6/14/16: Reminders!

Hey friends! This week has some important stuff coming up, so today’s blog is full of reminders! I know it might seem like a lot of information, but don’t worry! We’ll make sure you stay on top of everything, and we’re here for any concerns you might have. This FRIDAY (6/17) your Housing Questionnaires and…

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Published:June 14, 2016 View Post

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Life with a Roommate

Many first-year students come into college without having had the experience of sharing a room with someone who they do not know very well. While the prospect of a roommate can seem like an incredible amount of fun, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Whether you’ve had a roommate before in your life, or…

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Published:June 13, 2016 View Post

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Why Haverford?

If you haven’t graduated yet, high school is probably dragging. August 24th seems like a world away, and Haverford might feel like some distant place you’ll never actually make it to. Here’s something that might help reignite the excitement, and help push you through the summer: the reasons why Haverford is so great. Obviously, there…

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Published:June 9, 2016 View Post

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“Yes you are. You are supposed to be here.”

From time to time, over the course of the summer, I’ll share ideas and resources that I think might be helpful as you mentally and emotionally prepare to start college. Here is the first: a Ted Talk by Amy Cuddy. It’s only 20 minutes, so listen to all of it, and think about how it relates…

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Published:June 8, 2016 View Post

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Tri-Co!!!!!

Today I get to tell you all about the glorious beauty of a pre-customs program that we call The Tri-College Identity, Equity, and Social Justice Institute, or, Tri-Co for short! Tri-Co is a pre-customs program, meaning it happens just before customs which is August 24th. This year Tri-Co will take place from August 17th until…

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Published:June 7, 2016 View Post

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Eating is Important!

The Dining Center is amazing and provides us with the food we need but sometimes you just want some other choices. Often the next options are The Coop Haverford’s alternative dining option and Lunt Cafe (our student run cafe that I work at!). When the DC is closed or just when you have a craving…

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Published:June 2, 2016 View Post

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It’s time!!

Hi All, Surprise, it’s a Wednesday Blog post! Since you all should be receiving an email to set up your Haverford credentials (!!), we wanted to help guide you through the next steps of the First-Year process. We’ve included a couple of slideshows with information about resources for the Housing Questionnaire as well as helpful…

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Published:June 1, 2016 View Post

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Haverford: Myths and Facts

I’m sure all of you have impressions of and anxieties about Haverford. You’ve probably heard rumors and stories, and are anticipating having the same experiences. Don’t worry– a lot of what you’ve heard is probably not true! So here is a list of myths you may have heard about the school, and the truth behind…

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Published:May 31, 2016 View Post

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Fun with Acronyms

Acronyms are a part of the soul of Haverford! Unfortunately acronyms are also confusing and most students who know the acronym don’t even know what it stands for. So I’ve made a little guide to the acronyms you are most likely to run into in your first weeks at Haverford along with their decoded names…

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Published:May 26, 2016 View Post

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Welcome & A Few Dates

Hey class of 2020! We’re so happy you’ve decided that Haverford is the place for you, and we can’t wait to see you in August! Until then, we wanted to make you aware of a few dates. You’ll be reminded of all of these dates and deadlines as the summer continues, but we thought knowing…

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Published:May 24, 2016 View Post

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