Congratulations on matriculating! Now that you’ve decided to join the HGSE community this fall, Arpi and Gabi are back with a Q&A with some practical details for studying and living at HGSE and the Cambridge/Boston area. Food, fitness, and clubs, here we go! Q1: What types of clubs and organizations are available for students at … More Housing, food, fitness, and more!
The 2016-2017 School Leadership Cohort is a good group of competitive individuals. We are always looking for ways to be strategic, efficient, and win! I truly believe we have taken leadership to a brand new level at HGSE. We have turned one class project into a gallery showing, published book, and a presentation at AOCC … More We FINALLY Got a Win!
If you’re looking to apply for an HGSE master’s program, we’re about a week and a half away from the deadline. Confession time: as a classroom teacher, winter break is the moment when I finally got serious time to work on my Statement of Purpose. I had a few jumbled paragraphs, and I had thought … More Wait it’s the holidays and I don’t have a statement of purpose?!?
To those of you who don’t have it all figured out: I thought about applying to grad school for three years before I pressed “submit.” I had the GRE scores all ready to go, but I wanted to have a clear vision of exactly what I wanted from life and thus grad school before I … More Pressing the Button: Passing on Good Advice for Deciding When To Apply and What Program to Pick
Sitting on the purple chair in Gutman and staring out to the corner of Appian Way and Brattle Street. I just waved to some familiar faces. Months ago, I didn’t know this would be the chair I wrote my paper on first-generation programs, or where I’d engage in a twenty minute dialogue about educational rights of … More A Purple Chair
When I look at this picture, I see a woman who is committing a difficult task: balance. I feel this way everyday. This semester I am taking 16 credit hours, completing a required 250 hour internship, and doing all of the readings, projects, and assignments that come along with those classes. That’s just my responsibilities … More Work Hard, Play Hard
I first visited Appian Way around this time last year to attend the Diversity Recruitment Program (DRP). During DRP, I heard powerful voices from faculty, staff, and students articulating their stance on complex challenges in education and their day-to-day agency on all students’ behalf. I was amazed by others and second-guessed my ability. I remember … More One year later