Bar Exam Prep Course FAQs: Get Personalized Bar Exam Help at Themis
How are you different from other bar review courses?
Through decades of experience in the bar review industry, our staff has learned that there is a better way to prepare for the bar exam. At Themis, we have combined the best of traditional learning methods with cutting-edge methodology to bring you a streamlined, on-demand, bar review course—the only major bar review course developed to be completely online. Our substantive lectures are presented in concise, 20-minute chapters followed by a series of assessment questions to help improve retention and recall of the material.
In addition to giving you the information you need in a format that works, we provide unparalleled service. We provide each Themis Bar Review student with a Personal Bar Exam Adviser, a licensed attorney who grades your essays and provides you with detailed feedback, and we offer unlimited essay grading. And, we give it all to you for the low price of $1495, a price much lower than the competition.
Finally, Themis is the only major bar review company to publish pass rates in every jurisdiction. We are proud to report that Themis students have outperformed their peers time and time again. In every jurisdiction where Themis operates, Themis students have excelled. More information can be found on our pass rates page.
How does Themis track my progress?
Themis provides you with Milestone exams and hundreds of practice questions that help you assess your knowledge of key bar exam topics, and pinpoint weak areas for later review. Additionally, your Personal Bar Exam Adviser will provide you with personalized written feedback on your practice essays to help you gauge your writing abilities, determine how well you present your analysis and arguments, and suggest areas for improvement. Our myProgress tracker also keeps track of the assignments you have completed and those you have left, as well as letting you know how you’re doing relative to set goals and to your peers.
How does the course work?
Themis Bar Review gives you everything you need to pass the bar in a streamlined, on-demand format. Our Directed Study Schedule provides you with a structured and sequential set of daily tasks, to be completed in order, so you know exactly what to study when. With our Integrated Learning System, you get comprehensive outlines, practice multiple-choice questions, practice essay questions, on-demand lectures, and corresponding interactive handouts. Students who would rather study at their own pace have that option with our Flex Study Schedule. Best of all, the two schedules work together, so if you want structure with a bit of flexibility built in, you have that option, too!
How is the course work delivered / how does your program work?
Your Personal Bar Exam Adviser, a licensed attorney trained in bar review essay grading by Themis, will be your guide as you work through the course. In addition to providing you with personalized feedback on your graded essays, your Personal Bar Adviser provides you with test-taking tips, study strategies, information about your bar exam, and practical solutions to common essay-writing errors in a weekly broadcast message.
What if I need help? Does Themis provide a support system?
You are never alone with Themis! We provide 24/7 support during your bar review. At Themis, you will interact with much of our staff via email, phone, and most significantly, the myThemis Portal. In addition to receiving weekly broadcast messages from your Personal Bar Adviser and your state director through the portal, you will submit your essays for grading and feedback, as well as ask both substantive questions and questions about the exam in general. Additionally, your state directors will contact you throughout the course by phone and email to make sure that you are on track for bar exam success!
Do you have any mobile options?
Yes! With Themis, you can study anytime, anywhere. We offer a free mobile upgrade to every student; all lectures, assessment questions, and outlines are available on your iPad™, iPod Touch™, iPhone™, or Android® device, at no charge to you! Our fully searchable outlines in ePub format can be read on many eReader devices! Additionally, our on-demand lecture videos, corresponding interactive lecture handouts, thousands of MBE-type questions, and your personal ToDo List and progress tracker are all conveniently organized in your myThemis Portal and can be accessed anywhere you have internet access.
Do you offer a pass guarantee?
In the unlikely event that you are unsuccessful on your bar exam, Themis offers two pass guarantees. Under the first, our Pass or Your Money Back Guarantee and a Free Repeat Guarantee, if you are a first-time bar taker from an ABA-accredited school who completes 75% or more of our coursework, we will reimburse you for the cost of your Themis course AND provide you a free repeat of your course for the next administration of the exam if you sat for the bar but were unsuccessful. Under our Pass or a Free Repeat Guarantee, if you are a first-time Themis taker, we will provide you with a free repeat of our course for the next administration of the same bar exam at no cost to you. We are confident in your success!
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