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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

Tackle this Semester with 5 Game-Changing Study Tips Academics

Tackle this Semester with 5 Game-Changing Study Tips

Prepare for your most successful semester by mentally suiting up like a pro-athlete. Consider these five tips as a playbook f...

1/26/2017 | 3 minute read

4 Tips for Spotting a Fake News Story Harvard Summer School

4 Tips for Spotting a Fake News Story

The last few years have been newsworthy, to say the least. An unprecedented American election, Brexit, earthquakes, and outbr...

1/23/2017 | 9 minute read

Fall into Healthy Habits After Summer Academics

Fall into Healthy Habits After Summer

Here at Harvard, summer is coming to a close. As the season changes, daylight disappears sooner, corduroys replace swimsuits,...

9/21/2016 | 8 minute read

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