One of my many goals for my year at Harvard has been to not only bask in the glory of the genius that surrounds me but to engage these ‘brainy’ peers/alumni/professors in coffee or lunch meetings; my hope in setting up these coffee sessions is to learn a little bit more about the holistic human … More Wire & Fire Series: Building community one network at a time!
Hugsy? Like Joey’s stuffed penguin from Friends? Or maybe Hug-Z, Jay-Z’s cuddly cousin we haven’t heard about! However you spell it, it sounds like a blanket of thousand marshmallows cascading you on a snowy winter’s day…so soft, so warm, an all-embracing bubble of kindness and compassion. That’s Harvard’s Graduate School of Education or HGSE, lovingly … More There’s no place like “Hugsie”
Going back to graduate school was a tricky financial decision for me. I’d been working for a few years, and while I couldn’t wait to get back in the classroom, I also struggled to imagine the financial reality of a year without a paycheck. You can check out the HGSE Financial Aid Office site for … More How to Have Fun as a Grad Student (and Still Save Money)
Here is an embellished email I sent to some of my future Language & Literacy buddies. Congratulations on your admission! I remember around this time last year, I was so conflicted because as a California native, I really didn’t want to leave. However, once I decided to make this East Coast move, the next thing I had … More Unsolicited Harvard Housing Advice