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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. There are about 35-40 pages of reading per class which generally takes students about 3-1/2 hours to complete.
We recommend that you read ahead through Wednesday on the syllabus so you do not find yourself overwhelmed with work during the week.
Yes. Using the format outlined in the Case Briefing chapter of our book, attempt to brief the cases for at least the first two days.
We will review the case briefing process on the first day, and at the conclusion of each professor’s substantive lecture, you will be able to download model case briefs so that you can compare them to yours and gauge your progress.
Pretty seriously. We recommend that you read through Wednesday before you arrive. We cover a lot of material during the week and the professors are going to expect you to have read in advance. To review the reading assignments for your session, download them from your account.
If you cancel your seat two weeks before the start date of your session, you will lose a $400 seat reservation deposit; thereafter, no refunds shall be given. If you decide to defer enrollment in law school for a year, your tuition will be applied to a Law Preview class the following summer.
If you are able to register online, we have open seats at the live venue. If a session is filled, we will provide plenty of notice that you are enrolling for a spot on the waitlist.
Our Live Classroom sessions do fill up and, when they do, we need to put students on a waitlist. If that happens to you, you have the option to switch to another Live Classroom session in that city or switch to the Live Stream or Online Course options. If none of those options are attractive alternatives for you, we'll issue a full refund.
The free study aids supplied by Aspen Publishers are sent digitally to the email address used to register.
Absolutely. For students who are visually impaired, we make our written materials available in a digital format that might make them easier to read. For students who are hearing impaired, we will provide closed captions for our online (on-demand) course option so that it is easy to go back and review. Please email us before May 1st to learn more about our accommodations for the hearing impaired.
There are no book fees.
Yes. Materials will be shipped to your home. A PDF version is also available for immediate download in your user account.
Online students can immediately download their course materials from their BARBRI user accounts. If you'd like us to send you a hardcopy, just email email@example.com and we'll be happy to accommodate you.
We ship our course materials by UPS Ground Delivery so they arrive at least 2-3 weeks before your session’s start date. Legal Research and Writing Workshop materials can be picked up on Saturday morning.
If you’re signing up late (the weekend before the course), you can simply complete the reading assignments using the downloadable PDF we provide and pick up a hard copy of any course materials the first day of the class — we always have extras on site!
We do not ship to P.O. boxes.
For students who sign up at the last minute, we provide you with a downloadable PDF of the course book so you can complete your assignments for the first day. We have a few extra books on hand at the session for those students who register at the last minute and need a hardcopy of the book.
There are no book fees. All of the supplemental content for each module will be available as a PDF download. The course does include the 1L Outline Book, which is also in PDF format. It may be mailed to the student at their request.
After course materials have been mailed, you can download all the information you need to prepare for Law Preview by logging into your account using the following URL: https://esc.barbri.com/login.html.
Generally, classes run Monday – Friday from 7:45AM to 5:00PM; our Saturday classes run from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. For the exact times of your Law Preview session, you can download a course schedule by logging into your account.
Come as casual as you like. T-shirts, sandals, and shorts are fine; however, we do recommend that you bring a sweatshirt or light jacket with you since many of the schools that host Law Preview keep their facilities pretty cool during the summer months.
While most students bring a laptop, it's not necessary. Whatever method of notetaking that works best for you is what we recommend.
No worries, we've got you covered. If you're unable to attend the Saturday class for any reason, just let us know and we'll provide you with the Online Course access to that session.
The professors generally break about once an hour to give students a chance to stretch their legs or grab a cup of coffee. Additionally, there is a one-hour lunch break each day to allow students to visit restaurants and delis on or around campus.
The preferred browser is Google Chrome and we recommend a hard-wired internet connection with sufficient bandwidth for streaming video.
Yes. You can submit questions during the session through an online chat window – an on-site student instructor will ask your question and the professor will respond via the live session.
The online access information will be sent at least one week before the live session.
Every summer we broadcast our Live Stream from one Live Classroom session. Check out our locations and dates to find out which session we'll be streaming this summer.
Students who enroll in the Live Stream program will watch a LIVE broadcast of the Law Preview Live Classroom class and will have the opportunity to ask questions of professors through a moderated chat feature.
In case Live Stream participants miss a day or need to supplement their notes, we also provide them with on-demand access that allows them to pause/rewind/play; On-Demand access is available on a 24-hour delay. So, Live Stream participants get the best of both online options.
The Live Stream is typically broadcast from a west coast session. Classes typically run from 7:30AM to 5PM (PST). If that sounds like a long day, it is — but don't worry, we make it fun and provide plenty of breaks!
Live Stream participants typically cannot fit Live/Live Stream attendance into their summer work schedule. For that reason, Live Stream students are able to pause/rewind/fast forward during the lectures.
The modules are self-paced.
No. You will only have the ability to view the course live or watch the recordings afterward.
Yes. If using a tablet or smartphone, simply utilize the web browser to navigate to the online course portal.
Because of obvious copyright issues, we do not allow students to record Law Preview lectures.
Our Payment Plan Option allows students to reserve a seat and attend any Law Preview class simply by paying a $400 non-refundable seat deposit. Then, the balance of any unpaid tuition will be billed in two equal installments on September 15th and November 15th.
You can register for Law Preview and attend any Law Preview course using the Payment Plan Option simply by indicating your desire to do so during our online registration process. Once your registration and seat deposit have been received, a customer service representative will email you a Payment Plan Authorization Form, which you then must complete and return to us within 5 business days with a copy of your driver’s license and the front/back of the credit card you intend to use to charge the balance of your tuition.
We ask that you submit a copy of your driver’s license when you return the Payment Plan Authorization form because we typically service students right before they change their physical address and your driver’s license can help us locate you at a later date. As for the copy of the front and back of your credit card, our credit card processing provider requires that we have this on file any time we are charging a credit card for services that have already been rendered.
Law Preview reserves the right to turn your entire account over to a collection agency. In addition, we also reserve the right to report any non-payment to the registrar at your law school for inclusion in your Character and Fitness file, which could negatively affect your admission to the Bar. Thankfully, in 20 years we never had to resort to either option — please don't be our first!
Returning the Payment Plan Authorization form by fax (617-695-9386) is probably the fastest and most secure way to return it to us. If you’d like to mail it, you may send it to: Law Preview, c/o Payment Plan, 880 Blue Gentian Rd, Ste 140, Eagan, MN 55121. Since the Payment Plan Authorization form contains credit card information, we do not recommend you scan/email it back to us unless you save the form as an encrypted, password-protected PDF — if you choose this option, remember to give us a call with the password so we can open the file!
Yep. If your enrollment qualifies for an early enrollment discount and/or a discount from one of our partner schools or organizations, you will still be able to deduct those amounts from your overall Law Preview tuition.