More news about the barrier to entry that lawyers love to hate and do nothing to abolish! As many freshly minted JDs studying for the cursed test know, many things influence how well you will do on the exam.
A newcomer just joined time-tested predictors of bar success like well-restedness and socioeconomic status. Old computers!
Here’s the intel on the new face:
As the French say, this sucks. Along with the money-making scheme that is expensive registration fees, remember that the sad souls submitting themselves to our field’s hazing ceremony have to register the laptops they intend to take the test on weeks in advance. Even if you do get your learned hands on a technologically suitable laptop, who knows if you’d even be able to take the test on the thing.
Let’s just chalk this up to the list of reasons why this test is a God-awful annoyance. “What list?” you may ask. This one will do.
Chris Williams became a social media manager and assistant editor for Above the Law in June 2021. Prior to joining the staff, he moonlighted as a minor Memelord™ in the Facebook group Law School Memes for Edgy T14s. He endured Missouri long enough to graduate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He is a former boatbuilder who cannot swim, a published author on critical race theory, philosophy, and humor, and has a love for cycling that occasionally annoys his peers. You can reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and by tweet at @WritesForRent.