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New York, NY (November 30, 2010) – After just two years in the full-service bar review market, Kaplan PMBR recently provided its 10,000th student with comprehensive bar review services. In addition to having passed this threshold, Kaplan PMBR has also provided hundreds of thousands of students with supplementary bar review which includes preparing for the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), a national, 6-hour, 200-question multiple-choice test that is part of the bar exam in 48 states.
Since entering full-service bar review in 2008, Kaplan PMBR has expanded its comprehensive programs to 22 states (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas) and Washington DC, in addition to preparation for the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) in all 48 states that require it. Aspiring lawyers in Michigan, Ohio and Virginia will have a comprehensive option from Kaplan PMBR in time for the July 2011 exam. Currently, more than 80% of the U.S. Bar-taking population has access to Kaplan PMBR’s full-service bar review program.
Kaplan PMBR’s Complete Bar Review course includes: the Learn-Practice-Assess-Strengthen system of tools that includes an online Strengths & Weaknesses Guide; unlimited essay grading; unlimited lectures-on-demand that enable students to review parts of lectures specifically assigned to address individual weaknesses or make up missed in-class lectures at their convenience; mobile bar review iPhone apps that include a course manager and over 800 flashcards; innovative outlines designed for different learning styles; “Ask-An-Attorney” support; an “MBE Qbank” online quiz builder; and a money-back guarantee. More information can be found at www.kaplanpmbr.com.
Kaplan’s portfolio of legal education programs also includes three law schools (the wholly-online Concord Law School, Nottingham Law at Kaplan Law School and Holborn College in the U.K.); as well as criminal justice and legal training through its higher education division. Kaplan’s test prep division prepares tens of thousands of aspiring law students for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) annually.
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