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I am in my 3rd year of the NWCU program.  I believe it has many great aspects.  We also noticed that it had an higher than normal pass rate of the FYLSE as compared to other schools which is part of the reason we selected this school.  I was able to pass the FYLSE on my first attempt as did all of my study group partners from the school. 

There are multiple reasons for one to enter an online program.  For me it was that I still have children at home and the nearest university was over an hour away and it would run me nearly $100,000 to complete my degree.  Law is a wonderful subject that really can be studied without being in a classroom, (I think of all of my college friends who never went to their law school classes) however, don't think that I don't have brick and mortar envy.  I would love to be in school but also did not want to leave my family for that many hours per day and also want the lovely flexibility to not have to work to pay off loans but have the ability to work for a cause (and generally "causes" don't pay so well!) 

Enjoy the decision making process.  No scenario is perfect so find the one that you feel works best for you.  I will say that I was absolutely prepared for the FYLSE with a combination of great writing instruction in 1L as well as Professor Fleming's Baby Bar Prep course.  I also believed the professors when they said to write with the clock and do as many MBEs as possible.  You can't short cut plain old investment of time.  For me this meant writing every 1L topic essay I could get my hands on as well as over 3000 MBEs in preparation for the FYLSE.  In a way I feel grateful to have already taken the FYLSE as I have had a little glimpse as to what the actual Bar exam might be like. 

Warm regards, SJ

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I am aware of a couple of classmates in the NWCU program who are currently in law enforcement.  We love their input in Crim Law and Crim Pro class discussions.  I am in my 3rd year of the NWCU program.  Passed the FYLSE on my first attempt as did all of my study group partners from the school. 

There are multiple reasons for one to enter an online program.  For me it was that I still have children at home and the nearest university was over an hour away and it would run me nearly $100,000 to complete my degree.  Law is a wonderful subject that really can be studied without being in a classroom however, don't think that I don't have brick and mortar envy.  I would love to be in school but also did not want to leave my family for that many hours per day and also want the lovely flexibility to not have to work to pay off loans but have the ability to work for a cause (and generally "causes" don't pay so well!) 

Enjoy the decision making process.  No scenario is perfect so find the one that you feel works best for you.  I will say that I was absolutely prepared for the FYLSE with a combination of great writing instruction through the program as well as Professor Flemings Baby Bar Prep course.  In a way I feel grateful to have already taken the FYLSE as I have a little understanding as to what the actual Bar exam will be like. 

Warm regards, SJ

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