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Famous people who failed the bar. It’s like looking into my future. July 18, 2007

Posted by Chicago Typewriter in Bar Exam.
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Famous bar failures.

Maybe there’s hope after all…

I sympathize July 9, 2007

Posted by Victoria in Bar Exam.
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One of the search terms that brought someone to this blog  yesterday was “bar exam and scared and 2007.”   If you are that person, I am with you. 🙂

Unexpected Truths: The Fallacy of Hard Tests June 19, 2007

Posted by Jay Goodman Tamboli in Bar Exam.
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Unexpected Truths: The Fallacy of Hard Tests:

“Was it all multiple choice?” I asked. “And how did they grade it?” I was thinking of my own exams. “Did they count only the right answers.?”

When he said Yes to all the questions questions, I did not have the heart to tell him what I knew as a mathematical certainty—that the exam was, like most graduate medical exams, and large parts of legal licensing bar exams in most states , virtually a complete fraud.

The reason these tests are fraudulent—and the harder they are, the more they are fraudulent—is that for an extremely difficult test graded in that way, guessing tends to count much more than knowledge.

Read the whole thing. I guess the lesson is: stop studying and start praying.

Lolcats and Bar review lolcats on Facebook. June 13, 2007

Posted by Victoria in Bar Exam, bar review, facebook, lolcats.
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Just so you know. Not my doing, but I approve.

Search for Bar Review Lolcats and feel free to join.

Lolcats and bar review May 22, 2007

Posted by Victoria in Bar Exam, conspiracy, flashcards, lolcats.
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Great article on Slate.com today about lolcats: http://www.slate.com/id/2166338/nav/tap1/.

Makes me want to create lolcats for bar review. I b in ur conspracee… mposybility nt a deefence.

Or even better, along with lolruses, and lolpresidents we could have lolbarreview in which there are pics of mortified students in sweatpants carrying flashcards caught like unsuspecting animals on imaginary bikes (you know what I’m talking about).