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How Can an Individual Fight Systemic Injustice? Student Life

How Can an Individual Fight Systemic Injustice?

As many of us look at the news today and see the injustices that are happening in our country—police brutality, environmental...

6/26/2020 | 6 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

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

Harvard Summer: A Photo Essay Student Life

Harvard Summer: A Photo Essay

Brent is earning a master's degree at Harvard Extension School. He lives in Austin, Texas, and comes to Cambridge periodicall...

9/15/2016 | 7 minute read

A Day in the Life of a Secondary School Program Student Student Life

A Day in the Life of a Secondary School Program Student

Michelle Tong spent her childhood in the Boston area, while her parents studied at Harvard and MIT. So when she began looking...

9/14/2016 | 10 minute read

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

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

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