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Florida bar exam to be administered remotely in July


FBBE sealThe Florida Board of Bar Examiners, with the approval of the Supreme Court, announces that the administration of the General Bar Examination scheduled for July 27-28 will be administered remotely.

The board successfully administered the examination remotely using ExamSoft Worldwide software on February 23-24 to 1,854 applicants. The board will use ExamSoft to administer the July 2021 examination.

The July 2021 Bar Examination will be administered over two days and will include Part A, the Florida-prepared portion of the examination, and Part B, the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE). Part A will include three essay questions and 100 multiple-choice questions. The MBE will include 200 multiple-choice questions. Part A will be administered on Tuesday, July 27, and Part B will be administered on Wednesday, July 28.

Applicants sitting for the July 2021 General Bar Examination must have access to the technology necessary to take an online examination, including a computer with a webcam and an internet connection to allow for proctoring. All applicants taking the July 2021 General Bar Examination must install ExamSoft’s software on the computer that they are using to take the examination. The Board will not provide this technology to any applicant.

Applicants should check the Board’s website regularly for additional announcements about the upcoming General Bar Examination.

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