We wanted to share some exciting news from one of our colleagues at BARBRI who has recently created a 4-week mindfulness based bar prep program, set to launch tomorrow - June 25, 2013. We encourage those of you in the law school world, or who know students preparing for the bar exam, to share this widely so that students can access this excellent resource; from previewing the content, we believe it will be of great benefit, and it is available to anyone -- not just those enrolled in Barbri.
The audio programs have been developed in partnership with the internationally respected University of California- San Diego Center for Mindfulness, and are aimed specifically at teaching students how to control stress and focus on bar exam preparation. By listening to an online 30-minute audio session once per week and practicing just 15 minutes 4 times per week, students will develop skills to apply immediately to current studies and in preparing for and taking the bar exam itself.
Further information from Barbri:
In addition to learning these helpful techniques and strategies, we invite students to participate in our ongoing efforts to improve our learning technologies and methods. In this effort, we have partnered with the University of Missouri Schools of Law, Psychology and Anthropology to help us gather data on the effectiveness of this program. We will send follow-up surveys, after the bar exam to learn about students’ experience with this resource. This information will help us further expand and refine our products and will support the expansion of mindfulness as a wellness and productivity tool in the legal profession.
To gain access to these programs, students must OPT-IN by clicking here, and this will also serve as a registration to our bi-weekly wellness tip email.
Current BARBRI students will be able to access this program through the Enrolled Student Center once they have opted in.
Non-BARBRI students will be able to access the same programs on the external website here once they have opted in.
Please feel free to forward this information to all students, faculty and administration whom you believe will be interested in providing this ground-breaking resource to their students.
The Mindfulness Initiative team