More Than 200 Students Take Spring Makeup Exams
Last week, more than 200 Harvard undergraduates took final exams within the first month of the semester.
Harvard Law School Students Advocate for Licensing Without Bar Exam
Nearly 200 third-year Harvard Law School students signed a letter to Law School administrators Thursday asking for the school to publicly advocate for an emergency diploma privilege — a policy granting graduating students their law licenses without requiring the bar examination.
The Five Stages of Writing Papers
Writing a final paper is an experience, to say the least. We've broken it down into five critical stages.
Language Requirement Changes Pave Way for Harvard Students Seeking Credit for Native Languages
Eli J. Langley ’20-’21 said that when he arrived at Harvard he found the University's language programs made it difficult to receive credit for Koasati. But recent changes to the language requirement have paved the way for more students to receive credit for proficiency in Native-American languages.
For Reading Period, Lamont Adjusts Weekend Hours
Some libraries on campus are changing their hours and accessibility to accommodate the deluge of cranky students cramming at the last minute before their exams.
For Some Students, Exam Prep to Consume Thanksgiving Break
While many students will enjoy the three-day break for the Thanksgiving holiday, others will be busy studying for final exams in the last two weeks before the end of the term.
Midterm Season Sees New Technology
As midterm season wears on, some courses have altered the way they administer their assessments by integrating technology into traditional exam formats.
On Eve of Exams, Students Strip for Naked Lap
A gaggle of eager exhibitionists, reluctant runners, and curious onlookers gathered at midnight Thursday morning in Harvard Yard for the College’s biannual “Primal Scream."
The 2017 Midterm Survival Guide
Laminate your notes to ward off tears and food stains and remember this: if Britney could make it through 2007, you can survive midterm season.
Students gather in Harvard Yard at midnight before finals period to relieve stress through a spring Primal Scream.
Slippery and Streaking, Primal Scream Runners Storm Yard
Slipping, shouting, and streaking, herds of naked students participated in the biannual tradition of Primal Scream at midnight on Thursday morning, blowing off steam on the last night before final exams commence.
Leaning Tower of Coffee
Discarded coffee cups pile up in garbage receptacles across campus as students study in advance of final exams.
Sprinting in the Buff, Students Mark the Start of Finals
Though last year’s Primal Scream was the site of controversy, with a student protest interrupting proceedings, this year’s was far milder in terms of temperament and temperature.
To Curtail Cheating, Study Suggests Randomly Assigned Seats
A study co-authored by Steven D. Levitt suggests that assigning students randomly to seats during exams significantly reduces instances of cheating.
Hitting the Books
Students filter through Widener Library at dusk on Tuesday during exam period.