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JD Advising JD Advising is a law school and bar prep company that specializes in helping students excel in law school and pass the bar exam by using an effective, time-tested approach.

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Working on an Essay Exam

Last-minute tips for how to excel on law school essay exams

October 15, 2021

Knowing how to take a law school exam can be just as important as knowing the material that will be tested. Here are some last-minute study tips for essay exams in law school. Join our law school expert, Heather Buck from JD

Making an Outline

5 tips to get you started on writing law school outlines

September 13, 2021

One of the most important tools for studying for exams in law school is the outline. Our law school expert, Heather Buck from JD Advising, provided strategies for outlining and a step-by-step process for creating your outline in a recent Virtual Office Hours session with the

First Generation Law Students

How to overcome challenges as a first-generation law student

August 25, 2021

First generation law students face a unique set of challenges. They are often navigating graduate school completely on their own without the network or support of some of their peers. Here, we acknowledge many of those demands and offer advice on how to overcome them to ensure that your law school experience is a fulfilling and successful endeavor.

MPRE Tips

Model for success: 10 quick MPRE tips

June 29, 2021

While many students often choose to underestimate the MPRE, the test can pose its own challenges and pitfalls to the uninitiated. The MPRE is designed to measure the knowledge and understanding of established standards related to a lawyer's professional conduct. So, it is important to understand and appreciate the structure, format, and

Man who Failed the Bar Exam

Top 5 reasons people really fail the bar exam

April 05, 2021

It is common to fail the bar exam and then pass on a later attempt. Thousands of repeat bar exam takers pass every single administration! The key is to figure out why you did not pass the bar exam so that you can change your approach and pass on your next try.