From the Dean: Harvard’s biggest challenge

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • What’s the reason behind UCLA considering switching from a quarter to a semester academic system?
  • Poll results: Do Yale students think less of their alma mater after the scandal?
  • What is the Dean of Harvard Business School’s biggest challenge?

April 2, 2019 — UCLA Chancellor wants to replace the current quarter system with a semester system
Chancellor Gene Block believes this switch will reduce stress in students. On a quarter system, stud...

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