That Book about Harvard

Sitting on a $15 billion endowment and in need of a new president in 2001, Harvard couldn't help but be interested in an accomplished economist like Larry Summers. Harvard's endowment was a sum of ... Perhaps that book about harvard 150.

Author: Eric Kester

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402267529

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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"Eric Kester has written the kind of book I wish I had the courage and insight to write. His illuminations on everything from Larry Summers to the Harvard football team to cheating, tourists, and competitiveness are dead–on. His writing has also provided me with some of the best laugh–out–loud moments I've had in recent years. God knows Harvard could use some humor!" —PETER OLSON, FORMER CEO OF RANDOM HOUSE, HARVARD GRADUATE, AND CURRENT HARVARD PROFESSOR One of the most thrilling and terrifying days of your life is the first day of college, when you step onto campus filled with the excitement of all the possibilities ahead—and panic about if you'll make it and how you'll fit in. Now imagine that same feeling, but you're in the middle of the lawn at the world's most prestigious university. In your underwear. Thus begins one of the craziest years ever at Harvard, in which Eric Kester finds himself in a cheating scheme, trying to join a prestigious Finals Club, and falling for a stunning type-A brunette...who happened to be standing there in shock that first day when he made his red-faced stroll across the Harvard Yard. That Book about Harvard is the hilarious and heartwarming story of trying to find your place in a new world, the unending quest to fit in, and how the moments that change your life often happen in the most unexpected ways. Eric Kester graduated from Harvard in 2008, where he wrote a popular column for the undergraduate newspaper, the Crimson. Now a featured writer for CollegeHumor.com, Eric has also contributed to the Boston Globe, someEcards.com, and Dorkly.com.
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Explore Harvard

This collection of photographs, including contemporary images never before published and archival prints, brings to life the myriad intellectual exchanges that make Harvard one of the world's leading institutions of higher education.

Author: Harvard Public Affairs & Communications

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ISBN: 0674061926

Category: Education

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As part of its 375th celebration, the University has created a new photo book, Explore Harvard: The Yard and Beyond. This collection of photographs, including contemporary images never before published and archival prints, brings to life the myriad intellectual exchanges that make Harvard one of the world's leading institutions of higher education.
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How They Got Into Harvard

Describes the individual admissions process of fifty students accepted to the prestigious university, sharing strategies for identifying key talents, submitting the perfect application package, and improving networking skills.

Author: Staff of the Harvard Crimson

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312343750

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Describes the individual admissions process of fifty students accepted to the prestigious university, sharing strategies for identifying key talents, submitting the perfect application package, and improving networking skills.
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Ghosts of Harvard

Soon, her prying turns up clues that grow increasingly sinister. And then, as her suspicions mount, Cady begins to hear voices herself- three ghosts that walked the hallowed halls of Harvard, each from a different era of American history.

Author: Francesca Serritella

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780525510369

Category: Brothers

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Cadence Archer arrives on Harvard's campus searching for answers about her brother, a schizophrenic genius who leapt from his dorm room window the year before. Eric's brilliance overshadowed Cady growing up, but she worshipped and adored him--even as he became more unstable, retreating deeper into his secretive work on multidimensional spacetime and isolating himself from everyone around him. Losing Eric has left a black hole in Cady's life, and while her choice to walk the same path threatens to break her family apart, she is driven to know whyEric killed himself. As Cady struggles under the enormous pressure that comes with being at Harvard, she begins to investigate her brother's life on campus. What was it that caused Eric to spiral into an irretrievable madness--the paranoia, the delusions, the illusory enemies--after he had been doing so well? Soon, her prying turns up clues that grow increasingly sinister. And then, as her suspicions mount, Cady begins to hear voices herself- three ghosts that walked the hallowed halls of Harvard, each from a different era of American history. That's when the panic sets in. Does she share Eric's illness, or are these voices real? And if she listens to these ghosts, will they lead to her brother--and the truth--or will they lead her down a path of her own destruction?
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The Best Book on Harvard College Admissions

True, Harvard's culture may be in some ways different from most colleges. But isn't that part of the enticement? Overall, Harvard's culture is whatever its students and staff make it each day, and the potential to color part of that ...

Author: Robert Wheeler

Publisher: Hyperink Inc

ISBN: 9781614647973

Category: Study Aids

Page: 89

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Harvard College is one of the most sought-after higher education facilities in the nation, with an admissions rate of only 5%. If you're a high school student or parent scoping out colleges, learn insider information about Harvard and discover how to give yourself the best chance for admission to one of the top Ivy League schools in the nation. Learn which extracurriculars, test scores, and essay formats impress Harvard admissions officers most. Learn how Harvard's extensive financial aid package can help anyone admitted to afford a Harvard education. In this eBook, Robert Wheeler shares the tips and tricks that gained him admission into Harvard
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Harvard referencing student style guide

Because this is a published BOOK from an academic institution, in the UK which has gone through an editing and publication process; it now becomes very difficult for lecturers to bully students about their referencing.

