The Office of Academic Resources (OAR) offers students an array of services designed to enhance their academic potential and supplement the many academic and enrichment opportunities already available to them through their course work and research at Haverford College.
The OAR has launched the Compass, a podcast that weaves together research and narratives to help listeners uncover new pathways to learning. You can listen in at thehaverfordcompass.com.
As part of its Reading Rainbow event, the OAR is collecting books for Mighty Writers, a non-profit that seeks to empower children through reading. Books will be accepted through March 23rd.
The OAR's new workshop initiative invites student groups over for a dinner and workshop tailored to their interests.
The OAR's Thrive Project seeks to promote student resilience by sharing narratives about struggle, failure, and learning from the process.
Walk-in hours are an awesome opportunity to get one-on-one academic advice without need for an appointment, any weekday, 1–2 p.m.
Be Calm and Carry On! Learn some strategies to overcome any anxiety for finals. Check out our newest video in the Quick Tips Series on enhancing recall.
The Office of Academic Resources held its fourth Reading Rainbow event, featuring book recommendations from staff, faculty, and even the College president!
The San Francisco Foundation has provided seed funding for the first five years of the OAR at the recommendation of one of the many donors who pursue their philanthropic goals in partnership with the Foundation.