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.
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Virtual Q&As with Admissions
Join one of our Q&A webinar sessions. These events offer the chance to have your questions answered directly by those who read your applications (that’s us!). Members of the J.D. Admissions team will spend 45 minutes answering your pre-submitted questions. For a broad overview of HLS and the admissions process, we recommend that participants view our recorded J.D. Admissions Information Session prior to joining a Q&A event. Register below.
Small Group Admissions Q&A
We will consider requests to connect directly with your university, club, society, or organization via a small group virtual Q&A session. Before submitting a request to schedule a small group Q&A, please consider joining one of our our regularly-scheduled, public admissions Q&A sessions, which will mirror these small group sessions in format and content.
Forums, Fairs, and Conferences
Boston Law Fair (In-Person)
Leadership Brainery’s Graduate School Summit (In-Person)
LSAC Digital Law School Forum (Virtual)
Boston LSAC Law School Forum (In-Person)
National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair (In-Person)
On-Campus Information Sessions
Join us in Cambridge for one of our on-campus information sessions this fall. These events are facilitated by members of the admissions team and include an informational presentation, Harvard Law School campus tour, and time for Q&A. Register below.
Joint Degree Events
Harvard Graduate Joint Degree Information Session
This virtual event is designed for prospective applicants to learn more about Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School. Candidates with an interest in pursuing a joint degree between two of these schools are encouraged to attend. During the first part of the event you will hear from the Joint Degree Directors at HBS, HKS and HLS. You’ll then be joining a separate session with the schools of your choice. Register below.
HLS on the Road
The HLS J.D. Admissions team will be visiting college campuses across the United States this fall. See if we will be at your university and register using the link below:
Admissions Information Session
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.
An Introduction to Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School offers its students a challenging, supportive atmosphere and access to its unmatched array of course and academic offerings, a global alumni network and a bustling campus life.
Meet the J.D. Admissions Team
2021–2022 by the Numbers
With our 1Ls rounding out their first official month at Harvard Law School, the J.D. Admissions team is reflecting on our past admissions cycle. We are grateful to have met with various prospective students throughout our virtual Q&A sessions, forums, fairs, and conferences. Our team welcomed admitted students to the HLS campus for the first
September 21, 2022
Admissions Officer: Mark Richter
Mark Richter is our newest team member, and we’re so glad he’s here. Read our conversation with Mark to learn a bit more about him.
September 16, 2022
Student Voices: Producing the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project Podcast
Producing the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP) Podcast is surely among my favorite experiences at Harvard Law School (HLS) so far. Yet if you told me that I would have led such a public-facing project a year ago, I would have never believed you.
July 25, 2022
Timeline for the 2023 Application Cycle
For the past four years, we have announced our timeline for decision dates in advance of the cycle. We hope it will help applicants plan for the coming year, and alleviate at least some of the stress inherent in the process.
July 8, 2022