Admissions

Carbo-loading for Early Decision Reads

Carbo-loading for Early Decision Reads

Greetings from McNutt, where we are all still full from last week’s Taste of the Territories. Admissions staffers brought back snacks from the regions they visited this fall or prepared dishes inspired by their territories. We had… Angie’s homemade biscuits inspired by her home state of […]

There are four dogs in the post: AO Travel Wrap Up

There are four dogs in the post: AO Travel Wrap Up

Travel season is coming to an end! After two months spent visiting schools in 41 states (plus DC!) and 39 countries, we’re settling back into life in Hanover, and getting ready to start reading applications. Before we get to reading, a look back on the […]

Happy Halloween from the Admissions Office!

Happy Halloween from the Admissions Office!

Does knowing a giraffe, Indiana Jones, and a clown will be reading your apps make that Early Decision deadline any less scary?

Did you know you can ask us questions?

Did you know you can ask us questions?

Just fill out this form and ask away! All your questions are totally anonymous (we promise), so you really can ask about anything. A student or admissions officer will post the answer to your question as soon as they can! Check out past questions here. […]

Q: What is the typical acceptance rate? What is the required class average? What is the required SAT and ACT scores you look for?

Q: What is the typical acceptance rate? What is the required class average? What is the required SAT and ACT scores you look for?

Hello! I feel this where I can step in for our wonderful bloggers. My name is Angie Estevez Prada and I’m an admissions officer here at Dartmouth. I’m best known for once coming in 2nd place at a King Arthur Flower Baking competition with fellow […]

How to rock a college fair, according to a Dartmouth Admissions Officer

How to rock a college fair, according to a Dartmouth Admissions Officer

Hello Hello! My name is Ali Duke, and, like Vanessa, I am a new AO in Dartmouth’s office. I am currently writing this post while overlooking the mountains on a beautiful, sunny day here in Denver, Colorado. My travel regions include Dallas/Ft. Worth & Austin, […]

My Midwest trip by the numbers

My Midwest trip by the numbers

I’m back in Hanover (for a bit) from my three week sojourn of the mid-west! During a lull in the Lexington airport, I went through my itinerary and photos and did some counting… 6 states 14 hotels 57 high schools  4 flights (6 if you count connecting […]

Donuts, pugs, and business casual on the beach

Donuts, pugs, and business casual on the beach

Greetings from Lexington, Kentucky! Once in a while, AOs find time see a little more than your lovely high schools. It’s not all glamorous, but once in a while we get to see a little of what makes your city yours. Ali might win for […]

What do I do all day on the road?

What do I do all day on the road?

What do AOs do all day while we’re on the road? I can’t speak for all AOs, but here’s what my days in Detroit looked like… 7:00 am Wake to the Michigan sunrise, play music while I’m getting ready (I’ve been jamming to Greta Ray’s […]

Near… far… wherever you are… Dartmouth is coming to see you!

Near… far… wherever you are… Dartmouth is coming to see you!

Dartmouth Admissions Officers are officially off and running around the globe this week! Whether you’re in Hong Kong or Iowa, we want to meet you. I’m hanging in McNutt for a few more days, part finishing travel planning of my own, part texting my colleagues […]

New blog, who dis?

New blog, who dis?

Hello! You may have noticed that I’ve been out here posting about eclipses and fantasy football drafts without really introducing myself. I’m doing this slightly backward, but here’s the obligatory introductory post: My name is Vanessa Pius and I’m a first year Admissions Officer here […]