Text version of Snapshot of the Next Generation of the Bar Examination


Exam Component Description
Structure and Format

Integrated exam that assesses knowledge and skills holistically, with a mix of item types and formats 


Compensatory scoring model that produces a single combined score for admission decisions


Foundational Concepts & Principles and Foundational Skills


Single-event, summative exam at or near the point of licensure


The exam will continue to be offered twice per year

Delivery Mode

Computer-based, at test centers or on examinees’ laptops at jurisdiction-managed sites