601:527. APPLIED LEGAL ANALYSIS: MULTI-STATE PERFORMANCE TEST (MPT) (2) Pass/Fail
This course focuses on developing the specific test-taking skills and strategies that are essential to success on the Multi-state Performance Test (MPT) portion of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). This course will review and reinforce analytical writing skills, with the goal of preparing students to maximize their scores on the MPT portion of the bar examination. Topics will include logic, factual analysis, case-synthesis, large-scale organization, small-scale organization, time-management skills and legal analysis. Students will receive instruction, practice, critical peer review, and coaching in these skills that are critical for passing a bar examination. Students will practice these skills using model and previously-administered MPTs. Students will also engage in self-assessment exercises addressing self-regulated learning strategies.