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Phi Theta Kappa Scholar Finds Passion in Psychology

Student Success Story

“I recall how meaningful it was when I found out that I had received the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship. It said that Harvard Extension School believed in my abilities as a student. I still have…

Addressing the Orphan Crisis in Ethiopia

Student Success Story

A psychology graduate student works for the well-being of orphans in her home country of Ethiopia.

Extension Student Proposes in Annenberg Hall

Article

Jaouad Didi wanted to make his marriage proposal to Geneviève Harbec perfect. …

Harvard Is for (Library) Lovers

Article

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. 

Three Facts from African-American History You May Not Know—But Should

Faculty Insight

A Harvard professor sheds light on three facts and figures from African-American history.

7 Tips to Start Your Extension Semester Off Right

Article

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.

6 Tips for Getting The Most Out of Your On-Campus Experience

Article

Your guide to navigating Harvard Yard and beyond during your on-campus course.

Discovering Community on the Harvard Campus

Student Success Story

A undergraduate student revels in the on-campus experience

Climate Change, Security, & Immigration: 6 Spring Courses to Explore

Article

Three topics to explore through Extension School courses this spring.

To Conquer Stress: Manage Mood, Mindset, and Sleep

Article

A life coach explains how an understanding of the mind/body connection can help mitigate stress.

Keys to Success During Finals

Article

A life coach offers tips for making it through finals week.

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