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Supplemental Bar Exam Workshops for Graduates Taking the February 2016 Bar

12/9/2015
When: Wed., Decemember 9th
6-9 pm
Where: UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States
Presenter: Academic Success Program
Contact: Professor Melissa Gill
617-721-4435


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Supplemental Bar Exam Workshops for Graduates Taking the February 2016 Bar

Important Notes:

  • Bring your laptop to all workshops.
  • Each topical workshop consist of a brief substantive review of key points, followed by 15-25 MBE, 2-4 “mini essays” and outlining 1-2 actual bar exam essays.

Contact Information: Professor Melissa Gill, Room 414, Melissa.gill@udc.edu, 617-721-4435

# Date Topic Description Feedback
1. Dec. 5th (Saturday)
8:30am - 4:00pm

Rm. 507
Diagnostic Exam and Review 25 MBE (1.5 hours), 1 essay (30 minutes), 1 PT (90 min)

Exam: 8:45-12:15
Lunch break: 12:15-1:00
Review: 1:00-4:00
Your MBE will be graded over the lunch break and we will review commonly missed questions in the afternoon session. We will also discuss what you should have covered on the written portion. Individual feedback on the submitted essay will be returned December 9th.
2. Dec. 9th (Wednesday)
6-9pm

Rm. 506
Introduction to study skills and how to approach an MPT Discussion of study techniques for the MBE, essay questions and MPT.  
3 & 4. Dec. 12th (Saturday)
9am-4pm

Rm. 506
Torts and Contracts Morning session: Torts

Afternoon session: Contracts
Immediate review of MBE questions and mini essays. A sample answer and/or rubric for the larger essays.
5 & 6. Jan. 9th (Saturday)
9am-4pm

Rm. 507
Criminal Law and Procedure Morning session: Criminal Law

Afternoon Session: Criminal Procedure
Immediate review of MBE questions and mini essays. A sample answer and/or rubric for the larger essays. **Note: Essay #1 will be due if you want individualized feedback.
7. Jan. 12th (Tuesday)
6-9pm

Rm. 507
Evidence   Immediate review of MBE questions and mini essays. A sample answer and/or rubric for the larger essays.
8. Jan. 30th (Saturday)
9am-4pm

Rm. 507
Practice Essay Exam 9-12 will be a practice written exam (1 PT, 3 essays ), 1-4 will be a review Immediate review with an essay rubric, plus individualized feedback.
9. Feb. 9th (Tuesday)
6-9pm

Rm. 507
Property   Immediate review of MBE questions and mini essays. A sample answer and/or rubric for the larger essays.
10. Feb. 13th (Saturday)
9am-4pm

Rm. 507
PRACTICE MBE AND ESSAY The morning session will consist of 100 MBE questions, and the afternoon session will consist of 1 Performance test and 3 essays. Immediate feedback will be given via scantron on the MBE portion, written feedback will be given on essays by Feb. 16th.
11. Feb. 16th (Tuesday)
6-9 pm

Rm. 507
Civil Procedure   Immediate review of MBE questions and mini essays. A sample answer and/or rubric for the larger essays.
  Feb. 20th (Saturday)
11am-5pm
Open Office Hours Schedule individual or small group sessions with Professor Gill for last minute questions.  

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