Dear Incoming Student, Want to save almost $2500? Consider waiving the Harvard Student Health Insurance plan and applying for MassHealth. I found out about this option a little late, and therefore had to pay a late fee to waive the Harvard insurance, but it was still well worth it. If you’re not on any other … More New Students, Consider MassHealth
I remember at the beginning of the school year I sat in a room full of my future classmates at the HGSE Students of Color Orientation, and I asked the following question: “How many of you were classroom teachers prior to coming to HGSE?” About 75% of the hands went up. Then I followed up … More Don’t Abandon Teaching
To most people, this photo might possibly be the least memorable image of all time. But to me it represents a view all too familiar and all too important in shaping my experience this year at HGSE. Why? This is the view from my student job at the Harvard College Admissions and Financial Aid office. … More An Unforgettable View
Today I had the privilege of dining at the Falcon’s Nest, a student-run cafe in the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS), and it was one of the most delicious meals I’ve had here to date! CRLS is a public high school just a stone’s throw away from Harvard Yard where I was substitute teaching … More Delicious Food..at a High School Cafe?
Meet Dinesh–the man that is the face of HGSE. You’ve seen him, sitting at the front of Gutman, always welcoming and always offering a friendly hello. In the 10 years that he has worked at HGSE, Dinesh has seen thousands of students filter in and out through the front doors at the main entrance. He … More Eliminating Nameless Faces: Meet Dinesh
People are often surprised when I tell them I’m taking a class called Ergonomics. “Is it part of the curriculum?”, they ask. “Yes”, I reply, “It is part of my curriculum.” How? How is Ergonomics a part of the curriculum in a school of Education? The answer is simple, and is the very reason I … More “You’re taking Ergonomics??”
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