Michigan Bar Exam Services

Our Michigan bar exam services are the best and most highly-regarded in the state. We offer superior instruction and high quality material. The founder, Ashley Heidemann, received a top score of 182 on the Michigan bar exam in 2011. 

In this page, we summarize all of the options that we offer Michigan bar exam takers. We offer these services to hundreds of first-time takers and repeat takers each bar exam administration.

If you have any specific questions or if you are wondering what our specific recommendation would be for you personally, please contact us by emailing us at your convenience at info@jdadvising.com or calling us at 248-228-5547. We are happy to answer any questions you have and provide personal recommendations for your situation. Before we outline the Michigan bar exam options, first, we will tell you about us and our company.

About the founder: Ashley Heidemann

  • Ashley Heidemann graduatde as the No. 1 student at WSU out of over 200 students inAshley-Heidemann-Profile-382x356 her class of 2011.
  • She received a score of 182 on the Michigan Bar exam in  February 2011 (which is in the top first percentile and likely the highest score that administration).
  • She has been tutoring and teaching courses and seminars on the Michigan bar exam since 2011. She also works very closely with several local law schools.
  • She published a book on How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam.
  • She receives fantastic feedback from her students. She has a team of dedicated tutors who are trained to help students pass the Michigan bar exam.
  • She has a firm, the Heidemann Law Firm, which writes passing Michigan bar exam appeals. For the July 2016 administration, only 6 appeals passed in the state. Her firm wrote five of them.

Note: We have several bar exam assistance options for students in Michigan, in Uniform Bar Exam states, and nationwide. This post focuses on our Michigan bar exam assistance options.

Our Michigan Bar Exam Services

Michigan Bar Exam Course:

bar exam appeals. multistate essay exam tipsThe first option for students studying for the Michigan bar exam is an all-inclusive private bar exam course. Our course meets on most Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. This includes approximately 25 small-group sessions, 1 private session, and 1 introductory one-on-one meeting to discuss your individual approach to the bar exam. We will cover all of the Michigan essay topics together as well as all of the MBE topics. We had a 100% passage rate for this course for the February 2016 administration. To show more information about the course, click on the link below.

Michigan Bar Exam Essay Course: 

bar exam, socratic method in law schoolIf you struggle especially with essay-writing, sign up for our Michigan bar exam essay course. It is a small-group course that is similar to the “full service” MBE course but only covers the essay portion of the Michigan bar exam.

It is seven sessions and is $2,200 if you sign up in a timely manner. To read more about the Michigan bar exam essay course, please see this link. Many students combine the essay course with tutoring for the seven MBE sessions (see Option 2 below).

Private Tutoring for the Michigan Bar Exam:

how to succeed in law schoolIf you are looking to also receive private tutoring, you can sign up for one of a few different options (and we are happy to give you an honest recommendation about which one is best for you!).

Please read more below to see the wide variety of options that we offer for Michigan bar exam students.

Michigan Bar Exam Seminar:

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Ashley Heidemann giving her Michigan Bar Exam Seminar at Wayne State University Law School on July 9, 2016. Approximately 70 students were in attendance.

In our private Michigan bar exam seminar, we cover the highly-tested areas of Michigan law in about 3.5 hours. We give you a booklet of about 40 pages that outlines these highly-tested details. We also reveal our predictions of what could be coming up on the bar exam to students. We are accurate about 1/3-1/2 of the topics.This seminar is very highly regarded and fills up very quickly!

Note: If you attend WSU Law or WMU Cooley Law, you will be offered a discounted price through your law school. 

Michigan Bar Exam Book: 

We have a book, How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam, which contains our strategy for the bar exam, the July 2014 bar exam with model answers and student answers, as well as (our student’s favorites…) “one-sheets” – each essay topic summarized in one sheet! You can purchase the book here. Please read the terms of use here prior to purchasing it.

How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam Book
How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam Book
This easy-to-read book contains all of the strategies and secrets for passing the Michigan bar exam. It also has useful "one-sheets" at the end of the book which summarize how the Board of Law Examiner's tests each essay topic in one page per topic!
Price: $150.00
 

MBE Diagnostic and MBE Strategies Workshop: 

MBE tutoring, MBE DiagnosticWe offer both an MBE diagnostic if you are struggling to see your MBE score improve, as well as an MBE Strategies workshop.

Both are very popular and have helped several students improve their MBE Scores.

Michigan Bar Exam Appeals:

writing-828911_640If you failed the Michigan bar exam and were close to passing, you should consider appealing your Michigan bar exam essay score. We love writing Michigan bar exam appeals and have a high rate of success. Last administration, we 5 of the 6 passing Michigan bar exam appeals in the state. We only take on a very limited amount of appeals each administration.  If this is something you are seriously planning on considering and if you are considering using us, we highly recommend you sign up right away to be on our list so that your spot is saved if you choose to use it!. You can read more about Michigan bar exam appeals here.

If you are interested in any of the above options, please email info@jdadvising.com to apply. (We recommend early application since our spots fill up quickly!).

IMG_3635-400x267Ashley Heidemann scored over a 180 on the Michigan Bar Exam in February of 2011. She offers private one-on-one tutoring for bar exam students nationwide as well as Michigan bar exam courses and seminars  and also writes Michigan bar exam appeals. Further, she offers Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) or Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) tutoring services, for students in UBE or MEE states.  Please click here to contact her company, with any questions or concerns.

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