According to Song, this year’s event drew more men than usual.“Typically there’s been a much better female turnout, but this year there was a more balanced ratio,” Song said.This project all started with a grant we received from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to help us grow, improve and interpret our collection of objects relating to Ernest Shackleton.Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, for which he is perhaps best known, ran from 1914-1917 and having had the centenary of that momentous journey recently, we knew that this would be the perfect time to tell you more about all of Shackleton’s expeditions to that remote continent.Others said they came to find a date, while still some admitted they were there just for the Finale deserts. Sundquist ’14, who wore the number 10 on his chest, capitalized on the situation, joking that he came to “meet some friendly people [because] here they have to meet with me too.” The comprehensive resource for navigating the job search, composing strong resumes and cover letters, performing at interviews, using Harvard’s Campus Interview Program, and profiles from alumni in different industries.With the top applicants from every high school applying to the best schools in the country, it's important to have an edge in your college application.Dozens of students flocked to the Harvard Independent’s annual speed dating event Thursday night in search of love—or, for the first time this year, friendship.The Valentine’s Day matchmaking affair, which took place in Boylston Hall’s Ticknor Lounge, featured traditional speed dates as well as the addition of platonic “speed friending.” The pairs of speed daters negotiated the terms of the date at the start of their three-minute conversations. Song ’14, the president of the Independent, estimated that most students went on traditional speed dates, though some did choose to try speed friending.
These longer films will also include material from our archive and picture library which will throw even more light on Shackleton as a man and a leader.In our 2019 edition, check out ten of our newest Harvard application essays and profiles from students who made it in.Buy your ticket before the event and look for the table with the white wristbands!Ernest Shackleton was an eminent polar explorer who voyaged to the Antarctic four times, leading three of his own expeditions.
On two of those expeditions he made ‘furthest South’ records on his attempts on the South Pole.Daters were not placed into separate groups at the event based on their answers.