BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

The most personalized and flexible way to study for a U.S. bar exam

Start studying now for a February or July 2021 bar exam

Study for a U.S. bar exam anywhere in the world

Whether you are a qualified lawyer in a jurisdiction outside of the U.S considering sitting for a U.S. state bar exam, a LL.M. student at a U.S. law school or you just want more time to study due to other commitments, the Extended U.S. Bar Prep course offers the support and flexibility you need to pass the California Bar Exam, the New York Bar Exam or any U.S. state that administers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE).

A comparison chart of the 6-month option versus the 10-month option

Flexible, part-time bar prep course options

Select between a 10 or 6-month course duration depending on the amount of time you have to devote to bar studies. Study 100% online or attend one of the blended classroom locations around the world.

The 6-month course runs February through July preparing for the July bar exam or September through February preparing for the February exam. The 10-month course runs September through July preparing for the July bar exam or April through February preparing for the February exam.

Ultimate personalization with a 1:1 mentor

With BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep, you are assigned a personal mentor. Your U.S. qualified attorney mentor is your personal coach throughout your bar exam prep. She is an expert on your course and on your state’s bar exam.

Your mentor offers personalized guidance through unlimited check-ins and coaching sessions. Mentors also conduct online workshops that allow you to connect with other students. You'll also receive guidance through the Foreign Evaluation of Credentials and bar exam application process as needed.

Study smarter, not harder with ISAAC

ISAAC, your Intuitive Study Assistant And Coach, is the engine that runs your BARBRI Bar Review course. It creates your Personal Study Plan (PSP), aka your online bar prep "to-do list". Everything ISAAC assigns is statistically correlated to passing the bar. It makes sure you spend your time where you'll get the most points on the bar exam. And it recalibrates as it learns from you.

Want to know how it all works? Check out this video.

Enroll in BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep

Online Extended Pass

$5,995

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Best for those who want the flexibility of a 100% online home study course with 1:1 tutor support

Extended study over 6 or 10-months for a Feb. or July Exam

Study for CA, NY or any state that administers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)
1:1 mentor, unlimited coaching sessions
Foundations in U.S. law
2500+ multiple-choice questions, plus NCBE released
Unlimited expert graded essays
Hard copy books set
Immersion workshops
Virtual course webinars & events
Premium listing in BARBRI Job Network
Blended classroom workshops
Online Personal Study Plan (PSP)
PSP Progress Center
Online Essay Architect
100 essays for review and self-grading
BARBRI Study Plan App
LawMaster Study Keys hard copy set
Multistate Edge access
Mini MBA course access
E-Discovery course access
BARBRI Extended Guarantee:

Same-state course repeat within 12-months of receiving results

$5,995

Blended Extended Pass

$6,295

Payment & currency options available.
Learn more.

Best for those who want an online course and classroom sessions with 1:1 tutor support

Extended study over 10-months for a July bar exam

Study for CA, NY or any state that administers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)
1:1 mentor, unlimited coaching sessions
Foundations in U.S. law
2500+ multiple-choice questions, plus NCBE released
Unlimited expert graded essays
Hard copy books set
Immersion workshops
Virtual course webinars & events
Premium listing in BARBRI Job Network
Blended classroom workshops
Online Personal Study Plan (PSP)
PSP Progress Center
Online Essay Architect
100 essays for review and self-grading
BARBRI Study Plan App
LawMaster Study Keys hard copy set
Multistate Edge access
Mini MBA course access
E-Discovery course access
BARBRI Extended Guarantee:

Same-state course repeat within 12-months of receiving results

$6,295

Experiences ISAAC curates throughout your course

Your online, personalized study schedule

Your PSP is your online, personalized study schedule that adapts to you throughout your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course. In other words, it’s your personalized bar prep “to-do” list.

Your PSP is where you’ll see what’s due, what’s coming, what you’ve already done. You’ll also access your assignments, lectures, practice question sets, workshops, submit practice essays and more through your PSP.

