The Harvard College Connection (HCC) is an Admissions Office initiative to use digital media to reach out to promising students and encourage them to apply to Harvard. The HCC bolsters ongoing efforts to ensure that students from every socioeconomic background know about college and financial aid options, at Harvard and elsewhere. Visit our Student Stories for stories, tips, and insight from current Harvard students. You can also follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter to see what life is like for Harvard students.

If you have questions about life at Harvard, contact our HCC students.

Student Group: HCC

  • Esther Um Class of '22

    Hi, my name is Esther, and I'm from Cambridge, MA. I am a recent graduate who studied Classics, and I love thinking and talking about anything to do with words, language, reading, and writing.

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    Photo of Esther Um
  • Ada Cruz Class of '24

    Piyali! My name is Ada, and I'm a junior from Naples, Florida, studying government and computer science.

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    Ada Cruz
  • Ashley Gong Class of '25

    Hi everyone! My name is Ashley, and I am a freshman living in Wigglesworth Hall. I plan on studying Classics and Computer Science, and on campus, I play oboe for the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra and am involved with the Harvard Open Data Project.

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  • Perrin Price Class of '23

    Hi there! My name is Perrin Price and I am a junior in Adams House concentrating in Applied Mathematics and pursuing a secondary in Music.

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    Perrin Price
  • Jadyn Matthews Class of '24

    Hello! My name is Jadyn Matthews, and I am from Chattanooga, TN. I am planning on concentrating in Cognitive Neuroscience and Evolutionary Psychology and am also on the pre-medicine track.

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    Jadyn Matthews
  • Jania Tumey Class of '23

    Hi everyone! My name is Jania Tumey and I’m a junior in Winthrop House concentrating in Human Evolutionary Biology on the Mind, Brain, Behavior track. I'm also pursuing a secondary in Economics and a language citation in Spanish. 

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    Jania, HCC Student Coordinator
  • Nadine Bahour Class of '22

    Hi there! My name is Nadine, and I come to campus from Ramallah, Palestine. I live in Leverett House and am considering a concentration in Neuroscience.

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    College student, Nadine


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