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Welcoming the Class of 2021
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Welcoming the Class of 2021

Prospective members of the Class of 2021 and their parents attend a talk in Sanders Theater from University President Drew G. Faust, welcoming them to Harvard on Saturday.

Welcoming the Class of 2021
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In Bright Red Lanyards, Prefrosh Take Visitas

Prefrosh watched a collection of musical performances at “Visitas Palooza,” attended a dessert tasting in Ticknor Lounge, and sang karaoke in Eliot House Grille.

Free Shirts for Hosts
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Five Ways to Spot a Prefrosh

Whether you love them or hate them, be sure you know how to spot the members of the Class of 2021 this weekend.​

Prefrosh in Berg
On Campus

Prefrosh in Berg

Prefrosh—decked out in their red lanyards and puzzled looks—in their natural habitat: Annenberg.

Last day of Visitas
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Dude, That’s Rude: Prefrosh

Ah, Visitas. There's nothing like the smell of prefrosh and fear to get you going in the morning. We have some words of caution to the prefrosh out there to make this weekend as painless as possible for everyone involved.

Yardfest 2014
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Yardfest Closed to All Visiting Prefrosh

​Unlike in previous years, all admitted students of the Class of 2021, including those who have to arrive early to Visitas for financial, religious, or medical reasons, will be denied entry to Yardfest this year.

Prefrosh Bags at Visitas
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Prefrosh Bags at Visitas

Work those backpacks.

Prefrosh Bags at Visitas
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Visitas Bucket List

Visitas is all about having fun, soaking up the welcoming atmosphere, and not choosing the New Haven community college.

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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