If at First You Don’t Succeed, Dust Yourself Off and Try Again

Emily Albrecht
Failing the bar exam does not define who you are.

Failing the bar exam does not define who you are.

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Only those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.

—Robert F. Kennedy

Look, lots of people fail the bar exam. For obvious reasons, most of them do not go around advertising that failure, but it is what it is. In 2018 alone, 14,210 people failed the bar exam on the first attempt.

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