Time is especially tricky when you only have a year to experience your masters program. 9 months, to be exact. There is so much to learn, so much you wish to do, and you inevitably have to make choices and negotiate trade-offs, and accept what you might lose out on. At this 9th month mark, … More Timelessness in Time
Trying to decide where exactly to live in Harvard is tricky business, especially when you have never been to Cambridge, and you have to make your decision from halfway around the world (in my case, it was Beijing). If you wish to have Harvard University Housing (HUH) accommodation, you have to make your decision within … More 3 questions to help decide where to live
Pursuing a degree here at Harvard feels like living in a bubble world. Well, at least for me, I can’t speak for everyone else. Everyone else apart from your classmates has no idea what you do in your program (“Arts in Education? What’s that?”). You’re essentially living in a university town, where all aspects of … More Not sorry to burst your bubble
When I was an undergraduate in the UK several years ago, I found it nearly impossible to get up and trudge through the dreary English weather to make it in time for 9am lectures. So you can imagine how shocking it is that I am now not only happily making my 8.30am classes after … More All systems go in the snow
I have learned that there are many ways in which finals week can unfold, as we approach the end of the fall semester. Of course the spikes in caffeine intake have been as expected, and thank goodness for J.P. Licks ice cream and Insomnia cookies to see me through the nights of frantic paper writing … More Ending with a colorful bang
With only a few weeks left until the end of this semester, we are all left wondering: Where did all the time go?! It’s so easy to lose track of time when you’re here, to be caught up in assignments and projects and meetings and… a whole lot of fun thrown into the mix. Before … More All work and no play? No way.
Exactly 8 weeks ago, I began my journey as a masters student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, excited to be exploring my passion for the arts and education with my fellow classmates. Nothing could have prepared me for the most dynamic and beautiful intersection of arts, education, and friendships that came hurtling our … More Where Passions and Peers Collide: 8 Weeks and Counting