HARVARD 2014


broke

Or for that matter admission vs. how much time you spent preparing the application!


amazing idea.

nobody except me having these problems with preview of application page 4?

<blockquote>Or for that matter admission vs. how much time you spent preparing the application!</blockquote>

amazing idea.

nobody except me having these problems with preview of application page 4?
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lllm2014

Or for that matter admission vs. how much time you spent preparing the application!


amazing idea.

nobody except me having these problems with preview of application page 4?


No preview buttons 'work' (or serve a function?) for me except those where I have uploaded a document. I haven't uploaded a document in page for (page 5 I have, my CV, and the preview doc works).

<blockquote><blockquote>Or for that matter admission vs. how much time you spent preparing the application!</blockquote>

amazing idea.

nobody except me having these problems with preview of application page 4?</blockquote>

No preview buttons 'work' (or serve a function?) for me except those where I have uploaded a document. I haven't uploaded a document in page for (page 5 I have, my CV, and the preview doc works).
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lllm2014

Also, how did you guys sign on the personal statement? did you do it electronically or manually and then scan the pages in.

What if you are unable to fit them all in one pdf after scanning??


I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application.

<blockquote>Also, how did you guys sign on the personal statement? did you do it electronically or manually and then scan the pages in.

What if you are unable to fit them all in one pdf after scanning??</blockquote>

I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application.
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broke

No preview buttons 'work' (or serve a function?) for me except those where I have uploaded a document. I haven't uploaded a document in page for (page 5 I have, my CV, and the preview doc works).


Thanks for the message. It was probably some strange character in my text boxes...

<blockquote>No preview buttons 'work' (or serve a function?) for me except those where I have uploaded a document. I haven't uploaded a document in page for (page 5 I have, my CV, and the preview doc works). </blockquote>

Thanks for the message. It was probably some strange character in my text boxes...
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broke


I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application.


The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?

<blockquote>
I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application. </blockquote>

The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?
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lllm2014


I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application.


The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?


You are right - I didn't see that. I am sure it is fine - however signing the document and scanning it is probably the safest way. Alternatively if you can find a friend with a electronic pen (a wacom) this would also work

<blockquote><blockquote>
I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application. </blockquote>

The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?</blockquote>

You are right - I didn't see that. I am sure it is fine - however signing the document and scanning it is probably the safest way. Alternatively if you can find a friend with a electronic pen (a wacom) this would also work
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I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application.


The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?


You are right - I didn't see that. I am sure it is fine - however signing the document and scanning it is probably the safest way. Alternatively if you can find a friend with a electronic pen (a wacom) this would also work



I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?

<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>
I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application. </blockquote>

The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?</blockquote>

You are right - I didn't see that. I am sure it is fine - however signing the document and scanning it is probably the safest way. Alternatively if you can find a friend with a electronic pen (a wacom) this would also work</blockquote>


I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?
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broke


I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?


Maybe the instruction is new since you're not the first being surprised. I guess it wont make a difference. Probably the name is only there for the odd situation when applications get mixed and the request for a signature is probably only a (useless) means of deterrence to prevent applicants from having their personal statements written by counselors. I don't know whether contacting them is a good idea since they explicitly write in the instructions that a personal statement cannot be replaced once submitted.

<blockquote>
I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?</blockquote>

Maybe the instruction is new since you're not the first being surprised. I guess it wont make a difference. Probably the name is only there for the odd situation when applications get mixed and the request for a signature is probably only a (useless) means of deterrence to prevent applicants from having their personal statements written by counselors. I don't know whether contacting them is a good idea since they explicitly write in the instructions that a personal statement cannot be replaced once submitted.
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I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?


Maybe the instruction is new since you're not the first being surprised. I guess it wont make a difference. Probably the name is only there for the odd situation when applications get mixed and the request for a signature is probably only a (useless) means of deterrence to prevent applicants from having their personal statements written by counselors. I don't know whether contacting them is a good idea since they explicitly write in the instructions that a personal statement cannot be replaced once submitted.


Oh ok, Thanks Broke. Let's hope they consider it and things go well.

