Preparing for the MEE

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Test Format 

The MEE consists of six 30-minute questions. Areas of law that may be covered on the MEE include the following: Business Associations (Agency and Partnership; Corporations and Limited Liability Companies), Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Contracts (including Article 2 [Sales] of the Uniform Commercial Code), Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Family Law, Real Property, Torts, Trusts and Estates (Decedents' Estates; Trusts and Future Interests), and Article 9 (Secured Transactions) of the Uniform Commercial Code. Some questions may include issues in more than one area of law. The particular areas covered vary from exam to exam.  

Effective with the July 2026 bar exam, the following areas will no longer be tested on the MEE: Conflict of Laws, Family Law, Trusts and Estates, and Secured Transactions.

For instructions provided with each MEE, see Instructions for Taking the MEE.

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MEE Subject Matter

For the MEE's scope of coverage, see the MEE Subject Matter Outline.

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MEE Study Aids for Purchase

To learn about NCBE’s study aids available for purchase, see our Study Aids page.

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Free MEE Questions

For the six MEE questions administered in February 2024 (without analyses), see the MEE Questions.

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Bar Admission Online Guide

Jurisdiction-specific bar admission 
requirements and 
directory of state bar admission agencies.

Free MEE Questions and Analyses from Older Administrations

MEE Questions and Analyses from older administrations are available by accessing the following files.