Archive for Information about Admissions
Transfer to HLS
Each year, HLS admits many students who have completed their 1L year at another law school. If you’re interested in applying to transfer, please complete our application (http://www.law.harvard.edu/prospective/jd/apply/transfer-applicants/transferapp.html) by July 1 and feel free to call our office with any questions. Best of luck!
Frequently Asked Question about the Wait List
As spring has arrived, so have deposit deadlines at Law Schools. The HLS JD Admissions Office is continuing to process applications on a rolling basis, but we have also begun the process of moving students to our wait list. I know that the offer of a spot on the wait list often generates questions and [...]
The JD Admissions Office has been busy reading applications since October and we all have the paper cuts 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 reviewed (and [...]
Announcing the New HLS Interviewing Process
HLS is somewhat unique in that our admissions process for the past few years has included a short, evaluative phone interview. That interview was an incredibly valuable part of the admissions process because it offered us the opportunity to actually speak with applicants and learn more about their passions, interests, and aspirations. Last year I [...]
Waiting can be stressful. And I know that as soon as you pressed submit on the LSAC website, you began to wait. While giving every application a complete read—by at least two people and sometimes as many as five—takes time, we do everything we can to take the mystery out of your wait. The way [...]
HLS Hill info session
Hi everyone! As part of our summer and fall travel, we will be visiting schools and offices across the country. I’m taking my first trip to Washington, D.C. next week and wanted announce a special session on the Hill. Are you a U.S. House or Senate college intern or recent grad who is considering law [...]
Transfering to HLS
Each year, HLS admits many students who have completed their 1L year at another law school. If you’re interested in applying to transfer, please complete our application http://www.law.harvard.edu/prospective/j…) by July 1 and feel free to call our office with any questions. Best of luck!
We’ve just launched our new student profiles website! Take a look at HLStudents to learn more about Harvard Law School from our students.
Fall Admissions Update
A brief look out the windows of Austin Hall today reminds me that the fall is here. There is a gigantic oak tree with yellow and orange leaves that are just starting to collect on the ground below. However, there’s really no need to look out the window to realize the fall is upon us; [...]
Welcome to HLS!
Welcome to campus to all the new students! Orientation for 1L students started last Friday, and continued throughout the Irene-drenched weekend (besides the storm, the weather has actually been great for the Class of 2014’s orientation). Orientation included community service opportunities, a food-truck lunch and field games, as well as, most importantly, opportunities for our [...]