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Curious about what it's like to attend The Academies? Our Academies Experience packet gives an inside look into how a week at the Academies will launch you to new heights.

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Our Mission

The mission of the The Academies by Harvard Student Agencies is to provide ambitious high school students with in-depth knowledge of various fields, from coding to politics. With access to world-class facilities and experienced professionals at Harvard University, our students gain unprecedented insights into the collegiate academic community. We hope to inspire passion for innovation and exploration within a team-oriented mentality, so as to best prepare students for their future.

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First-hand experience, first-rate results.

The Academies by Harvard Student Agencies is a sister company of HSA Tutoring, a non-profit division of Harvard Student Agencies whose mission is to provide high-quality tutoring to students in the Boston area and beyond at the most affordable prices. Their core service is private tutoring for any standardized test (SAT, ACT, AP, IB, SAT II, etc) or academic subject, provided in-person or online. HSA Tutoring also provides small group courses in ACT and SAT prep, personalized college essay prep, and pre-professional programs for high school students held at Harvard. All HSA tutors are current Harvard students and all profits go straight back into student wages, so you know where your money is going, always.

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Dedicated to student education since 1957

Harvard Student Agencies, Inc. (HSA) is the largest student-run company in the world, employing more than 500 undergraduates annually. Founded in 1957, HSA is a multimillion dollar nonprofit that provides Harvard students with meaningful opportunities for employment and hands-on business education. Student managers lead all aspects of the operations and strategy behind HSA's 14 businesses, which range from publishing to tutoring to bartending, including Let's Go (the leader in student travel), HSA Cleaners (a laundry and dry-cleaning service), and The Harvard Shop (a storefront and web retail business). Harvard Student Agencies, Inc., is not a part of Harvard University - it is a separate student-run organization affiliated with Harvard University.

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Early Application Due
March 6th, 2020

Regular Deadline
May 1st, 2020

Due to safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, all programs are now online.
Please refer to our Academies @Home programs for online summer enrichment!
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