May 11, 2021
“Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done,” wrote the American science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein in 1952. He might have been talking about the logistics of creating a campus-like experience via Zoom during a...
April 9, 2021
Have you ever felt like you wasted time or energy guessing what someone else—a peer, teacher, or student—wanted from you? The easiest way to avoid this confusion is to develop mutually defined, clear expectations.
April 5, 2021
The Advising Project Professor Elena Kramer has developed documents that outline what she expects of her graduate students—and what they can expect from her.
February 22, 2021
The Advising Project seeks to change institutional culture by putting advising at the center of the educational experience.
February 10, 2021
As a co-director of graduate studies in the Department of Physics, Jacob Barandes draws on his own GSAS experience to advise current students.
February 5, 2021
Finishing up a fellowship application? Getting ready for a conference presentation? Not sure how to end that dissertation chapter? The staff at the Fellowships & Writing Center (FWC) is eager to assist GSAS students from all...
January 15, 2021
Tips for GSAS students looking to get the most out of Harvard Library while learning and working off campus.
December 2, 2020
Harvard faculty offer their top 10 tips for the academic job search to students preparing for an academic career after graduation.
October 29, 2020
Friends Kaeleigh Cain and Patricia Sieweyumptewa have a lot in common. Both are Native Americans who grew up on a reservation. Both have a passion for service and for working with young people in their communities. And, until they participated in...
October 22, 2020
Harvard’s Office of Career Services (OCS) is a critical part of students’ advising network and offers an impressive array of resources—from individual advising appointments to career fairs to events throughout the year.

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