Visitas

Pre-Frosh Weekend
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Don’t Kid Yourself, Prefrosh. It’s Harvard.

You’ve had your Visitas weekend, got your free drawstring backpack, slept on a common room couch, heard about Harvard’s courses and extracurricular activities, and maybe got a taste of Harvard’s bumping social scene. Now it’s time to make your decision.

Harvard Yard During Visitas
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Record Number of Prospective Freshmen Attend Visitas

Decked out in red Harvard bags and toting maps, brochures, and programs, a record number of prospective freshmen descended on Harvard Yard over weekend for Visitas.

Prospective Freshmen of Visitas 2016
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Prospective Freshmen of Visitas 2016

Taking Care Of Business
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Taking Care Of Business

Anticipating around 1,300 prospective freshmen, some local businesses have been preparing by offering special discounts. The Harvard Square Business Association will hold the first “Harvard Square Street Fair,” which will showcase a wide variety of Square businesses.

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Yield Remains Steady at 81 Percent for Class of 2019

About 81 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to matriculate, which is about even with the rates of the past two years.

Last day of Visitas
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Last day of Visitas

Prefrosh Saloni Vishwakarma takes a picture of fellow prefrosh Deepika S. Kurup in front of Widener Library on Monday, the last day of Visitas. “Visitas has been phenomenal. One of the best parts is how approachable everyone is,” said Kurup.

Honor Code Panel
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Photos of the Day (04/27/2015)

The Harvard College Experience
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The Harvard College Experience

Dean of Freshmen Thomas A. Dingman ’67, right, discuss the benefits of attending Harvard College, its research facilities, and its close proximity to the city of Boston to prospective students' parents.

The Harvard College Experience
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The Harvard College Experience

A panel of Harvard College administrators talk to parents of prospective students about what the college offers to students.

Visitas Activities Fair
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Visitas Activities Fair

Prospective students attend the Extracurricular Activities Fair at the SOCH as part of Visitas.

Jessie J
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Photos of the Weekend (4/26/15)

Gia Gunn Performs at Harvard
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QSA Drag Night 2015

Yardfest 2014
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Yardfest Will Be Closed to Most Visiting Prefrosh

Only prospective students who received permission based on religious or medical reasons to arrive a day early for Visitas will be allowed to attend Yardfest.

Yard Renovations
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Yard Renovations

In a sign of the University’s preparation for spring, areas of Harvard Yard are cordoned off to protect newly planted grass seeds.

General UC Meeting
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UC Reps Discuss Visitas Event Fair Application

"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.