Anybody else who is surprised by this instruction 'to sign the Personal Statement'??

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I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?</blockquote>

Maybe the instruction is new since you're not the first being surprised. I guess it wont make a difference. Probably the name is only there for the odd situation when applications get mixed and the request for a signature is probably only a (useless) means of deterrence to prevent applicants from having their personal statements written by counselors. I don't know whether contacting them is a good idea since they explicitly write in the instructions that a personal statement cannot be replaced once submitted.</blockquote>

Oh ok, Thanks Broke. Let's hope they consider it and things go well.

Anybody else who is surprised by this instruction 'to sign the Personal Statement'??
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broke

Which page and font settings do you use actually? I use 1 inch margins on all sides, double spaced text with an 11 pt font. But this results in a 6 page personal statement (exploiting the entire 1500 words). Is that okay?
broke

Which page and font settings do you use actually? I use 1 inch margins on all sides, double spaced text with an 11 pt font. But this results in a 6 page personal statement (exploiting the entire 1500 words). Is that okay?
broke
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lllm2014

Which page and font settings do you use actually? I use 1 inch margins on all sides, double spaced text with an 11 pt font. But this results in a 6 page personal statement (exploiting the entire 1500 words). Is that okay?
broke


1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?

<blockquote>Which page and font settings do you use actually? I use 1 inch margins on all sides, double spaced text with an 11 pt font. But this results in a 6 page personal statement (exploiting the entire 1500 words). Is that okay?
broke</blockquote>

1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?
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law01

Which page and font settings do you use actually? I use 1 inch margins on all sides, double spaced text with an 11 pt font. But this results in a 6 page personal statement (exploiting the entire 1500 words). Is that okay?
broke


1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?


Hi guys,

I have not applied at Harvard this year but I would appreciate any information! Is there ANY chance of getting accepted without work experience?

Also would the LSATS be an add on or do they ignore them when the application is for an LLM?

<blockquote><blockquote>Which page and font settings do you use actually? I use 1 inch margins on all sides, double spaced text with an 11 pt font. But this results in a 6 page personal statement (exploiting the entire 1500 words). Is that okay?
broke</blockquote>

1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?</blockquote>

Hi guys,

I have not applied at Harvard this year but I would appreciate any information! Is there ANY chance of getting accepted without work experience?

Also would the LSATS be an add on or do they ignore them when the application is for an LLM?
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broke


1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?


Well, I mean there are lots of ways to reduce page length. Less spacing, less margins, smaler font, etc.

But what do they expect? What is normal?

<blockquote>
1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?</blockquote>

Well, I mean there are lots of ways to reduce page length. Less spacing, less margins, smaler font, etc.

But what do they expect? What is normal?
quote


I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application.


The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?


You are right - I didn't see that. I am sure it is fine - however signing the document and scanning it is probably the safest way. Alternatively if you can find a friend with a electronic pen (a wacom) this would also work



I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?


I was in the same situation as you, I sent an email to harvard, the reply:
"Please do not worry; this will not be a problem.

Kind regards,
Harvard Law School Graduate Program"

;)

<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>
I didn't sign the personal statement - I don't think that is required? You electronically sign your application. </blockquote>

The online application page 6 says: "Please type your statement, with your full name on the top of each page and your signature at the end, and attach it to your application."

The question is, what do they mean with "signature". Is the name typed enough?</blockquote>

You are right - I didn't see that. I am sure it is fine - however signing the document and scanning it is probably the safest way. Alternatively if you can find a friend with a electronic pen (a wacom) this would also work</blockquote>


I didnt sign my personal statement either. I dont rememebr reading this instruction on page 6! Im panicking now. Is it crucial to sign the Personal Statement? I didnt even put my name on it assuming the personal statement is going to be a part of the whole application

What do you guys think I should do ? Send harvard a mail and ask if its ok?</blockquote>

I was in the same situation as you, I sent an email to harvard, the reply:
"Please do not worry; this will not be a problem.

Kind regards,
Harvard Law School Graduate Program"

;)
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lllm2014


1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?


Well, I mean there are lots of ways to reduce page length. Less spacing, less margins, smaler font, etc.

