friend also used Themis and had similar practice scores and passed by a long shot. DO NOT LOSE HOPE.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby LawIsLyfe33 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:28 am

Passed in PA.

Themis simulated exam: 141/200
Overall Themis: 2175 questions, 63%

Actual Bar exam MBE: 156
Essays: 156

I felt very bad after the MBE day. Also, I got extremely bad scores on my Themis graded essays.

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby EJFeldner » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:18 am

Neilt001 wrote:Now we have a thread.

(I passed NY in Feb 2018 with 100% course completion. Lemme know if any questions :) )


Hi Neilt001! I'm also a foreign trained lawyer and I'm planning to do the NY Bar in July 2019. May I ask, did you study the six month LLM Themis program or the ordinary one for 2 months?

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Re: THEMIS JULY 2018 - DISCUSSION

Postby tinabelcher » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:58 pm

Hello all,

I just found out that I failed the IL bar exam this July. I would love some guidance on moving forward for February from those who have passed.
My score report is as follows:
MBE Scale: 127.6
MEE + IEE: 129.7
Total Scale Score: 258 (266 needed to pass)

I took the MO bar in 2015 after graduating law school. I used Kaplan and was 15 points away. I can honestly say that I did not know a fraction of the law in 2015 that I know sitting here today. The Kaplan method did not work for me, and I knew 1 month out that I would not pass the exam.
Since then, I have had my son and studied over a long period of time, using Critical Pass flash cards, Adaptibar (I did about 1,700 questions with about 60% average), and Kaplan books with IL specific outlines from friends.

This time, I need to bulletproof my MBE score. My essays were almost all 4s, I had a 6.7 on my MPT and two random "1" and "2" essays.

I am looking at Themis, as I have heard very good things and they have a published pass rate. I am also looking at JD Advising's MBE-specific program.
I need something to get me over the hump and teach me not only the black letter law, but also strategy, as I believe that is a large part of success on the MBE.

I truly thought I passed and had two very good job opportunities riding on my results. If I can turn this around and pass in February, it will change mine and my son's lives. Thank you in advance for any help out there!



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