Ice cream and summertime go together like two peas in a pod. So what better way to get to know students on campus but over the beloved cold treat? We talked with students to find out how they feel about the community at the oldest summer school in the country.

Meet the students


Daria appreciates the friends she has made at the Summer School, especially in her dorm. Her favorite flavor: mint chocolate chip.


Shravan believes that proctors, who help students adjust to campus life, are one of the most important groups of people in the Harvard community. His favorite flavor: vanilla.


Hanne enjoys how social the campus is—from the dining hall to the dorms to studying in Harvard Yard. Her favorite flavor: chocolate.


He loves the diversity and inspiration that students bring with them from all over the world. His favorite flavor: white pistachio.

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