JD Advising – Achieving Excellence in Law School and Beyond

JD Advising, law school tutoring

Ashley Heidemann, Owner of JD Advising

If you are studying for the bar exam, in law school, or planning on going to law school, this site is for you! We help students at each step of the law school process — getting into law school, succeeding in law school, and passing the bar exam. We have helped thousands of students across the country.

Our students have attended schools such as Harvard Law School, the University of Michigan Law School, Duke Law School, Cornell Law School, Columbia Law School, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, among others. We also provide bar exam services to law firms, including Am Law 200 firms.

JD Advising works with law schools, law firms, and students across the nation. Hundreds of students attend our classes, seminars, and private tutoring sessions each administration. We provide top-notch elite services which you can read about below.

How can we help you?

If you are a bar exam student looking to pass the bar exam:

Uniform Bar Exam Options: To read more about our Uniform Bar Exam tutoring services (including MEE services), please click on our Uniform Bar Exam Services page.

We offer an elite, personalized small-group Uniform Bar Exam course that fills up quickly! If you are interested in this course, we recommend early application! Please read more about the course here. We offer one-on-one tutoring for the Uniform bar exam.

We gave several services tailored to the essay portion of the Uniform Bar Exam. We offer a fantastic Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) Course (held both online and in person) and a half-day MEE seminar that covers the highly-tested areas of law on the MEE. We recommend early application if you are interested in any of these options. Lastly, we offer MEE one-sheets, which give you an overview of the highly-tested areas of the MEE in one sheet, front and back. Read more about our MEE one-sheets here. You can buy our Multistate Essay Exam one-sheets here! Please be sure to read the terms of use prior to purchase. We also have corresponding MBE one-sheets that get glowing reviews.

These "one-sheets" summarize how the NCBE tests each essay topic in one sheet (front and back) per subject. There are 14 "one-sheets" which will help you master the most highly-tested MEE material! They have received excellent reviews from our customers. USPS Priority Mail (U.S. only): 2-3 business days USPS Priority Mail Express (U.S. only): 1-2 business days USPS Priority Mail International: 6-10 business days USPS Priority Express Mail International: 3-5 business days
Our MBE one-sheets give you overview of a single MBE subject on one laminated 11" X 14" page, front and back. The full set includes a one-sheet each for each of the 7 MBE subjects: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts & Sales, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Real Property, and Torts. You can also choose to order them individually if you do not want a full set.Shipping options are as follows:USPS Priority Mail (U.S. only): 2-3 business days USPS Priority Mail Express (U.S. only): 1-2 business days USPS Priority Mail International: 6-10 business days USPS Priority Express Mail International: 3-5 business days

Michigan Bar Exam Options: If you are studying for the Michigan bar exam, we have a plethora of valuable resources for you. We offer an extremely valuable boutique Michigan bar exam course — which we are proud to boast a 100% passage rate (!!!), and a Michigan bar exam seminar — both of which fill up very quickly. Early application is recommended. We also offer options for private tutoring. For students looking for free tips, please read our very useful blog, or consider checking out our book on how to pass the Michigan bar exam, which here for purchase. Please read the terms of use here prior to purchasing it.

This is our new and improved 2017 edition of the Michigan Bar Exam book! This book has updated one-sheets, more released essays with student answers, and new and improved MBE tips! It is 300 pages longer than the 2015 edition!This book will cover the essay portion of the Michigan bar exam extensively. It will tell you what to focus on, what not to focus on, and how to structure your essays. We also give tips for boosting your essay score. Further, we have multistate bar exam (MBE) strategies and tips by subject. We tell you how to approach MBE questions from the beginning so that you can maximize your MBE score and ultimately pass the Michigan bar exam.

General Bar Tutoring: We help first-time takers pass the bar exam each administration as well as repeat takers. Our JD Advising tutors have a reputation for helping repeat bar exam takers raise their score 10, 20, or sometimes even 30(!) points. We know what it takes to pass the bar exam. We tutor for all state bar exams (and have tutored students in Uniform Bar Exam States such as New York, Arizona, Alaska, Washington, Washington D.C., and non-Uniform Bar Exam states such as California, Massachusetts, and Virginia, among others). To read more about our general bar exam tutoring options, click here. To read more about our California Bar Exam and Baby bar Exam Tutoring Service, please click our our California Bar Exam Services page.

Bar Exam Appeals: If you are looking for assistance in writing an appeal, please check out our bar exam appeal-writing services as well as our myriad resources for those looking to write their own bar exam appeals. We wrote half of the passing bar exam appeals in the State of Michigan in July 2015 through our firm, the Heidemann Law Firm. We also wrote 5 of the 6 passing appeals in the state of Michigan for the July 2016 Michigan bar exam. We are very proud of our high appeal passage rate!

lsat tutoringIf you are a law student or pre-law student looking to succeed in law school:

The best way to achieve your career goals, impress employers, make law review, and create a plethora of opportunities for yourself is to get high grades in law school. If you get high grades and graduate at the top of your class – regardless of what other experience or connections you have – you will have so many doors open to you that you will be able to live your life as creatively and imaginatively as you see fit.

We offer several services to students who are looking to graduate at the top of their class or simply improve their law school grades.

For pre-law students: We offer a JD Advising law school preparatory course. This course teaches the skills you need to succeed in law school. But more than that, it teaches an entire time-tested approach to succeeding in law school. Ashley Heidemann teaches you the exact same strategies that she used to graduate as the number one law student. We also offer elite LSAT tutoring by the best LSAT tutors in the country as well as application assistance.

For law students: We offer a highly-regarded law school exam prep course for students who want to feel confident going into their final exams. Further, we offer private tutoring – both online and in person – for students interested in getting one-on-one help.This includes tutoring for both law school courses and tutoring for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).july 2017 mbe scores, MBE Guide, MPRE study guide, bar exam essay template

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If you want to know more about JD Advising:

Ms. Heidemann, who graduated #1 in her law school class and received a top score of over 180 on the Michigan bar exam in February 2011, is the founder of JD Advising. She has designed the Uniform Bar Exam and Michigan Bar Exam courses and seminars and has a team of fantastic private tutors that teach pre-law students, law students and bar exam students. JD Advising also works closely with law schools, such as Wayne State University Law School, and speaks at various law schools. She also owns a law firm, the Heidemann Law Firm, which specializes in writing bar exam appeals. Her firm wrote 10 of the 11 passing bar exam appeals in the state of Michigan for the July 2017 bar exam.

We help students from pre-law school to post-law school! The JD Advising team offers tutoring for LSAT students and law students all over the nation and teaches a law school preparatory course for pre-law students. The JD Advising law school preparatory course is taught live out of Birmingham, Michigan and also has several online options. It is taught by Meagan Jabbori.

We teach students of all learning levels. Some of our students are very advanced in their understanding of the law and come to us merely to make sure they are on the right track and to receive pointed feedback. Other students of ours have learning disabilities — including ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, among many others — and we help them overcome any special challenges they have related to their disabilities.

In addition to teaching, Ms. Heidemann also writes articles (both on her blog and popular publications such as the National Jurist) and has published a book on How to Pass the Michigan Bar Exam, and a book regarding MEE one-sheets for the Uniform Bar Exam. She is also an avid speaker and gives speeches to law students on how to succeed in law school and the bar exam as well as speeches to pre-law classes and clubs on how to prepare for law school. Her company works with law schools nationwide.