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Summer 2020 Recap: A Pre-College Program Like No Other Harvard Summer School

Summer 2020 Recap: A Pre-College Program Like No Other

It’s safe to say few of us will ever forget summer 2020. Despite immense challenges related to the pandemic, Harvard's Pre-Co...

9/30/2020 | 10 minute read

How to Choose a College Prep Program College Prep

How to Choose a College Prep Program

For today’s high school students, admission to college and entry into the workforce is increasingly competitive. Attending a ...

7/23/2020 | 8 minute read

How Can an Individual Fight Systemic Injustice? Student Life

How Can an Individual Fight Systemic Injustice?

As many of us look at the news today and see the injustices that are happening in our country—police brutality, environmental...

6/26/2020 | 6 minute read

Meet the Secondary School Program Deans Harvard Summer School

Meet the Secondary School Program Deans

Summer programs are often the first taste of college for high school students. Upon entering, students are eager to connect w...

6/04/2020 | 9 minute read

Summer Activities That Will Boost A College Application College Prep

Summer Activities That Will Boost A College Application

For rising juniors and seniors in high school, the prospect of heading off to college in a year or two can be very exciting. ...

5/15/2020 | 9 minute read

What's the Scoop? Students Reflect On Their Summer School Experience Harvard Summer School

What's the Scoop? Students Reflect On Their Summer School Experience

Students chat in this video about the things they brought and the memories they are taking back after finishing school.

3/18/2020 | 3 minute read

What's the Scoop? Students Chat About Academics Academics

What's the Scoop? Students Chat About Academics

Students share their intellectual interests and talk about the academic experience at Harvard Summer School while enjoying th...

3/18/2020 | 2 minute read

Summer Seminars at Harvard Summer School Academics

Summer Seminars at Harvard Summer School

Whether you're a Harvard student staying near campus over the summer or you’re visiting from another university for an immers...

4/06/2018 | 3 minute read

Capturing the Summer School Experience on Video Student Profiles

Capturing the Summer School Experience on Video

"This environment—filled with excitement about education—expanded my view of politics, neurology, law, the Japanese language,...

1/18/2018 | 7 minute read

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