Students enrolled in the HBS/HLS four-year joint degree program come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Many are interested in pursuing careers that operate at the intersection of business and law, and they seek to utilize the resources that are offered throughout the program. Reshma Lutfeali (JD/MBA 2021) and Viroopa Volla (JD/MBA 2021), co-presidents of the JD/MBA Association, offer their perspectives on the program and what they have learned about the HLS/HBS joint degree.
August is a month of transition in the J.D. Admissions Office. Orientation for incoming 1L students is on the horizon, and we’re already gearing up for another admissions cycle beginning in September. We know many applicants are also beginning to prepare their applications. We’re excited to begin reading your stories and about your accomplishments soon, but in the meantime, we want to help you submit the best application you can.
Happy almost-August! I’m thrilled to announce the launch of a new podcast, in collaboration with the Yale Law School admissions team. YLS admissions dean Miriam Ingber and I have teamed up to co-host Navigating Law School Admissions with Miriam & Kristi.
Ethan Oak was admitted to HLS via the Junior Deferral Program (JDP). In this post, he shares his unique path to law school, his plans for his deferral period, and some words of encouragement for future applicants.
We are one month away from the Junior Deferral Program (JDP) application deadline on July 1. Here are a few thoughts and reflections from the members of the JDP Committee about what they value in JDP applicants.
The start of May brings the start of our transfer admission cycle at HLS. Now that the summer 2020 transfer application is open, we thought it was high time for transfers to have their own section of the blog.
We often view the summer as a period of preparation for new opportunities. Folks across the world are wrapping up their high school, college, and graduate studies to embrace the next phase of their lives. Some are in their final season of professional work before returning to the classroom. Others are planning and preparing for law school as early as their junior year of college. As the global COVID-19 pandemic dramatically alters the landscape of the season, we have heard from prospective applicants who are uncertain about how to approach the upcoming months. Many are wondering what the expectations of our office […]
I hope this blog post finds you well. This has been a difficult time for all of us. Please know that I am sending you my best. While everyone’s primary focus is ensuring the health and safety of our communities right now, we wanted to take a moment to address some of the thoughtful questions […]