Susan Baek Joins the National Conference of Bar Examiners

MADISON, WISCONSIN, May 6, 2022—Susan Baek has been named Manager of Test Security and Administration for the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). In her new role, Baek is responsible for overseeing NCBE’s test administration policies, managing the identification of, prevention of, and response to security threats relating to NCBE’s examination programs and intellectual property.  Baek comes […]

NCBE Releases National Mean for March 2022 MPRE

  MADISON, WISCONSIN, April 28, 2022—The national mean scaled score for the March 2022 Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) was 95.6, the National Conference of Bar Examiners announced today. This represents a decrease of approximately 3.4 points from the March 2021 mean of 99.0, which was the highest mean for any MPRE administration since March […]

Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination Now Available in Puerto Rico Test Location

MADISON, WISCONSIN, April 13, 2022—The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE), a key admission requirement for most new US attorneys, will be offered at a testing site in Puerto Rico at each administration of the MPRE starting with the August 2022 exam. The MPRE, developed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE), is a two-hour, […]

National Mean of 132.6 for February 2022 MBE

Average Scores on Multistate Bar Exam Return to February 2020 Levels MADISON, WISCONSIN, April 8, 2022—The national Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) mean scaled score for February 2022 was 132.6, a return to the February 2020 mean after an increase to a mean of 134.0 last February. This February’s MBE was administered exclusively via paper-based, in-person […]

NCBE Publishes 2021 Year in Review

MADISON, WISCONSIN, April 1, 2022—The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) has published its 2021 Year in Review, now available on the NCBE website. The Year in Review highlights the work of NCBE’s volunteers and staff in fulfilling its mission and provides a data-filled snapshot of the work NCBE undertakes in its commitment to serving […]

NCBE Publishes Preliminary Content Scope Outlines for New Bar Exam

Next generation exam, slated for 2026 launch, will place greater emphasis on essential lawyering skills, decrease number of tested legal subjects; legal community encourage to comment on proposed subjects and skills. MADISON, WISCONSIN, March 24, 2022—A new bar exam, slated to debut in 2026, will test more skills and fewer subjects than its current incarnation. […]