How is California bar exam scored?

The graders assign a raw score to each essay on a scale from 40 to 100. For performance tests, the raw score scale is from 80 to 200. There is a total of 700 possible raw points for the written portion of the California bar exam (100 points for each essay and 200 points for the performance test).

How much is the bar exam in California?

The California Bar Exam costs $677, and the Attorney Examination costs $983. Late filing fees apply, with the exact amount depending on the date of the application.

Is a JD a Dr?

The Juris Doctor degree (J.D. or JD), also known as the Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (J.D., JD, D. Jur. or DJur), is a graduate-entry professional degree in law and one of several Doctor of Law degrees.

Is an LLM higher than a JD?

Some of the main differences between a JD and LLM degree are that a JD degree program is longer in length and broader in scope, while an LLM degree program is shorter, more specific and requires students to have a JD. Both degree programs are usually competitive and prepare students for legal careers.