Law School Admissions

At Collegiate Gateway, we have a wealth of expertise in helping our students position themselves for maximum success in law school admissions.

Collegiate Gateway provides a highly individualized strategic framework for the entire law school admissions process, empowering our clients to achieve their academic potential, clarify career goals, and gain admission to top programs.

We don’t believe in a cookie-cutter approach to admissions – instead, we pride ourselves on the individualized attention we give to each client as we guide you towards acceptance at your ideal law school. It’s through the genuine relationships we build with each of our students that we can best help you craft your story into a powerful and successful application.

Personalized Planning

Phase I – Planning

In today’s competitive landscape, the most successful law school applications require proactive and early planning, beginning in the college years. We’ll simplify every step of the process, from college course selection to post-graduate employment to LSAT preparation, so that you can rest assured you’ve taken advantage of every opportunity to position yourself for success. By working together over an extended period of time, we get to know each student as deeply as possible, in order to help you leverage your unique qualities and experience into a stellar application that stands out against the crowd.

  • Conduct a comprehensive review of your academic, personal, and extracurricular background
  • Advise on academic coursework to best showcase communication and analytical skills
  • Counsel on maximizing the impact of activities during college years and summers, including:
    • Paralegal work
    • Legal research
    • Corporate or political work
    • Public service
  • Develop and edit professional resume for research, internships, employment, and applications
  • Provide focused support in applying for and securing beneficial internships and employment
  • Evaluate the best cycle in which to apply for law school
  • Coach on potential gap year activities, such as post-bac study or employment
  • Provide guidance on optimal scheduling and test preparation for LSAT exam
  • Administer and interpret Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality assessment
  • Provide access to a customized online Student Portal to track action plans, testing, and law school list
  • Includes proprietary Collegiate Gateway Law School Admissions Handbook®, a complete guide to the admissions process
College and Grad School Admissions

Phase II – Application Process

Through years of success, we have developed a high-touch, time-tested framework for law school admissions with a strong focus on two primary objectives. The first is to help you identify the schools that are the best fit for your personal goals, and the second is to help you to gain admission. We believe every student has the potential to ace the admissions process – you just need the right tools and the right support. We understand the admissions process and LSAC application inside and out, and we’ll translate that expertise directly into strengthening your candidacy every step of the way.

  • Provide comprehensive, comparative information on law school features and admissions
  • Conduct individualized research to inform and guide every decision
  • Clarify short- and long-term professional goals to guide decision-making and shape your narrative
  • Counsel on identifying potential fields of specialization
  • Help determine your most important law school features
  • Work closely to develop an optimal list of law schools that best fit your academic profile, personal preferences, and professional goals
  • Educate on making the most of law school visits
  • Establish organizational framework to manage priorities and deadlines
  • Brainstorm and edit authentic and compelling essays
    • LSAC Personal Statement
    • LSAC Experience and Achievement essays
    • School-specific application essays
  • Coordinate preparation of supplementary materials
  • Counsel on obtaining effective recommendations from professors and employers
  • Supervise completion and submission of application on LSAC platform
  • Help develop strong update letters to schools after applications are submitted
  • Conduct mock interviews and provide feedback
  • Advise on applying for and maximizing merit-based scholarships
  • Counsel on follow-up with waitlisted schools to boost chances of acceptance
  • Help you make your final decision!
  • Conduct a comprehensive review of your academic, personal, and extracurricular background
  • Advise on academic coursework to best showcase communication and analytical skills
  • Counsel on maximizing the impact of activities during college years and summers, including:
    • Paralegal work
    • Legal research
    • Corporate or political work
    • Public service
  • Develop and edit professional resume for research, internships, employment, and applications
  • Provide focused support in applying for and securing beneficial internships and employment
  • Evaluate the best cycle in which to apply for law school
  • Coach on potential gap year activities, such as post-bac study or employment
  • Provide guidance on optimal scheduling and test preparation for LSAT exam
  • Administer and interpret Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality assessment
  • Provide access to a customized online Student Portal to track action plans, testing, and law school list
  • Includes proprietary Collegiate Gateway Law School Admissions Handbook®, a complete guide to the admissions process
  • Provide comprehensive, comparative information on law school features and admissions
  • Conduct individualized research to inform and guide every decision
  • Clarify short- and long-term professional goals to guide decision-making and shape your narrative
  • Counsel on identifying potential fields of specialization
  • Help determine your most important law school features
  • Work closely to develop an optimal list of law schools that best fit your academic profile, personal preferences, and professional goals
  • Educate on making the most of law school visits
  • Establish organizational framework to manage priorities and deadlines
  • Brainstorm and edit authentic and compelling essays
    • LSAC Personal Statement
    • LSAC Experience and Achievement essays
    • School-specific application essays
  • Coordinate preparation of supplementary materials
  • Counsel on obtaining effective recommendations from professors and employers
  • Supervise completion and submission of application on LSAC platform
  • Help develop strong update letters to schools after applications are submitted
  • Conduct mock interviews and provide feedback
  • Advise on applying for and maximizing merit-based scholarships
  • Counsel on follow-up with waitlisted schools to boost chances of acceptance
  • Help you make your final decision!

Proven Success

100%
of our law school applicants have been accepted to one or more of their Top 3 law schools

$2.4M
in merit scholarships has been offered to our law school applicants over the past three years

“Julie proved to be an incredible source of information and support during the law school application process. She is a remarkably genuine person who actually cares about her students and their success. I could not recommend her more strongly!”

Student, Columbia Law School, Class of 2023

“Julie helped me integrate my experiences and interests into a compelling story for my personal statement and entire law school application. I was truly able to put my best foot forward with her guidance!”

Student, Penn Law, Class of 2021

“I am now 5 for 5 on admissions. I got into Emory Law with a $100,000 scholarship. As you can imagine, I am quite thrilled!”

Student, Emory University School of Law, Class of 2018
Read Our Success Stories

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