Created by BarExamMind.com, this podcast shares with you tips and advice to help you prepare for and pass the bar exam. The podcast provides you with practical advice on how to succeed on the various portions of the bar exam, as well as tools and techniques to help you combat exam stress and anxiety. The mental and emotional aspects of bar prep are often ignored, and this podcast fills the gap. Listen to this podcast to get your bar exam mindset right to improve your chances of success on the test.
016 — California Bar Exam
In this podcast, I discuss the upcoming changes to the California bar exam (effective July 2017). I also discuss some awesome tools and study aids you can use to help you pass the California bar exam. For links to all the tools and study aids discussed in the podcast, go to BarExamMind.com/california. And, don’t forget … … Continue reading →
015 — The Lawyer Personality, the Bar Exam and the Practice of Law
This podcast is a bit off topic, but I think can be very helpful for many of you. In the show, I discuss the cynical and skeptical lawyer personality and how it can help you as a practicing lawyer, but can sabotage you while you prepare for the bar exam and live your daily life. … … Continue reading →
014 — Common Bar Exam Problems
In this episode of the podcast, I discuss common bar exam problems that can lead to bar exam failure. The problems I discuss are issues I have noticed with bar exam coaching clients, from bar exam repeaters I’ve chatted with via email, and by reading posts by bar exam repeaters discussing what they had to … … Continue reading →
013 — Bar Exam Computer Tune Up
If you are like most bar examinees, you will be taking the written portion of the exam using a laptop computer. Listen to this podcast episode for some tips on what to do before the exam to make sure that your computer is as ready as possible so it won’t let you down during the … … Continue reading →
012 — Fixed vs. Growth Mindset
In Episode 012 of the Bar Exam Mind podcast, I discuss the differences between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset and which one is best for the bar exam. Spoiler: It’s the growth mindset. The credit for discovering these two categories of mindset belongs to Carol Dweck, a world-renowned psychologist at Stanford University, who … … Continue reading →
[Audio Blog 10] Networking for Law Students and Lawyers
In this tenth audio blog, I read a post filled with networking stories and advice. If you would like to read the post, click here. Otherwise, click on the arrow below to listen online. Download the mp3 by right-clicking here. ********** Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or RSS.
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I am pretty picky with my podcast
But I really like this podcast. It is short. Matt’s voice is great for podcasting. It’s simple. He talks about the real things that I have felt as a Bar Prepper and give tools for practicing. And best of all it’s positive! Thank you for this podcast.
Exactly what I needed
Mastering a healthy mentality about the bar exam is at least as important as mastering the material. Having a mindfulness approach specifically tailored to tackling this exam has been a Godsend, especially for someone who fell behind early and has struggled to deal with the stress of catching up. Many, many thanks for this fantastic resource!
Calming during a stressful time
This podcast can be a little boring at times, but in a way it’s calming. The host is very calm and confident about listener’s abilities to prepare for the bar and helps you feel confident in yourself. The information about staying in the right mindset is very helpful.