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TheDudeMan

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NY/NJ Bar
« on: November 06, 2008, 12:50:11 PM »
How does it work for folks planning on taking both?  Where can I find all the requirements for each state?

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2008, 02:01:41 PM »
Do a google search for NY bar exam/NJ bar exam and you should find the bar examiners website. I don't know anything about NY/NJ but I'm planing on doing CO and WY bar, and the way it works (from reading thier respective websties) is you do an applicantion to both. The CO exam is two days before the WY exam, so you take the MBE on one day and the CO essay exm on the other day, then drive to WY and take thier essay on the third day. WY uses your MBE scores from CO. I'd bet it very simular in NY/NJ assuming thier spread them out over three days and don't do them both on the same day. If the barsd are simualr you ca n just study for one and hopefully have enough general info to answer the other, unfortunetly in my case half the WY bar is oil and gas law, so I gotta study that in addition to the normal stuff.
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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2008, 02:24:52 PM »
How does it work for folks planning on taking both?  Where can I find all the requirements for each state?


It is set up so you can take both. Look at this link.

http://law.shu.edu/administration/student_services/bar_exam_information.htm

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2008, 08:24:13 AM »
Right, where also can I get the Multistate and MPRE requirements/cutoffs?

I know Jersey doesn't require the MPRE, but NY does.

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2008, 09:59:38 AM »
Right, where also can I get the Multistate and MPRE requirements/cutoffs?

I know Jersey doesn't require the MPRE, but NY does.

for the MPRE NY requires a score of 85

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2008, 10:03:33 AM »

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for the MPRE NY requires a score of 85
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That's it?  The lowest score is a 50 and the highest a 150 lol.  That's a pretty low bar haha.

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2008, 10:09:26 AM »


for the MPRE NY requires a score of 85
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That's it?  The lowest score is a 50 and the highest a 150 lol.  That's a pretty low bar haha.
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Hey that's why all the biglaw offices are in NYC
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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2008, 03:52:57 PM »


for the MPRE NY requires a score of 85
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That's it?  The lowest score is a 50 and the highest a 150 lol.  That's a pretty low bar haha.
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Most states only require a 75 or 80.  85 is actually a high score requirement.  But at least they require you get tested on ethics and rules of behavior.

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2008, 10:48:44 PM »
NY bar results are supposedly going to be released any day now...

i'm somehow both anxious and ambivalent at the same time - i think that maybe i'm just ready for the waiting to be over, one way or another

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Re: NY/NJ Bar
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2008, 11:21:21 PM »
NY bar results are supposedly going to be released any day now...

i'm somehow both anxious and ambivalent at the same time - i think that maybe i'm just ready for the waiting to be over, one way or another

good luck bro, even though i doubt you failed.