Tag: academics

How I’ve Learned to Embrace Feedback in College

How I’ve Learned to Embrace Feedback in College

In my public speaking class from the fall, one of my classmates delivered a speech during which he spent five minutes thanking feedback. His “Ode to Feedback,” though partially satirical, helped me reflect on my own college journey and the ways in which receiving (and […]

Skating Through Midterms

Skating Through Midterms

I’m probably not the first (nor the last) to say that college is hard, capital H-A-R-D. In a ten-week term, courses go by quickly and assignments can start piling up. While I sometimes find myself falling into the trap of feeling guilty when I’m not […]

Fluency, food, & family: My term abroad in France

Fluency, food, & family: My term abroad in France

France, Italy, New Zealand, China, Costa Rica: just a few of the places you can explore through Dartmouth study abroad. Naturally, the variety of programs offered and ease of going abroad (read: financial aid travels with you) attracted me to Dartmouth. That’s how, in the […]

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. […]

VIP Pass to Rauner Library

VIP Pass to Rauner Library

Where can you check out Shakespeare’s first folio, a lock of George Washington’s hair, and original Dr. Seuss illustrations? Rauner Library of course. If you’ve ever visited Dartmouth, you’ve might have heard of Rauner Special Collections Library. Someone might have even raved to you about […]

Books.

Books.

Books. As somebody entering college as a non-intensive reader, textbooks seemed like a major threat to my mental and emotional longevity. When I arrived on campus, it was definitely nerve-racking when I found out that I would be covering three physics books and a political […]

22 Classes You Can Take During your First Year

22 Classes You Can Take During your First Year

Freshmen year was one of the most exciting, and scary, years of my life. Moving away from home, adjusting to college athletics, and making friends were all incredible learning experiences. In addition, taking classes at a top academic institution was no easy adjustment. However, many […]

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 […]