Author: Alison Butler

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ISBN: 0956603602

Category: Academic writing

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"Harvard is a "style" therefore each university produces its own version of Harvard. Most lecturers (but not all) have not kept up to date with new media, this book solves this problem. Sources in the UK have been "secret" course handbooks from YOUR University which is fine as long as you do not change university or the university decides to change it as part of internal power politics, without telling the students (true story). Many very good online pdfs are available but are from "academically unacceptable" sites or are "American". In case you do not know, Harvard is in the United States of America, this may possibly be an explaination. However, as I have not correctly referenced this wild statement from an academic source it is obviously wrong. Because this is a published BOOK from an academic institution, in the UK which has gone through an editing and publication process; it now becomes very difficult for lecturers to bully students about their referencing. It is either right or wrong according to a published book standard, not a subjective standard created in one academics head to suit their university agendas. This book helps in the national UK standardisation of the Harvard Style. However, its main advantage is it is: modern; off the shelf and cheap. I raise my hat to City of Sunderland College for solving a problem which has existed for three hundred years within the university system due to non-publication." --Amazon web site.
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Decision Making

This book offers the tools and advice managers need to avoid common biases and arrive at and implement decisions that are both sound and ethical.

Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Essentials

ISBN: 1591397618

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

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Decision making is a critical part of management, and bad choices can damage careers and the bottom line. This book offers the tools and advice managers need to avoid common biases and arrive at and implement decisions that are both sound and ethical. The Harvard Business Essentials series provides comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.
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Invisible Learning

If you want to understand what propels spectacular teaching, read this book. If you want to understand how and why statistics matters to us all, read this book.

Author: David Franklin

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9798570832268

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Invisible Learning reveals the secrets behind one of Harvard's most successful statistics courses. Dan Levy is famous at Harvard for his inclusive learning environment, which leaves students feeling not just confident about using statistics in the real world, but also seen, heard and loved. Written from the perspective of the student, the book is a fly-on-the-wall case study of the course. It argues that the learning environment is composed of invisible bonds between students and teacher, and considers how he strengthens those bonds and uses them to maximise learning. It seeks to answer the question, asked by students and Harvard faculty alike: "How does he do it?"
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Books in Numbers

This collection of essays is a result of an academic conference entitled "Books in Numbers" held in celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Harvard-Yenching Library.

Author: Lucille Chia

Publisher: Chinese University Press

ISBN: 9629963310

Category: Literary Criticism

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This collection of essays is a result of an academic conference entitled "Books in Numbers" held in celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Harvard-Yenching Library. The aim of this conference was to celebrate the book culture of East Asia by comparing and contrasting the development of manuscript and print culture in each of the separate cultural areas of the region: China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, and Central Asia. The essays do not attempt to offer a "complete" picture of the history of writing and the book in East Asia, but rather they hope to make a modest contribution by highlighting the differential developments in each of the cultural regions, as they were influenced by political, economic, social, and cultural factors.
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The Harvard Monthly

Book Hotices . “ HARVARD COLLEGE BY AN OXONIAN . ” By George Birkbeck Hill , D.C.L. Macmillan and Company . New York and London . 1894 . This book is an Englishman's account of what he has learned of Harvard , partly from reading and ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B2862853

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Hymn Book

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ISBN: OCLC:165672569

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The Harvard Lampoon s Guide to College Admissions

PASS THIS QUICK TEST AND YOU CAN BUY THIS BOOK. 1. This book will make you ___. (a) cooler (b) sexier (c) more likely to get into college (d) poorer. 2.

Author: Harvard Lampoon(TM) Harvard Lampoon Incorporated Staff

Publisher: Grand Central Pub

ISBN: 0446676160

Category: Fiction

Page: 165

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A humorous guide to the college application process profiles and ranks such schools as the Colorado School of Mining Technology, provides tips on SATs, and offers insight into coping with dorm life.
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Stats and Curiosities

If you like stats like this, are intrigued by ideas, and find connecting the dots to be a critical part of your skill set—this book is for you.

Author: Andrew O'Connell (Business writer)

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 9781422196311

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 213

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Fascinating stats… useful tips… entertaining topics. Did you know that to make a task seem easier, all you have to do is lean back a little? Or that retail salespeople who mimic the way their customers speak and behave end up selling more? If you like stats like this, are intrigued by ideas, and find connecting the dots to be a critical part of your skill set—this book is for you. Culled from Harvard Business Review’s popular newsletter, The Daily Stat, this book offers a compelling look at insights that both amuse and inform. Covering such managerial topics as teams, marketing, workplace psychology, and leadership, you’ll find a wide range of business statistics and general curiosities and oddities about professional life that will add an element of trivia and humor to your learning (and will make you appear smarter than your colleagues). Highly quotable and surprisingly useful, Stats and Curiosities: From Harvard Business Review will keep you on the front lines of business research—and ahead of the pack at work.
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The Harvard Book

In our time I think the chief one is that of the development of mass thinking , the impact that it has upon the sense of responsibility of the individual , which has always been a cherished belief in the Harvard tradition .

Author: William Bentinck-Smith

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674373014

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Essays from three hundred years of Harvard student life discuss the school's history, teachers, alumni, sports, traditions, and problems
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Harvard Business School Confidential

HBS is the iconic business school and an HBS degree is highly respected in the business world. This book, written by Emily Chan, an HBS graduate and seasoned businesswoman, tells you why.

Author: Emily Chan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470822395

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 230

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The Harvard University Hymn Book

Preface to the Tunes This is the third of Harvard's own hymn books . The first , The University Hymn Book , published in 1895 , was compiled under the direction of Francis Greenwood Peabody , Plummer Professor of Christian Morals ...

Author: Harvard University

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674380002

Category: Music

Page: 396

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Harvard Business School Photo Book

60 pages of photos taken of Harvard Business School. Updated November 2020.

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60 pages of photos taken of Harvard Business School. Updated November 2020.
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