Your PSP is run by an engine called ISAAC, your Intuitive Study Assistant And Coach. Everything ISAAC assigns is statistically correlated to passing your bar exam. ISAAC first focuses your study on what’s most likely to be tested on your exam. As you progress, ISAAC recalibrates your PSP as it learns from you, and reprioritizes assignments based on how much time is left between you and your exam and what’s most important to passing your bar exam.

Online PSP is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Know exactly how you’re doing at every step

The Progress Center in your PSP shows you exactly where you stand at every step throughout your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course. You’ll always know how much you’ve completed and if you’re staying on track.

You’ll also see how you’re doing, by subject, compared to the rest of the students who are also studying with BARBRI for your bar exam.

This is invaluable insight that will help ensure you are doing well enough, in enough areas, to ultimately pass your exam. And insight you can only get with BARBRI.

PSP Progress Center is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Designed specifically for non-U.S. educated law grads

Preparation begins as soon as you enroll in A BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course with access to Foundations in U.S. Law. Foundations in U.S. Law contains approximately 90-hours of self-directed assignments.

It was designed specifically for non-U.S. educated law grads and begins with an overview of the U.S. legal system and focuses on exam techniques that international students find difficult to master. With Foundations in U.S. Law you can start to work on the foundational skills you need before you begin the core bar preparation course.

Foundations in U.S. Law pre-course is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Learn from the top names in U.S. legal education

Online lectures are examination-drive and taught by the finest faculty in bar exam preparation, consisting of renowned American law school professors. Your BARBRI instructors are experts at breaking down the law and distilling what you need to know to pass your bar exam.

Lectures are carefully drafted to convey what you need to know in each subject. Watch an entire lecture straight through or revisit specific topics and subtopics. Lectures are recorded in the U.S. and available online through the PSP.

On demand lectures is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Support at every step

As a BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep student, you are assigned an individual, personal mentor. Your U.S. qualified attorney mentor is your personal coach throughout your bar exam prep. She is an expert on your course, the most effective study strategies and on your state’s bar exam.

Your mentor consistently evaluates your progress and offers personalized guidance through unlimited check-ins and coaching sessions. Mentors also conduct online workshops that allow you to connect with other students throughout your course. BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep students also receive guidance through the Foreign Evaluation of Credentials and bar exam application process as needed.

Unlimited coaching sessions with a 1:1 mentor is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

You’ll be invited to attend various livestream workshops and events throughout your Extended U.S. Bar Prep course. These interactive sessions cover topics such as learning how to successfully navigate the course and developing effective study strategies. Additionally, the sessions provide an opportunity for you to engage with other candidates also studying for a U.S. bar exam with a BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course.

Virtual course webinars & events is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

U.S. attorney led classroom workshops

Select courses offer in-class learning opportunities in London, Durham, Dubai and Paris, based on demand. Candidates attend live, skills-based workshops, led by qualified U.S. attorney facilitators.

The live workshops serve as another opportunity to develop critical bar exam skills as essay, multiple-choice and performance test sections of the bar exam are broken down into manageable steps

Classroom workshops complement online curriculum to create a comprehensive blended classroom preparation experience. Workshops are held on Saturday or Friday in the Middle East.

Blended classroom workshops is a feature included in:
Blended Extended Pass

Superior written materials

BARBRI is known for superior written materials. Course packages offer a full set of hard copy materials prior to the start of your bar prep course. The hard copy materials are assigned and work hand-in-hand with your online PSP.

A hard copy book set is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Statistically increase your chances of passing

Data scientists have found BARBRI simulated exams to be some of the most powerful and significant experiences in preparing to pass the bar exam. Two full bar exam simulations (MBE and Essay / MPT) are held throughout each Extended U.S. Bar Prep course.

The simulations expose you to the mental and physical rigors of the exam to test your endurance and your decision- making under time pressure. Just having this experience statistically increases your chances of passing your bar exam.

