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When high school seniors open their acceptance letters to Harvard, they are invited to attend one of the world’s most exclusive institutions. But when students who decide to matriculate arrive on campus as freshmen, they find a whole new set of exclusive institutions with their own barriers to entry. Getting into Harvard doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll feel at home here.
Looking to provide free college admissions advice for students in the Midwest, the Harvard College Midwest Club has created an online college guide.
Fifteen Minutes Magazine explores the state of diversity at Harvard by examining the past and present.
The Signet building stands out on Dunster Street in an early October afternoon. Recent developments have seen the student social group shift from a nomination-based admission process to an open-application one.
Response, a group of Harvard students who counsel peers on topics related to relationships, including sexual harassment and assault, closed on Sunday, and it will reopen on Oct. 12.
Several students from an anti-sexual assault advocacy group took advantage of the infrequent opportunity of presidential office hours to discuss sexual assault at Harvard.
She is the daughter of a shoemaker and so knows enough to wear a sturdy pair of loafers for the long trek from Brockton to Cambridge, Mass. She knows, too, that her request to study intensive Latin, Greek, and English at Harvard may be rejected. But it is 1878, and Abby Leach knows, above all, that she and other women now deserve to know more.
Students enjoy live music while learning how to square dance on Friday evening. The fall square dance is an annual event hosted by the Harvard Outing Club.
The cast of the campus drag troupe's burlesque show has been composed of all men since 1844.
Andy Kim '17, pictured above in fall 2014 at a board meeting, is the co-president of the Harvard College eSports Association.
When asked to identify Harvard athletes, you might think of the football team taking the field at Harvard Stadium for The Game, the men’s basketball squad suiting up at Lavietes Pavilion, or the heavyweight crew team racing down the Charles River. A crowd of 50 people gathering in Pierce Hall 301 to play competitive video games might not be the first group that comes to mind.
With a new concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media, Harvard bridges the gap between academics and extracurricular activities.
The College says no to recognizing final clubs and fraternities, but some social organizations with similar practices are on the books.