DALLAS, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BARBRI Law Preview, part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, along with leading law schools, law firms, companies and bar associations, will award multiple Law Preview scholarships to students preparing to enter select law schools. Law Preview is an innovative, comprehensive law school prep course that has proven to enhance early law school academic success.
Sponsoring organizations will fund full scholarships for incoming law students of participating schools to attend one of BARBRI Law Preview summer sessions where they learn from the nation's leading law school professors and attorney lecturers on what to expect and how to succeed in law school. Some sponsors will also make further investments by mentoring scholarship recipients throughout their 1L year.
"This partnership with schools, law firms and other organizations helps us prepare students more fully for the rigors of law school," says BARBRI Law Preview President Don Macaulay. "We're pleased to be a part of helping tomorrow's lawyers succeed in their all-important 1L year."
Since 1998, thousands of incoming law students have taken the week-long intensive study course prior to entering law school. BARBRI's Law Preview, offered as law professor-led sessions in 21 locations around the country, teaches students how to brief cases, write outlines, study effectively, take tests and manage their time – all critical skills for success in law school. In addition to the skills portion, the classroom course also provides an overview of the six core law school subjects that are required for most students in their first year.
Law Preview has demonstrated success in enabling stronger early academic performance in law school and beyond. An independent study reported that of students who had completed Law Preview, 19 percent finished in the top five percent of their 1L classes and nearly 40 percent finished in the top 10 percent. From a post-school perspective, 88 percent of those who had completed Law Preview passed the bar exam on the first try and 84 percent reported being employed in the legal services industry, or as a judicial clerk, within nine months of graduation.
About The BARBRI Group
The BARBRI Group companies meet the legal education needs of law students and attorneys throughout their careers. At the core of The BARBRI Group Companies is BARBRI Bar Review, which has helped more than 1.3 million U.S. lawyers pass the exam. The company also provides specialized ongoing skills training and certifications in areas such as financial crime, eDiscovery and cyber awareness, security and protection. The BARBRI Group affiliated companies work to improve legal and professional learning in the United States and around the world by providing superior opportunities for law schools and law firms as well as law- and finance-related businesses to prosper. Founded in 1967, The BARBRI Group is headquartered in Dallas with offices throughout the United States and around the world.
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