Five Tips To Save Time On The MPT

Save Time On The MPT

Five Tips To Save Time On The MPT

In our opinion, the Multistate Performance Test (MPT) is one of the most under-appreciated aspects of the bar exam. By that we mean that you can get a lot of points from this portion on of the exam and yet you don’t have to know any law to do well. Then, after practicing, they realize that they have timing issues. The MPT does ask a lot of the examinee in the 90 minute window provided. But, a timing issue can definitely be overcome. See our tips on how to save time on the MPT below.
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Do Big Law Firms Pay For Bar Prep?

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Do Big Law Firms Pay For Bar Prep?

You’ve graduated after a successful law school career, and now have the big law firm position you’ve always wanted. Now, the only thing standing in your way is to pass the bar exam!  Much like the rest of law school, bar review courses are expensive. You’ve heard firms sometimes help cover bar preparation services, but are not sure how true this is. So, generally, do big law firms pay for bar prep? And how do they do it?

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Is There a Lot of Public Speaking in Law School? 

 Public Speaking in Law School

Is There a Lot of Public Speaking in Law School?

Many prospective students wonder if there is a lot of public speaking in law school.  While the answer is yes, there’s no reason to be discouraged!  Law school is an excellent place to build and refine your public speaking skills.   The majority of jobs in  law involve some form of public speaking. Law school gives you many of the tools you will need to succeed.  Lawyers are constantly arguing in front of judges, speaking with clients,  and negotiating with other parties. Thus, law school will expose you to many types of public speaking situations and allow you to develop your approach.  You will leave law school with a strong sense of your strengths and weaknesses as a lawyer.  Public speaking in law school doesn’t have to be a chore. Rather it is a means to a very rewarding end!

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Can I Take The Bar Exam Before I Graduate Law School?

Bar Exam Before I Graduate

Can I Take The Bar Exam Before I Graduate Law School?

“Can I take the bar exam before I graduate law school?” seems a strange question to ask. Most student do not want to sit before they complete their studies. However, some states do allow students to sit for the bar exam if they meet certain requirements. In this post, we go over which states allow this, and some of the rules they set for early bar exam takers.

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Civil Procedure on the Multistate Essay Exam – Highly Tested Topics

Civil Procedure on the Multistate Essay Exam

Civil Procedure on the Multistate Essay Exam: What Do I Need to Know?

Are you taking the bar exam in a jurisdiction that administers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) or the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)? If so, it’s important to know how Civil Procedure on the Multistate Essay Exam looks because it is the most highly tested subject! Civil Procedure has appeared on the UBE 11 times on the last 14 exams! Below we tell you the most frequently tested issues in Civil Procedure on the Multistate Essay Exam.

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Briefing Cases In Law School Is Overrated

Briefing Cases in Law School

Briefing Cases In Law School Is Overrated

Usually one of the first tips an incoming law student receives is that he or she should brief every case that they are assigned. This is one of the worst pieces of advice! In fact, it could have an adverse effect on your performance on law school exams. Below we explain why briefing cases in law school is a big mistake.

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LSAT Writing Sample Frequently Asked Questions

LSAT writing sample

LSAT Writing Sample Frequently Asked Questions

The part of the LSAT that is least talked about is the writing sample portion, and probably for good reason. It is unscored, and the last section of an arduous test. Many students wonder how exactly to prepare for it, and what is expected of them. In this blog, we’ll go over the purpose of the LSAT writing sample, and touch on some tips.

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Uniform Bar Exam Tutoring: How It Helps & Where To Find It

Uniform Bar Exam Tutoring

Uniform Bar Exam Tutoring: How it Can Help and Where I Can Find It

 The bar exam is daunting—regardless of whether you are taking it for the first time or as a repeat taker. Many students are hesitant to get a tutor because of the expense associated with it. This is obviously a valid consideration. But the flip of that coin is that you should consider the cost associated with failing the bar exam (it can get expensive). Failing the bar exam not only comes with the costs associated with retaking the exam, but oftentimes students need to take time off work (which decreases income). Further, your chance at making an attorney salary will be delayed an additional six months at minimum. So, paying extra up front to maximize your chances of passing can be worth it from a monetary standpoint.

If you are interested in Uniform Bar Exam tutoring and wondering whether it will help you or where to find it, you have come to the right place. Below are some reasons why obtaining Uniform Bar Exam tutoring will help you.

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How Much Does The Bar Exam Cost?

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How Much Does The Bar Exam Cost?

After three years of hard work and study, you’re ready to take the bar exam. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean an end to paying! Between registration fees, bar prep, and other costs that might slip your mind, you’ll pay a good amount of money to take the bar exam. So, roughly, how much does the bar exam cost?

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What Is My Bar Exam Learning Style?

bar exam learning styleWhat Is My Bar Exam Learning Style?

You probably already know that there are different learning “styles.” And you may already know how you learn best. This is really important because for bar exam prep you will be expected to learn and understand a lot of material in a short period of time. So, knowing how you learn best or which bar exam learning style works best for you will maximize your study time.

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Join Us! Orientation at Wayne State University Law School

Wayne State University Law School

 Join JD Advising, LLC at First Year Orientation at Wayne State University Law School on August 22nd!

If you’re an incoming first year student at Wayne State University Law School, drop by JD Advising’s table during your law school orientation and introduce yourself! JD Advising is looking forward to meeting all first year students at Wayne Law.  We’ll be providing students with pens, pencils, highlighters and law school tips as they’re gearing up for their first year of law school.

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How To Structure Michigan Bar Exam Essay Answers

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How To Structure Michigan Bar Exam Essay Answers

One key to a high essay score, no matter what bar exam you take, is to make your essay answer easy to give points to. This is most definitely true in Michigan too. We read a lot of high, middle and low scoring essays every single administration in Michigan and these tips all come from this experience. While the questions change every exam, all of the scoring has something in common—the easier the answer is to read, the higher the score is. So, if you are wondering how to structure Michigan Bar Exam essay answers keep reading! If you are looking for general bar exam essay tips click here.

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Waiting For Bar Exam Results? 7 Awesome and Productive Things to Do while you Wait!

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7 Awesome and Productive Things To Do
While Waiting For Bar Exam Results

Students often wonder what to do while waiting for bar exam results. Many students rush to apply to work somewhere. However, it is generally a bad time to apply for a job if you are not working or don’t have some preexisting connection.  Employers tend to be skeptical of hiring those waiting for bar exam results. You are overqualified for paralegal positions and underqualified for attorney positions.

However, whether you work or not, there are still plenty of ways to be productive and awesome while waiting for bar exam results. In this post, we list seven things to do while waiting for bar exam results.

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