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7 Tips to Survive Organic Chem Academics

7 Tips to Survive Organic Chem

Are you ready to learn a year's worth of organic chem in seven short, glorious weeks? Organic Chemistry is a substantial, yet...

7/31/2015 | 8 minute read

3 Tips to Prepare for Life After College College Prep

3 Tips to Prepare for Life After College

Arguably, the main purpose of college or university is to prepare yourself for a career. But sometimes undergraduates can stu...

7/31/2015 | 3 minute read

Take a Chance: Advice for Future Harvard Summer School Students Student Life

Take a Chance: Advice for Future Harvard Summer School Students

Guest post by Hanne Twedt Berli, 2013 and 2014 Summer School student.

7/31/2015 | 9 minute read

How to Find a College Prep Program or High School Internship College Prep

How to Find a College Prep Program or High School Internship

High school students today face real challenges as they prepare for the future. Admission to college and entry into the workf...

7/31/2015 | 4 minute read

Helping Transform Healthcare in Kenya Academics

Helping Transform Healthcare in Kenya

Natalie Doyle attended the Harvard Summer Program in Kisumu, Kenya, in 2012 when she was a 21-year-old Harvard College studen...

7/31/2015 | 4 minute read

The 3 Lies of Harvard Student Life

The 3 Lies of Harvard

The John Harvard statue is a mainstay of Harvard Yard. Every day, students rub his toe on their way to class, hoping that it ...

7/31/2015 | 3 minute read

What's the Scoop ... About the Summer School Community? Student Life

What's the Scoop ... About the Summer School Community?

Ice cream and summertime go together like two peas in a pod. So what better way to get to know students on campus but over th...

7/31/2015 | 2 minute read

What's the Scoop? Faculty Discuss Their Academic Passions Academics

What's the Scoop? Faculty Discuss Their Academic Passions

Faculty share how they discovered their interest in the subject they now teach, and why they enjoy teaching Summer School stu...

7/31/2015 | 2 minute read

Preparing for Graduate School with Summer Study at Harvard Academics

Preparing for Graduate School with Summer Study at Harvard

Preparing for graduate school? By carefully selecting your Harvard Summer School courses and taking advantage of University r...

7/31/2014 | 3 minute read

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