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30 Questions to Ask on a College Visit

30 Questions to Ask on a College Visit

Happy MLK weekend! Many of you might utilize this long weekend to visit colleges (Dartmouth will be open tomorrow!), and whether you’re visiting one school or several, it’s important to be strategic during your visits. College visits are a very exciting opportunity to explore a potential […]

Why I Chose Dartmouth

Why I Chose Dartmouth

When it came time to start visiting colleges as a high school junior, I had no idea what I was looking for. I knew I wanted to study something relating to international relations, study abroad at least once during my college career, and attend a […]

The last sup

The last sup

“Kabir, the Indian poet said: ‘The lane of love is narrow; there is room for only one.’ My ‘one’ is Dartmouth. Dartmouth, made of yellowing books, green trees, gray hills, but also of ice and snow. Dartmouth, of the late-night talks about problems of the […]

What the sup?

What the sup?

“Reading about Professor Cox’s Dominican Republic rice farming studies, the South Africa Foreign Study Program, and the organic farm made me realize Dartmouth has the hands-on academics I want to experience, in a special place with extraordinary people.” This is part of a series of […]

Supplementing your supplements

Supplementing your supplements

“When I walked across The Green for the first time, the first word that came to my mind was ‘home.’” This is part of a series of excerpts from real responses to the first supplement question from Dartmouth ’22s’ ED applications.  Find more supplement inspo here.

Journey to Dartmouth, the College on the Hill

Journey to Dartmouth, the College on the Hill

How did you choose Dartmouth? A simple question, really. A question I often respond to with a simple answer-Dartmouth had all the qualities in a college I was looking for: a tight-knit community, a focus on undergraduate teaching, academic flexibility, and resources for globe-trotting. How […]

People, Places, Supplements

People, Places, Supplements

“During the Fall Open House, Professor Swayne declared, ‘If you want to be in the room with the great thinkers of our world, you must know their language, the language of brilliant, well-rounded people who can speak to a gamut of topics.’ This intrigued me…I […]

Supplement struggles?

Supplement struggles?

“As a prospective religion major, I aim to deepen my studies of diverse languages and religious traditions through substantial hands-on experiences. With a passion for studying politics, I’m eager to research the interactions between Christianity and policy with Professor Devin Singh, and I seek a […]

Sup?

Sup?

“Why Dartmouth? Easy question: It’s about the professors, it’s about the research. The research interests of four professors in particular grabbed me: Drs. Wohlforth, Brooks, Press, and Lind. In my after-school program I was assigned several of their papers published in International Security, my favorite […]

End your supplement sorrows

End your supplement sorrows

“I sat in on a humanities class of ten students and they discussed Machiavelli’s The Prince in the Special Collections Library.  The students made such thought-provoking comments that afterwards I had to buy a copy of The Prince to read on the plane ride home.” […]

Take your supplement — no, not the vitamin

Take your supplement — no, not the vitamin

“I am the definition of a Classics nerd… When visiting Hanover, I sat in on Professor Christensen’s Early Sparta and Corinth class and quite simply fell in love with the style of learning. Students gathered in an open circle, actively discussing the implications of an […]