1. The Wait List

    As we move into Spring, we move closer to the season of deposit deadlines for law schools. We understand that many of you have important choices to make and are committed to providing as much information as we can to help you with those decisions.  This week we have begun the process of moving students [...]

    . March 27, 2014

  2. HLS Lambda Co-Hosts Inaugural LGBTQ Conference at Harvard

    I’m handing over my blog this week to the leadership of Lambda! ~Jessica HLS Lambda, the Law School’s LGBTQ student organization, recently had the opportunity to partner with our colleagues at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School to host the inaugural LGBTQ Conference at Harvard.  We brought together a range of speakers, including [...]

    . February 18, 2014

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  3. Waiting is the hardest part…

    My colleagues and I have been busy reading applications since October and we have the paper cuts and bleary eyes to prove it! Since we have a rolling admissions process at HLS, some students have already received a decision about their application, while students who completed their applications later in the cycle are still being [...]

    . January 20, 2014

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  4. Tweet

    Happy New Year everyone!  I’m not much for resolutions, but this year, I decided to make one on behalf of the office: we’re going to find new ways to keep in touch with you! To that end, we are inviting you to follow us on Twitter. We’ll be keeping you up-to-date with reminders, tidbits and [...]

    . January 2, 2014

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  5. LSATs, Ice Storms and Deadlines, oh my!

    This weekend many applicants’ plans were derailed as a winter storm closed LSAT test centers in several parts of the country.  We’ve heard from students who had planned to take the LSAT this weekend but are now feeling stuck as application deadlines are approaching. I understand the frustration and concern this has caused many applicants [...]

    . December 11, 2013

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  6. Honoring our Veterans

    Check out this wonderful piece on some of the service members who are studying at HLS this year. http://www.law.harvard.edu/news/spotlight/public-service/veterans-share-military-experience.html   Thank you to all who serve. ~Jessica  

    . November 12, 2013

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  7. Tips for your Interview

    We learned a TON last year about our Skype interview process and we have some tips we want to share with you. •             When registering for your interview, make sure that you consider your time zone; all of our interviews are scheduled for Eastern Time. •             When you register for your interview, please use the [...]

    . October 21, 2013

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  8. Meet the interview team

    Hi everyone, This week we started issuing invitations to interview with a member of our office and we get to start talking with you next week!  If you are offered an interview spot, that means we know a lot about you already—we’ve read your personal statement, letters about you, your resume, etc.  But to be [...]

    . October 18, 2013

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  9. California dreamin’

    Cue Mamas and Papas background music.  Or Katy Perry, California Gurls, anyone?  Chili Peppers, Californication? Okay, whatever your musical preference, the point of this post is to let you know that HLS is coming to Cali.  At the end of October, Lauren Gold, Assistant Director of Admissions for HLS, will be travelling to SF and [...]

    . October 11, 2013

  10. Not Your Average First Day of Law School

    It’s been busy around HLS!  In addition to welcoming a new class to campus, my colleagues and I have started travelling the country to recruit next year’s class. I love the first few days when all the new 1Ls arrive on campus.  Their arrival is the culmination of a year of hard work for my [...]

    . September 16, 2013

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  11. N.Y.C. and D.C. Information Sessions

    Hi everyone! Over the next couple of weeks I will be hitting the road, travelling to Washington D.C. and New York City to talk with you and other prospective HLS applicants about what it’s like to attend Harvard Law School and how to apply.  I hope that if you are in the D.C. or New [...]

    . July 25, 2013

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  12. Inaugural Public Service Venture Fund Grant Recipients Announced

    This year I had the pleasure of serving as an interviewer for the Public Service Venture Fund.  The PSVF will award up to $1 million each year to HLS grads to help them obtain their ideal jobs in public service. The recipients of the fund identified unmet legal needs and are developing new initiatives to [...]

    . June 17, 2013

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  13. Update on ASW

    We are relieved that the situation in the Boston area today has come to a close. The no-travel advisories that were issued by law enforcement authorities earlier today have been lifted. Accordingly, Harvard Law School will reopen on Saturday morning at 6am. If you are able to travel to Cambridge, we would like to welcome you [...]

    . April 19, 2013

  14. Further Update on the ASW

    We have continued to monitor the events in the Boston and Cambridge area all morning and Harvard University remains closed at this time. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing uncertainty of the situation, we are asking that you cancel any travel plans you have today.  As events unfold, we will continue to send updates about programming [...]

    . April 19, 2013

  15. Status of the ASW

    We are closely monitoring the unfolding situation in the Boston and Cambridge area.  Harvard University is currently closed.  We will send updated information about the status of the Admitted Students’ Weekend as soon as it is available, and a final decision will be made no later than noon today.  Please also watch the HLS homepage [...]

    . April 19, 2013