NCBE Releases National Means for July MBE, August MPRE

  MADISON, WISCONSIN, September 15, 2021—The National Conference of Bar Examiners today released national mean results for the July Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) and the August Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE). The national MBE mean scaled score for July 2021 was 140.4, a decrease of 0.7 points compared to the national mean of 141.1 in […]

Dr. Rosemary Reshetar, Dr. Danette McKinley, and Beth Donahue Join the National Conference of Bar Examiners

Expertise Will Help Guide the Next Generation of the Bar Exam MADISON, WISCONSIN, July 13, 2021—The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) is pleased to welcome three new members to its Testing and Research Department: Rosemary Reshetar, EdD, Director of Assessment and Research; Danette McKinley, PhD, Director of Diversity, Fairness, and Inclusion Research; and Beth […]

Sophie Martin Named NCBE Director of Communications, Education, and Outreach

Sophie S. Martin has been named Director of Communications, Education, and Outreach at the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). The former Executive Director of the New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners, Martin’s background also includes leadership in educational, marketing, and communications positions at the University of New Mexico (UNM), where she has taught both […]

July 2021 Bar Exam Updates

MADISON, WISCONSIN, June 25, 2021—The July 2021 bar exam is just over a month away. The exam will be administered July 27–28; 29 jurisdictions plan to administer the exam remotely, while 24 will administer it in person. Information about jurisdiction announcements regarding the July bar exam is available on the website of the National Conference […]

NCBE Anticipates Return to In-Person Testing for February 2022 Bar Exam

MADISON, WISCONSIN, June 1, 2021—The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) announced today that February 2022 bar exam materials will be made available to jurisdictions for paper-based in-person testing only, unless restrictions by a public health authority prohibit a jurisdiction from administering the February exam in person. NCBE is the not-for-profit corporation that develops the […]

March 2021 MPRE Mean Score Increases

The national Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) mean scaled score for March 2021 was 99.0, an increase of more than three points from the March 2020 mean of 95.8 and the highest mean for any MPRE administration since March 2012. 18,078 examinees sat for the MPRE in March 2021, about 6% more compared to the […]