Harvard University Admission Essay: A special ..

Applicants who hold a Master’s degree from from an accredited college or university where the primary language of instruction is English are not eligible for the TOEFL waiver. If your scores are more than 2 years old, you must re-take the TOEFL exam.

Media Anthropology
We strongly recommend that you create a website which showcases your media work. If you already have a website, please include the URL in your application.

If creating a website is not possible, please send two (2) copies of your portfolio on CD (or, preferably, DVD) along with a cover letter with your name and the program you are applying to (Social Anthropology 0443) to the following address:

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 9129
Cambridge, MA 02138-9129

If materials are sent via courier or express mail service, they should be addressed to:

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University
Office of Admissions
Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, #350
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Faculty Research Interests
Potential applicants who have substantive questions about the research interests of faculty members and/or their own preparation and background for graduate study at Harvard may write directly to faculty members with whom they believe they share interests.

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Harvard College is the “original” Harvard, founded in 1636 as the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Harvard College offers a four-year undergraduate, liberal arts program for students seeking their first degree. There are about 6,500 undergraduates at the College, with nearly equal numbers of men and women. In addition to Harvard College, Harvard University includes 10 graduate and professional schools, all of which offer programs for students who already hold their first degrees and seek advanced training in their fields through master’s or doctoral programs. All 10 graduate and professional schools maintain their own admissions offices and teaching faculties, and they are run independently of Harvard College. For information about Harvard’s graduate programs, please contact these schools’ admissions offices directly.


Application Process | Harvard College

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It is essential that you arrange to take the GRE in sufficient time for score reports to reach us by the application deadline. GRE scores are valid for five years (i.e. scores must be from no earlier than September 1, 2012, for fall 2018 admission). If you have personal score reports available from tests taken within the last five years, you can upload them to your online application for consideration by the admissions committee. However, you will still need to ensure that (ETS) sends an official score report. Be sure to register for the tests well before administration dates and request that your scores be sent to Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences using code 3451.