Skip to content



  • The Transfer Process for Harvard Law Review

    May 6, 2019

    For another inside look at the transfer admissions process, we spoke with 2L James about joining the Harvard Law Review.

  • Student Tips for the Transfer Process

    April 29, 2019

    Considering applying to Harvard Law as a transfer student? We recently spoke with 3Ls Sophie and Matt to hear their advice for prospective transfer students.

  • JDP Reflections: Exploring a different form of client service before law school

    April 22, 2019

    We invited Christopher Cruz (Junior Deferral Program Class of 2022) to share a few reflections on his time in the Junior Deferral Program.

  • Morehouse to Harvard: Law School Panel

    April 16, 2019

    "Morehouse surrounded me with role models who could point me down the paths I should take in order to chart my own path to HLS."

  • Junior Deferral Program: Meet the Committee

    April 8, 2019

    Members of the Junior Deferral Program admissions committee share their thoughts on some of the most frequently asked questions about JDP.

  • Best Place to Study

    April 1, 2019

    Students and faculty share their favorite on- and off-campus study spots at Harvard.

  • JDP Application Tips II

    March 25, 2019

    Here are some more tips from Junior Deferral Program (JDP) students from Boston University, Berkeley, Penn, and Harvard College.

  • Reflections on Participation in HIRC

    March 18, 2019

    As I look back on my three years, my involvement with the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) has without a doubt been one of the most rewarding parts of my law school career.

  • Best Place to Get Coffee

    March 12, 2019

    Students, faculty, and staff share some of their favorite places to grab coffee near campus!

  • Introducing: On and Off Campus

    March 12, 2019

    Prospective students often visit campus and ask us about the best places to check out in the surrounding area. Inspired by your questions, we are launching a new blog series.

  • Section Love

    March 8, 2019

    When we tell you that the 1L section experience at Harvard Law School can be transformative, we’re usually talking about the intellectual engagement and the joy of getting to know seventy-nine incredible classmates.

  • JDP Application Tips I

    March 4, 2019

    We invited some of our recent Junior Deferral Program (JDP) students to share their advice on the application process with you.

  • The SEO Law Fellowship

    February 27, 2019

    At HLS we have a community of current students and alumni who have participated in the SEO Law Fellowship, a program that gives students of color the opportunity to work at a top law firm during the summer before law school.

  • From West Point to HLS

    February 19, 2019

    You wouldn’t know it from looking at them, but West Point and Harvard Law School have a good deal in common.

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

    February 14, 2019

    This seems like the perfect time to feature one of my favorite spots on campus: the HLS “love bench.” 

  • Moving to HLS

    February 11, 2019

    Here are some of the considerations I took into account when coming to HLS, and some of the awesome things I discovered about the Cambridge/Boston area since moving here.

  • Student Voices: Mitchell Santos Toledo

    January 28, 2019

    I still remember my first visit to Harvard, for Admitted Students Weekend, and the many factors I was considering when deciding between law schools. One of the most important was whether I’d feel comfortable at HLS.

  • Our Newest Admissions Fellows

    January 22, 2019

    This fall, you met our Admissions Fellows — current HLS students who work with our office on campus tours, recruitment events in Boston/Cambridge, and Admitted…

  • Enlisted Veterans at HLS

    January 14, 2019

    Hailing from all services and both the officer and enlisted ranks, veterans form an important and growing community at Harvard Law. In particular, the number of former enlisted students at HLS has grown significantly over the last few years.

  • Robert C. Farmer III ’21

    January 14, 2019

    Hometown: New Jersey/Pennsylvania Branch/MOS: U.S. Marine Corps; 6531/Aviation Ordnance Rank: Sergeant (E-5) What were you concerned about after being accepted? How has being a HLS

  • Steven Kerns ’20

    January 14, 2019

    Hometown: Long Beach, California Branch/MOS: U.S. Army, Infantry (11B) Duty stations/deployments: Chosen Company 2/503rd PIR, 173rd ABCT; Vicenza Italy; OEF VII-VIII Rank upon separation: Sergeant…