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Flyby Tries: Seasonal Coffee Drinks

Here at Flyby, our trusty writers set out to try the newest (and some classic) seasonal drinks so you know exactly what to order the next time you need to take a study break from Widener and grab some extra motivation in Harvard Square.


Flyby Explores: What to Do in Boston/Cambridge This Winter?

Finals season isn’t just a time for studying; aside from formals, the next two weeks coincide with Boston’s most festive time of the year. Here’s our favorite ways to add a healthy dose of procrastination to your study schedule.


5 Things to Scratch the Holiday Itch this Winter

Finding ways to survive a month off from school can be hard for us nerdy Harvardians. Here are five ways to scratch the Christmas itch and survive the season, regardless of where you are spending it!


Burst the Bubble: The Rest of October Edition

Between all the midterms and exciting events on campus, it can be quite easy to forget that there’s a world beyond Harvard Square. Before winter comes and finals have us all trapped inside Lamont, we hope you can have some time exploring the events that Boston has to offer!


The Summer I Turned…

You must be curious about what Flyby did this summer, aren’t you? Well, lucky for you, this is the summer we donned our multiple personalities and set out for the world. Read it while it’s hot!


Visitas Bingo 2023!

Ah, Visitas. The place you’ll either meet friends for life or friends who you’ll lose to the Bulldog Days they won’t let you forget they’re attending after. Go make the most out of it and try to get Bingo!


Will You Say Yes To Harvard?

You might think you have what it takes, but do you really? Will you make the wisest decision of your life in a week’s time? Will you open your application portal and check yes to committing? Flyby might not have a crystal ball—ours got confiscated in 2013—but answer a few questions, and we’ll give you our best (95.7% accurate) guess on whether or not Harvard’s in your future.


Top 10 Things All Prefrosh Absolutely Need to Know!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Harvard! We know there’s so much information to take in about our wonderful institution, and it can be overwhelming. Well, we at Flyby, being the benevolent publication that we are, have decided to make things easier for you. Here are the top 10 things you need to know about Harvard.


27 Vocab Words for the Class of 2027

Welcome to Harvard, Class of 2027! As you take your first few steps on campus, there's a lot awaiting you here, and it can honestly get very confusing very quickly. Here at Flyby, we offer you an important resource: our annual breakdown of Harvard lingo for the Class of 2027!


Things to Do during Visitas That Aren’t on the Programming

Dear Class of 2027, if you want the real rundown about how to spend your ~transformative~ Visitas look no further than this article! Flyby has your back on fun and realistic alternatives to simulate the Harvard experience when the scheduled programming doesn’t seem to be the move.


5 Essential Apps for Visitas

Ready to visit and witness firsthand the transformative experience Harvard can offer but unsure of where to start? Worry not; fitting in is as easy as downloading these five apps on your phone.


Make the Most Out of Your Visitas

Visitas is most students’ first taste of Harvard life and all it has to offer, and obviously we all know the weight that first impressions hold. Here are six tips for how to make the most out of your Visitas experience! (Spoiler alert, it does NOT include Tasty Basty.)


How to: Visit Harvard Without Visiting Harvard

So you got accepted into Harvard but can’t make it to Visitas? You’ve got nothing to worry about! There are tons of amazing resources out there that will help you get a better idea of what life at Harvard looks like. Coming from someone whose first time on campus was quite literally her move-in day, here are a few things I found useful.


How to: Not Get Lost During Visitas

Visitas is an exciting yet mentally draining time. From making new friends to vibe-checking the college, your brain will be positively overstimulated. Save yourself the extra anxiety of getting lost in an unfamiliar campus by following these Flyby-approved steps.


How to: Do's and Don'ts for Visitas Hosts

You signed up to host for Visitas, but how can you be the best host on campus? How do you make your prefrosh love Harvard? How do you make them commit? Here are Flyby’s dos and don’ts to accomplish all of the above and more:


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