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When I applied to Harvard Medical School, there were two required essays. One was about why you wanted to pursue a career in medicine, and one was about why you wanted to go to Harvard. I was applying to Harvard Medical School on a dare and was ce.Read More
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In this article, we’ll discuss what Harvard is known for, explain how competitive it is for graduate students, and go over the Harvard University GRE score requirements for major programs. We’ll then conclude with a few tips on how to calculate your chances of admission to Harvard so that you can put forward your best application possible.Read More
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Government 50: Introduction to Political Science Research Methods. Statistics 100 or 104 may be substituted for Government 50. If a Statistics course is substituted, one more Government elective is required (same as Basic Requirements). Electives: Three additional courses in government, four if substituting Statistics 100 or 104 for Government 50.Read More
Harvard University 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations. The Requirements: One long essay with no word limit, two 150 word essays Supplemental Essay Type(s): Additional Info, Activity Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences.Read More
Pursuing dual degrees in both Psychology and Political Science, I was provided an opportunity to complete a thesis in Psychology with Dr. Sheryl Carol a Professor in Social Psychology at the University of Texas (UT) This fall I will complete an additional thesis as a McNair Scholar with Dr. Ken Chambers, Associate Professor in Latin American studies in the UT Political Science Department.Read More
I know Harvard doesn't say anything about this, but consider that they probably receive 30,000 applications per year, so a long essay may actually be a hindrance than a help to your application. If you have the time, I would strongly recommend that you cut down the essay significantly.Read More
Ouch. I am extremely political, I am passionate about politics, and I plan to attend Wellesley or Bryn Mawr with a major in political science, yet everywhere I look, I'm told to avoid topics like politics and religion.Read More
Harvard’s acceptance rate of around 5 percent is the lowest in the United States, a testament to the high caliber of candidates applying to the university. Although Harvard has made significant efforts to be meritocratic in its admissions process, like other Ivy League institutions it offers legacy preferences to children of alumni, a policy which has been criticized for favoring wealthy.Read More