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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I absolutely love Harvard and everything that is has to offer. I am so excited to begin the next chapter of my life at such an amazing institution!

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I liked the lectures and sections. I especially liked the freshman seminars and expository writing class for their small class sizes.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The alumni from this school gives us a framework of people we can reach out to and internships and programs we can apply to.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I always felt safe walking around on campus, day or night. However, it is very easy for tourists to get into the dorms.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I felt as if the process by which freshman roommates are chosen was not effective in my case because my roommate and I had nothing in common and had many problems halfway through the year (leading us to separate rooms). The upperclassmen lottery to Leverett was stressful because there weren't enough options for blocking/rooming groups to stay together. Other than that, I liked Thayer and am excited to live in Leverett.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Athletics: The athletic opportunities are amazing. Just probe around and you'll find anything that suits you.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Extracurricular activities abound, people are passionate, and it's just downright enthralling all around.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's Harvard. Best professors in the world.

7 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The connections I have made are astounding.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on campus.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The housing here is amazing. Plus, the school is very accommodating.

6 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Eh. Harvard is not known for its Greek life.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Athletics: I think that Harvard is very subtle in its adoration for sports. It has the most division I NCAA teams of any school in the country, but you'd hardly know it from the outside looking in.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The teams are great, fans not so much.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Everything is strong here at Harvard except for the social life, which is obviously a big part of the college experience. It does get better as you get older though.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's Harvard. Once in a lifetime experience being here.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: You can't beat a Harvard degree. You really just can't.

7 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Harvard has its own Police Department (HUPD) which does a good job.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Dorms are all different across campus, but made easy by the fact that almost everyone lives on campus and there is a very strong housing community.

6 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Under a lot of flack lately. Very controversial recently.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Good athletics program with some great sports teams. School spirit is not too high, except during Harvard-Yale.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's Harvard. An incredible experience that you can't pass up.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Professors are very intelligent and are willing to put time into helping students.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's Harvard. I'm sure you can guess.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Campus and surrounding area feels pretty safe.

5 people found this useful Report
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Challenging, rigorous, and positive all describe students’ overall experience at Harvard. The academic challenge initially seems daunting to many students, but the intellectual growth facilitated by this academic powerhouse leaves students pleasantly surprised. The social life of most Harvard students acts as a counterbalance to the intellectual challenge, and not surprisingly, students forge lifetime memories and friends throughout their four years at Harvard.

The Harvard experience leaves most students yearning for more. The University provides undergraduates with a rich history, unparalleled cultural diversity, and intellectual rigor that challenge each student to fulfill every ounce of their potential. Students leave the University satisfied, prepared, and stronger, more aware global citizens than when they entered.

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