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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.

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Summer 2023 Events

  • June 24, 2023: Service2School VetLink Summit

    Friday, June 23 – Saturday, June 24 (In-Person)

    Hosted by the University of Chicago

    Join Service to School at the University of Chicago for its first VetLink Summit, June 23-24. Meet current students, alumni, and representatives from more than 20 colleges and universities, including Harvard Law School.


  • July 8, 2023: Break Into Law Conference

    Saturday, July 8 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET (Virtual)


  • August 15, 2023: Harvard Graduate School Information Session

    Tuesday, August 15 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET (In-Person)

    Washington, D.C.

    This event is designed for prospective applicants to learn more about Harvard Business SchoolHarvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School. Candidates with an interest in pursuing a joint degree between two of these schools are particularly encouraged to attend. The event will include an admissions panel followed by a fair to learn more about each graduate program and meet local alumni.


Fall 2023 Recruitment Events Coming Soon

Fall 2022 J.D. Program Admission Events

JDP and Transfer Admission Events

Interested in participating in Junior Deferral Program (JDP) or Transfer application information sessions and events? Visit our program pages below:

J.D. Admissions Information Session

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.

Meet the J.D. Admissions Team

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    Announcing Dates for the 2023 Junior Deferral Program (JDP) Application Cycle

    The Junior Deferral Program (JDP) application launches in less than a month! Our office looks forward to reviewing applications for the 2023 JDP cycle. We want to provide you with an expected timeline for this year’s cycle to maintain transparency and to help applicants plan ahead as they navigate their summers. Here is our expected

    March 10, 2023

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    The Waitlist Before May 1

    With our first release of waitlist decisions today, I thought it might be a good time for a post addressing this in-between stage before May 1. Waitlisted applicants often ask: what should you do between now and May 1?

    February 15, 2023

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    Student Voices: The Armenian Law Students Association (ALSA)

    The Armenian Law Students Association (ALSA) at Harvard Law School, led by co-presidents Gayane Matevosyan J.D. ’23 and Arman Smigielski J.D. ’23, cultivates an environment where Armenian students on campus can celebrate their cultural heritage, raise awareness about issues affecting the Armenian community, and host guest speakers who share valuable insight about their advocacy efforts

    February 13, 2023