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What Does My Illinois Bar Exam Score Report Mean?

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What Does My Illinois Bar Exam Score Report Mean?

What Does My Illinois Bar Exam Score Report Mean?: You’ve taken the Illinois Bar Exam, waited many weeks in anticipation of your score, and now you have to make sense of confusing score report. What does it all mean? Below we will help you break down the different components of your Illinois bar exam score report. Currently, the minimum passing scaled score on the exam is 266 (out of a possible 400 points).

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How to take JD Advising and Barbri

JD Advising and Barbri

I want to take Barbri and JD Advising. How do I do both?   

“I want to take JD Advising and Barbri. How do I do both?” Many students are already signed up for Barbri but want to get an edge up on the bar exam by using JD Advising in some way as a supplement. However, they also, understandably, do not want to overwhelm themselves with bar exam supplements!

We frequently get asked: How do I take JD Advising and Barbri to get the most out of both?

In this post, we tell you several different options (ranking from most to least expensive) that will tell you how to take both JD Advising and Barbri at the same time to maximize your chances of taking the bar exam once!
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Why is a UBE Bar Exam Tutor a Great Investment?

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Why is a UBE Bar Exam Tutor a Great Investment?

Are you preparing for the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)? Are you looking to supplement your traditional bar exam course? Or are you looking for a personalized approach to bar study? Either way, JD Advising can help you! Below we explain why a UBE tutor could be the right investment for you.

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Join JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann for an AMA on Scholastica Law Review Editors LinkedIn Group

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Are you a law student looking for advice on how to study?  Do you have questions about the bar exam preparation process? Join JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann for an AMA on Scholastica Law Review Editors LinkedIn Group

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MEE Predictions: Review of February 2017

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MEE Predictions: We Accurately Predicted 70% Of What Was Tested During Our MEE Seminar!

Our MEE (Multistate Essay Exam) Seminar students had a tremendous advantage over many other exam takers on the February 2017 exam. We thoroughly reviewed 15 years of previous essays in each of the 16 subjects to develop our predictions. We are happy to report that our MEE predictions correctly forecasted more than 70% of the subjects on the MEE. In addition, we accurately predicted many of the specific issues that were tested on the essays. Below we discuss in detail which of our MEE predictions appeared on the exam.

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How is JD Advising Different From Barbri?

How Is JD Advising Different From Barbri?

How Is JD Advising Different from Barbri?: We have put a comparison chart here so you can see how JD Advising is different from Barbri. Note that the Barbri information is all based upon information and belief. If you have different information, please email us and we will update our chart!  Continue reading

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What Score Do I Need To Pass The UBE?

What Score Do I Need To Pass The UBE?

Although over 25 jurisdictions use the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), a passing UBE score varies from state to state. So, to save you time searching, we’ve listed the jurisdictions that use the UBE and what you need to pass it!

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July 2017 MEE Predictions

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July 2017 MEE Predictions


July 2017 MEE Predictions: 
Are you wondering what is going to be on the July 2017 Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)? Us too! We have created our own July 2017 MEE predictions. These are the essay subjects that we think are coming up, primarily based on past MEE questions (as you can see in the chart below).  We think that you may see the following on the July 2017 MEE.

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How to Format a Bench Memo on the MPT

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How to Format a Bench Memo on the MPT

A law clerk will generally write a bench memorandum to assist appellate judges in clarifying issues prior to oral argument or to advise a trial judge on particular issues prior to a motions hearing.  It is not a common MPT task. However, the UBE tested this task twice in the last five years – in July 2012 (State of Franklin v. Soper) and on the February 2017 exam. Here are some tips on how to approach this MPT task if you encounter it on exam day. We use State of Franklin v. Soper as an example (a bench memo on the defendant’s pretrial motion to exclude evidence).

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Looking for Something Different than Barbri?

Looking for something different than Barbri?

If you are looking for something different than Barbri or a standard commercial course, you are not alone. Many students are not attracted to the large-group video-recorded lectures, the overwhelming to-do lists, the made-up bar review questions, and the lack of accountability that most standard commercial bar review courses provide. Continue reading

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JD Advising Giveaway!

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JD Advising Giveaway! Find out how you can win a copy of our “How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam” book and our Uniform Bar Exam MEE One-Sheets here!

JD Advising is giving away one copy of our “How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam” book and our “Uniform Bar Exam MEE One-Sheets” to two lucky winners!  The winners of the giveaway will be chosen at random on March 16, 2017.

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UBE Bar Exam Prep Options

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Looking for some great UBE bar exam prep options? We have a wide variety of services and products that have helped students across the country pass the UBE.

We offer a super-tailored, individualized approach. Our instruction is superior. Our materials are superior. Our outlines are precisely tailored to what is tested and we offer our students all past released questions for the MBE, MEE, and MPT. We frequently accurately predict subjects and topics coming up on the bar exam.

We have a plethora of UBE bar exam prep options. offer everything from a full-service Uniform Bar Exam course, to tailored private tutoring to a book of MEE one-sheets.  If you are looking for a recommendation on what would be the best route for you, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.  Many students combine some of these UBE bar exam prep options with a commercial course if they are looking to get the upper hand on the exam. Continue reading

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Post bar exam anxiety won’t go away!

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Post bar exam anxiety won’t go away!

If you are feeling a lot of post bar exam anxiety, you are not alone. Many students feel stressed out after they take the bar exam. They worry about whether they passed. And they can’t stop thinking about the questions they answered incorrectly! If you are feeling a lot of post bar exam anxiety, we will tell you tips for easing it in this post. Continue reading

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Check out our most recent MEE One-Sheet Testimonials

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Check out our MEE One-Sheet Testimonials

We asked recent takers of the February 2017 bar exam for MEE one-sheet testimonials and feedback on our MEE one-sheets. We received overwhelmingly positive reviews.  Customers said the following in their MEE one-sheet testimonials:

  • There were several issues on the bar exam that they knew how to answer because of the MEE one-sheets. This included the Corporations question (business judgment rule), the Agency question (actual and apparent authority, ratification), Family Law question, and Property question
  • That the condensed material saved students a lot of time
  • That it made students feel confident going into the exam and during the exam
  • That they showed students how they would be tested on various issues
  • They were focused on what was tested on the actual exam
  • That they were worth every penny
  • Virtually every customer said that they would recommend the MEE one-sheets to others!

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February 2017 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State

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February 2017 Bar Exam Results Release Dates by State

Wondering when the February 2017 bar exam results will be released in your state? In this post, we tell you:

  • When examinees find out their February 2017 bar exam results;
  • How examinees find out their February 2017 bar exam results;
  • Statistics and Pass lists for the bar exam;
  • A passing score for the bar exam;
  • Whether you will see your bar exam score;
  • Whether your bar exam will be regraded or whether there is an appeals process; and
  • Where you can find more information about the bar exam.

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