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Written Statements

  • Overrated/Underrated Part 1

    September 9, 2021

    The J.D. Admissions team recently came together to offer their thoughts on some underrated and overrated approaches that applicants might take towards their HLS application. We hope you’ll find some of these nuggets useful.

  • Real Talk: The Personal Statement

    August 6, 2020

    For our first entry in the Real Talk series, Associate Director Nefyn Meissner shares advice on approaching the personal statement.

  • Personal Statement Advice

    November 6, 2018

    The personal statement is “an opportunity to give the Admissions Committee a better sense of who you are as a person and as a potential student and graduate of Harvard Law School.” But what does that mean to us?