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Author: Catherine Christopher

Catherine Christopher Catherine Christopher is an associate professor and Director of the Bar Prep Resources Office at Texas Tech. She passed the Pennsylvania and Texas bar exams, and she is the author of Tackling the Texas Essays: Efficient Preparation for the Texas Bar Exam, available from Amazon and Carolina Academic Press.

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Practice Questions

The value of practice questions in bar prep

July 05, 2018

To effectively prepare for the bar exam, you have to practice answering questions. This can be unpleasant—doing practice questions forces you to confront what you don’t know, under uncomfortable time constraints.

Multistate Performance Test

Advice for the Multistate Performance Test

July 22, 2016

Recent law grads sit down next week to take the bar exam, and nearly every state uses a Multistate Performance Test or two. It’s the only part of the bar where an applicant doesn’t regurgitate memorized information – rather, the MPT already contains all the law you need to know.