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A Week in the Life

A Week in the Life

Another week done 😓 Though my midterms were last week, this week proved be another busy one–but here are some exciting highlights! Monday The week started off nice and slow. My Government 3 (The American Political System) didn’t meet, while my Government 86.25 (Adam Smith and […]

Day of the Dead at Dartmouth! ¡Dia de Los Muertos en Dartmouth!

Day of the Dead at Dartmouth! ¡Dia de Los Muertos en Dartmouth!

Dia de Los Muertos (or, Day of the Dead) is a tradition in most Latin American countries. Although customs vary from country to country and region to region, it all comes down to remembering those who have left earth too soon. An altar is made, […]

6 Favourite Sports Games I Went to This Fall

6 Favourite Sports Games I Went to This Fall

With so many of the Big Green athletic teams competing this term, it’s hard to decide which games and matches to attend each weekend. I’ve compiled a list of the top 6 home games I’ve been to, so far, this fall: Football vs. Holy Cross: […]

The Gentlemen’s Puck Club

The Gentlemen’s Puck Club

As somewhat of a devout hockey player, a good club team was always an important consideration during my college search, and Dartmouth presented perhaps the most opportunity out of any. I started playing when I was six years old, and since then, I’ve risen up […]

Gluten-Free Guide to Dartmouth

Gluten-Free Guide to Dartmouth

If you’re like me and were genetically blessed with a body that rejects gluten — or even if you’re one of those people who has helped make my life easier by choosing to make “GF” a fad — then you’ve probably found that visiting or moving to a new […]

My Definition of Home is Changing

My Definition of Home is Changing

This past weekend I went to Boston, Massachusetts to visit some friends. I was excited to leave Hanover or as I like to call it, the middle of the woods. I — along with many others — jokingly refer to Dartmouth’s location as incredibly remote, […]

On Feminism and Flush Toilets

On Feminism and Flush Toilets

If you’re tired now of getting asked by family and friends what schools you’re considering, just wait: decide on college, and the next well-intentioned but oh-so-repetitive question begins. “What are you studying?” A year and a month into Dartmouth, I still don’t know. And neither […]

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 […]

Autumn’s autumn at Dartmouth

Autumn’s autumn at Dartmouth

It was around this time last year that I saw the fall’s photo of a current student on the Admission’s blog that urged me to apply for Dartmouth Early Decision, so I figured that I should write a similar autumn-inspired post to encourage prospies to […]

Meet My Floor

Meet My Floor

When I got my housing assignment for this year, I was super pumped. I was excited that I got my own room and that I was living in a dorm, Topliff, that was close to the gym. I was even more pumped when I found […]

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?