Bloomberg Law
Oct. 16, 2020, 3:07 PMUpdated: Oct. 16, 2020, 8:05 PM

N.Y. Bar Exam Takers Report ‘Negative’ Online Experience (1)

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

More than 40% of law school graduates who took the recent online bar exam in New York said they encountered tech problems during the test, according to a new survey from a pair of state lawmakers who want to let lawyers in training ditch the exam.

The test takers said the tech trouble stemmed from internet issues, test software problems or both. Three in four of the nearly 500 people surveyed also found the experience to be “negative,” including 37% who called it"extremely negative.”

The “snapshot” survey released Friday was sponsored by New York Sen. Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Jo ...

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