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Eric Kester
Eric is the author of the Bestselling humor memoir, "That Book About Harvard." He graduated from Harvard in 2008, where he wrote a popular column for the undergraduate newspaper, the Crimson. Now a featured writer for, Eric has also contributed to the Boston Globe,, and His writing has been described as a perfect blend of Twain, Salinger, and Sedaris from critics such as his mom. He currently lives in Boston with his two sons, Xbox and Playstation.

Blog Entries by Eric Kester

An Inside Look at Harvard's Cheating Scandal

(134) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 9:11 PM

I am a recent Harvard grad who has just published a memoir that discusses my experience at the college, including my observations on a cheating culture that surprised me. I never cheated myself, but I certainly saw a lot of the seedier side of the famed university: widespread copying of...

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My Speech for Fifth Grade Class President

(6) Comments | Posted August 31, 2012 | 12:23 PM

My fellow 5th Grade-icans,

I am not running for class president because I have a bigger baseball card collection than the other candidates -- which I do -- but because I am a patriot and I love my class in a totally non-cootie related way. We...

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Winning Back the Teenage Male

(45) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 11:36 AM

Every high school English teacher knows that to control the classroom you must earn your students' respect, a difficult task when part of your job is frowning at giggles induced by the term "dangling participle." As a young teacher who occasionally swears in class, though, I figured I was safely...

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