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JD Advising Working Closely with Top Detroit Law Firms

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JD Advising Working Closely with Top Detroit Law Firms

This past administration, JD Advising, LLC worked with top Detroit law firms to help summer associates prepare for the bar exam.  Ashley Heidemann from JD Advising presented seminars on the structure of the Michigan bar exam and highly tested subjects and issues. The seminars also guided students on how to answer MBE and essay questions on the exam.

Associates also enrolled in JD Advising’s Michigan essay course, Michigan bar exam seminar, and purchased JD Advising’s How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam book.

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Four Reasons Why You Should Sign Up For a Law School Prep Course

 Why You Should Sign Up For a Law School Prep Course

Four Reasons Why You Should Sign Up For a Law School Prep Course

Four Reasons Why You Should Sign Up For A Law School Prep Course: Most pre-law students wonder what they should be doing in anticipation of law school.  We get many requests from admitted pre-law students asking us for tips and advice on how they can succeed in law school.  For these students, we strongly recommend our Law School Prep Course. Our Law School Prep Course is a high-quality course which provides students with the essential skills they need to succeed in law school.  Keep reading to find out the top four reasons why you should sign up for a Law School Prep Course!

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Struggling with the Multistate Essay Exam? Sign up for JD Advising’s MEE Seminar!

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Struggling with the Multistate Essay Exam? Sign up for JD Advising’s MEE Seminar!

When: Friday, July 21 at 12:00 PM EST (our July 14 date is full!)
Where: Live Online Conference Room

Sign up for JD Advising’s MEE Seminar!: Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of material you’ve been covering in your bar prep courses? Are you looking for a way to streamline the information into an easy to apply study format?  If you answered “yes,” then you should consider signing up for JD Advising’s Multistate Essay Exam Seminar!

Update: We only have a few spots left in our seminar as we purposely keep it small! If you want to sign up, we recommend you do so sooner rather than later if you want to be guaranteed a spot.

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Taking the August MPRE? Sign up for JD Advising’s MPRE Course!

UBE CourseTaking the August MPRE? Sign up for JD Advising’s MPRE Course!

Taking the August MPRE? Sign up for JD Advising’s MPRE Course!: Are you practicing for the MPRE and still struggling with the questions? Have you taken the MPRE previously and failed? If you’re struggling with passing the MPRE, we highly recommend our Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam Course! We had a 100% passage rate among first time and repeat MPRE takers for the August 2016 administration! We have above a 90% passage rate overall — and this includes students who are taking the MPRE for the first time – or who are taking it for the second, third, fourth+ time.

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How Our Uniform Bar Exam Seminar Can Help You Pass The Uniform Bar Exam!

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How Our Uniform Bar Exam Seminar Can Help You Pass The Uniform Bar Exam!

How Our Uniform Bar Exam Seminar Can Help You Pass The Uniform Bar Exam!: Are you trying to figure out what you really need to focus on to pass the Uniform Bar Exam? In our three-and-a-half-hour Uniform Bar Exam seminar (also known as the MEE Seminar) we will cover the most highly tested issues you are likely to encounter on the July 2017 exam. We will also point out common traps that students fall into and help you avoid them. Students will have ample time to ask questions during the seminar. Below are five reasons why signing up for the Uniform Bar Exam Seminar could be a good choice for you!
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The Advantages of Attending The Michigan Bar Exam Seminar

The Advantages of Attending The Michigan Bar Exam Seminar
Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

If you’re a student taking the Michigan bar exam this administration, you should sign up for JD Advising’s Michigan Bar Exam Seminar.  The Michigan Bar Exam Seminar provides students with a great and in-depth review of the highly tested topics on the essay portion of the Michigan bar exam.   The Seminar is also perfect for students needing guidance on how to spend the last few weeks of bar preparation.

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JD Advising attends the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference!

JD Advising attends the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference!

JD Advising attends the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference!

Last week, JD Advising’s Klaudia Psari attended the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.  Academic Support Educators from all over the United States attended the conference, which was hosted by Texas A&M School of Law.   AASE’s mission is to “support the professional development of academic support programs and educators, who work to ensure legal education is accessible to all students.”

