Campus Life

Welcome Back to Dartmouth/The North Pole

Welcome Back to Dartmouth/The North Pole

Let’s make one thing clear: I’m not a fan of the cold. Not because I do not enjoy being cold (which I do not), but I quite literally am not built for it — I was born in the Dominican Republic where the average temperature […]

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 […]

Favourite Photos of 2017

Favourite Photos of 2017

As the calendar year comes to an end, I thought I would round up my favourite photos of Dartmouth from 2017.

5 Things Parents Should Know About Dartmouth

5 Things Parents Should Know About Dartmouth

Classes are taught by professors, not teaching assistants. One of the most important parts of my college search was to find a school where ALL classes are taught by professors. On each college visit, my parents always made sure that I asked who taught the […]

DartMYTHS: Social Life Edition

DartMYTHS: Social Life Edition

Myth: There’s nothing to do in Hanover  Believe it or not, this is something I was actually asked by a friend when I decided to come to Dartmouth. Compared to big cities like New York, L.A., or Chicago, Dartmouth may feel like it’s smack-dab in the […]

5 Ways to Choose a College Without Visiting the Campus

5 Ways to Choose a College Without Visiting the Campus

Choosing to come to Dartmouth was the most life-changing decision that I have made to date. Deciding to move away from home (to a different country!) to attend college was a huge deciding factor in my college search. I knew that I wanted to go […]

Walk on to Women’s Water Polo

Walk on to Women’s Water Polo

As a former (very burnt out) high school competitive swimmer, I came to Dartmouth thinking that I never wanted to jump into a pool again. That decision quickly changed when I met Hallie and PJ, two ’17s on the water polo team, my freshman fall. […]

No Competition: Why I Chose Dartmouth

No Competition: Why I Chose Dartmouth

I ran in high school. I had no talent beyond perseverance, but I loved it. If you talk to me for more than five minutes (or, evidently, read a single blog post) my enthusiasm will become apparent. With some optimism and much summer training, I […]

I-can-still-remember

I-can-still-remember

As my first term here is wrapping up, I think it would be fun to have a low-key I-can-still-remember post 🙂 I can still remember that moment when I parted with my best friend as I left South Station to get on the Dartmouth Coach. […]

Seven Standout Moments from Senior Fall

Seven Standout Moments from Senior Fall

Hello there! My final fall at Dartmouth has come and gone, so allow me to share seven highlights of my term: HCroo I wrote an entire blog post about my experience with First Year Trips and my experience being a member of this team, but […]

Post-Exam Jams

Post-Exam Jams

There’s no feeling quite like walking out of your final exam or submitting your final paper. At Dartmouth, we enjoy a significant interim break between fall term and winter term (6 weeks!). Many students also elect to take winter term as their “off-term” and won’t […]