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Richmond the American International University in London
Baylor University (J.D.)
Experienced attorney and professor, passionate about helping students excel in law school. During law school I developed study skills and exam strategies that resulted in grading on to law review and graduating in the top 15% of my class. I have since created a system based upon my successful study skills and exam taking strategies that any student can utilize.
In addition to offering my program at a law school, I have worked with multiple students individually from 1Ls just starting out, 2Ls and 3Ls looking to finish law school strong and finally bar preparation for students taking it the first through third time. Whatever stage you are in -- about to start law school through taking the bar for the third time, I welcome the opportunity to work with you to help you be successful.
This is not a cookie cutter program. I work with my students to figure out how they best retain information and communicate it in an exam setting. We review the study plan as necessary, as you advance in your education and when life hands you a curve ball.
I have been practicing in the areas of business and employment litigation for ten years and I was Lead Faculty with the University of Phoenix for their undergraduate and graduate programs in the area of law and business. As a result I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring adult learners in both the on-ground and on-line setting. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you and help you meet your true potential in your quest to obtain a law degree and pass the bar. Experienced attorney and professor, passionate about helping students excel in law school. During law school I developed study skills and exam strategies that resulted in… Read more
Melissa was a Godsend. I had already failed the Texas Bar once and I wasn't sure if I could endure another two months of studying. Melissa provided the tools and encouragement I needed. I don't live near Melissa, so we never actually met in person, but she was so accommodating and she agreed to take me on anyways and we either Skyped or Facetimed at least once a week.
She provided feedback and corrections within a timely matter. She was easy to get a hold of whether it was by text or email. I couldn't even tell we weren't in the same city. She provided a schedule of tasks with deadlines. She constantly stayed on top of me making sure I was completing the assigned tasks within the time frame allotted. She was also very easy to talk to.
My score went up 35 points with her help. I have friends that have also taken Melissa, and they have had their scores go up almost 100 points!! I honestly wish I had found Melissa my 1L year. It would have made my law school experience so much more easier! I owe my law license to her, because I could not have done it without her help! I will be forever grateful. Melissa and WyzAnt was the best money I ever spent! You won't be disappointed.
Melissa provides her students with outstanding guidance. She goes far beyond mere teaching the basics of the law. Melissa instills in her students the practical skills and the confidence to excel. Melissa is an excellent teacher and will continue to be an exceptional, life-long mentor.
I came to Melissa for help preparing for the Texas Bar exam because I was a Louisiana law student in need of learning Texas law. Melissa primarily helps with the essay portion of the exam, and she was integral to ensuring that I grasped the nuances of common law and organized answers in the best light for optimal grading. She was structured in implementing a study plan/course of action, yet extremely flexible and willing to revise the schedule if and when necessary. Ultimately, she kept me on track, always encouraged and supported me, and was a gem to work with. I passed the Texas Bar exam on my first attempt, and I know my success is do in large part to Melissa's tutoring skills. Thank you again, Melissa!
Covered major topic of law school exam questions by pairing parties, using a question outlining method that utilized IRAQ. I feel I am being well prepared to enter 1L with Melissa's law tutoring.
I need very thorough feedback in order to conform my writing to the standards needed to pass the bar exam. Melissa provides that thorough feedback.
Melissa is absolutely amazing. At first, I was skeptical about using a tutor in conjunction with a bar prep course. But it's a more personalized investment and strategic approach to my success in retaking the bar exam. She is quick with responses, honest with feedback and goes the extra mile. I'm certainly thankful to have found her and would recommend her to those of you in law school, taking or retaking the bar.
I had failed the Bar two times before I came to Melissa and only had one more chance due to time constraints. She figured out my weak points and created a personalized teaching plan to address them. Melissa always had very insightful and helpful comments on all of my homework assignments and her method of instruction really forced me to learn the material. After a few sessions I was already started to feel more confident and by the time the bar exam came around again I was more than prepared. Melissa is a master of her craft and really came through for me when I needed help.
I can't recommend her enough. she's a lifesaver.
She is very knowledgeable. She explained very wells and she is very details. Her hours are flexible. She helped me out right away. She even reviewed my papers prior to the meeting. I would highly recommend her.
Melissa is an outstanding law school tutor. I highly recommend her services for law school exam preparation and bar preparation. She is thorough, encouraging and punctual. Her tutoring services helped me to finish law school strong. My last semester of law school, I made the Dean's List. It would not have been possible without her help and support. If you need a tutor for law school, Melissa is the best.
Melissa is absolutely the best at what she does!!! If you need a tutor for Law, you need to touch base with Melissa.
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I have experience in tutoring student on the multi-state and state specific subject matter areas. I teach student legal writing, including issue spotting, rule statements and analysis techniques to maximize their scores on the writing portion of the exam. I also provide subject matter tutoring for students that need a refresher for the multi-state and state specific exam portion. Finally, I work with students on their study skills. The Bar Exam is the most important exam in a law student's life. Studying for the exam takes different techniques to maximize your score and to help minimize your anxiety.
I have over six years' experience in managing and then running my own small business. I also have experience in business consulting. I have over seven years of teaching and tutoring experience in the area of business law, employment law and enterprise risk management at the graduate and undergraduate law. I extended my teaching and tutoring to include a multitude of business courses in 2009, including quality management, management communication, risk management etc. I use a combination of the text and real world experience to engage my students and help them understand the material. I also work with my students on their writing and communication skill, essential in today's business world.
Over the course of my seven years of teaching and tutoring my students, I have worked one-on-one with students through the college selection process, admission process and answering questions from both a former student's and now faculty perspective. I work with students to find their perfect school. I have also developed a college boot camp that works and intense program that helps students get a jump start on the admission process that can be overwhelming and daunting.
I am an attorney with my own practice and over ten years of business and employment litigation experience. My passion is helping students. I am a professor of business and employment law. I tutor students in study skills, legal writing, multiple subject matters including, but not limited to contracts, criminal law, torts, business organizations, and constitutional law. I also I tutor students on the multi-state and a number of state specific bar exams.
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