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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.

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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.

6 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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5 Spring Courses for Self-Discovery

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Along your journey to self-improvement, consider these five spring courses that may inspire you to discover the "new you" in the new year.

Why We Struggle with Change and How to Overcome It

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Harvard Graduate School of Education professors Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey offer a four step process for overcoming obstacles and achieving lasting change

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

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

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

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Three topics to explore through Extension School courses this spring.

To Conquer Stress: Manage Mood, Mindset, and Sleep

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

Keys to Success During Finals

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

Why Cybersecurity Skills Are in Demand

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In a Q&A, to technology instructors explain why cybersecurity is a problem that professionals from diverse arenas must tackle together. 

Harvard Business School and Extension School Announce Partnership

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This new collaboration allows students to pursue HBX CORe for college credit.

Tools and Strategies for Succeeding as an Online Student

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Our director of admissions and alumni explain the benefits and challenges of studying mostly online—and what it takes to succeed at a distance. 

Extension Student Proposes in Annenberg Hall

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

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. 

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