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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

Developing My Interests and Study Skills Student Profiles

Developing My Interests and Study Skills

"Being here in the summer totally solidified the fact that I wanted to be here. I love Cambridge. I love the square. I love e...

12/04/2017 | 7 minute read

They Studied What?!? Academics

They Studied What?!?

You know where these people are now, but do you know where they started? Take a look at where these A-listers hit the books.

3/21/2017 | 9 minute read

Where to Start with African American Literature: A Faculty-Curated List Academics

Where to Start with African American Literature: A Faculty-Curated List

In honor of Black History Month, Harvard lecturer Giovanna Micconi discusses the importance of diverse literature and shares ...

2/16/2017 | 9 minute read

Be My Global Valentine: Expressions of Love Around the World Student Life

Be My Global Valentine: Expressions of Love Around the World

Te amo. Je t’aime. Ich liebe dich. Ti adoro. Ana Uhibbuka. Wo ai ni. We have a thousand ways to say "I love you"—and even mor...

2/09/2017 | 4 minute read

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