College of LawStudent Success and Bar Prep
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Welcome to the College of Law's Student Success and Bar Prep program! We are so excited to be a part of your journey from law student to lawyer. The Student Success and Bar Prep Program will be with you every step of the way because it is designed specifically for you. Through one-on-one counseling, simulations, workshops, presentations, and traditional classroom instruction, this program will provide you the resources and guidance needed to achieve your best in the classroom, excel on the bar exam, and prepare you to enter the practice of law.
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"The board’s decision to retain the MBE in July 2026 was part of its ongoing review of the Florida Bar Examination. In June 2022, the board published a Practice Analysis Report, which collected input from more than 21,000 Bar members about the knowledge and skills required of new Florida lawyers."
Recommended submission date to apply for accommodations for the March 2023 Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE): December 5, 2023
Registration deadline for the March 2024 MPRE: January 25, 2024
Registration deadline for discounted rates for first-year students to register for the Bar: January 15, 2024
Register as a First or Second-Year Student
File the Student Registration by the earliest deadline under rule 2-23.1(a) to qualify for the lowest fee; students filing for the first time in the second year of law school must pay the full registration fee of $400. Please note: student registration provides both the Certified LegaI Internship (CLI) clearance requirement, and preliminary processing for admission to The Florida Bar.
2-23.1 Student Registrant Fee.
Except as provided below, every law student filing a Registrant Bar Application with the board must file with the completed Registrant Bar Application the fee of $400. For any law student who files a Registrant Bar Application by the deadlines established, discounted early registration fees are available as follows:
$100. For those students who commence the study of law in:
- August or September and who file a Registrant Bar Application by the following January 15;
- January or February and who file a Registrant Bar Application by the following June 15;
- May or June and who file a Registrant Bar Application by the following October 15.
$350. For those students who commence the study of law in:
- August or September and who file a Registrant Bar Application by the following March 15;
- January or February and who file a Registrant Bar Application by the following August 15; or
- May or June and who file a Registrant Bar Application by the following December 15.