All placement exams are now available – due by August 8th

All placement exams are now available!  Required exams for all incoming first-year students are: Math Chemistry Writing Placement (Due July 31) Some exams may be required: Economics Physics Computer Science Spanish French German Chinese Japanese You can find all exams on the “Summer” section of this website.    

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Published:July 14, 2015 View Post

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Haver- Hacks: How to Crush Magill!

Hey folks! So, this post of Haver-Hacks is based on How to Crush Magill Library! So, first off I want to say Magill is my preferred study spot and is the study spot of choice for many Haverford Students. However, there are a lot of students who prefer other libraries or places on campus to study which…

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Published:July 10, 2015 View Post

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Getting Involved!

Hey Fords! Hope all of your summers are off to a great start! I just wanted to let you know about some of the opportunities that await you here at Haverford and how to make the most of them! Because of its size, Haverford is a able to offer a tight-knit community that not many…

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Published:July 4, 2015 View Post

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Haver- Hacks! Let’s Talk About SECS!

Hey guys! Welcome to your second post of Haver- Hacks! First, we want to say we’re sorry for not blog posting lately- we have been pretty busy with your Housing Questionnaires! Second, today I wanted to post about SECS (Special Events Committee for Students) which is a student run committee that organizes and runs large…

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Published:June 30, 2015 View Post

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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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Reminders

Hello Everyone, Just a reminder that the deadline for the housing questionnaire is due tomorrow, June 18th! We also will be taking over the Haverford Instagram (@haverfordedu) every Wednesday for our #InternTakeovers. Keep an eye out for us on social media! Housing Questionnaire Advice: 1) Remember to answer honestly and as comprehensive as you can so…

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Published:June 17, 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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Weekly Reminders: June 14 -21

Coming up! TRICO applications are due Sunday June 14th! Accommodation requests for physical, learning, psychological or medical disability/condition are due Monday June 15th! Please see our instructions for requesting accommodations. ​Housing Questionnaire is due June 18th! What’s new: The Faculty Adviser Questionnaire and Writing Seminar Placement are now active!           

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Published:June 12, 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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