Tag: academics

Meet Professor Bill Philips

Meet Professor Bill Philips

This term I’m taking Film 33 Writing for the Screen I with Professor William Philips. With dozens of screenwriting credits in film and TV as well as experience directing, Professor Philips has enjoyed a long and successful career. He’s also a Dartmouth graduate as well! […]

The Mysterious Machines of Physics 15

The Mysterious Machines of Physics 15

With all of the incredible, varied activities that I take part in on campus, it can sometimes be easy to forget that the real reason I’m here is to study. But with that said, classes at Dartmouth are nothing like they are at high school; […]

Electing courses for my second term

Electing courses for my second term

The 10-week term passes by sooo fast! It’s not even been 2 months since I first met with my faculty advisor to elect my fall term courses, yet I’ve already found myself in her office this Tuesday to talk about my winter classes! I chose […]

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 […]

Diary of a Dartmouth Pre-Med

Diary of a Dartmouth Pre-Med

I’m going to start with a disclaimer: the Pre-Health track at Dartmouth is not easy. Many a time, I have been on the struggle bus and questioned why I chose it. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible or that it’s not worth it. If […]

How to survive midterms at an Ivy

How to survive midterms at an Ivy

The 10-week term passes by really, really fast and midterm week has arrived before I even knew it! 2 tests and 1 paper all in one week (can you imagine that??) but (very unexpectedly) I survived! These are the few things that keep me alive […]

Late Nights, Labs, and Long Hikes

Late Nights, Labs, and Long Hikes

I always try to stay in contact with my friends back home, it’s a great way to avoid homesickness and remember your roots. But lately, I’ve been receiving tons of texts inquiring about just how difficult an Ivy League education must be. I feel like […]

An eye-opening outside-the-class academic experience

An eye-opening outside-the-class academic experience

Last Sunday, I had the most extraordinary academic experience in my life. It was 7 in the evening, and I still had a decent 7 chapters of Hemingway and 1 chapter of micro econ reading due the next morning (one week in college and I […]

A Fate Bound to the Granite State

A Fate Bound to the Granite State

Welcome! You have successfully stumbled upon my intro page, the perfect place to begin (or continue) probing into all that Dartmouth has to offer! First things first, my name is Brian Drisdelle, and I’m a ’21 (freshman) from Burlington, Connecticut. Before coming to Dartmouth, I […]

5 Reasons I loved my Sophomore Summer

5 Reasons I loved my Sophomore Summer

As the summer nears its end and student begin to prepare for finals, I can’t help but reflect back to my Sophomore Summer. The season between your sophomore and junior year of college, Sophomore Summer, is one that Dartmouth students hear about from the moment […]

Junior Day: Special Visit Day for High School Juniors

Junior Day: Special Visit Day for High School Juniors

High school juniors, we’re hosting a special visit day just for you! Join us from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11, to learn more about Dartmouth. During your visit you can: Attend a just-for-juniors information session, featuring a blend of Dartmouth’s renowned […]