Harvard Class of 2013

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby englawyer » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:16 am

expat wrote:
englawyer wrote:we are slacking in this thread compared to last year. they were up to around 15 pages by now :o :o :o

who is going to the first ASW? (march 3-6)


Assuming you meant 3/6-3/8, I will be! I've never been to Boston and I'm definitely looking forward to it.


yeah that would be the dates i meant 8)

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby GypsyGrL » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:23 pm

I'll me there March 6-8 and was actually there visiting a 3L friend last weekend. Went to HLS tacky prom. Good times, but certainly mild compared to college. (duh).

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby HRPHMP » Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:33 am

Tacky Prom was pretty crazy by HLS standards...I had a great time though.

1L open to questions if anyone has any.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby bahama » Wed Feb 10, 2010 1:42 pm

How much time did you spend studying during the 1st semester?

Did you do any extracurriculars?

Anything you'd do differently looking back on it after finals?

Thanks for taking questions.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby DoubleChecks » Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:15 pm

englawyer wrote:we are slacking in this thread compared to last year. they were up to around 15 pages by now :o :o :o

who is going to the first ASW? (march 3-6)


lol thats cuz there's an In at Harvard! thread as well, cant be spreading my seed everywhere!

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby englawyer » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:14 pm

DoubleChecks wrote:
englawyer wrote:we are slacking in this thread compared to last year. they were up to around 15 pages by now :o :o :o

who is going to the first ASW? (march 3-6)


lol thats cuz there's an In at Harvard! thread as well, cant be spreading my seed everywhere!


i would say that the difference is this thread can/should be for folks who are leaning towards H or even committed whereas in at harvard can be for those that are admitted but still considering all options. I am probably on the borderline of those two hehe

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby DoubleChecks » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:31 pm

haha guess i should be posting here more often then eh?

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby nixxers » Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:15 pm

I'll post in here for now, but whenever anyone else wants to start the 2014 thread... haha actually maybe I should wait til they approve my deferral request formally :shock:

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby GeePee » Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:57 pm

This thread needs to take off.

Is anyone else looking for off-campus housing? Craigslist hasn't been too fruitful for me and I'm really feeling the crunch of the time. HRES options seem nice and have a good amount of utilities included, but $1400/mo. for a studio is still a whole lot. If I can find a decent studio in the area for around $900, I'd be all over it. Unfortunately that opportunity has yet to present itself.

I really don't want to live in the dorms (mostly because I don't fit particularly well into twin beds, a problem that I don't think many people have) and would like to have at least a little more spending money than HRES would afford me. Free food, etc. are nice but there's only so much pizza that I can eat. Any suggestions on housing in Cambridge?

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby Chichaca » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:25 am

I just sent in my deposit!!!

GeePee wrote:This thread needs to take off.

Is anyone else looking for off-campus housing? Craigslist hasn't been too fruitful for me and I'm really feeling the crunch of the time. HRES options seem nice and have a good amount of utilities included, but $1400/mo. for a studio is still a whole lot. If I can find a decent studio in the area for around $900, I'd be all over it. Unfortunately that opportunity has yet to present itself.

I really don't want to live in the dorms (mostly because I don't fit particularly well into twin beds, a problem that I don't think many people have) and would like to have at least a little more spending money than HRES would afford me. Free food, etc. are nice but there's only so much pizza that I can eat. Any suggestions on housing in Cambridge?


Are you totally against having a roommate? If so, you'll have to look about a mile from campus to find a studio for $900. I'd suggest Union Square, Spring Hill or Davis Square in Somerville. (I doubt you'll find anything in Cambridge for that price.) There was a good off-campus housing discussion on the "In at Harvard" thread a while back.

Personally, I'm looking for a 2 bedroom in the 1400-1500 range in those same neighborhoods, plus Porter Square and Central Square. There's quite a bit more if you're willing to live with someone.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby GeePee » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:25 pm

Chichaca wrote:I just sent in my deposit!!!

GeePee wrote:This thread needs to take off.

Is anyone else looking for off-campus housing? Craigslist hasn't been too fruitful for me and I'm really feeling the crunch of the time. HRES options seem nice and have a good amount of utilities included, but $1400/mo. for a studio is still a whole lot. If I can find a decent studio in the area for around $900, I'd be all over it. Unfortunately that opportunity has yet to present itself.

