Raised in Alabama, Levine attended Lee High School in Huntsville. She then earned her bachelor's degree in communication in 1996 from the University of Miami While at the University of Miami, Levine was inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the highest honor attained at the University of Miami, and the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society. During her freshman year at UM, Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida in 1992. After college, she earned a Juris Doctor degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1999. While in law school, she served on the Inter-American Law Review, was inducted into the Society of Bar and Gavel—which recognizes achievement in law school—and was elected as a member of the prestigious honor society, Order of the Coif.
After law school, Levine worked as the Director of Student Services at the University of Denver College of Law. She then moved on to be the Director of Admissions at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. She then became the Director of Admissions at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California. After this, she worked as an associate attorney at the law firm, Hill & Associates from 2002 until 2004. Levine said of her time with the firm, "the work wasn’t what I’d imagined it to be."
After leaving the firm, she founded Law School Expert, a company that assists law school applicants through the law school admission process. Since becoming a professional law school consultant, she has commented on law school admissions for several publications including Above the Law, US News and World Report, the Buffalo Law Journal, Hispanic Outlook, and LawSchooli.com and is a regular contributor at Law School Podcaster.
Ann wrote The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert. The book covers writing personal statements, selecting an LSAT preparation method, creating a strong resume (with samples), choosing law schools, explaining weaknesses, getting in off a waiting list, negotiating scholarships, and applying as a non-traditional or international applicant. The Law School Admission Game is a bestselling law school guide on Amazon.com. The first version of The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert sold more than 6,000 copies and is consistently a bestselling law school guide on Amazon. The book received the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award finalist honor and has been reviewed by legal related publications like the Wyoming Law Journal.
Her second book, published in October 2011, is a guide for prospective law students, current law students, and recent graduates planning their careers. The Law School Decision Game: A Playbook for Prospective Lawyers is available now on Amazon in paperback or for Kindle readers.
Levine lives in California with her husband—who is an attorney—and her two daughters. She volunteers with the Anti-Defamation League. In 2009, she received the Ginsberg Award from the Anti-Defamation League at their National Leadership Conference in Washington DC.