Irene Schwieger (Vermont Law School)

“After two unsuccessful attempts at the CA bar using Barbri, and despite receiving a close to passing score, I felt defeated and unsure about whether I’d ever be able to pass the bar. I decided to give it one last shot with professional help, and hired Steve Zikman. I am so thankful that I did. Steve’s approach is personalized, focused, and intense. You really have to put in the work—he will not sugarcoat his feedback if you aren’t trying hard enough or putting in the requisite amount of time. Steve is always to the point and sometimes stern, but it turned out to be exactly what I needed to finally get me to a passing score. Steve has a very specific writing method that will help any student get a passing score on the essays, as well as a gradual and manageable way of improving on the MBEs. Yes, Steve’s services are costly. But if you need someone to whip you into bar exam shape, Steve is your man.”


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