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Every petitioner for admission to the bar who desires to take a written law examination in Massachusetts or a concurrent written exam in another Uniform Bar Examination jurisdiction shall file a petition with the Clerk for the Supreme Judicial Court of the County of Suffolk at least 75 days before the law examination which he/she intends to take, together with such certificates as the Board of Bar Examiners shall prescribe, giving information as to age, residence, character, and general and legal education and proof of passing the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination. For good cause shown, the Board of Bar Examiners may recommend that the Court allow petitions or certificates to be filed after the time fixed.