Harvard LLM 2016-2017


How did you find out results were out? I never got an email saying results were out!

How did you find out results were out? I never got an email saying results were out!
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woyaofan

How did you find out results were out? I never got an email saying results were out!


No. They have not sent out the email yet but I believe the result indeed has been released in the embark system.

<blockquote>How did you find out results were out? I never got an email saying results were out!</blockquote>

No. They have not sent out the email yet but I believe the result indeed has been released in the embark system.
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What a mixed day!!! When Oxford rejects at 5 pm. And Harvard accepts at 7 pm.

What a mixed day!!! When Oxford rejects at 5 pm. And Harvard accepts at 7 pm.
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I am OUT.

Congratulations for those who are already IN !

I am OUT.

Congratulations for those who are already IN !

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I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...

I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...
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I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...


This could help. A thread from 2014. check it

http://www.llm-guide.com/board/137251/1

<blockquote>I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools... </blockquote>

This could help. A thread from 2014. check it

http://www.llm-guide.com/board/137251/1
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thanks a lot, it just seems a little bit too impossible, but lets see

I got waitlisted and I dunno what
to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...


This could help. A thread from 2014. check it

http://www.llm-guide.com/board/137251/1

thanks a lot, it just seems a little bit too impossible, but lets see

<blockquote><blockquote>I got waitlisted and I dunno what
to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools... </blockquote>

This could help. A thread from 2014. check it

http://www.llm-guide.com/board/137251/1</blockquote>
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thanks a lot, it just seems a little bit too impossible, but lets see

I got waitlisted and I dunno what
to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...


This could help. A thread from 2014. check it

http://www.llm-guide.com/board/137251/1


Columbia is a great choice as well. Consider it seriously.

Good Luck

<blockquote>thanks a lot, it just seems a little bit too impossible, but lets see

<blockquote><blockquote>I got waitlisted and I dunno what
to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools... </blockquote>

This could help. A thread from 2014. check it

http://www.llm-guide.com/board/137251/1</blockquote></blockquote>

Columbia is a great choice as well. Consider it seriously.

Good Luck
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Reacho

I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...


Hi Nilacar. Usually at Harvard, it is tough to get past the waitlist. Last year they admitted 180 students but sent acceptances to more than 240 students.

Therefore, the inference is that they deliberately send acceptances to far more people than they admit. This is because they may be having some idea of how many people decline or defer their admission, so that even after many declines, they have the desired number of acceptances. Two-three years back they had admitted 1-2 students from waitlist. Last year, they didn't.

Good luck.

<blockquote>I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools... </blockquote>

Hi Nilacar. Usually at Harvard, it is tough to get past the waitlist. Last year they admitted 180 students but sent acceptances to more than 240 students.

Therefore, the inference is that they deliberately send acceptances to far more people than they admit. This is because they may be having some idea of how many people decline or defer their admission, so that even after many declines, they have the desired number of acceptances. Two-three years back they had admitted 1-2 students from waitlist. Last year, they didn't.

Good luck.
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sark

Hey, is any of the deferred LLMs from last year around? I'm one of those and have a couple of questions!

Congratulations to the recently accepted ones!

Best!

F.

Hey, is any of the deferred LLMs from last year around? I'm one of those and have a couple of questions!

Congratulations to the recently accepted ones!

Best!

F.
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Got in! :)

Got in! :)
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cwlaw

Nilacar..CLS is just as prestigious as HLS, don't be deterred by HLS's higher ranking. NYU is also highly regarded. Unless you have a particular reason for waiting for HLS, such as a particular program that they offer, CLS would be my recommendation as the network there is VERY strong! That said, if finances are a question, 50% at NYU is awesome and makes up for the small shortcoming in prestige if compared to CLS and HLS!

If you refuse NYU...can you suggest that they offer that scholarship to me?! :-)

Nilacar..CLS is just as prestigious as HLS, don't be deterred by HLS's higher ranking. NYU is also highly regarded. Unless you have a particular reason for waiting for HLS, such as a particular program that they offer, CLS would be my recommendation as the network there is VERY strong! That said, if finances are a question, 50% at NYU is awesome and makes up for the small shortcoming in prestige if compared to CLS and HLS!

