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The Dean of Students Office can assist with information and referrals regarding academic support. Please feel free to contact the us, or 617-495-1880, should you have questions about available resources.

Exam Support Updates for Spring 2020


Graduate Student Learning Support (GSLS)

GSLS provides graduate students throughout the academic year with the opportunity to meet individually with a learning specialist for consultation about academic concerns. The GSLS program is for students who want support in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Writing skills
  • Time management and organization
  • Test-taking strategies

GSLS is by referral only. Please contact Lakshmi Clark, Senior Director of Student Affairs,, 617-496-2437, if interested.

Exam Archives

Access to the HLS Exam Questions Archive can be found on the Registrar’s website.

Exam Preparation

Susannah Barton Tobin, Managing Director of the Climenko Fellowship Program and Assistant Dean for Academic Career Advising, is available to answer questions J.D.s may have about exam preparation. Please feel free to reach out to Dean Tobin,, to schedule an appointment.

LL.M.s with questions about exam preparation should direct them either to their LL.M. Advisors, or to Jeanne Tai, Assistant Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, or Nancy Pinn, Director of Administration and Student Affairs, in the Graduate Program. There will also be a special session about exam preparation in November at which a faculty member will speak to LL.M.s about how to prepare for and answer HLS exam questions.

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