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  • Where to Live: The Resident Halls

    November 20, 2019

    Over the coming weeks, we’re going to feature some of the places you can live while you are at Harvard Law School. First up: the on-campus dorms. HLS dorm options include Hastings Hall (one- and two-bedrooms), North Hall (singles), the HLS Apartments houses, or the Gropius Complex (singles).

  • Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and Awesome Prospective Students

    November 12, 2019

    Travel season is coming to a close, and we are all experiencing mixed emotions in the J.D. Admissions Office.

  • HLLDS Reflections: Visiting Utah and Finding Community at HLS

    November 6, 2019

    Current students Reiley and Katie traveled to Utah last month to meet with students at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Read about their trip, and their reflections on supporting Latter-day Saint women aspiring to Harvard Law School.

  • How is My Interviewer Selected?

    November 1, 2019

    Admissions Assistant Alessandra Luedeking takes you behind the scenes of the interview assignment process. 

  • Acing Your Interview

    October 31, 2019

    So you received an invitation to interview with a member of our Harvard Law School Admissions Committee! Read on to hear how that very Committee suggests you prepare for our meeting.

  • Assistant Director: Lucas Harty

    October 28, 2019

    Rounding out our team, please welcome Assistant Director Lucas Harty.

  • Favorite Lunch Spot

    October 23, 2019

    Harvard Law School’s location right in the heart of Harvard Square definitely has its benefits. The constant rotation of food trucks, new restaurants, and innovative…

  • Optional Statements: An Opportunity, But Optional

    October 18, 2019

    Considering whether to write an optional statement? If you complete your personal statement and still feel that you have more to share, an optional statement provides you with an opportunity to do so. Here is our advice to determine whether submitting an optional statement is the right choice for your application.

  • Getting to Know You: Sydney Hood

    September 30, 2019

    "Every time I speak with prospective HLS students, I offer the same piece of advice: look up every once in a while. It’s so easy to get completely caught up in reading, studying, journals, clubs, etc., but I think it’s vital to set all of that aside every once in a while and appreciate what an enormous privilege it is to be at HLS."

  • Our Recommendations for Your Recommendations

    September 24, 2019

    Letters of recommendation are an important part of your application. We’ve compiled some tips and advice on how best to approach these letters to help you better prepare for this part of the process.

  • HALB’s Japan Trek: Leadership, Teamwork and “Don’t Ask, Won’t Get”

    September 16, 2019

    The Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) recently went to Tokyo, Japan on their third annual International Trek. We sat down with Ope Adebanjo '20, Genevieve Antono '21, Leo Ding '20, Elizabeth Ferrie '19 and Caroline Shinkle '20 to learn more about their trip.

  • Law and Technology at HLS

    September 4, 2019

    We spoke with 3L J.P. about his path to HLS, his passion for tech, and the law and technology resources available at Harvard Law.

  • Admissions Officer: Monique Atkinson

    July 29, 2019

    Continuing our series of interviews with J.D. Admissions team members, meet Monique Atkinson, our newest Admissions Officer.

  • Favorite Bookshop

    July 22, 2019

    Students, faculty, and staff share their favorite places to pick up a new read near HLS.

  • My Favorite Student Practice Organization (SPO)

    July 17, 2019

    Rising 2L Sheridan Cunningham shares their perspective on working with the Prison Legal Assistance Program (PLAP), one of the Student Practice Organizations (SPOs) at HLS.

  • 2020 Vision: Announcing Dates for the Upcoming Cycle

    July 1, 2019

    It is only July, but our team is already looking ahead to the upcoming cycle, and we suspect you may be, too.

  • Is HLS Too Big?

    June 24, 2019

    Rising 2L Kenneth Pearson reflects on the size of Harvard Law School and how that impacted his first year experience.

  • Great Spot for a Walk or Run

    June 17, 2019

    There are tons of lovely places around campus to exercise, explore, and enjoy nature in this edition of On and Off Campus.

  • Student Voices: Ashley Maiolatesi

    May 28, 2019

    Ashley Maiolatesi reflects on her experience transferring to HLS and jumping right into the public interest community.

  • Favorite Dinner Spot

    May 21, 2019

    Looking for a great spot to grab dinner near campus? Our students, faculty, and staff share some of their favorite restaurant options.

  • JDP Reflections: What you can’t learn at HLS

    May 13, 2019

    In this post, Junior Deferral Program student Faith Jackson reflects on what she learned from her time during her two-year deferral.