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Guide to Visitas

Another year, another passing over of traditions and excitement. And this weekend, Harvard is gearing up to welcome the newly admitted class of 2027 to VISITAS 2023! If you're a Harvard undergraduate confused about how Visitas works because yours was online or if you're a pre-frosh looking forward to a weekend full of adventure, or if you're just here to ~vibe~ with Flyby, we have all you need with Flyby's Guide to Visitas 2023!

Senior Scaries: An Open Letter to the Class of 2023

Dear Seniors: As Harvard spray paints the Yard green once again to schmooze the Class of 2027, our own class seems to have moved firmly into an era of excitement and festivity. While this space for celebration is certainly well-deserved, I also want to carve out a bit of space for something else: uncertainty.

How To: Multitask Like a True Academic Weapon

This guide to multitasking is perfect for working smarter and not harder and managing the crumpling weight of having five conflicting meetings, hundreds of pages of reading, and three papers due by 11:59 p.m..

Eight Places to Take Your Hometown Friend

From beating a Karen to a Tatte’s table after her pilates session to converting your BFF to a computer science major, this guide is a sure-fire way to introduce Harvard to any hometown bestie. Don’t get me wrong, Harvard’s campus truly is one of the most exceptional and beautiful places to spend your four collegiate years… but not introducing your friend to its quirks is a grave injustice. ​​​​​​​

Should You Bring Your Umbrella Today?

It’s April, and you know what they say: April showers bring May flowers. Except sometimes, it’s not really a shower. Sometimes, it’s just a drizzle. Sometimes, it doesn’t even rain at all. Flyby brings you a guide to help you answer a fundamental question during these trying times: should you pack your umbrella with you today?

Five Things to Do Immediately After Getting Into Harvard

Getting your acceptance letter from Harvard comes with a range of emotions — excitement, relief, panic, followed by a moment of calm and quiet as the news starts to settle in. After such a monumental moment that may be accompanied by some tears, laughter and hugs, what do you do next? How can you respond to getting into Harvard? Flyby has got you covered with five things you can do immediately after getting into Harvard.

Lessons Learned From Midterm Season

We’ve done it. We’ve gotten through another season of midterms, finally handing in that paper we’ve been stalling on for weeks, taking that test in the Science Center everyone crammed for. But now that we’ve gotten a very well-deserved break, let’s take a moment to reflect back on this midterm season before gearing up for finals or yet another round of midterms, since apparently I learned more than just my Quizlet flashcards.

The 2023 Harvard Housing Day Video Rankings

Alas, it’s the piece that you have all been waiting for. Yes, we know it’s after spring break, but hey — better late than never! Here are Flyby’s 2023 Housing Day video rankings!

Flyby Housing Day Video Rankings 2023

Flyby Housing Day Video Rankings 2023 Cover Photo

How To: Get the Best Acceptance Reaction Video

So you just got into Harvard. Congrats! But if you’re really meant for Harvard, you should know that every moment is an opportunity to capitalize on your past successes. You need to post a reaction video and get those sweet sweet TikTok views. Here’s how to make it happen.

Will You Study For Your Midterms?

Your midterms are piling up, but as much as you want to spend your time studying, something always gets in the way. Check out this flowchart to see if you will actually hit the books or end up binge watching the new season of You.

Will You Study For Your Midterms?

Will You Study For Your Midterms?

Best Acceptance Reaction

Harvard Acceptance Article

Things I Missed About Harvard on Break

Does being on campus again and completing yet another midterm make you bummed? Take a step back for a second, and you'll find that there are many things to love about Harvard. While enjoying more sleep, I found myself missing a few Harv-specific things while on break.

How To: Thrive During Ramadan

For all the college students who celebrate — Happy Ramadan (Ramadan Mubarak)! For most of us in our college years, it can be difficult to imagine a fulfilling Ramadan experience without the comfort of your family and delicious home-cooked meals at the end of a long fast. As a freshman, I was really nervous about what Ramadan would be like at Harvard. Luckily, I was pleasantly surprised to enjoy my time and I found that you can still make the most of this month, even away from home. Here are some tips that will hopefully help you to discover the same!

Post-Housing Day Realizations

Housing Day is one of the most celebrated days at Harvard. It can be both exciting and stressful. After the stress of navigating blocking and linking groups, we scale walls and sneak around HUPD into each of the nine river houses, desperately trying to win the favor of the River Gods. Although there are many myths and preconceived notions about each house, here are my post housing day realizations.

Expectations vs. Reality: First Semester of Freshman Year

Spring semester has been kicking my ass — literally. I’ve been bedridden for the past week-and-a-half trying to overcome the flu, Covid, the plague, who knows? All I know is that during my bed rest, I have had a chance to reflect on the first five months of my life at Harvard — boy was it a wild ride. So, let’s reminisce on aspects of the first semester of freshman year for good ole’ times sake.

Times When You Should Give Yourself A Little Treat

Do you treat yourself? Do you give yourself a little treat for completing basic activities? You know what I’m talking about, and if you don’t, read along and you might realize you need a lil treaty treat.

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