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Five Tips for Lowering Your Bar Exam Stress

The February bar exam is just weeks away, and if you are anything like I was in the month leading up to the test, you are...

Could "Dumber" Lawyers Actually Be Good for the Legal Profession?

The most recent edition of Bloomberg Businessweek asks a provocative question: Are lawyers getting dumber?...

The Ultimate Showdown: NY Bar Exam v. VA Bar Exam

Word around law schools has always been that New York, Virginia and California administer the most difficult bar exams in the...

If the Suit Fits:I'm taking Another Bar Exam, Episode 4

Well it's over.  Although I'm doing my best to block it out, the New York Bar exam was pretty much exactly what I expected....

I Should be Studying More: I'm Taking Another Bar Exam, Episode 3

The New York Bar Exam is officially less than a month away. Do I feel prepared? The answer is, obviously, no....

That Old Familiar Feeling: I'm Taking Another Bar Exam, Episode 2

Was that phone booth I stepped into for that “hilarious” Instagram photo really a time machine (life doesn’t seem...

Fool Me Twice: I’m Taking Another Bar Exam, Episode 1

Now that I’ve survived my first year living in New York City, and don’t plan on moving in the foreseeable future, I’ve...

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