Congratulations to the newly admitted students of HGSE! I remember all too well the moment I learned of my acceptance to my program and the overwhelming excitement I felt at the prospect of joining such a vibrant community. I also recall the early weeks of spring as a time of intense reflection as I carefully … More I’m in! Now What?: Deciding on the Right Graduate School
“Fear paralyzes us but we have to turn it around to empower us…to just say, ‘Enough!’” – Gaby Pacheco, AOCC 2014 Keynote Speech As is the nature of a one-year master’s program, there is a never-ending list of events, workshops, lectures, and conferences beckoning for our attention and participation. Selecting from the vast number of … More AOCC 2014 – A Moment to Reflect, Recharge, and Respond
“Where do you come from?” This was the one of the first questions that Professor Roberto Gonzales posed to our class during our first week of the semester. Our course, Contemporary Immigration Policy and Educational Practice, looks not only at broad immigration issues but also examines the intersection between immigration and education. Seemingly simple, this … More Where do YOU come from?
For one of my elective courses this semester, I decided to enroll in the Critical Race Theory (CRT) course taught by Professors Daren Graves and Kimberly Truong. The course is designed to teach students about CRT as a theoretical lens from which to examine and deconstruct racial inequalities in society and in education. While CRT … More Guest Lecture on Race and the Power of Social Media
Graduate school applications can initially feel like a daunting experience. Taking the GRE, writing your personal statement, finding the right programs, etc….the list of things to do seems endless! At least that is how I felt after only a few minutes into my graduate school search. But do not despair! Here are some tips I … More Managing the Graduate Application Process
The 24th Annual Diversity Recruitment Program took place on October 28th, where hundreds of prospective students visited HGSE to learn about our academic programs and our community. With only a couple of months on our belts, current students have already been helping the Admissions Office by sharing their graduate experiences with prospective candidates. Having attended … More Engaging in the Admissions Process
As Harvard students, we are fortunate enough to learn from some of the leading experts in our fields of interest. When I was searching for graduate programs in Higher Education, Harvard’s President-in-Residence component was one of the most compelling reasons to apply – and it definitely has lived up to my expectations! As part of … More The President-in-Residence: A Unique HGSE Experience