If you refuse NYU...can you suggest that they offer that scholarship to me?! :-)
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As a matter of fact a friend at Harvard told me that a few people got admission after being waitlisted for the year 2015. I also exchanged emails with Catherine as well who confirmed that there were admissions from waitlist in the past years. As far as I understand they do not keep a descending/ascending list but just decide thoroughly by looking into various factors. So I suppose there is chance for everyone in the waitlist although not as bright as we would expect it to be of course.


I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools...


Hi Nilacar. Usually at Harvard, it is tough to get past the waitlist. Last year they admitted 180 students but sent acceptances to more than 240 students.

Therefore, the inference is that they deliberately send acceptances to far more people than they admit. This is because they may be having some idea of how many people decline or defer their admission, so that even after many declines, they have the desired number of acceptances. Two-three years back they had admitted 1-2 students from waitlist. Last year, they didn't.

Good luck.


As a matter of fact a friend at Harvard told me that a few people got admission after being waitlisted for the year 2015. I also exchanged emails with Catherine as well who confirmed that there were admissions from waitlist in the past years. As far as I understand they do not keep a descending/ascending list but just decide thoroughly by looking into various factors. So I suppose there is chance for everyone in the waitlist although not as bright as we would expect it to be of course.


<blockquote><blockquote>I got waitlisted and I dunno what to do :'(... I got an admission from CLS and from NYU with 50% tuition fee scholarship. But then again, I want to wait for Harvard.. How can we know about the details of the waitlist or is there any chance that I can postpone the registration for the other schools... </blockquote>

Hi Nilacar. Usually at Harvard, it is tough to get past the waitlist. Last year they admitted 180 students but sent acceptances to more than 240 students.

Therefore, the inference is that they deliberately send acceptances to far more people than they admit. This is because they may be having some idea of how many people decline or defer their admission, so that even after many declines, they have the desired number of acceptances. Two-three years back they had admitted 1-2 students from waitlist. Last year, they didn't.

Good luck.</blockquote>
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Thanks very much for the kind advice. I will consider seriously whethet to turn down the scholarship of course within the course of this week. Is there any chance that I can suggest you for the scholarship? :) If so sure I can :))

Nilacar..CLS is just as prestigious as HLS, don't be deterred by HLS's higher ranking. NYU is also highly regarded. Unless you have a particular reason for waiting for HLS, such as a particular program that they offer, CLS would be my recommendation as the network there is VERY strong! That said, if finances are a question, 50% at NYU is awesome and makes up for the small shortcoming in prestige if compared to CLS and HLS!

If you refuse NYU...can you suggest that they offer that scholarship to me?! :-)

Thanks very much for the kind advice. I will consider seriously whethet to turn down the scholarship of course within the course of this week. Is there any chance that I can suggest you for the scholarship? :) If so sure I can :))

<blockquote>Nilacar..CLS is just as prestigious as HLS, don't be deterred by HLS's higher ranking. NYU is also highly regarded. Unless you have a particular reason for waiting for HLS, such as a particular program that they offer, CLS would be my recommendation as the network there is VERY strong! That said, if finances are a question, 50% at NYU is awesome and makes up for the small shortcoming in prestige if compared to CLS and HLS!

If you refuse NYU...can you suggest that they offer that scholarship to me?! :-)</blockquote>
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I did not receive an email, but I cannot access my application in Embark. Does that mean I am out?

I did not receive an email, but I cannot access my application in Embark. Does that mean I am out?
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Glamoo

Congrats to those who got admitted!
I'm out =(
I was granted a scholarship from my country and Harvard was the only school i applied for, i know it sound reckless, but i believe if i'm going to travel alone and study abroad for 2 years, i would only do it for Harvard!

Congrats to those who got admitted!
I'm out =(
I was granted a scholarship from my country and Harvard was the only school i applied for, i know it sound reckless, but i believe if i'm going to travel alone and study abroad for 2 years, i would only do it for Harvard!
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I am curious, guys. To everybody who got accepted, what do you think helped you to get into Harvard? Was is your grades? If so, how did you score in your home countries? Or was it rather your working experience? Or did you get into Harvard without having good grades at all but a strong personel statetement and good LORs?

It would be very helpful to get some advice from people that were accepted.

Thanks in advance!

I am curious, guys. To everybody who got accepted, what do you think helped you to get into Harvard? Was is your grades? If so, how did you score in your home countries? Or was it rather your working experience? Or did you get into Harvard without having good grades at all but a strong personel statetement and good LORs?

It would be very helpful to get some advice from people that were accepted.

Thanks in advance!
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