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Learn more about the law school admissions process and HLS community through our online resources and events this fall. See below to learn how you can connect with HLS, and be sure to register in advance where appropriate.

If you require disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services at accessibility@law.harvard.edu in advance of the event.

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Introduce Yourself

Podcast & Info Session

Navigating Law School Admissions Podcast

Miriam Ingber (Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Yale Law School) and Kristi Jobson (Assistant Dean for Admissions at Harvard Law School) provide candid, accurate, and straightforward advice about law school admissions — direct from the source. They will be joined by guest stars from other law schools to discuss application timing, letters of recommendation, personal statements, and more.

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J.D. Admissions Information Session

This presentation covers the highlights of the J.D. program at Harvard Law School, including the deep and broad intellectual opportunities and the closely connected community of students, scholars, and faculty members. The session also touches on the first-year experience and mentoring resources, the robust clinical and experiential learning options, and the vibrant ecosystem of student organizations and co-curricular activities. It concludes with a brief overview of the application process and timeline.

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Virtual Tours

HLS Library Tour


Librarians take you on a tour of beautiful Langdell Hall and share information on the resources available at the HLS Library. You may also enjoy this 360-degree virtual tour of Widener Library in Harvard Yard.

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HLS Campus Tour


Home to historic buildings and the world’s largest academic law library, the Harvard Law School campus is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston. We hope you enjoy this brief virtual tour.

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Queer Students Celebrate Spiritual Community at HLS

June 21, 2022
Queer Students Celebrate Spiritual Community at HLS

Rising 3Ls Jess and Gabe reflect on their path to Harvard Law School, and on the queer spirituality community they have worked to grow on campus.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Advice About Transferring After the 1L Year

June 10, 2022
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Advice About Transferring After the 1L Year

Assistant Dean for Admissions Kristi Jobson joined a virtual panel with current student Susan and HLS alum Paras (both transferred to HLS after their 1L year) to discuss the considerations that many law students face when deciding to transfer law schools. 

Choosing to Transfer to HLS

June 8, 2022
Choosing to Transfer to HLS

Susan, a rising 3L who joined HLS after 1L year, reflects on the considerations she grappled with before ultimately choosing to transfer law schools, and on the meaningful opportunities she has found here.