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This guide provides information concerning the OK state bar exam as well as information regarding taking bar exams in other states.

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General Bar Information

Your first step in preparing to take a Bar Exam is to determine which State Bar you will take. In order to assess the differences between each State Bar the following web site should be helpful:

MLIC Bar Prep Resources

Probably the most important way to prepare for a Bar Exam is to take, under timed conditions, past Bar Exams.

Oklahoma Bar Examination (essay portion only):
We have on Reserve (behind the Circulation Desk) all of the essays from past Oklahoma Bar Exams from 1990 to July, 2010 (the most recent Bar Exam)
Location: Law Library Reserve
LIB. HAS 1986 pt.1 ; 1988 ; 1990 pt. 1 & 2 - To Date.
Latest Received: July 2012
Also available online are the July 2001 through July 2012 Bar Exams in .pdf format.

Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements.
[Chicago, IL]: American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar; National Conference of Bar Examiners, 1984.

Compilation of Bar Examination Questions and Answers
West Hartford, CT: Institute for Bar Review Study, (1993 -
Location: Law Library Reserve KF388 .N5
The library has the most recent edition along with bi-annual issues from 1993.

BAR/BRI digest.
Washington, D.C. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Legal & Professional Publications, 1981-
Location: Law Library Ready Ref K2 .A63
LIB. HAS Current Year Only
Latest Received: 2016

Scoring high on bar exam essays / Mary Campbell Gallagher.
New York Arco Distributed by Prentice Hall c2006.
Location: Law Library Reserve KF303 .G35 2006.
The sub-title for this guide states that it inlcudes "In-depth strategies and essay writing practice that bar review courses don't offer!" It also inlcudes "80 full-length sample essays" and "expert writing systems."

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