Bar Admission Bibliography

Updated March 2014

The following bibliography lists bar admission and preparation materials available at the School of Law library.














Bar Admission

ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements (ABA 2013). Reserve KF 302 .Z9 C65

ABA/LSAC Official Guide to ABA Approved Law Schools (ABA 2013). Reserve KF 273 .A86 2013


The Bar Examiner (National Conference of Bar Examiners). Legal Periodicals & Microfiche

BAR/BRI Digest (Harcourt Brace). Reserve KF 303 .Z9 N3 2013 

Practice and Advice

Annual Compilation of Bar Examination Questions and Answers (Institute for Bar Review Study 1981- 2012). Reserve KF 388 .N5

Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus, Acing the Bar Exam: a Checklist Approach to Taking the Bar Exam (Thomson/West 2008). Reserve KF 303 .D369 2008

Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus, The Bar Exam in a Nutshell (West 2009). Reserve KF 303 .D37 2009

Dustin Saiidi, The 7 Steps to Bar Exam Success: the Stategy Guide for Passing Your Bar Exam with Great Confidence, in Less Time, and with Less Stress than the Rest. Reserve KF 303 .S255 2013

Steven I. Friedland, Bar Prep Workbook (Revised) (West 2010). Reserve KF 303 F753 2010

Steven I. Friedland, The Essential Rules for Bar Exam Success (Thomson/West 2008) Reserve KF 303 .F75 2008 c.2

Mary Campbell Gallagher, Scoring High on Bar Exam Essays (3rd ed., BarWrite Press 2006). Reserve KF 303 .G35 2006

M.G. Groepler, Daily Reflections on Bar Exam Study: An Inspirational Companion for Law Students and Experienced Attorneys Taking the Bar (M.G. Groepler 2009). Reserve KF 303 .G76 2009

Rosemary La Puma, If I Don't Pass the Bar I'll Die: 73 Ways to Keep Stress and Worry from Affecting Your Performance on the Bar Exam (Aspen 2008). Reserve KF 303 .L3 2008

Michael J. Moiso, Don't Stress the Bar Exam: 40 Tips to Balance the Experience (Pillar House 2001). KF 303 .M64 2001

Chad Noreuil, The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam (Carolina Academic Press 2011). KF 303 .N69 2011

Matt Racine, Bar Exam Mind: A Strategy for an Anxierty-Free Bar Exam (Eclectic Esquire Media 2011). Reserve KF 303 .R32 2011 

Denise Riebe & Michael Hunter Schwartz, Pass the Bar (Carolina Academic Press 2006). Reserve KF 303 .R54 2006

Dennis J. Tonsing, 1000 Days to the Bar, but the Practice of Law Begins Now (W.S. Hein & Co. 2010). Reserve KF272 .T66 2010

MBE (Multistate Bar Examination)

Neil C. Blond, Multistate Bar Exam (Aspen 2010). Reserve KF 388 .B57 2010

Keith Elkin, MBE: Beginning Your Campaign to Pass the Bar Exam (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2011). Reserve KF 303 .E428 2011

Steven Emanuel, Strategies and Tactics for the MBE 2: Multistate Bar Exam (Aspen 2010). Reserve KF 303 .E46 2010

Steven R. Finz, Strategies and Tactics for the Finz Multistate Method: Part of the Strategies & Tactics Series (Aspen 2004).  KF303 .F55 2004

Steven R. Finz, Strategies and Tactics for the Finz Multistate Method: Part of the Strategies & Tactics Series (Aspen 2010). Reserve KF303 .F56 2010

Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) [Rigos Professional Education Programs, 2013]. Reserve KF 303 .M8582 2013

Multistate Bar Examination Questions (National Conference of Bar Examiners). Reserve KF 303 .N37

Multistate Bar Exam Secrets Study Guide: MBE Test Review for the Multistate Bar Examination (Mometrix Media LLC 2012). Reserve KF 303 .M85 2012

Sample MBE III / NCBE  (National Conference of Bar Examiners 2002). Reserve KF 303 .S253 2002

Kimm Walton & Steve Emanuel, Strategies & Tactics for the MBE: Multistate Bar Exam (Aspen 2010). Reserve KF 303 .W345 2010

MPT (Multistate Performance Test)

February 2000 MPTs and Point Sheets: In re Application Specialists, Inc., Proffet v. Dinsdale Instruments, Inc., In re Lewis T. Travin (National Conference of Bar Examiners 2000). Reserve KF 303. F42 2000

July 2000 MPTs and Point Sheets: March v. Betts, Pauling v. Del-Ray Wood Products Co., Franklin Asbestos Handling Regulations (National Conference of Bar Examiners 2001). Reserve KF 303 .J85 2000

MPT's and Point Sheets: National Conference of Bar Examiners (1999-2012). Reserve KF 303 .M67 2012

MPRE (Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam)

Lazar Emanuel, Strategies and Tactics for the MPRE: Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2009). Reserve KF 306 .Z9 E46 2009

Supreme Bar Review, MPRE Review for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (Supreme Bar Review 2010) Reserve KF 303 M67 2010

Patent Bar

Institute for Patent Studies, Patent Agent’s Exam (Institute for Patent Studies 2002). KF 3165 .Z9 P38

Exam Resources, United States Patent and Trademark Office,

Massachusetts Bar Admissions, Practice and Advice

Board of Bar Examiners, Essay Questions from Prior Bar Exams (2002-2012). Online

Marsha C. Graham & Elizabeth A. Weishaar, Essay Success Express Workbook: Massachusetts and Multistate Bar Exam Subjects (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2009). Reserve KF 250 .G73 2008

Massachusetts Bar Examination (Board of Bar Examiners 2003). KF 303 .M3

Tania M. Shah & Melissa A. Gill, What Not to Write: Real Essays, Real Scores, Real Feedback (Aspen 2008) Reserve KFM 2476 .S524 2008

Connecticut Practice Materials

Annual Compilation of Bar Examination Questions and Answers (Institute for Bar Review Study 1981- ). Reserve KF 388 .N5

New York Practice Materials

New York State Bar Examination: Past Exam Essay Questions with Sample Candidate Answers (The New York State Board of Law Examiners 2008- ). Reserve KFN 5082 .N49 and Online

Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus, Myra E. Barman, & John J. Cooney, New York Bar Exam by the Issues. Reserve KFN 5082 .D37 2011