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  1. Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam
    Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam
    Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam
    Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam
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  2. Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam

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Based on the authors' proven-effective methodology, Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam contains everything you need to pass the essay portion of the California bar exam. Your roadmap to success, it combines instruction and practice in essay writing, fact analysis, and issue spotting, with a remarkably efficient review of substantive law. Along the way, you'll learn how to manage your time, develop a strategy for improving your testing performance, and ensure the consistent quality of your answers.

Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam

From beginning to end, it's all here!

The elements of a passing essay: Format, Issues, Rules, Analysis, Conclusion

How to spot the issues and cite the rule correctly

How to use the facts to craft effective analysis

Making it easy for the exam grader to locate your analysis of the issues

Practice Essays and Answer Gridsbased on analysis of previous California bar exams

Sample essay answers that provide a model of a passing answer

Self-assessment and strategyhow much time to spend on each issue in light of time constraints

Troubleshooting tips to improve exam performance

An efficiently condensed, user-friendly review of substantive law

Focusing on the relationships among the rules

Prioritizing most-frequently-tested topics

Issues Tested Matrix--a detailed graph that analyzes the questions asked in each subject over the past 25 years, broken down by sub-topic frequency

Issues Checklist--a one-page list of the issues tested in each subject, organized to aid issue spotting

Memorization Attack Sheet--a bulleted list of the rules that apply to the Issues Checklist--a tool for memorization that also reinforces issue-spotting skills

Annotated Rule Outline--a more complete version of the rules, in grammatically correct language--annotated with fact triggers , where helpful, to assist with issue spotting

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Aspen Publishers
EAN
9780735509931
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
073550993X
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Aspen Publishers
Manufacturer
Aspen Publishers
MPN
black & white illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
944
PartNumber
black & white illustrations
PublicationDate
2012-06-19
Publisher
Aspen Publishers
Studio
Aspen Publishers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

After paying over a thousand dollars for a commerical test prep course (Themis), I failed every single essay on the July 2013 CA bar exam. With just this book and the past exams available for free on the CA bar website, I passed the February 2014 exam.

I found that Themis' course wasted so much time "teaching" every minute detail of the law that it left me with little energy for the single most important test-prep strategy: TAKE AS MANY PRACTICE EXAMS AS POSSIBLE. PERIOD.

This book helps you with this most-important strategy for the following reasons:

(1) The rule outlines provide all the rules you need to know, written very concisely in the way the bar examiners want you to regurgitate them on the exam.

(2) The book includes 6 sample essay questions for each subject with answer outlines that identify the "must-get" issues, making self-grading your own essays a breeze.

(3) If you're having trouble with analysis,... Read more
I, like most law students, was very stressed about the bar exam. Of course, I took one of the standard bar prep courses. However, this book was extremely helpful. I would go so far as to say that, if you are one of those people who does not need to listen to lectures, it is all you need to pass the essay portion of the exam. I was lucky enough to pass the first time, and I attribute at least part of my success to this book.

The book has the following features:
1. A very short (one or two page) outline of each essay subject.
2. A longer, (but still pretty short) comprehensive subject outline. This is one of the best features of the book. I did not find anything in my exam (July 2014) that was not covered in this outline. Much better than all the outlines I got from the bar prep course.
3. Sample questions and an analysis of the answers.
4. General tips and advice on writing the essays.

A friend of mine, who had failed on his first try, but... Read more
The "tips" for approaching the essays are decent, the answer grids better than that. But the one problem with this book that I just cannot get over is the age of many of the questions. I have a hard time believing that I'll be very well served by practicing questions from 1984 or even 1990, for that matter. A quarter of a century ago??? I want to know how the examiners are framing questions today, I want --- no, _need_ --- to know about the kinds of questions they're posing today. Even questions from 2000 feel a little unsafe, or in any case a little _less_. But 1987? Come on.

This needs to be updated and significantly. I feel a little ripped off.
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