How to Ace FYLSE

FYLSE or First Year Law Student Exam (colloquially known as the "Baby Bar" exam) is a regulatory exam for non ABA law school students.

Question FormatsEdit

Black Letter Law OutlineEdit

Essay WritingEdit

Practice Multiple Choice QuestionsEdit

  • How should the appeals court rule?
  • Is the B entitled to X from A?
  • If the court finds XX, what court thought?
  • If the jury believes XXX, ?
  • Should A do B?
  • If the court dismisses the action, what will be the most likely reason?
  • Can the A recover damages from B?
  • If XX, is A likely to prevail?
  • Will A succeed in B?
  • Should A prevail in his lawsuit?
  • Is A's motion likely to be granted?
  • Should the court grant the motion?
  • what is the most obvious constitutional basis?
  • Is A constitutional?
  • what will be the most likely reason?
  • If the court determines A, what will be the likely explanation?
  • If XX, how should the court rule?
  • Does A have a viable claim against B?
  • Which of the following steps should A take to do B?
  • Which of the following states the probable legal consequences?
  • What is likely to be the dispositive issue in this case?
  • Should the court uphold the A’s decision?
  • What is the A’s best argument in opposition to the B’s motion?
  • What is the strongest argument that A can make in response to the B’s defense?
  • What is the most likely reason for the court's ruling?
  • What is the most serious offense of which the A could properly be convicted?
  • How should the court proceed?



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Criminal LawEdit

General Introduction of the ExamEdit

Baby Bar Review ProgramsEdit


  • Exam Fee $594 (Late fee $25~ 200)
  • Laptop Fee $146 (Late fee $15)

Grading PolicyEdit

The passing score for the First-Year Law Students' Examination is a total score of 560 or higher. An applicant's multiple-choice score will be the number of items answered correctly. Multiple-choice raw scores will be converted to a 400-point scale. This process adjusts for the possible differences between administrations of the examination in the average difficulty of their multiple-choice items.

Test centersEdit

  • Oakland Convention Center (Writing, Typing, Dictate) located in Oakland City Center.
  • Pasadena Convention Center (Laptop, & Writing Only)
  • Sheraton Pasadena Hotel (Testing Accommodations Only – Writing, Typing, Dictate)
  • Doubletree Hotel Westside (Testing Accommodations)

After Passing the ExamEdit

Criminal ProcedureEdit

Real PropertyEdit


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Civil ProcedureEdit

Constitutional LawEdit



Administrative LawEdit

Community PropertyEdit

Professional ResponsibilityEdit



Past Questions and Sample AnswersEdit

Past Multiple Choice QuestionsEdit

Analysis of Each AdministrationEdit

Analysis of FYLSE Subject Questions from the Bar ExaminationEdit

Criminal LawEdit