Additionally, after your simulations, you’ll receive a customized report. The report is personalized based on your specific combination of strengths and weaknesses and provides insight into areas to improve upon so that you can continue to use your valuable time to study smarter. You can only get this level of insight with BARBRI.

Simulated exams + customized report is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Incrementally build knowledge & accelerate learning

ISAAC curates more than 2,500 multiple-choice learning and practice questions that incrementally build knowledge and skills throughout your BARBRI course. In select courses, ISAAC will also present additional released National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) questions.

ISAAC first builds a strong framework with easier multiple-choice questions that test core rules and concepts. As you progress, more difficult and mixed-subject practice questions are layered in. ISAAC focuses more heavily on areas of law you’ll most likely see on the exam. It also deliberately interleaves practice between subjects and leverages spaced repetition. This entire process is scientifically shown to boost learning and retention.

In select courses, you’ll also experience an MBE Final Prep comprised of 100 MBE questions recently released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). The 100 questions have been carefully selected by BARBRI experts to align with the areas of the law that are most likely to be tested on your exam, so you continue to focus on the areas that matter most while being exposed to “real” MBE questions.

All BARBRI multiple-choice learning and practice questions plus the NCBE released questions include explanatory answers written by BARBRI subject matter experts. Explanatory answers help you understand why answer options were correct or incorrect, so you continue to learn and build knowledge from each multiple-choice question you encounter.

2500+ multiple-choice questions, plus NCBE released, is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Immediate feedback to quickly build exam writing skills

The written portions of the bar exam are very important to your overall exam score in every state. Essay writing is very different from writing essays for law school and there are new skills you must acquire and strengthen during bar prep.

Essay Architect is the first of three major activities included in an overall essay writing methodology called BARBRI Directed Essay Grading.

Our exclusive Essay Architect takes you through a series of online steps to learn to critically read bar exam questions, enhance the speed of your essay writing and construct strong, winning answers. Essay Architect provides immediate feedback to build your essay writing skills quickly.

Online Essay Architect is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Self-analysis to advance essay writing skills

The second of three major activities included in an overall essay writing methodology called BARBRI Directed Essay Grading is writing and self-analysis.

You’ll write answers to assigned practice essays. You will then analyze your essay by comparing your answer to model answers or score sheets. This active self-review is one of the most impactful things you can do to build your bar exam essay writing skills.

You will have access to 100 past bar exam essays for review and self-grading.

100 bar exam essays for review & self-grading is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Feedback from bar exam writing experts

The third and final major activity included in an overall essay writing methodology called BARBRI Directed Essay Grading is submitting essays for expert feedback and grading.

After working with Essay Architect online and self-analyzing written essays, you will submit essays for personalized, expert feedback. BARBRI trained bar exam writing experts will provide individual feedback that will help you understand where you will capture points, where you may lose points and how to frame a better essay answer.

You’ll incorporate the feedback into future essay submissions, moving you along an upward trajectory of continuous bar exam writing improvement.

Unlimited expert graded essays is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Accelerate your learning with skills workshops

Several skills workshops are offered throughout your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course covering topics such as essay writing, performance tests and successfully answering multiple-choice questions.

Immersion workshops is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Learn and master rules and elements

Get a hard copy set of BARBRI LawMaster Study Keys with your BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course. The BARBRI LawMaster Study Keys help you move beyond mere memorization into actual learning and mastery.

LawMaster Study Keys bring together rules, the elements that comprise the rule AND a story to apply to those rules and elements. Connected rules to elements and a story is the key to really learning and mastering the law.

LawMaster Study Keys is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Work bar prep assignments on the go

Download and Sign In to the BARBRI Study Plan app to stream or download lectures, work practice questions, and more.

The BARBRI Study Plan app is available for iOS and Android devices as part of BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep. Search “BARBRI Study Plan” in the App Store or Google Play and Sign In with your active BARBRI account information.

