July 2018 Multistate Bar Exam Scores Collapse To 34-Year Low
Paul L. Caron, TaxProf Blog
National Conference of Bar Examiners, July 2018 Average MBE Scores Decrease:
The national average MBE score for July 2018 was 139.5, a decrease of about 2.2 points from the July 2017 average:
This is the lowest score since 1984.
45,274 examinees sat for the Multistate Bar Examination in July 2018. This represents 2.9% fewer examinees than those who sat for the July 2017 exam, and is the smallest group of examinees to take the July MBE since 2001.