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Wayne Law Purchases JD Advising’s How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam Book for Bar Exam Takers

Wayne Law Purchases JD Advising’s How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam Book for WSU Law Bar Exam Takers

Wayne State University Law School has purchased JD Advising’s How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam book for it’s July bar exam takers signed up for JD Advising’s 5-part bar exam preparatory program at WSU.   The five-part program includes graded essay exams, a Michigan Bar Exam seminar, a Multistate Bar Exam seminar, as well as JD Advising’s book. Wayne State University Law students who have copies of the book will be at a distinct advantage when taking the bar exam. The 2017 edition of How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam book provides all of the following:  

  • secrets for studying smart for the Michigan bar exam,  
  • a step-by-step guide for writing high-scoring Michigan bar exam essays,  
  • a time-tested method to improve your multiple choice (MBE) score,
  • MBE strategies by subject,
  • twenty-four “one-sheets” that condense the most highly-tested areas of law for each of the potential Michigan bar exam essay subjects into one sheet each, and
  • essay questions, model answers, as well as actual graded students answers from the July 2014 Michigan essay exam, both essay exams in 2015, and both essay exams in 2016.

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JD Advising publishes article in Michigan Bar Journal

Ashley Heidemann Michigan Bar JournalJD Advising founder, Ashley Heidemann, is proud to have an article published in the May 2017 edition of the Michigan Bar Journal.

Ashley Heidemann’s article is titled “The Business of Practicing Law: Targeting Millenials.” The article discusses how law firms and laywers can better tailor their practices in order to reach the millenial generation.  The Michigan bar journal article outlines 7 steps for lawyers and firms to take if they seek to make their businesses more “millenial friendly”.

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JD Advising was proud to attend and sponsor the Women’s Bar Association annual dinner

JD Advising was proud to attend the Women’s Bar Association’s Annual Dinner! JD Advising WLAM

JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann, Meagan Jabbori and Klaudia Psari were happy to attend — and sponsor — the Women’s Bar Association – Oakland Region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan’s annual dinner on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30 p.m. at the Birmingham Athletic Club.

The annual dinner honored award winners, the Hon. Elizabeth Pezzetti (ret.), Oakland County Probate Court (winner of the Joan Young Judicial Excellence Award),  Barbara McQuade, University of Michigan Law School, formerly U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan (winner of the Evelyn Forrest Distinguished Advocate Award) and Michelle Shember, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (winner of the Sarah Killgore Wertman Scholarship).

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2017 Edition of “How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam” Book Now Available!

how to pass the Michigan bar examOur Second Edition of “How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam” is now available! The second edition of our book is updated in the following ways:

  • The 24 “one-sheets” in the back of the book are updated to reflect what was tested on Michigan bar exams through February 2017.
  • Michigan bar exam essays, model answers, and student answers for July 2014, February 2015, July 2015, February 2016, and July 2016 are now included in the book.
  • The essay portion has been expanded upon with new and updated essay tips.
  • The multiple-choice portion has increased substantially in length. The book now includes MBE Tips by Subject for each of the seven MBE subjects.
  • New charts and diagrams have been added to reflect Michigan bar exams through February 2017.
  • The book is approximately 300 pages longer than the first edition.

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Wayne Law Students – Are you Taking the July Bar Exam?

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Wayne Law Students – Are you taking the July bar exam?

Join us Saturday, May 6th at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium as JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann shares strategies, secrets, and tips on how to pass the Michigan bar exam! Students attending the session will receive a handout detailing tips on how to approach the essay and MBE portions of the Michigan bar exam.  The handout also includes a detailed list of the highly-tested subjects and topics.

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Cooley Law Students – Are you Taking the July Bar Exam? Join Us May 6th!

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Cooley Law Students – Are You Taking The July Bar Exam?

Cooley Law Students – Are You Taking The July Bar Exam?: Join us Saturday, May 6th at 1:30-2:30 p.m. in AH 100 as JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann shares strategies, secrets, and tips on how to pass the Michigan bar exam! Students attending the Grand Rapids and Lansing locations will also be able to view the speech via live broadcast in rooms GR 111, and LAN 308.  Students attending the session will receive a handout detailing tips on how to approach the essay and MBE portions of the Michigan bar exam.  The handout also includes a detailed list of the highly-tested subjects and topics.

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