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Student Life

Theater Concentration Courts Potential Concentrators

The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
College

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 has speculated that the Admissions Office’s use of a new low-income student outreach program called Harvard College Connection may have contributed to a larger pool of applicants than in previous years.

Class of 2019 by the Numbers
College

Harvard Acceptance Rate Will Continue To Drop, Experts Say

According to admissions experts, the historic decline in admissions rates has been driven by students applying to larger numbers of colleges and increased university recruiting efforts.

Acceptance Letters
Admissions

A Guide For Those Who Got Into All Eight Ivies

Dean Fitzsimmons Discusses Class of 2019 Regular Admissions
College

Harvard Admissions Office Considers How To Weigh MOOCs

Admissions officers are still considering how to weigh edX courses against conventional AP or IB classes when evaluating applicants.

Admissions

Madlib: I Got into Harvard!

Yes, that’s right. I am ______(humbled/humblebragging/bragging) that I am a member of the Harvard Class of 2019!

Admissions

Special Concentration Quiz

Take a look at these special concentrations—paired with thesis titles—to pick out the real from the fake, and the special from the non-special.

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes
Harvard Law School

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes

Roughly three-fourths of each incoming class of Harvard Law School students have come to campus with some post-college experience for the last several years.

Incoming Harvard Law School Classes
Harvard Law School

Law School Admissions ‘Actively Preferences’ Work Experience

For the past several years, roughly three-fourths of each incoming class of Harvard Law School students has come to campus having spent some time beyond their college campuses.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School To Target Women's Colleges in Recruitment

In an effort to address a continued gender gap, Harvard Business School will start a new recruitment program targeting women's colleges to familiarize them with its MBA program.

Celebration Time
Admissions

Celebration Time

The staff at the Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid celebrated the students admitted to the Class of 2019 Tuesday.

Celebration Time
Admissions

Celebration Time

Admissions Officers Ian Anderson and Janet Irons prepare pancakes and french toast for staff at the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid Tuesday, in celebration of the admission of students to the College's Class of 2019.

Special Delivery
Admissions

Special Delivery

Acceptance letters for international students admitted to the Harvard Class of 2019 wait to be mailed Tuesday afternoon.

Celebration Time
Crime

Photos of the Day (03/31/2015)

College

Accepted Students Share Stories of Shock and Elation

Until she received notice of her admission to Harvard College at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Rita W. Wang—a high school student from Edison, N.J—was having a bit of a rough day.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard