Prospective students often ask, “Where should I live when I move to Cambridge?” In response to that question, this blog will feature a range of housing profiles over the next week. Each housing profile will include a current student’s experience, photos, and a link to the housing option if you want to learn more. GSAS … More Housing Profile #1: GSAS Residence Halls
For their authentic self, confidence, and love for learning… Over the past few years, I have largely focused and invested on myself – my life, my career, my goals, my education, my likes and dislikes. Incidentally, it has made me feel disconcerted. If happiness comes from taking responsibility for others and creating joy in their … More In honor of International Women’s Day
In a final installment of heart-warming stories, Class of 2018 recalls the moment they found out they were accepted to HGSE. We’re looking forward to welcoming the Class of 2019 soon! Boston, MA: “I was in Boston for the evening having dinner at My Thai Vegan Cafe before seeing a show with my partner. The … More HGSE 2018 Acceptance Stories (Part 3)
HGSE’s Class of 2018 continues to reflect on the magical moment they received their admissions decision. New York City, NY: “I was giving a presentation to my team at Google in NYC when the desktop notification popped up. Afterwards we went into our shared office space where everyone huddled around me as I opened the … More HGSE 2018 Acceptance Stories (Part 2)
Given the diversity of HGSE students, it’s no surprise that Ed.M. students received their acceptance letters in a variety of quirky, surprising settings all over the world. The 2017-2018 HGSE cohort share their experiences getting in: Boston, MA: “I was resting after LASIK eye surgery, with gauze taped over my eyes. My husband opened the … More HGSE 2018 Acceptance Stories (Part 1)
I arrived at the last minute, nervous and excited at the same time. It was just two days before orientation and I had left my job as a commercial airline pilot only one month before arriving in Cambridge. I had left my former decade-long life in Abu Dhabi and moved back to my home country … More Specialized Studies: An amazing choice!
My name is Josué. As I got to HGSE six months ago, I can say that I was constantly flooded with feelings of both illusion and anxiety. I remember coming here to the International Students’ Open House almost a year ago, and in a small group session, I asked my peers in the room if … More I belong here