Every year, thousands of potential students from all walks of life apply to law school. For those who get in, the journey starts long before they set foot in a classroom.

In 2019, four prospective J.D. candidates were accepted on early admission to UW Law and began their transitions to becoming full-time law students. Follow along from the moment they are accepted through the end of the year to experience life as a 1L.


Allison Bolgiano has spent the early years of her career focused on solving the affordable housing crisis.

She enrolled in UW Law to make an impact on an even greater scale, and as she prepares to transition into life as a full-time law student, her desire to help society's must vulnerable populations continues to propel her forward toward what is going to be a life-changing experience.