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Jordan Graham, MPP Class of 2021, previously wrote a post about his favorite class fall quarter, so we thought we’d check back in with him to see what his favorite winter quarter 2020 class was.

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: I love learning about statistics.

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The Harris Admissions team hopes you are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times.  Although there is a lot of uncertainty, we take comfort in the fact that researchers from across the University of Chicago have been rapidly planning key steps in the battle against COVID-19. We rounded up some resources to share with you about UChicago’s response to this global pandemic.  

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Learn more about the recently launched Center for Effective Government, a hub where scholars, practitioners, and students can investigate efforts to change the way our political institutions are governed.
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Maybe you’re #InAtHarris, or maybe you’re still in the process of applying and want to know more about life in Chicago. We’ve rounded up five recent blog posts that will help give you a picture of what Chicago, and the Harris community, is like.
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We are excited to meet admitted students online at our Virtual Admitted Student Week (Virtual ASW) from March 30–April 3. All sessions will be hosted in the online meeting platform Zoom. In preparation for Virtual ASW, we have a few helpful tips for Zoom:
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We have made the decision to cancel our Admitted Student Day as a precautionary step. However, we are pleased to announce Virtual Admitted Student Week March 30–April 3.
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Our Application for Review of Scholarship Award is now open! The scholarship reconsideration is open March 9-March 24 and decisions will be sent via email by April 6.
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We’ve asked several Harristas about their daily routines, so look forward to seeing more “Day in the Life” posts from our students. We start with Nora McConnell Johnson, MPP Class of 2021.
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Ani Gatz, MPP Class of 2020, returned to school to complete her Master of Public Policy—with two children in tow. In this blog she shares some advice on successfully transitioning her family to Chicago and balancing responsibilities.
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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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As Chicago winter begins to thaw and students begin looking forward to spring quarter, more and more people can be found venturing outside to enjoy all that Hyde Park has to offer. Whether you are new to UChicago, a second year student, or a Chicago resident, we wanted to share some activities and restaurants in Hyde Park that no one should overlook.
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Are you wrapping up your application for our Round 3 deadline on March 31? We rounded up some helpful resources before you hit "submit."
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The Student Recruitment and Global Outreach team would like to share eight video tips for completing a successful application!
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Tianming (Timmy) Yang, Master of Public Policy (MPP) Class of 2021, and Harris Country Ambassador, writes about his team’s experience creating an app that won the Data Analytics team’s hackathon, Harris.
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The University of Chicago is home to avid readers from many walks of life. We asked Harris faculty and staff to give some of their top reading recommendations.
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Hanyu Liu, Master of Environmental Science Policy (MSESP) Class of 2020, writes about how she found her summer internship developing sustainable investing initiatives at the World Resources Institute.
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Joshua Kruskal, MS in Environmental Science and Policy, Class of 2020, and Editor-in-Chief of Chicago Policy Review, shared how the journal shaped him as a writer.
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Sabrina de la Vega, MPP Class of 2021, discusses the ways she found and built community at Harris after moving from Washington, D.C. to Chicago.
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As a follow-up to our recent blog, Six Funding and Financial Aid Tips For International Students, we asked two Country Ambassadors—Camila Pérez, MPP Class of ‘21, and Nikunj Singh, MPP Class of ‘21—about the cost of living in Chicago.
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Andrew Beeler, MPP Class of 2021 and former Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy, writes about why he decided to pursue his MPP at Harris and his experience running for State Representative while pursuing his degree.
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