Perhaps your dreams are to one day join the ranks of the illustrious and famous Harvard graduates. Of course, there are thousands of Harvard graduates around the world who never make headlines, but their post-graduate successes are still incredible stories and they tend to lead prominent and well-fulfilled lives. You can become one of those highly respected Harvard graduates.
Harvard undergraduates are highly protected from economic troubles that tend to affect other college graduates because of their Harvard pedigree. The school’s endowment is by far the largest in the country at over $32 billion. Economists point out that Harvard’s high endowment is anecdotal data proving how successful Harvard graduates are because they have the ability to give so much money back to the school that educated them.
Here is a quote from a Harvard Admissions Officer in response to the question: How successful are Harvard students in gaining admission to graduate schools or finding employment after graduation?
“Our graduates enjoy an extraordinarily high rate of success receiving job offers and admission to graduate and professional schools. Resident tutors in each of the 12 Houses assist students applying to graduate schools and fellowship programs. In fact, Harvard is almost always the best-represented undergraduate institution at Harvard’s graduate schools. The Office of Career Services offers all undergraduates a range of job and internship counseling services. Popular careers in recent years include academic life, business, medicine, law, the arts, and public service.”