fbpx

3 Thoughts You Should Be Thinking When The Bar Exam is Next Week…

Law School

3 Thoughts You Should Be Thinking When The Bar Exam is Next Week...

Last Updated June 2021 by Crystallace

3 Thoughts You Should Be Thinking When The Bar Exam is Next Week…

It’s the week before the bar exam and I know that you can’t sleep, can’t talk, and if you were like me, can’t eat either. With only a few days remaining before the big day. I just want to share a few thoughts…

If you have done the work, push through!  

I know it may feel like you’re not ready or you can’t do this. You may be getting an “easy” MBE question wrong or missing issues on your essays. Keep going! 

Don’t take this as an indicator of your pass/fail capability. That memory recall and fight or flight will kick in on the day of the exam. Like Creed, you have done the training, in the desert. You are capable of beating this!    

At some point, stop studying.  

If you try to study up until the day of the bar, you will do yourself a huge disservice. It’s the equivalent of cramming. You won’t remember what you’re studying and even worse you may confuse what you already know.

After 8-10 weeks in training, what you do 1-2 days before will not have a huge impact. I’m sure Creed didn’t work out the day before the big fight. (Not the one he lost, the one he won).  

Get some dummy stimuli.  

At this point you are eating, sleeping, breathing, and bathing with the law. As you should be, but you have to turn your brain off. 

I found Disney movies to be extremely helpful with this. They were no-brainers. I would put them on and doze off to sleep. I did not want to be enticed by anything on social media or anyone (phone on airplane mode), but I did need a distraction. Disney movies are harmless during bar prep.  

And most importantly….  

When the bar exam is next week remember that

All you can do is all you can do and if that’s all you can do, then it’s all you can do.

See you in court!

Check out these other blog posts:

How to Improve Your Memory: 6 Simple Habits to Help You Improve Your Memory

How to Improve Critical Thinking Skills…5 Things You Can Start Working On Now

Black Pearls of Wisdom: 25 Black Motivational Quotes for Instant Inspiration

from the lawyer next door,
Crystallace Fenn

FTC: I participate in an affiliate marketing program. If you choose to make a purchase as a result of clicking a link, I may receive a small commission of the sale. This helps me run my blog and I don’t talk about things I don’t actually use.

HeyCrystallace.Com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a way for websites to earn advertising revenues by advertising and linking to [Amazon.com or .ca, .co.uk, etc.]

Legal Disclaimer: Although I am a lawyer by profession, I am not YOUR lawyer. All content and information on this website is for informational and educational purposes only, does not constitute legal advice and does not establish any kind of attorney-client relationship by your use of this website.

about the blogger

Hey! I’m Crystal, a lawyer that loves blogging, baking, and designer handbags. Follow me on socials to see what I have been up to lately.

search the blog

Legally Protect Your Blog Today!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest

0