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Incoming Texas A&M law student wins BARBRI scholarship

August 29, 2017

When other daughters were dancing on their daddy’s feet, Amanda Sarmiento was brushing up on History Channel documentaries with her own father, a tradition that sparked her interest not only in history, but also political science. Growing up in Laredo, Texas, Sarmiento lived in a household that highly prioritizes education. The

10k scholarship winners

These 1L scholarship winners are about to change the world

June 21, 2017

In the right hands, a law degree can be a powerful tool – and Amanda I. Sarmiento of Texas A&M School of Law has all the makings of a true change agent. BARBRI Law Preview and the ABA are proud to award this next great legal mind a

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How would $10K toward your 1L year change your world?

November 29, 2016

In the right hands, a law degree can be a powerful tool. History is filled with great accounts of leaders who made it their life’s work to embody the law and serve as agents of change. Abraham Lincoln was a self-taught lawyer who became known for his astute mediating and

MPRE Study

How ABA membership can help you prepare for the MPRE

October 24, 2016

With the another round of MPRE exams coming up, I thought I'd share some thoughts about the exam. First, some perspective on the MPRE. I almost used "help you ace the MPRE" in the title. Then I remembered, it's a pass/fail exam. One might consider anything above and beyond a passing score

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Cut your law school costs with Premium benefits

August 25, 2016

Law students can now upgrade their free American Bar Association membership to Premium to access exclusive benefits and savings. Learn More About ABA Premium Premium ABA members get exclusive savings on bar review courses; get $25 off West Academic case books and study guides; and

Fabiani Duarte

Running for my life! How I survived bar prep and the bar exam

August 06, 2016

Visit the ABA's Bar Prep Program page for exclusive offers discounts exclusive content bar review providers.  After twelve hours of essay and memo writing, 200 tricky multiple choice, and the company of about five hundred fellow law school graduates who took the Alabama Uniform Bar Exam this summer, one

Bar Exam Failure

The last lesson you learn in law school: The Bar Exam

June 09, 2016

Not to scare you, but the reality is if you study and work hard, and are in law school, you can pass the bar, no matter how you did in law school. But remember if you did really well in law school, you can fail too.

Fabiani Duarte

The state of the Law Student Division

March 03, 2016

It's the time of year in the Law Student Division when our 15 circuits hold their meetings. And leading up to them, Fabiani Duarte, division chair, updated the circuits on law student member benefits and advocacy issues – the Uniform Bar Exam, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and paid credit

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On having a baby, 8 weeks before taking the bar exam

February 10, 2016

I usually write about strategies for prelaw/law students and lawyers who are looking to break into BigLaw despite perceived obstacles such as grades, school, or background. But what if you actually do achieve what you want – ie: you get that BigLaw job – but are then faced with an entirely