I’ve been meaning to write this blog for the past half an hour. Instead I’ve been texting and Facebook messaging with three HGSE people about working on finals, fun end-of-school-year events, and even updating each other on our love lives. Earlier today I went to the local community college to work on a start-up project … More Carry On
When I decided to come to HGSE I chose it for the academic program, a peer group I knew I would learn a ton from, and the opportunity to get the perspective of a different part of the country. I’ve gotten exactly what I was hoping for in that respect, but I’ve also gotten something … More Want to make the most out of HGSE? Consider an Internship.
Normally when I think of shopping, I have glorious visions of bargain hunting—I buy everything at 75% off and then come home and corner my roommates into oohing and aahing over each of my unbelievably awesome purchases. This week though, shopping entailed something else. Instead of a being at a mall, I was at school, … More Shopping HGSE Style
When I started looking at Master’s programs, I knew what I wanted to do with my career: help underrepresented students get to college and succeed there. But translating that into a particular academic program, at Harvard or elsewhere—well, that’s not as straightforward. After all, it’s not like the world of education is as neatly siloed … More Application Season
There’s a song in a kids’ show where the characters sing about all the things they haven’t yet done. The chorus climaxes with the ultimate experience the characters are still missing; it goes: “And I’ve never been to Boston in the Fall!” At the time I saw the show, I had no idea what was … More New Experiences: Boston in the Fall