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Inside the Black Box: The Junior Deferral Program

March 8, 2018

Our regular J.D. application deadline passed last month, and the admissions team is deep in the process of reviewing files. But we are also excited to start thinking about our upcoming Junior Deferral Program (JDP) candidates. Now that the JDP application is open, I wanted to share some insights into the admissions process.


Getting to Know You: Memme Onwudiwe

November 7, 2017

Memme Onwudiwe is a 2L at Harvard Law School. Born in Xenia, Ohio­ to Nigerian and Ghanaian parents, Memme graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2015. At HLS, Memme is involved with the Harvard Innovation Lab, the Harvard African Law Association, and more. In this post, Memme speaks about the opportunities for students throughout Harvard University.

The Admissions Team

October 16, 2017

A few new faces on the team this year – get to know them in their own words below. 

Alexandra Feinson is an Assistant Director of Admissions. Alex has an Ed.M. in Higher Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining HLS, Alex […]

The Admissions Cycle

September 14, 2017

The Admissions Cycle

Looking ahead to the coming admissions cycle, we wanted to take a moment to look back at the past year and share a few updates.

Prepare to Apply

For those of you preparing to apply this year, be sure to check out our

Inside the Black Box: The Admissions Team

November 4, 2016

The admissions team gets to know you – and other prospective students – at multiple points throughout the admissions cycle. Get to know JS and the rest of the team below!

Romina Filippou is an Admissions Interviewer. Originally from the Bay Area, Romina graduated from HLS in 2015 and from U.C. Berkeley in 2010 with a […]