1. Knowing more about Harvard - hints and specific questions
The Offices of Admissions of the different Schools at Harvard, as well as some research centers prepare a series of activities and events for prospective students and researchers. These activities include, among others, information sessions, class visits, contacts with current students and researchers, which help to better understand Harvard academic environment. Besides these sessions, you can always contact RCC for hints and answers to your questions while you are still considering to apply to Harvard.
2. Applying to Harvard - RCC Mentoring Program
If you are a student or researcher and you are willing to apply to any program at Harvard, RCC (if you are a prospective researcher) and its students association, Harvard Spain (if you are a prospective student) offers a mentoring program to help you during your application process.
Mentoring Program for prospective students
Through its students association, Harvard Spain, RCC offers a mentoring program where first and second year students of the different schools at Harvard serve as mentors for prospective students. By means of this mentoring program, current RCC fellows at Harvard share advice and information to help applicants along the process. In order to apply to this program, and for our mentors to be able to help in the best possible way, we ask you applicants to carefully study the documents and requirements of your specific program, and to make a list of questions you might have. Once you are ready, you can fill out this form to enter the prospective student mentoring program.
Mentoring Program for prospective researchers
RCC also offers a mentoring program for prospective researchers belonging to our member universities. This program is addressed to tenure track and tenure faculty as well as PhD candidates and post-doctoral candidates for our 2+2 program for distinguished post-doctoral researchers. In order to apply to this program, and for our mentors to be able to help in the best possible way, we ask you applicants to carefully study the documents and requirements of your specific visiting program, and to make a list of questions you might have. We kindly request you to double check if your School, Department or Institute of interest have a visiting researcher program on their website. If not, feel free to contact them tentatively. Once you are ready, you can fill out this form to enter the prospective researcher mentoring program.
3. Admitted into a Harvard University program
During the months of March and April, the different schools at Harvard hold a series of events for newly admitted students. These events are an opportunity to learn more about the University, the program and students before making your decision of joining the University. If you decide to attend these sessions, RCC, and its students organization, Harvard Spain, are happy to meet with you to help you make your decision, by sharing experiences and recommendations.