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Welcome to J.D. Admissions
Harvard Law School provides unmatched opportunities to study law and related disciplines in a rigorous and collaborative environment. Harvard’s scope is measured in its unparalleled breadth and depth of courses and clinics, its wide array of research programs, its diverse student body drawn from across the nation and around the world, and its extensive network of distinguished alumni. More broadly, law students can tap into Harvard University’s extraordinary resources through joint degree programs, cross-registration, and a variety of social and cultural venues. We welcome you and invite you to explore HLS through our website.
Located in historic Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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.
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Our website has a vast array of information and student perspectives that will help you to fully explore opportunities at HLS. We also encourage you to visit campus to learn more about our breadth of offerings, to meet our vibrant student body, and to connect with your future classmates.
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