Disadvantages to late bar application

Discussions related to the bar exam are found in this forum
Forum rules
Anonymous Posting

Anonymous posting is only appropriate when you are sharing sensitive information about bar exam prep. You may anonymously respond on topic to these threads. Unacceptable uses include: harassing another user, joking around, testing the feature, or other things that are more appropriate in the lounge.

Failure to follow these rules will get you outed, warned, or banned."
dex1259

New
Posts: 3
Joined: Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:13 pm

Disadvantages to late bar application

Post by dex1259 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:18 pm

Hi all,

My state (TX) has three deadlines for the bar application: the timely deadline, late filing deadline ($150 penalty fee), and final filing deadline ($300 penalty).

Are there significant disadvantages to applying for one of the later deadlines, aside from the penalty fee? I'm guessing that C&F approval might take longer and I might have fewer choices when it comes to the testing center. Is there anything else?

The "timely deadline" is coming up on February 1 and I'd like more time to triple check some of the details on the C&F portion of my application, if possible.


Return to “Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum”