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Bar Exam & MPRE Resource Guide : Library Resources

This guide will provide resources to help you prepare to take the bar exam and MPRE.

Study Aids

These study guides can be found in the Study Aid section of the Legal Information Center, unless noted otherwise.


  • Acing the Bar Exam: a Checklist Approach to Taking the Bar Exam by Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus (KF303 .D369 2008)
  • Clearing the Last Hurdle: Mapping Success on the Bar Exam by Wanda Temm (KF303 T46 2015)
  • The MPT, Multistate Performance Test (KF303 .M87)  Library has February & July 2010, February & July 2011, February & July 2012, February & July 2013
  • Pass the Bar Exam: a Practical Guide to Achieving Academic & Professional Goals by Sara J. Berman (KF303 .B45 2013) (Treatise Section)
  • Strategies & Tactics for the Finz Multistate Method by Steven R. Finz (KF303 .F56 2010)
  • Sample MBE III (KF303 .S25 2002b July 1998) (On Reserve, see Circulation Staff)






Helpful Websites

Bar Related Apps

Apps (in-app purchases which vary in price. Descriptions of each app are taken directly from the App Store).

  • Bar Boost: MBE (Multi-State Bar Exam) Review - "2500+ SMART Flashcards that personalize Bar Review so learning is easier and faster." (Only available on iTunes).
  • BarMax Bar Exam, MBE & MPRE Review - "it is free to download, giving you access to our MPRE course featuring audio lectures, black-letter law outlines, flashcards, and real MPRE questions from previous exams." (Only available on iTunes).
  • Critical Pass MBE Flashcards - "helps you synthesize and memorize key concepts needed to ace the MBE and, ultimately, pass the bar exam." (Available on iTunesGoogle Play).
  • AdaptiBar - "Online MBE Simulator and Prep, launced in 2003, leads the industry as the only bar prep provider to offer the combination of 100% licensed MBE questions from the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) and pateneted adaptive technology taht adjusts to each individual user's studying needs." (Available on iTunes & Google Play)
  • (UBE) Uniform Bar Exam: Uniform Bar Exam Prep - "all-inclusive App to Self Learn Uniform Bar Exam." $2.99 (Only available on iTunes).
  • Bar Exam Buddy - you get practice bar exams, vocabulary flashcards. $2.99 (available on iTunes and Google Play
  • MBE Flashcards - "Using Flashcard will help you learn faster and remember more in a shorter time by showing flashcards just before you will forget them. MBE Flashcards app has several learning modes: Study, Slide show, Matching, Memorize, Quiz to make the learning process for MBE exam more exciting and fun." (Available on Google Play).

Bar Related Podcasts

Bar Exam Mind Podcast   Bar Exam Mind Podcast By Matt Racine: "Created by, 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." Available for download from iTunes or podcast app on your iPhone.

The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond   The Law School Toolbox Podcast: "an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more." Available for download from iTunes or podcast app on your iPhone.

The Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers  The Extra Mile Podcast for Bar Exam Takers: We'll look at tips, techniques and ways to improve your bar exam scores plus interview successful bar exam takers for their insights." Available for download from iTunes or podcast app on your iPhone.

I Passed My Bar Exam  I Passed My Bar Exam: "Giving bar exam students advice and tips to help them on their bar exam journey from a bar exam passer." Available for download from iTunes or podcast app on your iPhone.