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Harvard 2024

arcanine384arcanine384 23 replies25 threads Junior Member
Hey Everyone!!
I am a prospective applicant to Harvard and I am interested in learning more about the academic offerings Harvard has for students interested in politics/leadership and public service? Any students or parents who would like to chime in would be appreciated.

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  • cypresspatcypresspat 563 replies11 threads Member
    May I suggest you check out Harvard’s website? You will find a lot of information regarding all of its academic offerings there.
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  • compmomcompmom 11297 replies80 threads Senior Member
    You also need to consider extracurriculars at schools you are looking at.
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  • lookingforwardlookingforward 35297 replies399 threads Senior Member
    edited September 2019
    Yes, please check what H already shares, dept info and courses. Requirements, recomemendations, and what they want in candidates. When you want to aim high, you need this ability to pursue the info that's already there. From them, not second hand.
    edited September 2019
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  • musicallover2040musicallover2040 98 replies0 threads Junior Member

    I’m new to this conversation (hi everyone) but just FYI, a bunch of kids got acceptance emails emails today. So i would check if I were you!
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  • hehehahahehehaha 54 replies0 threads Junior Member
    @musicallover2040 was this a likely letter?
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  • musicallover2040musicallover2040 98 replies0 threads Junior Member
    @hehehaha no likely letters were sent out a couple weeks ago. This was an official acceptance letter.
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  • jazzingjazzing 80 replies5 threads Junior Member
    edited March 3
    @hehehaha no likely letters were sent out a couple weeks ago. This was an official acceptance letter.

    Not true. Please stop spreading rumors. The full committee meets all of this week and for two days at the end of next week. Official acceptances are not coming out until March 26. Period.
    edited March 3
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  • skieuropeskieurope 40797 replies7594 threads Super Moderator
    @hehehaha no likely letters were sent out a couple weeks ago. This was an official acceptance letter.
    No it was not. Such would violate the Joint Ivy Statement on Admission Policies.. Thanks for playing, though. We have some lovely parting gifts.
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  • jennifersmjennifersm 4 replies0 threads New Member
    I know someone who claims to have gotten in and now has a large "Congrats" banner and giant balloon H in her front yard after receiving what she clearly thinks was an acceptance letter in early March. Do you think it could be for a particular major, like music or drama?
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  • skieuropeskieurope 40797 replies7594 threads Super Moderator
    jennifersm wrote: »
    I know someone who claims to have gotten in and now has a large "Congrats" banner and giant balloon H in her front yard after receiving what she clearly thinks was an acceptance letter in early March. Do you think it could be for a particular major, like music or drama?

    No, but she may have received a likely letter
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  • jennifersmjennifersm 4 replies0 threads New Member
    Thanks. There are a number of our friends waiting to hear from Harvard and I wanted to know if they may have been notified. What does a "likely letter" mean? Is it a guarantee that you will be accepted? I assume not everyone gets a likely letter that will eventually get in. I do know one person who got a likely letter from Vanderbilt about 8 years ago and didn't get in.
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  • skieuropeskieurope 40797 replies7594 threads Super Moderator
    What does a "likely letter" mean?
    It's basically an early acceptance letter subject to the same terms and conditions. You post racist memes - you're out. You fail AP Calc - you're out.
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