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​​​Bar Examapalooza!

A four-day festival to help give DePaul law students an edge in bar success​ featuring presentations by the Board of Bar Examiners, Law Career Services and DePaul Law Alumni, as well as a Bar Exam Vendor Fair.

Logistics of the Bar Exam
Monday, February 27, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
In-Person (Lewis 241), Zoom or request recording

  • Brian Towne, a member of the Illinois Board of Bar Examiners, will discuss the logistics of the bar exam and answer student questions 

Difficult Conversations with Employers
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
In-Person (Lewis Center, Room 241), Zoom or request recording

  • Kathryn Liss, Assistant Dean & Director of Law Career Services will discuss how to approach conversations with employers about taking time off to study for the bar exam, negotiate salary, interview conversations and more

Bar Exam Vendor Fair
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Lewis Center, 2nd Floor
12:00 – 8:00 p.m.

  • BarBri, JD Advising, Kaplan and Themis will be available to provide information about their law school and bar exam courses and materials 

Drafting Good Answers to Bar Exam Questions
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
In-Person (Lewis Center, Room 241), Zoom or request recording

  • Suzanne Schmitz, president of the Illinois Board of Bar Examiners, will discuss how students can draft good answers to bar exam essay and performance test questions.

Alumni Bar Prep Panel
Thursday, March 2, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
In-Person (Lewis Center, Room 241), Zoom or request recording

  • Recent DePaul law alumni will discuss tips for preparing for the bar exam​