Ready for some less-than-shocking news? Harvard University does not provide a particularly rigorous education.
What you’ve suspected for a long time has been confirmed, and not by someone preaching sour grapes because they couldn’t get into an ivy league school. The Atlantic Monthly recently featured an article entitled “The Truth About Harvard” written by alumnus Ross Douthat. Douthat cheerfully describes “the overall ease and lack of seriousness in Harvard’s undergraduate academic culture.” (more…)