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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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]