Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

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Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby adil91 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:16 pm

https://www.excellenceinlawschool.com/j ... edictions/

This website seems to have a good track record predicting the MEE topics on the UBE. Would it be a good strategy to focus on the topics predicted by the website? I will of course review all the mee topics but given the fact that we have don't have an unlimited amount of time between now and the July bar, does it make sense to maybe study these topics twice as much as the other MEE topics?

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Re: Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby max_p » Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:26 pm

That is exactly what I'm doing. I've been continuously reviewing the abbreviated outlines for the six topics listed on that website. By the time of the exam I will probably have spent about twice the time on those topics. Other than that, I've been doing a lot of family law only because it is the only topic I didn't take in law school.

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Re: Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby SilvermanBarPrep » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:11 pm

There's a risk involved for sure. Ideally, you'll get around to making yourself comfortable with any subject that could be thrown at you on the exam. Comfortable of course does not require expertise.

But risks aren't always a bad thing; if you think that you're just not going to have enough time to cover everything then focusing on predictions by those who have taken the time to review the data isn't such a bad idea. A little bit of luck will be required here.

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Re: Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby juliejul » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:40 pm

That's exactly what I did, and while there's some risk, I think it's a smart use of your (limited) time.

I had a really, really hard time understanding secured transactions, and it wasn't predicted to be on my exam (Feb '18), so I really just studied it enough to have a VERY basic grasp and be able to throw some key terms and definitions into an essay answer. Even then, the exam tested sub-topics I didn't even really study (like civ pro...I didn't even have sanctions on my outline), so make sure you're well-prepared to BS an answer :-)

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Re: Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby maroon175 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:32 pm

Also wondering if it's worth finding out the precise topics that were tested in the Feb '18 exam for each of the subject? What's the likelihood that they'll test the exact same topic within a subject back to back?

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Re: Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby b290 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:34 pm

adil91 wrote:https://www.excellenceinlawschool.com/july-2018-mee-predictions/

This website seems to have a good track record predicting the MEE topics on the UBE. Would it be a good strategy to focus on the topics predicted by the website? I will of course review all the mee topics but given the fact that we have don't have an unlimited amount of time between now and the July bar, does it make sense to maybe study these topics twice as much as the other MEE topics?

Their predictions are scary accurate - like predicting 5 (or even all) of the MEE subjects. The lowest I think I've ever heard them get right is four.

Just looking at the frequency chart, you can guess three yourself. To be safe, you can take those subjects and add a few more (like 3 or four), and you should cover the ME. As stated, know enough to BS an answer for the others.

My $.02

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Re: Good idea to focus on predicted MEE topics?

Postby R15E » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:45 pm

Anyone have Prof. Heilman's predictions for July 2018? (Barbri)



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