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We asked a few of our recruiters to weigh in on their application reading and committee experience, and here is what they said.
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The Student Recruitment and Global Outreach team would like to share eight tips for completing a successful application!
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Alejandro González, Master of Arts in International Development and Policy (MAIDP) Class of '20, reflects on his first quarter while planning for academic, career and personal success this winter!
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Director of Diversity and Inclusion Michelle Hoereth leads Diversity and Inclusion-related programming for both students and staff at Harris. Associate Director of Student Recruitment Sparkle Dalphinis serves as a point of contact for first generation and underrepresented students throughout the application process. They sat down for a Q&A about their experiences as Diversity and Inclusion leaders at Harris.
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Harris is home to students from around the globe, and international student have shared unique questions regarding the application process. All interested students can find a round-up of the questions we most commonly receive from interested international students.
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Patrick Lavallee Delgado, MS in Computational Analysis and Public Policy (MSCAPP) '20, reflects on his experience using big data to solve public policy problems in the MSCAPP program.
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As you’re planning to attend Harris this fall, you may already be thinking about your career outcomes after graduation. We’re happy to share the following benefits, experiences, and outcomes for the Master of Arts in Public Policy with Certificate in Research Methods (MACRM) program.

Benefits of MACRM

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During the four-week University of Chicago Data and Policy Summer Scholar (DPSS) Program, top global students and young professionals gain a foundation in data analytics and build community while exploring all that Chicago has to offer. We asked the 2019 DPSS graduates to tell us about their experiences outside of the classroom.
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Happy Holidays from the Student Recruitment and Global Outreach (SRGO) team at Harris! We wanted to share with you some of our favorite ways to celebrate winter in Chicago.
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We frequently receive this question from eager students searching for opportunities to strengthen their application, as well as those who are concerned about specific aspects of their application. Read more to hear our thoughts on these questions!
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We are reposting this blog just in time for you to request letters of recommendation before the Round Two Deadline January 23, 2020. Thanks to our Director of Student Recruitment, Devon Reber Drehmer, for this post!
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Want to learn more about the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy? Please join members of our staff for coffee chats in Chicago and surrounding suburbs this winter! We will be available to answer your application questions or general inquiries about Harris.
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December isn’t too early to plan for your summer, especially when there are many benefits to applying to the Data and Policy Summer Scholar (DPSS) Program by the December 13 Early Action deadline.
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We host Diversity Day each year for talented underrepresented individuals to get to know the Harris School of Public Policy and its community. This fall, students participated in the first Diversity Day hosted in The Keller Center. Watch the video, read the full recap, and read Hana Passen, MSCAPP 2021, reflect on the experience.
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Students recently had the unique opportunity to hear a panel composed of a Nobel laureate, top UChicago economists, and the president of the Obama Foundation as they discussed the question, "Can Economics Save the World?"

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Ever wonder what motivates a political compromise? Or why individuals in society fail to address shared social problems? Analytical Politics I, a required course taken by all Harris Master of Public Policy students in their first quarter, addresses these problems head-on. That’s why it has become my favorite class this quarter...
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At the beginning of the fall quarter, incoming and second year students flooded the doors of the Keller Center to participate in UChicago Service Day.
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Matt Shomo describes how he broadened his academic and professional horizons with Congressman Mike Quigley's Contemporary US Intelligence.
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At Harris, we are looking forward to a lively and informative Diversity Day, where our community will have the opportunity to learn about diversity and inclusion efforts and connect with Harris alumni, students, and speakers. We asked some Harris community members who attended last year’s Diversity Day what they were hoping to come away with from this year’s event.
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We are so glad you’re thinking of attending a campus visit at Harris Public Policy! This is a great first step in getting to know Harris culture, seeing what classes are like, and learning what the application process entails. Here are some helpful tips to make the most of your time here.

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