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Supplemental Remarks (continued )

        How soon prior to the first day of the bar examination must an applicant submit a completed application?

         Delaware Please refer to the Delaware Board of Bar Examiners’ website at http://courts.delaware.gov/bbe/faqs.aspx for the final filing deadline.
         Georgia Admission to the practice of law in Georgia is a two-step process that requires the submission of two separate applications with separate
         deadlines and fees: (1) Application for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law in Georgia, and (2) Bar Examination Application. An applicant must
         first receive Certification of Fitness to Practice Law from the Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants to be eligible to submit a Bar Examina­
         tion Application. Initial application deadline for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law for the February exam is the first Wednesday in July; late
         deadline is the first Wednesday in October. Initial application deadline for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law for the July exam is the first
         Wednesday in December; late deadline is the first Wednesday in March.
         Indiana Repeaters have separate deadlines.
         Iowa These are final deadlines and cannot be waived.
         Maryland January 15 and September 15 are considered early filing deadlines; May 20 and December 20 are considered timely filing deadlines.
         Massachusetts Filing deadline is approximately 75 days prior to the exam; the date is set when the application is made available. No official late
         filing deadlines; bar applications are filed with the Court, and late filings must be allowed by the Court.
         Montana There are no specific allowances for late filing, and all late applicants are required to petition the Supreme Court for permission.
         New York Applications must be received between November 1 and 30 for February exam and between April 1 and 30 for July exam.
         Oklahoma Repeat exam application late filing deadlines are December 15 for February exam and May 15 for July exam.
         Rhode Island Applicants seeking admission under Article II, Rule 2(a) (attorney admission on examination) must submit their applications by
         September 1 for the February examination, and by February 1 for the July examination. Applicants seeking admission under Article II, Rule 1
         (admission on examination) must submit their applications by December 1 for the February examination, and by May 1 for the July examination.
         Wisconsin Foreign-schooled applicants must submit their applications by August 1 for the February exam and January 1 for the July exam.
         Puerto Rico Exam dates are in March and September.

        How many times may an applicant take the exam without special permission?

         Iowa Special permission may be required for applicants seeking to take the examination more than twice.
         Louisiana Louisiana’s rule limiting the number of exams to 5 has been reinstated effective July 1, 2016.
         New Hampshire Applicant who has failed examination 4 times may not retake it.
         Rhode Island Limitation of 5 failed examinations in Rhode Island or any other state applies to all applicants seeking admission on examination.
         South Carolina There is no limit on the number of times but must wait 1 year after the third or subsequent failure, making it impossible to sit but
         1 time each year.
         South Dakota Applicant must get Supreme Court permission to take exam after 3 failures in any jurisdiction or combination of jurisdictions.
         West Virginia Limited to 4 failed examinations in West Virginia or any other state before special permission from the Board is required.

        Are you a UBE jurisdiction?

         Maine The Maine Supreme Court has conveyed support for the Uniform Bar Examination and has published for comment a proposal from the
         Board of Bar Examiners that the Court amend the Rules of Admission. The proposal includes a recommendation that the Court adopt the UBE,
         effective with the July 2017 administration. The comment period closed on December 19, 2016.

        Do you require completion of a jurisdiction-specific component before admission? (UBE jurisdictions)

         Alabama Online course on Alabama law is required for applicants seeking admission by examination or by UBE score transfer.
         Arizona Online course on Arizona law is required prior to admission for all applicants.
         Massachusetts Massachusetts law component is under development and will be required with the first administration of the UBE (specific date to
         be determined).
         Missouri Rules require an open-book online test, the Missouri Educational Component Test (MECT), for applicants to complete as a condition of
         licensure. Review materials are posted to assist applicants.
         Montana Montana Law Seminar attendance is required prior to admission. The course is offered the day after the bar exam.
         New Mexico One-day, in-person course on New Mexico law is required prior to admission.
         New York Online course (NYLC) and online exam (NYLE) on New York law is required prior to admission for applicants seeking admission by
         examination or by UBE score transfer.
         South Carolina Must complete online Course of Study on South Carolina Law prior to admission.
         Washington Washington Law Component (WLC) is an open-book, timed, online multiple-choice test with Washington-specific study materials
         available online to review prior to and during the test.

        Do you currently accept UBE scores from other jurisdictions?

         Massachusetts Will begin accepting UBE scores on July 1, 2018.
         Oregon Will begin accepting UBE scores on August 21, 2017.
         South Carolina Will begin accepting UBE scores on May 1, 2017.
         West Virginia Will begin accepting qualifying UBE scores on July 1, 2017.

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