Why do you want to attend Harvard?

Why do you want to attend Harvard?

People want to be admitted to Harvard because it confirms that they are of a certain profile that the system rewards, and thus will translate to salary premiums. Material considerations are just one of the many reasons why people want to attend schools like MIT and Harvard.

What Harvard is known for?

Academic Life at Harvard University The most popular majors at Harvard University include: Social Sciences, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Mathematics, General; Computer Science; and History, General.

What is an interesting fact about Harvard University?

The most famous one is known as the statue of three lies. It’s called so to account for its three inaccuracies. The sculpture states that it is of John Harvard, the founder of Harvard and that Harvard was founded in 1638. However, John Harvard was not the founder of the university, he was the first major benefactor.

How old is Harvard?

384 years (8 September 1636)