2 months ago
Harvard prospective students

In the Harvard supplement, should we include specific parts of Harvard that we’re interested in?

I know that for a lot of supplemental essays, it’s recommended that we weave in specific bits of the college to show that we’ve done our research/ flatter the college. Is this also recommended for the Harvard supplemental? Most of the prompts don’t seem to be framed that way, so I’m not too sure. Thank you!


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2 months ago

Hi. IMO there are a few 'rules'. 1) It is about you, not them 2) Tell them something new. With that in mind, if it is about the school AND completely relevant and additive to your response, then mention it. Don't force it.


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