The BARBRI Study Plan App is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Reassurance if you need a second chance

BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep has been developed, designed and optimized to make sure you pass the bar exam the first time. In fact, 76% of non-U.S. educated students who completed 80%+ Extended U.S. Bar Prep course work passed their U.S. bar exam.

We also know though that sometimes life gets in the way, or the day doesn’t go like you planned – and you need a second chance.

If you do not pass the first time or do not sit for that state's bar exam, the BARBRI Guarantee allows you to repeat that same course once, for the same state, within 12-months of receiving your results.

BARBRI Guarantee is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Access to all NCBE released questions

With select courses, get access to Multistate Edge, which contains hundreds of NCBE released questions. Every question includes comprehensive answer explanations. It also includes exclusive final review lectures.

Multistate Edge is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Connecting with potential employers

With Extended U.S. Bar Prep, you get to also create a premium talent listing on the Job Network.

The BARBRI Job Network connects legal talent with a rich network of legal employers such as BigLaw firms, government agencies, courts and nonprofits offering meaningful clerkship, fellowship and employment opportunities.

Learn about the BARBRI Job Network ›

BARBRI Job Network included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

Professional development created for lawyers

The BARBRI Mini MBA for lawyers offers an overview of finance and accounting and relates these concepts to a broad array of practice areas. The six-part course progresses in order of difficulty beginning with basic elements of accounting and concluding with more advance concepts in finance.

Course sections include:

  • Financial statements
  • Financial Analysis
  • Issues in financial reporting
  • Corporate finance
  • Valuation
  • Securities

Access to this course will be provided to you separately from your bar prep enrollment and will be available for one year from the time you receive access.

Mini MBA supplemental course is a feature included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program (eDEX)

The eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program (eDEx) provides foundational knowledge in e-discovery through an on-demand basic training program. The course covers e-discovery best practices, project management, budgeting analytics and related topics, and concludes with a self-administered final exam that validates your master of the material.

Access to this course will be provided to you separately from your bar prep enrollment and will be available for one year from the time you receive access.

This eDiscovery supplemental course access included in:
Online Extended Pass Blended Extended Pass

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We've invented and re-invented the #1 bar review course over the past 50 years. In fact, 76% of non-U.S. educated candidates who completed at least 80% of their Extended U.S. Bar Prep course passed their U.S. state bar exam. Now we're here for you.

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"BARBRI is well known for its exam preparation courses for the New York Bar and is the only program that provides an international learning experience which allows lawyers to study for the exam in their country of origin as well as anywhere else in the world. The BARBRI team was extremely supportive and helped me and many of my peers navigate the tedious registration process for foreign-educated applicants. Also, the BARBRI lectures and practice questions were fantastic tools for preparation for the exam. By following the BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep study schedule, specifically designed to prepare international students for the exam, I felt confident in my ability to pass the exam on my first try."

Koren Grinshpoon, LL.B.

Israeli Attorney

"What became invaluable to me as I undertook my BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep home study course was the unique one-on-one support I received from a mentor, who I deemed my “personal coach”. This person actually knew where I was in the study process at all times and was able to offer tailored help based on what I was studying. I ended up reaching out to my coach once every couple of weeks and she really guided me through how to structure my essays and responses for the Multistate Performance Test. She was also there to help me gain confidence in answering Multistate Bar Examination practise questions. Thank goodness for my coach (or saviour) when studying grew tiresome and oh so time-consuming."

Jihane Chraibi

Morocco Native, New York State Bar

"To anyone with the goal of passing a U.S. bar exam and becoming U.S. qualified—go with BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep, make the time, do the work, apply the techniques and you’ll pass. Today, I am successfully dual-qualified as a New York attorney and Solicitor Advocate."

Amanda Lee

New York attorney and Solicitor Advocate (Consultant), Seymours, London
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