Okay, I read a decent chunk of posts and while some people have made good suggestions, i just wanted to interject. I was a Rep for another big bar prep company in law school and then switched to themis because I felt it was a better program for me. That said, many of the programs do try to make their questions more difficult than those that you will find on the Bar Exam, and grader inconsistency is obviously a problem. Every essay grader is supposed to go by a certain rubric but let's face it; we're all human, and some graders may or will be harsher than others. Just do your due diligence and what works FOR YOU, and you will be fine. The worst thing you could do right now is psych yourself out. You have 19 long days to review and continue to push forward. If you want tips or tricks or if you are a visual learner and/or like charts or diagrams, feel free to check out my website, it's all free. Remember that there are many way to pass - I talk a bit about it here: (https://blockbusterblawg.com/2018/02/06 ... me-advice/
). But also, whether people say it is crazy or not, whether it works for other people or not, whether it conforms to the specific formula of your bar prep company or not, what matters is that your study techniques work for YOU. I would pace reading rule sheets or flashcards to myself, recorded myself when I was going into areas I didn't understand so that if I had a flash of insight or just wanted to make things move faster, I'd record them and then listen and write the rule statement down. I also had more like remembering my own mnemonics acronyms, phrases, etc. and I recall some - maybe over half - to this day.
RE THE MEE PORTION: All I want to say is that I got 3's on most of my essays with Themis and on the Bar most of them were in the 50's/5 point range. If you are very concerned, I would recommend going to your state bar website and looking at old exams and accepted student answers. Most likely, your state will disclaim that they are not to be viewed as model answers, but it shows you what one must do (at least their minimum standard) to pass/get the points necessary for the MEE portion. Similarly, you can pay 20 bucks for instant downloads from NCBEX like the Essay Writing Professor suggested in his initial lecture if I recall correctly. Those (I believe) ARE model answers - trust me, if you get them and read them, you'll agree and be able to tell that they are - and also show you the % each issue or question is worth, etc. If you want to do that, go to http://store.ncbex.org/mee/
(that is a direct link to the MEE part of the NCBE's study aids, but you will also see that they have things for MBE, MPT's, etc.
Lastly, I want to reiterate that you should not be freaking out. I recently did an anonymous poll and only ~6% of people that responded were feeling decent and had completed 85-100% of their respective program. A LOT of people are in the same boat, with the same worries. Keep powering through and do what is best for YOU and try to stay optimistic, it will help a great deal.