Personal Stories

New Zealand - Harvard College

The student body here is without a doubt the best part of Harvard and a huge factor in how much I’ve learned.

Ghana - GSAS

Harvard is truly a transforming place. Since coming to Harvard, I have experienced tremendous growth and maturity in my academic, professional, and social life.

Romania - Harvard College 2016

Every moment I spent at Harvard so far has been beautiful and it still feels unreal.It is great to be part of Harvard’s intellectually engaging community and every day spent here is an inspiration.

Argentina - Graduate School of Design

I met an incredible and very diverse group of people, from all over the world who taught me so many things at so many levels.  So I think in that sense, coming to Harvard makes you a truly global citizen

Denmark - Department of Global Health and Social Medicine

I think it is all the everyday experiences put together that make the best experience of being here

India - Harvard Medical School

I feel like there is a lot to learn and imbibe from people due to the vast diversity in the background, culture and personalities and also because the international folklore is quite large.  Hence, every other person I meet on campus has an amazing story to tell and an interesting background to share.

Switzerland - GSAS 2014

...it has been really easy to make friends and I’ve met great people during my time here.

Serbia - Graduate School of Design

It is not a wild generalization that everyone I meet around campus is pursuing something that is outside my limits of comprehension

Switzerland - Harvard Medical School

I find that Boston truly is a melting pot of diverse human beings and ways of thinking which helps me extend my perspective on life and my research as a scholar at Harvard.