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Student Life

Number of Students Taking Make-Up Exams Triples After Bomb Threat Incident

According to Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar Michael P. Burke, 168 students—including those whose exams were not affected by the bomb threat—will be taking make-up exams this semester, nearly three times as many those in the spring of 2013.

Academics

A Bedtime Lamontstory

Though reports vary as to what it’s like to spend a night in Lamont, it’s clear that as the night drags into morning, the library ambience changes drastically. “I think there is a certain hour when the atmosphere becomes one of desperation,” said Ariel R. Walzer ’15.

College

On the Seventh Day of Reading Period...

On the seventh day of reading period, Flyby gave to me seven finals study songs.

Primal Scream
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How to Prepare for Primal Scream

It’s time to get your act together and prepare to show Harvard the goods.

College

On the Sixth Day of Reading Period...

The end of the semester is a stressful time, and we all need to remember to relax every now and then. Flyby is here to help! This is the sixth installment in our Seven Days of Reading Period series, inspired by "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Stay tuned for more!

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On the Fifth Day of Reading Period...

On the fifth day of reading period, Flyby gave to me five tips to help finish a final paper in one night.

Stressed out!
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On the Fourth Day of Reading Period...

On the fourth day of reading period, Flyby gave to me four last minute ways to study for finals.

Reading Period

On the Third Day of Reading Period...

On the third day of reading period, Flyby gave to me three trailers of movies you can look forward to seeing after finals are over.

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Who needs a degree?

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On the Second Day of Reading Period...

On the (evening of the) second day of reading period, Flyby gave to me two poignant reminders that college isn't everything and finals aren't the end of the world.

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On the First Day of Reading Period...

Flyby gave to me a (very real) reading period itinerary.

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Expectations

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Realities

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Reading Period: Expectations vs. Reality

You may have hopes of studying efficiently, eating well, exercising frequently and not going insane, but we all know that as soon as you click on that first Buzzfeed list, things go downhill and before you know it four hours and all hopes of a productive day fall to the wayside (don't worry, you're probably going to get an A anyway). Flyby has come up with two reading period pie charts detailing the expectations vs. realities of reading period.

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