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Alumni Conversations: Amaka Anku ’10

Alumni Conversations: Amaka Anku ’10

April 7, 2021

Amaka is the head of Eurasia Group’s Africa practice, where she helps clients understand the interaction of politics, policy, and markets across sub-Saharan Africa. Amaka had a joyful conversation with Xiaoli and Alice via Google Hangout on a Thursday afternoon. They talked about everything from HLS, to geopolitical consulting, to Amaka’s beloved homeland, Nigeria.

Pembe: Working to support law students of African descent

March 23, 2021
Pembe: Working to support law students of African descent

We recently sat down with current 3L Brice Ngameni to learn more about his work as president and co-founder of Pembe, a non-profit organization focused on supporting students of African descent trying to get into — and succeed at — American law schools. 

March 2021 Cycle Update

March 18, 2021

Back in September, we set out our expected timeline for the 2020–2021 application cycle on this blog. I’m writing today to share one update to the September blog post: we plan to interview and admit candidates in April this year.

Why JDP?

March 3, 2021

The  Junior Deferral Program (JDP) application is now open, so we asked five recent admits to share their thoughts and reflections on why they chose to apply to HLS through the Junior Deferral Program. We hope you will find their insights helpful as you consider this option.

Introducing Dear Future Colleague (DFC)

February 22, 2021
Introducing Dear Future Colleague (DFC)

Dear Future Colleague (DFC)  is a national nonprofit that provides encouragement, mentorship, and guidance  to underrepresented students applying to law school. We spoke with Nancy Fairbank (2L, HLS) and Melody Zargari (1L, University of Florida Levin College of Law) about how DFC was founded, what issues it seeks to address, and what’s in store for the future.