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What is your natural habitat?

What is your natural habitat?

Where do you belong? Where are you happy? Where do you feel like you are fully you? It’s more complex than just being a city person or a country person. Most people are some combination of both. At Dartmouth, we know that being able to […]

Who do you trust?

Who do you trust?

It’s great to have one loyal best friend, someone we can call in times of triumph and crisis. But as our lives expand, as they grow richer and more complex, our support systems have to keep up. We need people in our lives of all […]

What experience took you to a place you never thought you’d be?

What experience took you to a place you never thought you’d be?

Dartmouth is built to take you places you never thought you’d go. In class, on campus, and around the world. Your Dartmouth experience will enable you to explore your options, test your interests, and create a customized course of study that integrates rigorous academics, global […]

Dartmouth’s Coming to You: Meet our Admissions Officers

Dartmouth’s Coming to You: Meet our Admissions Officers

Dartmouth admissions officers are meeting with prospective students in the U.S. and abroad in the coming week. If you’re near one of the areas listed below, and would like to know more about what it’s like to live and learn at the College, register to meet our […]

The “I” Word and Why We Still Need It

The “I” Word and Why We Still Need It

Innovation—it’s a word that’s lost its teeth. We see it applied to everything from breath mints to backpacks. Like the word “love.” Overused to the point it’s lost its power. But innovation—like love—is a vital force in society, so we need to get past the […]

A Celebrated Tradition | Anna Reed ’19 Shares the Meaning of Dartmouth’s Powwow

A Celebrated Tradition | Anna Reed ’19 Shares the Meaning of Dartmouth’s Powwow

This year, I had the honor of serving as one of Dartmouth’s Powwow co-chairs alongside my friend Shelbi Fitzpatrick ‘19. Powwow is an annual celebration, now in its 45th year at Dartmouth, where members of the surrounding Native community come together to celebrate our indigeneity. […]

From Dartmouth to New Zealand |  Forrest Town ’18 Shares his Study Abroad Experience

From Dartmouth to New Zealand | Forrest Town ’18 Shares his Study Abroad Experience

Since arriving at Dartmouth, I’ve taken an Anthropology class nearly every term—great professors and engaging topics kept me coming back to the department. After my freshman year, I met with Dean Reed and he mentioned the opportunity to apply for the anthropology Foreign Study Program […]

Dartmouth’s Coming to You: Meet our Admissions Officers

Dartmouth’s Coming to You: Meet our Admissions Officers

In the coming weeks, Dartmouth admissions officers will be meeting with prospective students in the U.S. and abroad. If you’re near one of the areas listed below, and would like to know more about what it’s like to live and learn at the College, register to […]

A Look Inside Thayer’s School of Engineering with Alyssa  ’17

A Look Inside Thayer’s School of Engineering with Alyssa ’17

Dartmouth senior and industrial engineering major Alyssa Schmid gave us a quick tour around Thayer School of Engineering on the College’s Instagram channel last week. Follow along as she shows you around some of the classes and spaces where she spends much of her time!

Behind-the-scenes: A Look Inside Dartmouth’s Film and Media Studies Class

Behind-the-scenes: A Look Inside Dartmouth’s Film and Media Studies Class

Not all the students in Professor Peter Ciardelli’s, winter term Film and Media Studies 36 course came in with television and film production experience but by the end of term, all 16 students, ranging from first-years to seniors, were well-versed in all aspects of the industry. Each year […]

The First Dimensions of Dartmouth: Welcoming the #Dartmouth21s

The First Dimensions of Dartmouth: Welcoming the #Dartmouth21s

As we welcome members of the Class of 2021 to the second Dimensions of Dartmouth this week, we thought we’d share a look back at our first Dimensions of Dartmouth program earlier this month. The Dimensions of Dartmouth gives our admitted students a chance to […]