Studying for the October bar as a barred lawyer has been extra horrible. I can’t imagine how non barred exam takers feel. Anyone want to commiserate?

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I am in the same boat. Kind of impossible to study and manage a caseload from a laptop at home.

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The state I’m studying for JUST gave the option to defer to February and although I think I could be better prepared by February, I am willing to take my chances now. This needs to end.

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