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7 Essential Items for Your Summer at Harvard Student Life

7 Essential Items for Your Summer at Harvard

You've registered for your course, submitted your housing request, and now you're ready to pack your bags for your summer in ...

5/16/2016 | 4 minute read

Create the Road Map to Your Academic—and Social—Success Academics

Create the Road Map to Your Academic—and Social—Success

"Before you begin your journey at Harvard Summer School, here are some 'travel tips' that my clients and students have found ...

4/19/2016 | 3 minute read

Far from Home: My Journey to Harvard from Dubai Student Life

Far from Home: My Journey to Harvard from Dubai

"I initially signed up for a physics course, but in the first class I knew it wasn't for me. I found that computer science wa...

2/17/2016 | 4 minute read

A Summer with Faculty, Friends, and Fireworks Student Life

A Summer with Faculty, Friends, and Fireworks

"I feel like this experience really prepared me for college. It was just the right combination of school and fun!" said Maddi...

12/17/2015 | 5 minute read

Summer Jobs for Harvard Students Harvard Summer School

Summer Jobs for Harvard Students

Every summer, Harvard Summer School recruits Harvard undergraduate and graduate students to enhance the experience of more th...

11/24/2015 | 5 minute read

Striking a Strong Balance Student Life

Striking a Strong Balance

"The most enriching part was just having that Harvard college experience—to be on the campus of a school that’s so highly pra...

11/09/2015 | 6 minute read

Students Reflect on the Inaugural Harvard Pre-College Program Academics

Students Reflect on the Inaugural Harvard Pre-College Program

During summer 2015, high school students from around the country participated in Harvard Summer School's first ever Pre-Colle...

8/18/2015 | 6 minute read

8 Ways to Enjoy a Harvard Summer Student Life

8 Ways to Enjoy a Harvard Summer

Already dreaming about summer? Check out the ways you can leave your winter woes behind with a memorable summer at Harvard.

7/31/2015 | 8 minute read

A History of Harvard in Symbols Harvard Summer School

A History of Harvard in Symbols

Guest post by Christina Hodge, senior curatorial assistant at the Peabody Museum and Summer School instructor of Icons: A Mat...

7/31/2015 | 7 minute read

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