New York Bar Review On Demand -
Prep online at your own pace with our Self-Study course.
- Course Structure
- Exam Information
- Uniform Bar Exam
After years of studying, why risk not passing the bar exam? Our On Demand option is designed to address the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to ensure you pass. We're so confident in our tried and tested prep methods that if you don't pass the bar exam we will give you your money back!
What's included in your On Demand course:
24/7 Access to Online Syllabus
Study at your convenience with access to guided online instruction from Kaplan's top-scoring teachers from any desktop or mobile device for 90 days.
Unlimited Essay Grading
You'll receive access to over 4,000 MBE practice questions and the chance to create custom MBE quizzes to test your knowledge!
Comprehensive Course Books (also available as eBooks), Bar Note Lecture Companion Sheets and Outlines with Roadmap Diagrams are included, creating structure and making it easier for you to navigate, absorb and recall information learned.
Extensive Study Support
Our Ask-an-Expert feature allows you to gain support from Academic Attorneys throughout the course.
Final Countdown Study Plan
The last two weeks before the bar exam, you will recieve an individualised study plan with daily assignments based on your previous practice tests and essays in order to strengthen your knowledge before test day!
Higher Score Guarantee*
We guarantee that you will pass the bar exam or your money back!*
The Kaplan approach gives you efficient strategies to use your legal knowledge in a way that is tested on the Bar exam. Online lectures are available 24/7 throughout the 90-day access period with the course itself structured in the following four steps:
Step 1: Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) Foundation
Develop a plan and prepare comprehensive subject review with six 50-question exams.
Step 2: Comprehensive Subject Review & Practice
Understand every concept covered on the bar with in-depth outlines, quality subject lectures, over 4,000 MBE practice questions, and unlimited essay grading.
Step 3: Full-Length Simulated Exams and Final Review
Targeted preparation for both State and MBE sections.
Step 4: Final Countdown Study Plan
At the end of your course you will receive a highly tailored set of assignments to complete within the last two weeks before you take the bar exam.
New York Bar Exam (UBE):
Morning: 2 Multistate Performance Test (MPT) items (3 hours)
Afternoon: 6 Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) questions (3 hours)
Morning: 100 Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) multiple choice questions (3 hours)
Afternoon: 100 Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) multiple choice questions (3 hours)
The passing score for the UBE in New York is 266 on a 400 point scale.
Topics tested on the New York portion of the exam:
Business Relationships, Conflicts of Law, New York Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Remedies, New York & Federal Civil Jurisdiction & Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Trusts, Wills & Estates, UCC Articles 2, 3 & 9
Topics tested on the MBE:
Contracts, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Real Property, Torts
For more information on the exam visit the New York State Board of Examiners: http://www.nybarexam.org/
|Dates of Examination||Application Filing Period|
|July 25-26, 2017||April 1-30, 2017|
|February 27-28, 2018||November 1-30, 2017|
|July 24-25, 2018||April 1-30, 2018|
Uniform Bar Exam
New York Uniform Bar Exam (first test date July 2016)
What is the Uniform Bar Examination?
The Uniform Bar Exam is composed of the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE), two Multistate Performance Test (MPT) tasks, and the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE). It is consistently administered and graded by user jurisdictions and results in a transferable score to other UBE jurisdictions. The UBE will be administered in New York beginning in July 2016
In addition to the UBE, an applicant for admission in New York must also complete two additional online courses: the NYLC, or New York Law Course, and the NYLE, or the New York Law Exam. Applicants must also:
- Comply with the 50 hour pro bono service requirement. See more details here.
- Take and pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE). See more details here.
- Comply with the new Skills Competency Requirement commencing law school studies after August 1, 2016.
- Satisfy character and fitness requirements. See here for more details.
What is the New York Law Course (NYLC)?
The NYLC composed of roughly 15 hours of online videotaped lectures with embedded questions which must be answered correctly before a student can continue viewing the lecture. The NYLC will be available on the New York State Board of Law Examiners website beginning in April 2016. There is NO FEE for the NYLC.
What is the New York Law Exam (NYLE)?
The NYLE is an open book online multiple choice test that takes 2 hours. It tests important New York rules on multiple topics. The upcoming NYLE test dates are below:
- December 14, 2017, 12:00 pm EST
- March 22, 2018, 12:00 pm EST
- June 14, 2018, 12:00 pm EST
- September 27, 2018, 12:00 pm EST
- December 20, 2018, 12:00 pm EST
Applicants must complete all segments of the NYLC before they register for the NYLE! The deadline to register for the NYLE is 30 days before the test administration. There is a $27(USD) fee for the NYLE and the passing score on the NYLE is 60% and above. A student who fails the NYLE will be required to retake both the NYLC and NYLE.
When will New York accept UBE scores from other UBE jurisdictions?
October 1, 2016
What is the New York UBE fee?
$250(USD) for candidates educated within the United States and $750 for international applicants.
For more information around the UBE, visit http://www.nybarexam.org/UBE/UBE.html