Harvard Rejects: Where Are They Now?
We’ve all heard about famous and successful Harvard dropouts, but what about those who were rejected? Where did they go? What did they do?
Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide
Oh no—it’s the day before Christmas Eve, and you were so busy scrambling to do your Course Evaluations (due at 11 p.m. tonight!) that you completely forgot to buy something for your Secret Santa. We’ve collected some last-minute gift ideas that won’t break the bank.
Five Weird Facebook Events For a Harvard Student
In the past few weeks, Facebook users around the country have found themselves invited to dozens of weird events. Their popularity is clearly growing as approximately 4,000 people have already said they are going (not really of course) to “lying in bed and cryin to Adele and feeling bad 4 urself” on December 31st at the time of this post. I was already invited to “turn into the mitochondria and become the powerhouse of the cell” earlier this week. The trend has only gained strength as we head into reading period a nd finals. To aid in your procrastination efforts, here are some Harvard Facebook events that Harvard students could attend.
Non-Advice For Reading Period and Finals
With reading period coming up, students have been subjected to a treasure trove of advice from friends, family, and administrators. The following are the five pieces of advice you’d rather not hear.
Guide to Navigating Thanksgiving Dinner Small Talk
Let me fill you in on a little secret: as fun as it may be for you to bombard me with a million and one questions, as it turns out, this isn’t so fun for me.
How Harvard Has Messed Us Up for the Real World
Here at Harvard, we are taught by some of the best professors in the world, and we are lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the hardest working and most engaged students. We are getting ready to become productive members of society, to make a difference as leaders. Some of us will go into public service, some into medicine, and many will work in finance or consulting. But, as much as we love it here, life at Harvard doesn’t always translate well for the real world in so many ways.
Tips for Using the Sophomore Declaration Tool
Now, sophomores finally can access the Plan of Study tool on my.harvard, but it’s kind of the worst.
Do You Wanna Pset and Chill?
In order to reverse this perverse trend, we at Flyby recommend that Harvard students instead proposition their peers with a simpler request: “Pset and Chill?”
Ivy League Snapchat Story Highlights
Snapchat is constantly coming up with new ways to try and keep us entertained. One of the most recent additions is the Ivy League Campus Story, providing us with a live update of what is going on at the other seven Ivies.
Sophomores are Declaring Concentrations on an Online Tool That Does Not Exist Yet
Did you know that you'll need to submit your plan of study online this year? Did you know that this plan of study does not yet exist?
Faculty Dinner Talking Points
So how does one navigate a conversation about that statistics class for which you’ve never attended lecture? How do you display intellectual curiosity when you can’t remember the last time you did assigned readings, much less picked up a book featured in the New York Times? Never fear, for Flyby has you covered:
How Many Tacos Are Too Many Tacos?
By the time I graduate Harvard, how many Mexican quick serves will I see open at 83 Mount Auburn Street?
PSA: Top 1% of Harvard Alumni are Wealthier than America’s 1%
Harvard and Money, two things that most people often believe are closely related.
The Shuttle Ride of Doom
Last Friday night, I was trapped on a Harvard Shuttle for a total of 53 consecutive minutes. That’s just as long as many Harvard lectures.