I really don't want to live in the dorms (mostly because I don't fit particularly well into twin beds, a problem that I don't think many people have) and would like to have at least a little more spending money than HRES would afford me. Free food, etc. are nice but there's only so much pizza that I can eat. Any suggestions on housing in Cambridge?


Are you totally against having a roommate? If so, you'll have to look about a mile from campus to find a studio for $900. I'd suggest Union Square, Spring Hill or Davis Square in Somerville. (I doubt you'll find anything in Cambridge for that price.) There was a good off-campus housing discussion on the "In at Harvard" thread a while back.

Personally, I'm looking for a 2 bedroom in the 1400-1500 range in those same neighborhoods, plus Porter Square and Central Square. There's quite a bit more if you're willing to live with someone.

I'm certainly not totally against a roommate, and will probably find a suitable roommate for myself over the course of 1L year, but I'm afraid of committing to rooming with someone that I'm not totally comfortable living with straight away. I'm not a person that one might label a gunner, but on the other hand I don't want to be feeling the pressure of straight P's after first semester.

I've seen some really great deals for between 1300-1500 for 2br, but I'd like a little bit more assurance of what I'm getting myself into before I jump right in.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby LawStriker » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:29 pm

So I havent heard from Yale yet,

Do you think I should send in my deposit for Harvard now or wait it out?

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby bananas » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:19 am

It seems tough to find off-campus housing you know you'll be happy with unless you see it in person...not a fun prospect to go apartment hunting now.

Is anyone else trying to move earlier than September? Most of the HRES apts are for 9/1. Anyone know how we're supposed to swing that with end of August orientation? And I don't relish the invasion of the U-Hauls on 9/1.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby GeePee » Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:50 am

bananas wrote:It seems tough to find off-campus housing you know you'll be happy with unless you see it in person...not a fun prospect to go apartment hunting now.

Is anyone else trying to move earlier than September? Most of the HRES apts are for 9/1. Anyone know how we're supposed to swing that with end of August orientation? And I don't relish the invasion of the U-Hauls on 9/1.

Yeah, I wasn't particularly sure about that, either. I was wondering if HLS would allow an exception for incoming 1L's to move in a week early... people seemed to suggest that the school was a pretty good landlord.

I put in my HRES lottery application today as a backup. If I can't find my own housing by the time my window comes along, I guess I'll just suck it up and pay the extra ~200 a month that it seems to come out to after the utilities included and no fees.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby bananas » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:27 pm

I hope you get a good view/select window. Sounds like if you get one in late June that you can write it off--all of the apartments will be taken already.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby GeePee » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:29 pm

bananas wrote:I hope you get a good view/select window. Sounds like if you get one in late June that you can write it off--all of the apartments will be taken already.

Yeah, I get that sense as well. I'm just trying to diversify my options a bit in hopes of getting as close to an ideal setup as possible.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby dutchstriker » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:30 am

Sending in my deposit soon. See you guys in the fall!

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby pleasepickme » Tue Apr 27, 2010 6:58 pm

deposited today!!!!! Sad about turning down my other opportunities, which were great, but SO excited to go to HLS!!

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby The Dan » Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:06 pm

Just got my deposit confirmation e-mail. See you all in August/September.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby adameus » Fri May 28, 2010 1:02 pm

should I be in a panic because I haven't found a place to live yet?

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby DoubleChecks » Fri May 28, 2010 1:31 pm

adameus wrote:should I be in a panic because I haven't found a place to live yet?


i hope not, or else i would have to be panicking too haha

oh also, has anyone gotten a transcript confirmation after sending in all the official transcripts? i heard they would email notify for those till july, but the status update has it as an option and mine still isnt checked (sent mine like more than a month ago)

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby adameus » Tue Jun 01, 2010 1:28 pm

do we have a FB group? if so, can you send me the link?

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby sayan » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:46 pm

TLS specific?

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/gro ... 137&ref=ts

And the trend for living arrangements from what I've heard is that the best apartments go quickly in early- and mid-June; most decent apartments are taken by early July.

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby adameus » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:48 pm

sayan wrote:TLS specific?

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/gro ... 137&ref=ts

And the trend for living arrangements from what I've heard is that the best apartments go quickly in early-mid June and most decent apartments are taken by early July.


nah, I was more thinking of a Harvard class of 2013 group. I guess it will maybe get started once we arrive?

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Re: Harvard Class of 2013

Postby adameus » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:51 pm

also, lets get this thread going! when are you guys planning on moving to cambridge, where will you be living?




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