Bar exam prep companies have been rushing to adapt their course models and programs in accordance with the changes in the Bar exam patterns.
The COVID-19 crisis has forced states and jurisdictions to reassess how they are going to conduct Bar exams. As one of the most competitive tests in the country, the structure was mostly dependent on in-person tests. However, concern for safety has led to states revisiting the exam’s imminent need in the immediate future.
A few states have already put in place an emergency diploma privilege that will allow law school graduates to practice law without passing the Bar exam. In the meanwhile, other states have been struggling to set a date or give more details on how to provide a successful and safe means to conduct online bar exams.
The uncertainty surrounding the exam dates and exam patterns have left both students and test-prep platforms unsure about what learning model to follow. The impact has compelled test-prep companies to adjust their programs as well as prices.
A majority of test-prep platforms also had to stop their in-person classes altogether. Before the pandemic, Bar prep often consisted of a combination of in-person and online