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Prospective Students

How Will You Work to Change the World?

As you consider graduate school generally, and the Harvard Kennedy School more specifically, we imagine three big questions in your mind:

We invite you to do your research before making this important decision. Read through our information, understand the specifics of our degree programs, subscribe to the HKS Admissions Blog, and prepare your public service story.

Four recent alumni gather at a Harvard Kennedy School event just after graduation.

"It gives me great pleasure to meet people in many different settings and find that several of them are HKS alumni. Sometimes, in a professional context, it can provide a valuable first step in building trust." Marilyn Averill MC/MPA 2000