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Bar Prep Resources

A guide for various Bar prep resources available in the law library and online.

About the Texas Bar Exam

The Texas Bar Exam is the licensing examination administered by the Texas Board of Law Examiners for individuals seeking to practice law in Texas. Texas currently administers the Uniform Bar Exam. Here are some basic details:

Format: The Texas Bar Exam is currently a two-day examination.

Day One: The three-hour morning session includes the Multistate Performance Test (MPT), which evaluates practical legal skills by requiring candidates to complete two tasks-- such as drafting a memo or brief-- using provided materials. The three-hour Multistate Essay Exam (MEE); which consists of six subject-matter essay questions covering a selection of MBE topics, as well as several additional subjects including family law, business associations, secured transactions, wills & trusts, and conflicts of laws; is administered in the afternoon.

Day Two: On the second day, candidates take the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE), a standardized 200-question multiple-choice test covering various legal topics. The MBE is divided into three-hour, 100-question morning and afternoon sessions.

Passing Score: To pass the Texas Bar Exam, candidates must achieve a score of 270 or higher on a 400-point scale.

TTU Law Bar Prep Support

The Office of Academic Success Programs is here to help you prepare for the bar exam. To learn more about bar prep at Texas Tech Law, view our Bar Prep for Students & Graduates page or check out our bar prep videos. Please also feel free to reach out to any member of our bar prep team: