Study Break!

About this time last year I was busy following up with recommenders, writing and rewriting my essays, and triple checking my transcript uploads.  Although the application process is over for the Ph.D. and Ed.L.D. applicants, I know many of you are still navigating the application process. So, since everyone is talking about that dreaded A-word … More Study Break!

The Paradox of Choice

Personally, I’m a very slow decision maker. I’ll research 10 different types of portable coffee mugs before purchasing one on Amazon, and I’ll look at every permutation of travel (bus, train, plane and car) before buying my tickets home for Christmas. So, when it came time to choose which programs to apply to during my … More The Paradox of Choice

“Only you can make the contribution you will make.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi came to the Radcliffe Institute to discuss women’s rights and left us with few words of advice: “Observe. Think. Act.” In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Presidential Report on Women, the Radcliffe Institute invited Nancy Pelosi to discuss the progress and challenges of women’s rights today.  The Report, commissioned … More “Only you can make the contribution you will make.”

What is a Cohort?

At HGSE you hear the word ‘cohort’ constantly.  Students, professors, and admissions brochures refer to it as if it was the secret ingredient in HGSE’s award-winning recipe- and in a way this is true.  As a perspective student I kept thinking “okay, this cohort is clearly important, but what exactly is it?” A cohort is … More What is a Cohort?