Student Success Stories
Student Success Stories
Learn about the Harvard Extension experience from people who have lived it. See what our current students and alumni have to say about our courses, faculty, and the impact that continuing education has had on their lives and careers.
Bachelor of Liberal Arts in the field of Biology | Minors: Psychology, Environmental Studies
My diploma from Harvard Extension School was the keystone of my graduate school applications and resulted in admission to multiple highly ranked research institutions.
Master of Liberal Arts in the field of International Relations
In the Yard, banners stated “you belong here.” I felt that was true in my daily interactions with peers, faculty, and the wider Harvard community.
Master of Liberal Arts in the field of Finance | Accounting Certificate | Corporate Finance Certificate
Going to school here was such a positive experience that I will take it with me for the rest of my life.
Master of Liberal Arts in the field of Sustainability
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
I am now able to engage with business leaders, leading politicians, and senior NGO personnel in a way that I didn’t feel able to do previously.
Master of Liberal Arts, Government, 2018
The experience of this program has given me a far more in-depth understanding of the challenges of human rights in the United States and globally, and has helped me hone my strategies for future work to bring equality to women.
Bachelor of Liberal Arts, 2018
I felt the call to become a constructive agent of change to impact the marginalized, the academic, and the religious communities. That’s my calling, and my Harvard and Yale educations will prepare and equip me to accomplish that task.
Master of Liberal Arts, Mathematics for Teaching, 2018
My coursework at Harvard Extension supported and helped me to develop the concept behind Educational Justice, a rapidly growing social impact model in Louisville, KY. My professors at Harvard have not only been huge fans of our efforts, they’ve helped me to grow and support the venture in a number of key areas from research to networking.
Master of Liberal Arts, Sustainability, 2018
Whistler, British Columbia
I ended up pivoting a bit on my master’s thesis and turning that into a business plan. My Kickstarter for FinalStraw just hit $1 million in sales after just three weeks, so my crazy idea is now an official business.