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Keep calm and pass final exams

Keep Calm & Pass Final Exams: Free webinar!

Keep Calm & Pass Final Exams: Free webinar!

Are you a law student worried about final exams? Are you struggling with time management and stress? If you answered yes to any of these questions then this webinar is for you!

JD Advising is pleased to partner with the American Bar Association to present this webinar to New York, Michigan, & Illinois law students only! Join this webinar on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM ET (11:00 AM CT)!

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Where To Find Law School Multiple-Choice Questions

Where To Find Law School Multiple-Choice Questions

Want to test your knowledge of the material you are learning in your law school classes? Unfortunately, most available multiple-choice questions are tailored to the bar exam, not law school. Our Qbank, as part of our new law school study aids, however, is an exception! Our law school multiple-choice questions are specifically tailored toward law school so that you are tested only on topics covered in your law school classes and what you might see on your law school exams.

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Michigan Virtual Law School Visit: How to Excel on Law School Exams

Michigan Virtual Law School Visit: How to Excel on Law School Exams

Are you a law school student struggling with how to study and do well on law school exams? JD Advising is pleased to partner with the American Bar Association Law Student Division to present a free webinar addressing how to excel on law school exams! Join this webinar on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. ET!

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Law School Final Exam Etiquette

Law School Final Exam Etiquette

Law School Final Exam Etiquette

They can be the most annoying people in the world. You know the type. The people that brag about how easy the final exam was. The people who show up late to the final exam. The students that run up to you asking about the intricacies of essay number five. They’re the type of people who feel the need to share their ideas with classmates 10 minutes before the final and psyche other people out because of it. Regardless of whether there is a written code of conduct for law school exams, all students should know the basics. Let’s face it, the people described above can make taking a final exam a nightmare without them even knowing it. The importance of law school exam etiquette is something that is partly common sense, partly learned, and always appreciated. If you’re new to law school or need a refresher on how to behave during final exams – Read ahead! Here are our favorite and most appreciated pieces of law school final exam etiquette.

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5 Tips on How To Use Examplify to Write Law School Exams

5 Tips on How To Use Examplify to Write Law School Exams

In addition to civil procedure, torts, and other foundational areas of the law, your 1L classes will teach you how to think like a lawyer. However, your classes won’t necessarily teach you how to prepare for your exams or how to use your school’s exam software. While we have plenty of advice on how to write a good exam answer, today we want to share five tips on how to use Examplify, a common test-taking computer software, to write law school exams.

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Law School Midterms

How To Prepare For Law School Midterms

How To Prepare For Law School Midterms

While law school finals get most of the attention, midterms can play an important role in your law school career. Sure, final exams make up the majority of your grade and therefore deserve the majority of your focus and effort. No argument there. Midterms on the other hand serve several key purposes. First, midterms usually factor into your final grade calculation. Second, midterms can act as an important gauge for how well you understand the material. Lastly, midterms can provide insight into how your professor tests and insight into what you need to focus on. So, while at first blush midterms may not seem like an important aspect of law school, they really are. Check out these specially curated tips we’ve created to help you ace your midterms.

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What To Do If You Performed Poorly On Final Exams

What To Do If You Performed Poorly On Final Exams

Nothing is worse than pouring your heart and soul into something and receiving negative feedback. Case and point? Law school final exams. You study for hours in the weeks preceding the exam, manage anxiety and stress, and pour over sample essays…only to find out that you performed poorly on final exams. We understand the disappointment. Law school is far from easy! Despite your less than stellar performance, there are some glimmers of hope for the next round of final exams. As the old saying goes, “you learn more from failure than from success.” Reviewing how you studied and prepared, approached subject material, and asked questions can actually help tremendously when finals next approach. So, while you may not have performed as expected this time around, these tips can help you learn and grow.

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Law School Finals During Coronavirus

How To Prepare For Law School Finals During Coronavirus

How To Prepare For Law School Finals During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students take law school finals. Much like school, work, fitness classes, and just about everything else, law school finals are now online and remote. For some, this may bring excitement. Who wouldn’t want to take a Torts final in their pajamas? For others, online and remote law school finals will be a drastic departure from what they’re used to. Regardless of what group you find yourself in, chances are you might need some advice on how to prepare. Check out these awesome tips on how to prepare for law school finals in the age of the coronavirus pandemic.

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At-Home Law School Final

How to Study for an At-Home Law School Final

How to Study for an At-Home Law School Final

The sudden shift to at-home work and remote learning caught many people by surprise. Now, almost eight months into the coronavirus pandemic, it seems like people are starting to get comfortable with remote work. We’ve outfitted our home offices with the biggest computer screen and the most comfortable desk chair. We’ve invested in noise-canceling headphones and the best sweatpants money can buy. We’re now masters of the dress shirt on top and yoga pants on bottom look. Zoom happy hours are the new normal. However, amongst all the changes and adjustments brought about by remote work, one thing has remained constant. The work! For law students preparing to take an at-home law school final, the idea of studying for the exam can seem terrifying. Gone for now are the days of library study sessions and office hour meetings. The worst part? The material and coursework haven’t gotten any easier. The story isn’t all bad though. We’ve compiled a list of the best study tips for law students preparing to take an at-home final. These tips will build confidence, help you retain material, and make the study process slightly more enjoyable. Check them out below!

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How to Issue Spot Law School Final Exams

How to Issue Spot Law School Final Exams

A critical skill for law students is to be able issue spot law school final exams. “Issue spotting” is the “I” in “IRAC” (Issue, Rule, Analysis, Conclusion). If you miss the issue, you will not have the opportunity to state the rule, apply it, or conclude (or get the points associated with those steps!) So, it is important to become a great issue spotter if you want to excel on law school final exams! Continue reading How to Issue Spot Law School Final Exams