Admissions

No script for the supplement

No script for the supplement

“The Green is where the diverse, colourful and bold community of Dartmouth is united under one historic sprawling patch of grass.” This is part of a series of excerpts from real responses to the first supplement question from Dartmouth ’22s’ ED applications.  Find more supplement […]

Supplement v. Soliloquy

Supplement v. Soliloquy

“Quizzical, I examined piles of snow outside Baker Library. To a Floridian, snow is foreign; snow in April seems bizarre. Sensing my confusion, my tour guide explained it’s normal for snow to remain long after winter, especially in shaded spots. Grass grows brilliantly in the […]

Strengthen your Supplement

Strengthen your Supplement

“I realized that all of Dartmouth can be summed up with one quality: its unique character. This buzzing center amidst miles of forests creates a tight-knit community of passionate learners…. I discovered Dartmouth as a haven like no other containing everything I desire: I can […]

Sum it up in the supplement

Sum it up in the supplement

“From my first moment on campus, Dartmouth swaddled me in rolling mountains and lazy rivers. Its coziness felt like 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 […]

Tis the Season

Tis the Season

In less than two weeks, the annual admissions calendar hits one of its milestone moments—not quite a “holiday” but as close as it gets in this realm—as the application deadline arrives on January 1 (aka New Year’s Day to those not focused on all-things-admissions). Something […]

Stuck on the supplement? Take inspiration from your future classmates

Stuck on the supplement? Take inspiration from your future classmates

Why Dartmouth? It’s a question you’ll find yourself answering more times than you can count over the next few months (and years, to be honest), and you’ll do it, at least formally, for the first time on the Dartmouth supplement. There’s no one reason “why […]

Welcome to the first members of the class of 2022!

Welcome to the first members of the class of 2022!

ED is an incredibly exciting time as we welcome the first members of the Class of 2022! Here are some of our favourite posts celebrating acceptance. Thank you to everyone who supported me! ANYTHING is possible, people! #Dartmouth2022 #blackexcellence #imhere pic.twitter.com/OHZKiUHOaj — Kaman LeDay (@KamanLeday) […]

Today’s the day!

Today’s the day!

Dean Coffin has used up two green pens signing the ED letters … Early Decision notifications will be available today (!!) at 4 pm EST.

Reflections from a Dartmouth Mom

Reflections from a Dartmouth Mom

I had never even heard of Dartmouth before my daughter added it to her list of college prospects.  But this private Ivy League, tucked away in the little town of Hanover, New Hampshire, won her heart. We probably visited the campus at the worst possible […]

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 […]