Monday, April 27, 2015


"That stuff is cool and all. But it can’t hide the fact that Visitas felt a little weird, strange, and somewhat empty. Harvard doesn’t feel like home yet. And, what’s worse, with the distinguished classmates, the intimidating world-class professors, and the pomp and circumstance, Harvard doesn’t feel like it could ever have the comfort of home. And that’s unsettling.

But, before you make your decision, let me tell you a little story. Maybe it’ll change your mind."

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Monday, March 30, 2015


"People will recognize some of Jessie J’s songs, but few probably own her albums. At the end of the day, the CEB has a budget for Yardfest that’s smaller than those of other schools. We’re not a party school, and I don’t think we want to be one. So, especially if we’re going to keep the event free for students, there aren't be any huge names coming to campus anytime soon. Unless…

I did some research. And, as it turns out, there are a bunch of big and affordable names out there. It’s just that people haven’t said their names in a while."

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Monday, March 9, 2015



"Of course, I didn’t say any of that. Instead, I asked a simple question: “If you could go back, would you change anything?”

After reflecting on his education and where it led, he didn’t hesitate: “No. I wouldn’t do anything differently.”'

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Monday, February 23, 2015


"Generally, there are two types of parties at Harvard: parties that are intense and parties that want to be intense. The problem is that the latter suck and the former don’t exist."

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Monday, February 9, 2015


"After three years here, I know Harvard students are incredible people. But being at home reminded me of all the kids who could very well be in my spot. There’s a tinge of randomness that stains every admissions spot at Harvard—a tinge that must be recognized if we are to be citizens who can know and navigate the growing inequalities of our world."

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