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55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays

With Analysis by the Staff of The Harvard Crimson

The Staff of the Harvard Crimson

St. Martin's Griffin

Harvard Law School is one of the premier law schools in the world. It as well as other top schools draws thousands of applicants from the best colleges and companies. With only a limited number of slots for so many talented applicants, the admissions officers have become more and more selective every year, the competition has become fierce, and even the best and brightest could use an edge.

This completely new edition of 55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays is the best resource for anyone looking for that edge. Through the most up-to-date sample essays from the Harvard Law School students who made the cut and insightful analysis from the staff at The Harvard Crimson, it shows you how best to:

* Argue your case effectively
* Arrange your accomplishments for maximum impact
* Avoid common pitfalls

55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays guides you toward writing essays that do more than simply list your background and accomplishments. These are essays that reveal your passion for the law as well as the discipline you bring to this demanding profession and will help you impress any admissions department. The all-new essays and straightforward and time-saving advice will give you all the insider tips you’ll need to write the essays that will get you into the best law schools in the world.

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ANNE-VALERIE PROSPER

 

“Hi I’m Joleen! I’m from Wisconsin! Where are you from?” trills the pretty brown-eyed girl in my dorm room. I sigh. I would love to have a simple answer to give her and, usually, when confronted with such a daunting question, I smile politely and answer some version of the truth. I try to read her. I wonder if it would be enough to give her the “I’m originally from Haiti” retort. This immediately evokes images of me as a little girl sitting at the kitchen table as my mother cooks “Grio” and laughs along

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