But what do they expect? What is normal?


11 pt is standard. 6 pages is fine considering you have double spacing. One inch margins also standard. I think you are overthinking it! Don't stress

<blockquote><blockquote>
1.5 spacing if you want to reduce page length?</blockquote>

Well, I mean there are lots of ways to reduce page length. Less spacing, less margins, smaler font, etc.

But what do they expect? What is normal?</blockquote>

11 pt is standard. 6 pages is fine considering you have double spacing. One inch margins also standard. I think you are overthinking it! Don't stress
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G35



Hi guys,

I have not applied at Harvard this year but I would appreciate any information! Is there ANY chance of getting accepted without work experience?

Also would the LSATS be an add on or do they ignore them when the application is for an LLM?


I spoke with Harvard a few years ago since I had concerns with my low LSAT score. They do not consider LSATs in any fashion, at least that is what I was told.

<blockquote>

Hi guys,

I have not applied at Harvard this year but I would appreciate any information! Is there ANY chance of getting accepted without work experience?

Also would the LSATS be an add on or do they ignore them when the application is for an LLM?</blockquote>

I spoke with Harvard a few years ago since I had concerns with my low LSAT score. They do not consider LSATs in any fashion, at least that is what I was told.
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law01



Hi guys,

I have not applied at Harvard this year but I would appreciate any information! Is there ANY chance of getting accepted without work experience?

Also would the LSATS be an add on or do they ignore them when the application is for an LLM?


I spoke with Harvard a few years ago since I had concerns with my low LSAT score. They do not consider LSATs in any fashion, at least that is what I was told.


Oh, to be honest I hoped that they would take it int account as am not sure if I will have any work experience by the time i will apply, Even though I will be holding an LLB (from a middle tier uk university though) an LLM from a london university, and I will have completed the BPTC

<blockquote><blockquote>

Hi guys,

I have not applied at Harvard this year but I would appreciate any information! Is there ANY chance of getting accepted without work experience?

Also would the LSATS be an add on or do they ignore them when the application is for an LLM?</blockquote>

I spoke with Harvard a few years ago since I had concerns with my low LSAT score. They do not consider LSATs in any fashion, at least that is what I was told.</blockquote>

Oh, to be honest I hoped that they would take it int account as am not sure if I will have any work experience by the time i will apply, Even though I will be holding an LLB (from a middle tier uk university though) an LLM from a london university, and I will have completed the BPTC
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Hi there,

I submitted my application on 30 November (Yes pretty last minute...) and I've been checking my "track status" page regularly since then. The page has just been updated today and it says that my transcripts were received on 3 December, when I am very sure that my transcripts were posted and received way before that.

Really concerned that my application will be treated as late because of this - any advice?

Thanks loads.

Hi there,

I submitted my application on 30 November (Yes pretty last minute...) and I've been checking my "track status" page regularly since then. The page has just been updated today and it says that my transcripts were received on 3 December, when I am very sure that my transcripts were posted and received way before that.

Really concerned that my application will be treated as late because of this - any advice?

Thanks loads.
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darthdogg

I believe that HLS has a mailing office, our documents pass through there and sometimes (like admissions weeks) it takes time to process the mails.

I think the date of the received conformation applies, not the date in track your status.

I believe that HLS has a mailing office, our documents pass through there and sometimes (like admissions weeks) it takes time to process the mails.

I think the date of the received conformation applies, not the date in track your status.
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Thanks for the reply.

My impression is that they're updating the Track Status page manually - so I reckon it will be rather unfair to count on the arbitrary timing of such manual updates, instead of the actual time when the document arrived at their office.

Also, despite the fact that my LORs have all been submitted online already, the same was not reflected on the Track Status page.

Anyone encountered the same problem?

Thanks for the reply.

My impression is that they're updating the Track Status page manually - so I reckon it will be rather unfair to count on the arbitrary timing of such manual updates, instead of the actual time when the document arrived at their office.

Also, despite the fact that my LORs have all been submitted online already, the same was not reflected on the Track Status page.

Anyone encountered the same problem?
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