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Admission by Online Admissions Assessment

THE BOARD OF LAW EXAMINERS IS OPERATING REMOTELY.

Tennessee Board of Law Examiners

EXAMSOFT REGISTRATION OPENS ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2020. You will receive credentials by email for registration by 5:00 pm CDT, September 1.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES FOR SOFTWARE REGISTRATION:

  • You must register for ExamSoft, download the software, take the two mock exams, and upload the mock exam answer files on or before 4:00 p.m., CDT, September 23 2020, or you will not be eligible to take the Admissions Assessment.
  • If you registered and paid the $100 fee for the July 2020 laptop testing software, your fee has been credited for the Admissions Assessment.
  • You must download the exam files between September 25 and October 2, 2020, or you will not be eligible to take the Admissions Assessment.
  • For additional information about the testing software, please see the attached FAQs provided by ExamSoft at the end of this page.

NOTICES TO APPLICANTS USING THE MATERIALS FOR THE ONLINE ADMISSIONS ASSESSMENT:

A. Test materials used for the Admissions Assessment are owned by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) and protected by US copyright law. Testing data for each examinee including, but not limited to, personally identifying information (PII), test responses, test performance data such as keystrokes and time spent on each item, and reports of irregularities, must be shared by Tennessee and ExamSoft with the NCBE. Examinees will have to agree to this release in order to proceed with the testing session as part of the pre-exam notices.

B. Even if testing in a location provided by the Board of Law Examiners, the Admissions Assessment is offered online only; no paper materials will be provided or permitted. Registration for download of the testing software will be done in time to provide applicants time to practice using the Software and virtual scratchpad.

C. MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS for laptop or desktop compatibility are attached below for Windows and Mac computers. An iPad is not compatible for online, remote-proctored testing and cannot be used. Only one monitor can be used for the online examination. A “virtual scratchpad that is the equivalent of 12 blank pages will be available for taking notes and outlining answers during the assessment. Applicants will have access to mock examinations to practice prior to the Admissions Assessment. Additional laptop testing information will be posted soon.

FAQs : October 2020 Admissions Assessment