I don’t think OP heard anyone. Braxton Moral of Kansas, is pictured on May 30, 2019, with his sister, Brittney Jo Seger. The Harvard Extension ALM degree requires a thesis. I graduated from the Harvard Extension School ALM in IT/Software engineering in 2016 (edit: Also a data science certificate in 2017). I think one reason that Harvard Extension School is not seen with the same reverence as the other Harvard University schools is that extension schools and other continuing education outlets are viewed similar to “adult education”. Brittney Jo Seger. Admitted Harvard Extension School program candidates and prospective applicants should contact their program offices to discuss the implications of withdrawing from a course on their academic record and GPA. (Most schools use a weighted GPA out of 4.0, though some report an unweighted GPA. But it's a school intended mostly for working adults and other non-traditional students and is not nearly so difficult or competitive to gain admission to as compared to a regular Harvard graduate school. resident to apply to the Extension School, but I advise any student interested in the Extension School to relocate to Cambridge in order to get a true Harvard experience and real interaction with Harvard faculty, students, and facilities. Ted Heiks, Mar 29, 2015 #4. sanantone Well-Known Member. Harvard Extension School is the extension school of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Under the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, it offers liberal arts and professional courses, academic certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a pre-medical program. But when 02138, The Crimson, and Harvard's own officers promote the casual Extension School identity and even negative stereotypes, it's very difficult to highlight another perspective of the Extension School experience. cookderosa said: ↑ Kizmet makes great points. Founded in 1910 to extend Harvard's resources to the Greater Boston community, it has evolved over … Any answers welcome. You don’t have to be a Mass. This is the program that Harvard Business School offers to incoming students to prepare for the MBA classroom, and it will equip you to contribute to business discussions and decision making, whether you’re looking to advance your current career, considering graduate school, or exploring new career paths. With a GPA of 4.18, Harvard requires you to be at the top of your class. If you read her blood g, Ana mentions this is what she did to get into Harvard. I can't speak about the postbacc program/advising system at the extension school though since i used harvard ungrad advising. Harvard extension school - how difficult is it ? Harvard admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 5%. Reply. Located at Harvard University in Massachusetts, the school has high qualifications for entry and many students who apply do not get accepted (only 12 percent of applicants were accepted for the class of 2010). This in turn makes it harder for serious Extension School students -- and the programs we belong to -- to get the recognition we deserve. How does one get into Harvard, then? Letsdothat OP @Lotl : lol true. But for various reasons, a master's degree isn't always the right option. So, something to think about, the master's from HES won't be 33 credits in anthropology, even if that's your concentration. 26 comments. Harvard is a reach school for every student who applies. How to Get into Harvard Business School: Before You Apply. Do undergrads from Harvard Extension get admitted to good grad schools (assuming good grades)? “I’m just a simple Extension School student,” I want to say, “I didn’t really get into Harvard.” In the greater world, like it or not, my Harvard cap is an emblem of elitism.