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Harvard University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Harvard

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringD+
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB-
Engineering DepartmentC+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Music - Composition/TheoryB
Music - PerformanceB+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA
Perfomance ArtsF
Political ScienceC+
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalB+

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Social Life

... (5) The social life is severely deficient ...Read full comment
... the people there were really cagey and nasty; and maybe this was culture shock, as I am from the midwest, but whatever, it just makes for a bad s...Read full comment
... If your a poor kids then it's hard to socialize because everyone spends loads of money to party but i end up feeling left out because i can't aff...Read full comment
... The social scene is dominated by New England-elites, sons of wealthy financiers and politicians, who, although they are not that smart themselves...Read full comment
... Definitely a hard-working school and socializing takes place mostly in extracurricular activities, rather than other means ...Read full comment
... I am in the most wonderful social organization, the Seneca, which is a women's/social organization that aims to promote the growth, success and ...Read full comment
... Now, I am probably not qualified to talk about social life, but here goes ...Read full comment
... Either as a result of their success or their wealth and social class, some students are almost unbearable ...Read full comment
... " People here are more than just test scores and grades--they have amazing interests, a passion to learn, create, and explore, and are generally ...Read full comment
... If you actually speak with members of the student body, many of them left and came back because they realized that other schools weren't any bett...Read full comment
... I had an incredible experience academically, socially, and musically, and made the best friends of my life ...Read full comment
... My hall was social and everyone knew everyone ...Read full comment
... Harvard lives up to its namesake in social prestige ...Read full comment
... The social life was really poor and I found many weekends without any sort of social outlet ...Read full comment
... Harvard College has its pros and cons, but mostly the advantages outweight the lack of great social activities ...Read full comment
... At Harvard, it amazed me that it actually has NO social life and the professors are the least approachable people IN THE WHOLE WROLD ...Read full comment
... however, horrible social life ...Read full comment
... I have amazing friends and a great social life ...Read full comment
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