Author: Alex

A Guide to Happiness During Sophomore Summer, at Dartmouth, and in Life

While the title of this blog post is of course (mostly) a joke, I’ve learned an important lesson over the last 19 years and 11 months of my life, and I’d like to share it here. Before coming to Dartmouth–or any other institution, for that […]

Unsure about Dartmouth? Read this.

Long blog posts often do not get read at all. But when choosing the college at which you will spend the next four years of your life, I think there are a few incredibly important things to consider. And so, I’ll try to keep this […]

You’ll Probably Kiss Some Strangers

To the newest members of Dartmouth: Congratulations, ‘18s! I wish I could give you some awesome, all-encompassing, inspiring advice for what to expect in the next chapter of your life, but to be honest, I can’t. No one can. As clichéd as it may sound, […]

Belonging in Hanover

Many things in my life have changed over the last 19 years, but my appreciation for the people around me has not. A sense of community and belongingness has always remained a top priority, even when my life has changed in various drastic and important […]

A School for People Who Care

                Like anything else in this world, Dartmouth is not perfect. We face the same issues on campus that plague societies around the globe, and there are aspects of our culture here that many people wish to change.             However, one of the […]

Skiing, Chemistry, and College

People often ask me what I love so much about Dartmouth. When I try to give a general description of the atmosphere on campus, the friendly people, or the high quality of academics, I somehow fall short. Sure, many of the things I love about Dartmouth […]