February 2019 Michigan Bar Exam Predictions Review

Michigan Bar Exam Predictions

February 2019 Michigan Bar Exam Predictions Review

In this post, we discuss the accuracy of the JD Advising February 2019 Michigan Bar Exam predictions.  We also discuss which issues surprised us!  We are happy to report that many of our Michigan Bar Exam predictions were completely accurate!

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How To Use IRAC on Law School Exams

Use IRAC on Law School Exams

How To Use IRAC on Law School Exams

Final exams in law school can be scary, especially if you get professors who like to give long-winded essay questions.  A fact pattern that is paragraphs and paragraphs long is very intimidating!  Having the right approach is essential to your success – and the most efficient approach is to use IRAC on law school exams.  You’ve probably been taught IRAC (issue, rule, analysis, conclusion) in your classes, and now is your chance to put it into practice!  In this post, we tell you how to use IRAC on law school exams.

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How Important Is The Location of A Law School?

Location of A Law School

How Important Is The Location of A Law School?

The location of a law school can impact everything from your day-to-day routine to your long-term career trajectory. Though the location is not the only consideration to weigh in your decision-making process, below are additional factors detailing how the location of a law school should impact your decision to attend.

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Five Unique Networking Strategies While Waiting for Bar Exam Results

waiting for bar exam resultsFive Unique Networking Strategies While Waiting for Bar Exam Results

If you are one of many anxiously awaiting bar exam results, rather than browsing the web for bar exam statistics and passage rates, why not make good use of your time? Whether you already have a job or are looking for one, utilizing these unique networking strategies will fill up your time and relieve some of the stress that comes with waiting for the release of bar exam results.

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Five Useful Tips For Handwriting The MPT

handwriting the MPT

Five Tips For Handwriting The MPT

Many bar exam takers debate between typing and handwriting the bar exam.  There are certainly advantages and disadvantages to each approach.  If you choose to handwrite, make sure you consider how it will affect not only the essay portion but the MPT portion as well.  The differences between typing and handwriting the MPT are perhaps more pronounced than for just a regular essay.  In this post, we give you five tips you need to know if you are going to be handwriting the MPT!

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Five Ways Not to Study for the Bar Exam

Not to Study for the Bar Exam

Five Ways Not to Study for the Bar Exam

There is lots of advice out there on how to study for the bar exam.  But in this post, we offer some advice on how not to study for the bar exam!  These are mistakes that we see bar exam takers commonly make, and we give you advice on what we think you should do instead!

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Is It Merely Stress or Anxiety?: Anxiety in Law School

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Is It Merely Stress or Anxiety?: Anxiety in Law School

Is It Merely Stress or Anxiety?: Anxiety in Law School: In the post “Law School and Your Mental Health” we discussed some risk factors for mental health issues and some basic prevention strategies. In the post “Is it Stress or Something More? Depression in Law School” we looked at depression, which is a common category of mental illness. Now, we’re going a little deeper into another very common category of mental health issues- Anxiety. So are you feeling stress or anxiety? Let’s look a little deeper.

This post is for informational purposes only, and it is not a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by a trained professional.

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Register for JD Advising’s FREE MPRE Webinar!

Register for JD Advising’s FREE MPRE Webinar!

Taking the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) this month? Looking for some guidance on how to approach studying? We recommend signing up for our free MPRE webinar taking place on March 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. EST. The seminar is scheduled to last 45 minutes.

Hosted by JD Advising’s course instructor and tutor, Meagan Jabbori, the webinar will go over what the MPRE is, briefly discuss the highly tested areas of law, go over MPRE questions and answer any questions that student may have!

How do I register for the webinar?

Registration for the webinar is required and space is limited. To sign up, please follow this link and complete the form: Click Here!

Once you are registered, you will receive an email from us confirming your spot in the webinar.

Who is Meagan Jabbori?

Meagan E. Jabbori has sat for both the Michigan bar exam (in 2014) and Uniform bar exam (UBE) (in 2017). She scored 96th percentile on Washington’s UBE in February 2017.  She has been tutoring for law school and the bar exam with JD Advising, LLC since 2014. In addition, Meagan teaches a Michigan bar exam course, a Michigan bar exam essay course, and co-teaches a Uniform bar exam course. She also co-teaches a course devoted to the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE).

Further, Meagan has established herself as an expert on the MPRE. She privately tutors for the MPRE and teaches an MPRE course which is personally designed by her. Among her MPRE students, Meagan boasts above a 90% passage rate. This includes several repeat MPRE takers.

Lastly, Meagan is a partner at the Heidemann Jabbori law firm, which is the leading firm in writing bar exam appeals in the state of Michigan. Meagan knows the bar exam and MPRE inside and out!

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    We offer the following services:

    • A free MPRE Course which provides you with high-quality and tailored instruction focused on the highly tested areas of the MPRE. You can also get real MPRE questions with the course here.
    • MPRE private tutoring to help you learn everything you need to pass the MPRE, including an MPRE outline and an MPRE study plan tailored to your individualized needs.
    • A variety of excellent and free MPRE resources to help you conquer the MPRE.

Legal Research and Writing Tips for 1Ls

Legal Research and Writing Tips

Legal Research and Writing Tips for 1Ls

Legal research and writing is a very important component of 1L year.  In this post, we offer five legal research and writing tips for 1Ls!  These are skills you will use the rest of your legal career, so developing a strong foundation is critical.  This is not a class that you should ignore or write off.  You will be well rewarded in your future for possessing strong legal research and writing skills!

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What Is An Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony?

Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony

What Is An Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony?

You’ve graduated from law school, been certified by character and fitness, and passed the bar exam – congratulations!  You are almost ready to begin practicing law!  One of the final steps is to attend an attorney swearing-in ceremony.  Each jurisdiction, and each county or district within the jurisdiction, likely has their own specific procedures, so make sure you check the rules in your jurisdiction to find out how to be formally admitted.  But this post will give a general overview of what you can expect from an attorney swearing-in ceremony!

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Seven Common Bar Exam Myths To Ignore

Bar Exam Myths

Seven Common Bar Exam Myths

There is a lot of misinformation floating around out there about the bar exam.  Far too many bar exam myths get repeated over time, resulting in many mistakes in preparation.  In this post, we try to clear up seven common bar exam myths that could be affecting how you prepare.  It is important not to fall into these traps so that you can get the most out of your studying!

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Advantages Of Hiring A UBE Bar Tutor For First-Time Takers

UBE Bar tutor for first-time takers

Advantages Of Hiring A UBE Bar Tutor For First-Time Takers

If you are taking the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) for the first time, bar prep can seem a daunting task. You have to become an expert in the law, as well as the intricacies of the MBE, MEE, and MPT. It’s no wonder many people feel lost when they start out. A great option is to hire a UBE tutor. In this post, we touch on the advantages of hiring a J.D. Advising UBE bar tutor for first-time takers!

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How to Check Bar Exam Results: What to Do and What Not to Do

february 2019 washington dc bar exam resultsHow to Check Bar Exam Results: What to Do and What Not to Do

If you are awaiting bar exam results, you may be wondering how to check your results. Here, we give you some guidance on how to check bar exam results — including what you should and should not do!

Most states post something online — some states post seat numbers and some states post names. Other states simply email results and delay posting names online or don’t post names online at all.  Continue reading How to Check Bar Exam Results: What to Do and What Not to Do