Georgia Bar Exam

Written by Jill Morrison
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The Georgia Bar Exam has two major components. These components are the Georgia portion and the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE). Each portion is given over one day for a total of two days in the testing process.

Components of the Georgia Bar Exam

The first day of the Georgia Bar Exam focuses on laws and regulations for Georgia, specifically. There are four essay questions and a Multistate Performance Test (MPT). The MPT consists of two performance tests and evaluates skills used by lawyers in a situation setting.

The second day of the exam is the MBE portion. This section deals with nationwide laws and regulations and is given on Bar Exams in every state. The MBE has 200 multiple choice questions on general law.

Applicants will pass the Georgia Bar Exam with a total score of 270. Applicants must receive a minimum score of 115 to even have their essays graded. Results are typically released within three months of taking the exam.


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