Your Take: Anniversary Reflections

As Harvard celebrates its 375th, discuss with other readers how Harvard shaped your life and what improvements it can make for future anniversaries.

Harvard's first 350 years were covered in the September-October 1986 issue. View it online.

Harvard's 375th anniversary is fast approaching. Harvard Magazine is planning a special issue with coverage of the University's recent past (focusing on the past quarter-century, from before you used the Internet or recognized China and India as rising economic powers) and its prospects (up to the fourth-century mark). Read a report on the official University festivities planned for the fall and beyond, then tell us:

How did your experiences and education in the College or the graduate and professional schools shape your life, work, and perspectives?

How could those experiences and your Harvard education have been more effective?

How would you improve Harvard for the future, if you were returning to the University today to prepare for the rest of your life, or advising a young person—your child, a relative, or a friend—embarking on that stage of growth and learning?

See what other readers are saying, and then join the conversation by leaving your own comment. (This discussion is moderated, so your comment may not appear immediately.)

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