Inside Extension

Passions and perspectives, inquiry and discovery, campus and community. Explore our alumni, student, and faculty stories; event listings; and career and academic articles.

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Telling Without Selling: Personal (Un)Branding

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Wendy Lawton, a communications and public relations expert, discusses how you can craft an authentic statement that captures who you are as a professional. 

Harvard Extension School graduates

How to Set Goals and Achieve Balance—in and Outside the Classroom

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Learn how solid goals and time management can help you achieve success.

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What You Should Know When Considering a Graduate Program

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Considering a graduate degree? Browse our tips to navigate the journey. 

How Students Balance Full-Time Work and School

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Returning to school has its challenges. Here we explore how students balance it all. 

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The Value of a Graduate Certificate

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Learn about the market for graduate certificates, and discover the differences between a certificate and degree.

5 Tips for How to Succeed as an Online Student

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Online learning platforms are still relatively new in the timeline of higher education. Starting a degree program or an online graduate certificate can be intimidating, especially if you’re…

Show Off Your Academic Athleticism in These 10 Courses

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Challenging your intellectual strength and agility in these fall courses.

Harvard Is for (Library) Lovers

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Take a photo tour of some of our favorite spaces to curl up with a book.

Cut the Clutter: 17 Phrases to Omit from Your Writing Today

Faculty Insight

The ability to write effectively gives anyone a competitive edge in their career. Learn one trick for honing these skills. 

7 Tips to Start Your Extension Semester Off Right

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Whether you're taking a class online or studying on campus, these tips—suggested by our advisors and current students—can help set yourself up for success this semester.

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