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    Practice Exams

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    Tips/advice re Ontario Bar Exam (March sittings)

    Answering the calculation questions at the end is a great strategy but I'm not sure how much of each question being weighed equally is true.... I recall from my last experience that Estates Planning had about 10 questions fewer on the exam than Real Estate, yet when I received my breakdown, Estates Planning comprised more of the exam than Real Estate.
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    Failed Solicitor 4th time

    Through an index and the table of contents. I started by doing them un-timed, then followed a timer sheet and did them under exam conditions. Just at a loss for words.
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    Failed Solicitor 4th time

    No, I learned from previous sittings to prioritize practice exams and spend over a month and a half doing practice exams from various sources. Can anyone shed light on whether it is worth going through Ontario after failing for a fourth time? I was a few percentage shy from the provincial average in March and just don't understand what went so horribly wrong this time around.
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    Failed Solicitor 4th time

    I had taken the LSUC tutoring, along with private tutoring and purchased practice exams from 5 different vendors. Just didn’t work out. The structure of the exam is not meant for me.
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    Failed Solicitor 4th time

    Oh. Ok. Someone else on this blog said they requested them to honour one of their exams and they did..
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    Failed Solicitor 4th time

    Did they retain credit for passing an exam? Or had to do them both over again?
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    Failed Solicitor 4th time

    Hi, I failed the Solicitor exam for the 4th time in Ontario but passed the Barrister and have finished articling. Any advice on where to go from here?
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    Ontario Bar exam - Solicitor Nov 2017

    I'm guessing the week of December 11. Last year they were released on Monday, December 12 in the afternoon.
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    Ontario Bar exam - Solicitor Nov 2017

    I hope so too. Fingers crossed. It's been a week since the exam and as I much as I try to remember the questions, most of it is such a blur. There were definitely lengthy questions and several obscure questions in Estates from what I remember, and Real Estate had more concise PR/Ethics questions. I found myself looking at the choices and knowing immediately if it was an PR/Ethics question and would answer them right away. Sometimes in random order. I recall flipping to the end of the booklet on each half to see how many questions were on each half and if I saw a PR/Ethics question I would answer them instead of following a numerical order. I lost a few minutes in the second half having to use the bathroom, but still had about 10 minutes to review at the end and make a educated guesses. I finished the first half just as time went off because of how complicated Estates was.
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    Ontario Bar exam - Solicitor Nov 2017

    That's exactly it. I'm not sure why, but a lot of the subject matter that was scattered across various chapters in Business Law was barely on the exam. So I found myself indexing things I just didn't expect to be looking up and eating up time. I felt the Business section had tons of PR/Ethics questions with Estates surprisingly barely having any. I believe I had maybe under 10 minutes at the end of the second half to review my exam. The practice exams were definitely not indicative on what the real deal was.
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    Ontario Bar exam - Solicitor Nov 2017

    I feel the same way. Totally mixed bag. Business wasn't as hard as I expected, but surprisingly some of the major topics weren't on the exam at all, and chapters I didn't pay much attention to were scattered in that section. Calculation questions were guessed. Estates was mixed, some calculation questions that I had to guess because I was running out of time and some minor topics that were tested quite a bit. Real Estate was a lot of general questions and I didn't find myself looking at the materials or indexes much. Overall I don't feel as bad as I did in March and hope that carries me home.
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    November 2017 Sitting - Group Anyone?

    I live in Brampton but don't mind commuting to downtown Toronto. If you guys are cool we should exchange information via DM and schedule study sessions. I only have to write the Solicitor exam and have started studying already.
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    June 2017 Solicitors Exam Results Question

    I was told something similar for the March results. They advised me that they would be released at the end of April, but the results for March 2017 were released on: Monday, April 10, 3:36pm. So I would keep an eye on my email. You never know.
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    June 2017 Solicitors Exam Results Question

    Last year the results were out on July 29, with the exam being written on June 21. This year I would think July 28 or sometime during that week.