I Passed the Bar

I apologize for the off-topic post but I know some people are interested in this, I’ll be posting a personal finance post later tonight.

The bar exam results came out yesterday and I was pleasantly surprised to find out I passed the bar exam. There were several factors that made me a longshot to pass the bar exam. It had been over two years since I finished law school classes, I did self-study rather than a bar exam review course, I was near the bottom of my graduating law school class, and I worked while preparing for the bar exam. Despite all that I managed to pass the bar exam.

I really didn’t think I was going to pass since I was sure I bombed a couple of the essay questions. Examining my bar exam results I was correct that I bombed two of the essay questions but I did well enough on the remaining questions to bring my score up to average. I did slightly below average on the MBE which I felt that I had done well on but it was good enough for me to pass. It is difficult to predict how well you have done on the bar exam.

My enrollment ceremony will be later this month. After that I’ll be a licensed attorney. I’m not sure what I’ll do after that but I am going to do something as an attorney.

11 thoughts on “I Passed the Bar

  1. Congratulations! After reading your blog for a while, I feel quite certain that, no matter what you decide to do, you have a good head on your shoulders and will do fine. My suggestion, continue to live frugally and get those school loans paid off! You seem to know money well enough, how about bankruptcy law? Believe it or not, bankruptcy lawyers end up doing more financial counseling than “lawyering”.

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