To apply or not to apply….that is the question

As the end of each calendar year approaches, we tend to get the panicky calls, emails and texts (how did you even get my number..?) from applicants who are not sure if now is the right time to apply.  For college applicants, the decision is much easier – if you’ve spent the right amount of […]

How to choose the right law schools to apply to

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Law Posts, Law School

You’ve decided that law school is your next step.  But, there are approximately 200 accredited law schools in the US.  How do you choose which schools to apply to? Many applicants want to apply to only the top schools, as ranked by US News and World Report rankings or a similar organization.  The methodology of […]

How to Prepare for Law School During Your First Years in College

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Law Admissions, Law Posts, Law School

  We often talk to young undergrads who want to know our secret formula for success – should they join 15 clubs in college? Major in Philosophy to demonstrate logical thinking and writing skills? Take that prestigious internship on Capitol Hill? Study abroad to learn a second language? The right response to all these questions […]

Ghosts, goblins and law school admissions @ the PAD conference

Ghosts, goblins and law school admissions @ the PAD conference

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Law Admissions, Law Posts, Law School

On Halloween and through this past weekend, Admit Advantage was fortunate to be a sponsor for the Phi Alpha Delta conference.  Phi Alpha Delta is a law fraternity that provides guidance, mentorship, and resources to help students interested in law.  While the focus of this conference, in the Washington D.C. area, was for the pre-law […]

Admit Advantage Presentation for the Columbia Pre-Law Society

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Law Admissions, Law Posts, Law School

We had a great time speaking on campus with the Columbia University Pre-Law Society last week.  

Dealing with Negatives on Your Law School Application

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Law Admissions, Law Posts, Law School

We were excited to be invited to contribute to PowerScore’s 2014 Law School Admissions Guide.  The below article is reprinted from there.  You can order your own copy of the entire guide at You’ve taken the LSAT, registered with LSAC, talked with your professors about letters of recommendation, and now you are ready to […]

Ask a Law School Admissions Expert (reprinted from Varsity Tutors)

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Law Posts, Law School

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Christina Taber-Kewene attended Stanford University and Columbia Law School, in addition to working for 10 years in New York City and Europe as a commercial litigator. She has been published extensively on the topics of extra-territorial jurisdiction, discovery of evidence outside […]

Interview with Michelle Mumford, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School

AA: Dean Mumford, thank you so much for your time in giving this interview. First, can you tell us what sets BYU law school apart from other law schools? MM: BYU Law School is definitely unique for a variety of reasons. We are consistently ranked a top value law school – one of the few […]

Ask a Law School Admissions Expert: Andrea Kilpatrick

Note – this is a reprinted interview we conducted with our partner, Varsity Tutors.   VT: How much time should be set aside to adequately prepare for and complete a Law School application?   Andrea: The time dedicated to completing an application varies by student. For most applicants, we suggest beginning the process a couple of […]