Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 20

    Getting Started Writing Papers

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    with Aurora Sanfeliz

    Find ways to get your papers started and done (on time); from an idea to a final draft. 

  • 2015 Nov 18

    Learning in a Context of Loss

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    with Sheila Reindl and SungLim Shin

    Consider with other Harvard students who have experienced the death of someone who mattered to them how your experience of learning is influenced by your experience of loss (and how your experience of loss might in turn be influenced by your experience of learning). 

  • 2015 Nov 04

    Procrastination

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    with Sheila Reindl and Abigail Lipson

    Explore factors that might lead us to procrastinate, including the wisdom that motivates meaningful digressions. Consider practical and attitudinal approaches we might try when we find ourselves resisting or avoiding our academic work. 

  • 2015 Nov 03

    Taking Time Off at Harvard

    Location: 

    Ticknor Lounge
    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Have you ever thought of taking time off from Harvard? Come join a panel of students who have experience taking time off for an OFF the record discussion about their experiences taking time off for one or more semesters.

    The panel will focus on reasons for taking time off (both "pull" factors such as cool opportunities, and "push" factors such as needing to create breathing space to find oneself), as well as various things about the leave-of-absence process that panelists wish they had known before taking time off.

  • 2015 Oct 30

    Time Management

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    with Claire Shindler

    Identify your priorities, learn how to plan and manage your time more effectively, and develop strategies for dealing with challenges. 

  • 2015 Oct 30

    Resolving and Managing Conflict in Academic Settings

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    with Craig Rodgers

    Learn strategies to handle delicate situations in your lab, in your section, with your adviser, and in other academic contexts. 

  • 2015 Oct 28

    Maximizing Your Approach to Learning

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    with Claire Shindler

    Identify your learning style and develop strategies to help you learn more effectively. 

  • 2015 Oct 23

    Perfectionism

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    with Ariel Phillips

    Explore the distinction between aiming for perfection and aiming for excellence, and learn strategies to overcome some of the pitfalls of perfectionism. 

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