Time for a Change: The Transition to Haverford

Hello incoming first-years! It’s probably the beginning of summer for most of you, which means that your first year at Haverford is getting ever-closer! You’re probably a jumbled mess of conflicting emotions right now; happy, sad, excited, afraid… but that’s okay! This post will be my brief guide to ensure a smooth transition to Haverford…

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Published:June 19, 2015 View Post

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Haver-Hacks: What to and What Not to Bring to Haverford!

Hey guys! Every week I’m going to be writing a new blog post! And they’re all going to be centered on Haver- Hacks! Haver- Hacks (hav-er-haks):Tricks used to better or simplify your first year experience at Haverford College. This week’s blog post will be about What To and What Not to Bring to Haverford College!…

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Published:June 15, 2015 View Post

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Introduction: Sophie McGlynn

Hi Friends! My name’s Sophie and I’ll be working as the student assistant in the International Student Services Office this summer. That means that if you’re an international student, I’ll be spending my next few months helping to get things ready for when you arrive, answering your questions, and getting super excited about meeting you…

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Published:June 11, 2015 View Post

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The Honor Code: A “SparkNotes” Summary

As future Haverford students, you’ve undoubtedly come in contact with the Honor Code at some point already. Whether you were writing your Honor Code supplemental essay for your application, signing the Code itself as part of matriculating, or re-reading it as a form of procrastination, you probably have some sense of the role that the…

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Published:June 10, 2015 View Post

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Favorite Study Spots!

As we are wrapping up this year and everyone is finishing up their finals I thought it would be nice to see what everyone’s favorite study spots are. Here are a couple places that people enjoy studying: “My favorite spot is Zubrow Commons in the INSC because there are big tables to spread your stuff…

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Published:May 12, 2015 View Post

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Pinwheel Day!

With classes coming to a close for the spring semester, students were able to lounge outside and enjoy a long-standing tradition here at Haverford, Pinwheel Day! Pinwheel Day is a celebration of the spring season and the beautiful weather it brings! As the tradition stands, on a select spring day, the campus awakes to discover Founder’s Green…

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Published:April 29, 2015 View Post

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Life Skills Workshop: How to Adult

Ever wondered what it was like to be an actual adult? Paying for things with real money, worrying about taxes and health insurance. Today in the Bryn Mawr Room of the Dining Center, Lily Lavner ’07, Chloe Tucker ’07 and Franklyn Cantor ’12 sat down with some Fords, from freshmen to seniors, and tried to…

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Published:April 10, 2015 View Post

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You Haver-rived!: 19 Answers to the Question “Why Haverford?”

Hey again, Class of 2019! Before I actually begin, congratulations to the most recent admits to the Class of 2019!!! We are so excited that you’ve been admitted and really hope that you choose to join our community! Since I last touched base with you guys, we’ve returned from Spring Break and campus life has…

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Published:April 8, 2015 View Post

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Haverford Tweet Up! for the Class of 2019

Hey, Class of 2019! Congratulations again on your acceptance, and welcome to Haverford!! This was our response to hearing that you were admitted:     (Source: http://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-forums/im-just-so-freakin-excited/b25422dc27af678f.html) We know that you’re probably full of questions, and we’d love to help address those. To do that, the Admissions Office here at Haverford has arranged for a group of…

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Published:March 30, 2015 View Post

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An Abridged Dictionary of Haverford

Acronyms |ˈakrəˌnims| — The two to five letter abbreviations that Haverford makes liberal use of and all sound the same, serving to confuse students, parents, and friends alike (See: CP, PAF, UCA, HCO, AMA, CPGC, BSL, GIAC, KINSC, DC). AMA (Ambassador of Multicultural Affairs) — The person whose job it is to make you sure you talk about…

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Published:March 30, 2015 View Post

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