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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

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

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

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

Father and Son Reflect on Summer School Experiences Academics

Father and Son Reflect on Summer School Experiences

"This program taught me how to adapt to a more rigorous course load, which has been really helpful for my high school experie...

8/10/2016 | 7 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

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

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