Author: Academic Achievement Department

Tips for Mastering Multiple Choice Questions

One of the most common refrains we hear at Academic Achievement is “I hate multiple choice questions! What’s the best way to study for them?” If you struggle with multiple choice questions or are simply looking to improve your multiple choice scores, keep these tips in mind: First and foremost, you have to understand the blackletter rules and the facts that trigger those rules in order to be successful on multiple choice questions. Could you spot issues and analyze an essay question without knowing the law? No, of course not. Well, multiple choice questions are the same. No strategy...

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Study Any Place, Any Time!

As a busy law student, sometimes you need to squeeze in some studying whenever and wherever you can. If you’re working, a parent, or have any other major outside responsibilities, the ability to study at your convenience is even more important. Which is why we’re glad to share that West Academic now has a new Library Mobile App available for use with the Study Aids Subscription. (If you’ve never used the West Study Aids Subscription, check it out now! It has tons of great supplemental resources to help you understand the substantive law, prepare for class, and work on...

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Getting ready to take the MPRE in a few weeks? Then it’s time to start preparing!

The MPRE is a 60 question multiple choice exam that is required by almost all jurisdictions in order to be admitted to the bar. So whether you’re taking the bar in Oklahoma or elsewhere, chances are you’ll need to pass this test before you can start practicing law. The exam is administered by the NCBE and is offered three time per year. Jurisdictions have different cut scores, so make sure you know what your state requires (in Oklahoma, a 75 is considered passing). The MPRE primarily tests your knowledge of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the Model...

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Making the Most Out of Your Law School Experience with the Student Bar Association

Today we welcome Michele Inman, current OCU School of Law 3L, as a guest writer. Check out her post on why it’s important to get involved with the Student Bar Association!   The best thing you can do as a law student is get involved with your Student Bar Association, even if you feel overwhelmed, pressed for time and overcommitted. You’ll derive more benefits than you thought possible, including connectedness, involvement and even course credit toward your graduation. Law school presents many challenges to law students like you. First year law students are often overwhelmed with requirements of law...

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