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You Probably Didn’t Know This About Harvard

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1) In his dorm room at Harvard, Theodore Roosevelt kept a small collection of pets that including lobsters, snakes, and a tortoise.

rooseveltraptor

circa 1880

2) While not having the lowest acceptance rate out of the Ivy Leagues, Harvard did have the lowest total number of students accepted. 2,023 people were accepted to follow John Harvard the Pilgrim (quite possibly the most boring university mascot), into their educations futures.

3) Harvard has the largest financial endowment of any education institution in the world.  At $36.4 billion dollars, the endowment is worth more than half the worlds economies.

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