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Bar Review FAQ: What Are Licensed MBE Questions?

Bar Review FAQ: What Are Licensed MBE Questions?—Quimbee
What are licensed Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) questions? In short, they’re the real thing. Licensed questions appeared on past administrations of the MBE and have been released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). 

Should I Use Licensed MBE Questions to Prepare for the Bar Exam?

It’s a great idea to incorporate licensed questions into your preparation. Licensed questions offer insight into the real exam. They’ll help you get accustomed to the language of the exam and learn common traps. 

For example, the examiners commonly include facts meant to lead you down the wrong analytical path. In the answer options, the examiners use buzzwords from the right rule in an incorrect choice. Practicing with licensed questions helps you avoid these traps. Licensed questions are a powerful tool for success on the MBE, and that’s why we include them in Quimbee Bar Review+.

Are There Any Downsides to Using Licensed MBE Questions?

Licensed MBE questions are valuable, but they have shortcomings, too. They reflect what was tested on past exams but do not necessarily predict what will be tested on your exam.

The MBE tests a vast scope of material, and the questions released by the NCBE don’t cover everything. To be best prepared for the bar exam, you should practice with questions from multiple sources. Quimbee Bar Review contains a massive bank of MBE-style questions that mimic the real thing and provide comprehensive coverage of the subjects tested on the MBE.

How Many Licensed Questions Should I Practice?

This is a question we hear frequently, but candidly speaking, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. Remember that answering MBE questions is a skill. Avoid rushing through practice questions. It’s not just the quantity of questions that counts but also the quality of your practice sessions.

You can level up your performance with careful self-reflection after each practice session. Review the answer explanation for every question answered incorrectly and every correct guess. Evaluate whether there are holes in your substantive knowledge. Consider whether reading comprehension, test anxiety, or other issues affected your performance. If you pinpoint your weaknesses, you’ll make progress and pass! 

What about Licensed Essays and Performance Tests?

If you’re taking the Uniform Bar Exam, you’ll also need to prepare for the essay and performance test (PT) components. Practicing with licensed essay and PT questions is the way to go. Using real questions allows you to simulate the experience of the written exam components. You’ll develop comfort with the fact patterns and prompts you’ll see on exam day.

Looking for licensed questions in your bar prep course? Quimbee Bar Review+ has everything you need to rock the bar exam, including licensed MBE, essay, and PT questions. Want to learn more about the unique features Quimbee Bar Review+ uses to help prepare you for the bar exam? Book a tour of the course for free.

Make your first attempt at the bar exam your last with Quimbee

  • 91% bar exam pass rate*
  • 100% money-back guarantee
  • 1,450 real questions from past bar exams
*First-time bar exam takers who completed at least 75% of Quimbee Bar Review or Quimbee Bar Review+. The margin of error is 5.9%.

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