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Have-A-Look

Have-A-Look, a fly-in program designed for students with lived experiences that have been historically underrepresented in higher education, offers the opportunity to become acquainted with the academic and social opportunities at Haverford.

October 27-29, 2024

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How it Works

During the program, participants will have the opportunity to interact with faculty and administrators, learn about diversity and belonging on campus, and explore Haverford further. Participants will also get the chance to engage in open dialogue with current Haverford students and develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for how we choose to steward our community at Haverford.

All Have-A-Look participants will be able to complete an admission interview as a part of the program.

Deadlines

Priority Deadline for Overnight Visits: September 7
Standard Deadline: September 20

Applying

Interested high school seniors (U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and undocumented/DACA students living in the United States) are welcome to apply. In our HAL application review, we will consider among other things: a student's socioeconomic background, first generation to college status, ability to travel to campus without Have-A-Look, and other life experiences that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Haverford will provide need-based travel scholarships for Have-A-Look participants.

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Overnight Visits

Please Note: Due to limited capacity for overnight guest visits during the pandemic, Haverford will not be able to host all HAL participants for the in-person program in Fall 2021. We strongly encourage you to apply by September 7 if you are interested in the overnight visit and are planning to be fully vaccinated by October 10. We are also committed to working with you to support your ability to attend Have-A-Look, including need-based travel scholarships for those considering the in-person opportunity.

In the event that you do not participate in the overnight visit this fall, all HAL participants who are admitted to Haverford will be invited to the in-person spring Fly-in Squirrels (FIS) program. Haverford will provide need-based travel scholarships for FIS 2022 participants.

Before indicating on the HAL application your interest in an overnight stay this fall, please be sure that you have permission from your parent or guardian and your school to travel to Philadelphia for this opportunity. If your airline tickets are booked and you cannot attend, you may be responsible for the cost of your ticket.


Get to Know Us!

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  • Janet Hernandez-Romero

    (she/her)

    I'm Mexican, from the Bronx and I love iced coffee.

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  • Heewon Yang

    (she/her)

    Neuroscience major and ASAM studies minor from South Korea who excessively cleans and binge movies to destress :D

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  • Tristan Charles ’25

    (he/him)

    Hi, my name is Tristan. I am a junior from Brooklyn and a Biology major and a Health Studies minor.

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  • Lena Solano

    (she/her)

    Hi! I work in the admissions office, library, and writing center and I’m a psychology major and education minor :)

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  • Sonia Singh

    (she/her)

    Majoring in Psychology and Latin. I'm from the Bay Area and love lattes and Survivor!

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  • Rafael Jovel

    Admission Counselor

    (he/him)

    I'm from Brooklyn, NY and a huge trivia nerd! (Most people call me Raf!)

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  • (she/her)

    Hi, my name is Rachael and I am from Brooklyn, NY. I'm currently a senior at Haverford College majoring in philosophy and minoring in psychology.

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  • Jess
    VP & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

    (he/him)

    In addition to loving working in admission, Jess loves anything to do with food - eating, cooking, baking, etc.

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  • Seun Eisape

    (he/him)

    Self-proclaimed Croc enthusiast and spokesperson.

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  • Mónica Mena Cordero

    (she/they)

    I am an economics major with a LAILS concentration from San Juan, PR!

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  • Christina Butcher BMC '19
    Admission Counselor

    (she/her)

    Christina loves learning languages, travelling, and meeting prospective students from all around the world.

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  • M Kenig

    (she/her)

    I am a potential history major. I love to ride horses, do ceramics and read!

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  • Headshot of Thaiana Zandona

    (she/her)

    Hi y'all, my name is Thaiana, I'm an international student from Brazil! I'm probably majoring in Political Science and Psychology. In my free time or any procrastination time, I will be with my friends, at the gym, or in my room watching Netflix the whole day and indecisively thinking if I should go to dc or order food out.

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  • Ryan Dukarm
    Assistant Director of Admission

    (he/him)

    Haverford alum (class of 2019) with a painful fandom of Buffalo sports teams.

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  • Siena Emuobor ’25

    (she/her)

    Hi! I'm a Political Science major and Health Studies minor from Raleigh, NC.

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  • Amy Kim ’25

    (she/her)

    I’m a junior economics major and anthropology minor. I enjoy playing field hockey, singing a cappella, and groovy dance moves.

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  • Siddharth Roy

    (he/him)

    International student from Singapore studying Psychology, Education, and Classics; working in the Admissions Office as an ADI Intern and AOF.

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  • Willy Aguilar Montenegro ’25

    (he/him)

    I named my 1st pet, "Willy Fish". Interpret as you'd like.

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  • Alexandra Stevens

    (she/her)

    Hi everyone! My name is Alex and I love cooking, dancing, and beating my friends in just about any card or board game!!

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  • Maxwell Champlin

    (he/him)

    I love trains, buses and everything else that helps me get around! also languages.

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  • Kira Wu-Hacohen

    (she/her)

    Anthropology and Education major who likes crocheting little hats for her sweet cat Luna.

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  • Ainsley Bruton '21
    Admission Counselor

    (they/them)

    Ainsley is originally from Mississippi and is a proud Haverford Alum from the class of 2021!

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  • Jerome Griffin
    Associate Director of Admission and Access and Diversity Initiatives

    (he/him)

    Loves sports, shopping and spaghetti, and the order is interchangeable!

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  • Kat Abels
    Director of Admission

    (she/her)

    Loves the outdoors, but not as much as breakfast — named her dogs Granola & Yogurt!

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Questions?

Please contact us—we're happy to help!

  • Jerome Griffin
    Associate Director of Admission and Access and Diversity Initiatives
    jgriffin2 [at] haverford.edu

  • Rafael Jovel
    Admission Counselor
    rjovel [at] haverford.edu