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Kim Kardashian passes law exams

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Social media icon completes California ‘baby bar’ on fourth attempt — and with Covid!

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Kim Kardashian has passed the California ‘baby bar’ exam on her fourth try, she announced to her social media following on Monday.

In a lengthy statement, Kardashian couldn’t contain her excitement about her achievement, writing in capital letters using multiple exclamation marks: “OMFGGGG I PASSED THE BABY BAR EXAM!!!!”.

“Looking in the mirror, I am really proud of the woman looking back today in the reflection,” she continued in the post. “For anyone who doesn’t know my law school journey, know this wasn’t easy or handed to me. I failed this exam three times in two years, but I got back up each time and studied harder and tried again until I did it!!!”

Mum of four Kardashian, who alongside her legal studies has a beauty and loungewear line, among many other endeavours, revealed in the post that she had Covid on her fourth try with a high fever “but I’m not making excuses”.

Kardashian failed the ‘baby bar’ for a second time in the summer. The reality TV star of Keeping up with the Kardashians fame scored 463, down from a previous score of 474, when she needed 560 to pass. It is not known how she fared on her third attempt.

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Keen to follow in the footsteps of her late father Robert Kardashian, Kim began a four-year legal apprenticeship with a San Francisco law firm in 2019 and had aimed to sit the California bar exam in 2022.

“In California, the way I’m studying law you need to take two bar exams, this was just the first one but with the harder pass rate,” Kardashian continued in the post. “I was told by top lawyers that this was a close to impossible journey and harder than the traditional law school route but it was my only option and it feels so so sooooo good to be here and on my way to achieving my goals.”

The law student thanked her lawyer mentors in the post as well as BARBRI for preparing her for the exam, and revealed that she slogged through “daily four hour Zooms” and weekly in-person practice tests to “get to the other side”.

Kardashian added: “I know my dad would be so proud and he would actually be so shocked to know that this is my path now but he would have been my best study partner. I am told he was notorious for making fun of people who didn’t pass on their first attempt like he did, but he would have been my biggest cheerleader!”

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17 Comments

Dr Freud

The fact that this “person” has 269 million followers on Instagram (for illustration, that’s more people than live in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal combined) is a testament to the unyielding mental decline of humanity.

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Afroman

Bruh, this hits different.

*passes the blunt*

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This lawyer don't care

The fact that “you” are able to draw that conclusion suggests you are way too invested in the interests of others. Time for a hobby 🌟

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lmao

Uh huh, thx Kim.

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KIDS DESE DAYS!!!

Dis Kim Kardashian bird, famous for being famous she is! Nurses and soldiers workin ard but all you kids care about is Kim Kardashian’s latest selfie!!! Kids these days!!!

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Recession harbinger

September 2008 was Lehman, 2021 is KK passing the Bar. Start liquidating your crypto, bros. End times coming.

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Bombay Bad Boy

Very well deserved.

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Failure Counter

Surely three fails makes it her fourth try?

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JDP

This makes me sick. Our profession has been dragged through the mud enough as it is.

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Dr Allegra Stratton

Same energy as when you’re required by etiquette to congratulate someone on LinkedIn for finally getting their third class LL.B from Liverpool John moores after failing contracts.

Congratulations

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Be Kind

In the example you gave, you are judging a person without knowing their circumstances.

Perhaps they did not achieve their potential because of some tragic life event, and not because of a lack of intelligence.

Focus on yourself.

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Honesty is the best policy

Then they shouldn’t be doing law. I am severely dyslexic, I lost a parent a week before first year finals, had an accident in 2nd year that left me in hospital for over a month and with permanent injuries, and you know then the whole pandemic thing.
I also work and paid my own way through university and do not come from a privileged background, nor am I a genius. I achieved a first class.
If you get a THIRD CLASS in Law at uni is for 1 of 3 reasons:

You are lazy or lack the necessary form of intellect.
You hate law don’t care about the degree
Or
You are so privileged you just expect it to be handed to you on a silver platter while making no actual effort and then screaming mental health when it isn’t.

Either way you won’t survive in the profession and telling people that can save them thousands of pounds and disappointment.

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Wow

Or the 4th reason:

3rd year of university can be worth 60-80% depending on your university. Something bad happened right before your final exams and your average is dragged down.

Not everyone deals with trauma the same way. Listing things that happened to you and ending with “i was fine so what’s their excuse???” demonstrates severe lack of empathy. I know someone that lost both parents to covid in his final semester. He couldn’t bring himself to even look at a textbook in the leadup to exams. Yet he doesn’t fit into your 3 categories.

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Lol

Imagine having a cadre of butlers, nannies, chauffeurs, personal assistants, cleaners, gardeners, maids, attorneys, law professors etc… yet it still takes you three times to pass an exam. Yikes.

Good luck passing the actual bar exam, where you don’t know which topics out of many are going to crop out.

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Clownmobile

100% this.

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bored and confused

I also highly doubt that she was studying 10 hours a day – four attempts?

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Sunny

Kudos to her. However I guess the legal proff can now look forward to a influx of reality tv, and hip hop inspired motivational law course media. The bottom has just fell right out!

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