Here are some additional resources to help you succeed in CS at Harvard.
Harvard CS Undergraduate Piazza
A forum run by students and for students. If you are considering concentrating in CS, we highly recommend you sign up.
Peer Concentration Advisors
Current CS concentrators that you can meet with and talk about a variety of topics! In addition to reaching out to any of the PCAs, they initiate and run a number of programs for Harvard CS.
Computer Science Diversity Committee
The CS Diversity Committee is comprised of faculty, staff, and students. They work on several initiatives to improve diversity in Computer Science. Some examples of their recent initiatives are listed on their site.
CS 61 Prep
A project to help students transition from Python to C++ in preparation for CS 61. Cilck on the above link, which will invite you to join the “CS help” Team under the “Harvard University” organization.
Academic Resource Center
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) at Harvard University exists to support the academic mission of Harvard College and the GSAS by ensuring every student has full access to the transformative power of a liberal arts and sciences education. Many excellent programs, including Peer Tutoring, where you can be matched up with a peer tutor for a course.
The Unofficial Guide to Computer Science @ Harvard
Designed by CS50, this guide is a diagram showing the CS undergrad courses at Harvard and their prerequisite relationships.
WiCS Academic Support Guide
WiCS Advocacy compiled possible academic resources available to support Harvard Computer Science students with the hope of expanding your awareness of when and why one may access different forms of academic support (October 2020).
Computer Science Degree Overview Video
A recent Computer Science PCA alumna provides an overview of the computer science curriculum and provides her own tips and tricks for navigating the 2020 concentration requirements. She also shares her thoughts on common career tracks for CS concentrators, and her perspective on computer science at Harvard as a whole.
CS Interdisciplinary Paths Unofficial Guide
The Peer Concentration Advisors have compiled this guide as a resource that contains further advice on combining computer science with other fields, including sample plans of study and specific courses that may be of interest.
Tentative course plan
The SEAS 4 year course plan contains the most up to date plan for courses to be offered in the near future. You can filter the “catalog” entry to CS to see only computer science courses.
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