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Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Stories from students reveal that, despite ramped up efforts and investment from many places within the University, some problems with the advising system persist. Many advisers are able to give the time and attention to students necessary, but others are too busy with their full-time jobs; either way, advisers face challenges guiding students through a vast curriculum on which no one has complete expertise.

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
Scrutiny

Advising Programs Office Under Construction

The Advising Programs Office shares space with the Accessible Education and General Education Offices on the fourth floor of the Smith Campus Center. The floor, currently under construction, is where most of the Advising Program Coordinators for the College work.

Glenn R. Magid Outside of His Office
Scrutiny

Glenn R. Magid Outside of His Office

Glenn R. Magid, director of the Advising Programs Office, stands outside of his office on the fourth floor of the Smith Campus Center.

Glenn R. Magid Discusses Advising in his Office
Scrutiny

Glenn R. Magid Discusses Advising in his Office

Glenn R. Magid discusses the advising resources at Harvard in his office at the Smith Campus Center.

OCS Funding Website
College

Updated Grant Application Platform Rolled Out

While the updates streamline the process by which faculty members submit letters of recommendation, students have experienced glitches on the new version of the interface.

Undergraduate Council

UC Honors Faculty and Students at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Undergraduate Council honored exceptional faculty and students with various awards for teaching and advising at its annual awards ceremony Thursday evening.

Concentration Advising Fair
College

What Your Concentration Says About You

Applied Mathematics - Your first memory is of completing a Sudoku puzzle.

Blue Ivy
College

Today in Photos (04/03/2014)

Advising

Twelve College Advisors Recognized with Annual Award

For the third consecutive year, 12 advisors at the College have been recognized by the Advising Programs Office for their outstanding guidance and mentorship in their work with undergraduates.

English Advising Event
Advising

Advising Fortnight Provides Freshman Glimpses into Potential Concentrations

Throughout the past week, freshmen have discussed concentrations over pizza, cupcakes, and sushi as part of Advising Fortnight.

Advising

Advising Programs Office To Create New Website

In the hopes of allowing students to better explore academic options and access information, the Advising Program Office plans to create a new, easier to navigate website for the 2014-2015 school year.

Concentration Advising Fair
Advising

How To Pick the Right Concentration

If you’re a sophomore, you’re probably freaking out about having to declare your concentration by mid-November (and by even earlier for some programs). To help you avoid picking the wrong one, Flyby compiled a cheat sheet detailing some possible areas of study.

On Campus

Take an Intro Class as an Upperclassman

There’s nothing worse than walking into an Ec 10 lecture as a junior, except for maybe the declining elephant population—but let’s be honest, it’s kind of a toss-up. Yet for some reason, despite the fact that we are old enough to know better, and that all of our peers have already taken the classes, we find ourselves taking freshman intro classes as upperclassmen. It’s pretty embarrassing, so here are some tips for maintaining your reputation.

College

A Divided Duty: The Role of the Resident Dean

The resident deans hold a dual role within the framework of the College, interacting with students both as academic instructors and as House-level advisers. Current and former administrators say that over the past several decades the position has evolved from a role that drew an equal balance between scholarly and administrative work into a job that entails a sometimes overwhelming list of bureaucratic duties.

Advising

Just the Tip

Graduating FM executives share a few words of advice.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall