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By Amy Ortiz
Updated: November 30, 2022

This fall, Crushendo received recognition as the Most Innovative Law Exam Prep Solution in the United States by Corporate Visionan online platform dedicated to shining light on “companies that innovate, grow, and thrive despite challenges and uncertainty.”

Each year, Corporate Vision devotes itself to honoring and “rewarding the determination, ambition, and excellence of the world’s finest educators” through their Education and Training Awards.

Why Corporate Vision chose Crushendo

To select winners, Corporate Vision employs a panel of individuals led by a veteran academic leader with international academic and training experience, to review all materials submitted by the nominees, as well as to conduct research on each institution’s client dedication, innovation, business growth, longevity, customer feedback, and business performance.

According to Corporate Vision, this process ensures “that only the most deserving, innovative and dedicated are acknowledged.”

For Crushendoa legal education company founded only five years ago—this award and recognition is a huge milestone! It celebrates all Crushendo stands for and highlights both the success of the company as well as of the thousands of law students, graduates, paralegals, and attorneys who have benefited from Crushendo’s innovation, especially from the game-changing audio outlines and audio flashcards that utilize loads of helpful mnemonics.

See what several grateful students recently said about how Crushendo was able to help them pass the bar exam.

“Crushendo is like no other bar prep!!! Over the past few years, I’ve struggled to pass the exam! I used Barbri, Themis, and even AdaptiBar, but there was something about these audios that struck a cord! I finally passed and am extremely grateful I took a chance and tried Crushendo!”

KeLine Ajanoh, New Mexico Bar Exam
Ciara Shea Passed the Bar Exam

“If you’re looking for a modern, approachable, and clear bar prep course, look no further. Don’t waste your time on any other bar prep company.”

Ciara Shea, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law
April Gregory Passed the Bar Exam

“This was a saving grace. I was able to save my mental health and pass the bar exam, which is not something competitors, like Barbri, allow for.”

April Gregory, Georgetown University School of Law

“unlike all other major bar reviews available (Kaplan, Barbri, Themis) . . . I highly recommend this to first-time and repeat takers”

Patricia Rivera, Charleston School of Law

“I drive for work and I was able to use that time driving for effective study using Crushendo. I love the format and acronyms. I give it 5 stars and it earned every single one.”

Barbara Finlinson, BYU Law School

“Crushendo helped me pass the UT bar exam with a 95-percentile score on the MBE—while I was working full-time.”

Todd Bouton, Harvard Law School

“Excellent product; highly recommended . . . It gave me the flexibility that I needed and that wasn’t available elsewhere”

Grey Lund, BYU Law School

What Crushendo offers

What makes Crushendo innovative

Crushendo was founded by a former TV reporter and instructional designer who graduated summa cum laude from BYU Law School, scored in the top 5% nationally on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), and set out to revolutionize legal education using audio and memory hacks. Crushendo leverages proprietary mnemonics (acronyms, phrases, stories, memory palaces, etc.), creative illustrations, effective practice questions, affordable pricing, lifetime access, whiteboard videos, tutoring, audio outlines, and audio flashcards to help students crush law exams. Unlike some competitors who require expensive deposits, Crushendo offers the opposite—a 30-day, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee.

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The Most Innovative Law Exam Prep Solution in the USA award helps mark only the beginning of Crushendo’s success in revolutionizing legal education and in providing law students and graduates with innovative and effective exam prep material that helps them crush law school finals, the bar exam, and the MPRE without crushing their wallet or mental health.

“This award is an important milestone in Crushendo’s journey. I’m grateful for everyone who has supported us along the way and excited for what the future will bring,” said Adam Balinski, Crushendo’s Founder, in response to the national recognition.

Amy Ortiz Crushendo Blogger

About the author

Amy Ortiz is a Mexican-American artist, blogger, and editor at Crushendo currently majoring in visual/design journalism at BYU. She loves nature, music, and exercise, and finds connecting with others by sharing and learning about their culture and stories greatly inspiring.

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