Tri-College Summer Institute

      What is the Tri-Co Summer Institute? The Tri-College Summer Institute is a week-long orientation program hosted by the Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Consortium that discusses identity, equity, social justice, power and privilege. This  program, which is open to all first-year students, provides 60 participants with the opportunity to learn about, and…

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Published:March 4, 2016 View Post

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The Top 10 HC Buildings You’ll Need to Know As a First-Year (other than where your classes are)

Most of you have been on Haverford’s campus, either for a tour or simply to walk around on your own. Some of you live further away and have not been able to visit in person. Even for those of you who visited, you’re probably wondering what Haverford is like, what the important buildings are, and…

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Published:February 27, 2016 View Post

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Academic Life at Haverford

Even though you may have other things on your mind as you start the transition into college, it’s important to keep in mind that you’re going to college to learn and Haverford is a world-class academic institution. This post will fill you in on academic life at Haverford from my perspective as a first-year student!…

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Published:February 19, 2016 View Post

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Welcome Class of 2020!!

Hello Class of 2020! First of all, the entire First Year Dean’s Council would love to congratulate you all on your acceptance to Haverford! Since so far all of you admitted are E.D. applicants, we know you’ll be here in the fall, and we can’t wait! The First Year Dean’s Council is a group of…

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Published:February 4, 2016 View Post

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Helpful Information for Internationals!

Hi everyone! My name is Olivia and I am an international student from Lima, Peru. For those of you coming from other countries, as well as from Hawaii, Alaska or Puerto Rico, you will most likely be on campus before anyone else for International Students Orientation, or ISO for short. What to expect: When you…

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Published:August 9, 2015 View Post

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Decorating your room – with pictures and tips!

By now I’m sure some of you have started packing for Haverford, while others are planning to leave it to the last minute. But no matter where you are in your packing, you should definitely give some thought to how you want to decorate your room. Now of course you don’t have to decorate your…

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Published:July 29, 2015 View Post

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Hi from Honor Council!

Hi everyone! We’re Dela Scharff ‘16 and Sophie McGlynn ‘18, and we’ll be the Co-Chairs of Haverford’s Honor Council for the 2015-16 year! In case you didn’t realize from your tour, our website, or the application essay you were required to write, Haverford has this thing called the “Honor Code.” The Honor Code is great…

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Published:July 21, 2015 View Post

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8th Dimension

                                                             Hi everyone! 8th Dimension, Haverford’s Office of Community Service, would like to extend a warm welcome to the Class of 2019. I hope you are…

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Published:July 20, 2015 View Post

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Haver-Hacks: Best Places to Nap on Campus!

Some upperclassmen might be very upset that I’m sharing these highly sought out spots with all of you but …here we go! 1)   Your room. No brainer! Your room is known to you, it’s comfy, cozy and you probably have like 3 mattress pads on your bed so if your room is close enough, it…

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Published:July 16, 2015 View Post

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Haver-acronyms!

Hey Everyone, Coming to college can be overwhelming, especially when there are so many things to think about! A “fun” part of Haverford is all the acronyms that we have on our fun little campus. Don’t worry about not getting them; a lot of current students don’t even know them all! Anyone can benefit from…

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Published:July 15, 2015 View Post

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