(a) Educational Requirements. Subject to section (b) of this Rule, in order to take the Maryland General Bar examination an individual:
(1) shall have completed the pre-legal education necessary to meet the minimum requirements for admission to a law school approved by the American Bar Association; and
(2) shall have graduated or be unqualifiedly eligible for graduation with a juris doctor or equivalent degree from a law school
(A) located in a state and (
B) approved by the American Bar Association.
(b) Waiver. The Board may waive the requirements of subsection (a)(2) of this Rule for an applicant who
(1) has passed the bar examination of another state, is a member in good standing of the Bar of that state, and the Board finds is qualified by reason of education or experience to take the bar examination; or
(2) is admitted to practice in a jurisdiction that is not defined as a state by Rule 19-101 (k) and has obtained an additional degree from a law school approved by the American Bar Association that meets the requirements prescribed by the Board Rules.
(c) Minors. If otherwise qualified, an applicant who is under 18 years of age is eligible to take the bar examination but shall not be admitted to the Bar until 18 years of age.