Tag: advice

No script for the supplement

No script for the supplement

“The Green is where the diverse, colourful and bold community of Dartmouth is united under one historic sprawling patch of grass.” This is part of a series of excerpts from real responses to the first supplement question from Dartmouth ’22s’ ED applications.  Find more supplement […]

Supplement v. Soliloquy

Supplement v. Soliloquy

“Quizzical, I examined piles of snow outside Baker Library. To a Floridian, snow is foreign; snow in April seems bizarre. Sensing my confusion, my tour guide explained it’s normal for snow to remain long after winter, especially in shaded spots. Grass grows brilliantly in the […]

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 […]

How to Deal With Getting Sick at College

How to Deal With Getting Sick at College

It’s week nine, finals are looming, papers are due, and I have fallen victim to the latest round of illness to circle campus. That’s right, I’m sick and it sucks. Because Dartmouth operates on a 10-week term system rather than a semester system, courses are […]

Q: What is the typical acceptance rate? What is the required class average? What is the required SAT and ACT scores you look for?

Q: What is the typical acceptance rate? What is the required class average? What is the required SAT and ACT scores you look for?

Hello! I feel this where I can step in for our wonderful bloggers. My name is Angie Estevez Prada and I’m an admissions officer here at Dartmouth. I’m best known for once coming in 2nd place at a King Arthur Flower Baking competition with fellow […]

To Our Applicants on Decision Day

To Our Applicants on Decision Day

To our applicants, I awoke this morning thinking about you and of what the moment of today’s release of our admissions decisions represents: The years of preparation in school. The impact you have had on your families, your friends, your school, and your communities. The […]

It’s okay to ask for help!

Let me be the first one to tell all you Prospective and Early Decision students that college is HARDER than high school. No, but seriously, it’s hard. You will no longer be able to do your spanish homework in the hallways on your way to […]

Hello Fall Quarter

Every Fall at Dartmouth, I’m reminded just how old I am.  As I walk around the beautiful Green, I hear the classic flair, loud music blasting and seemingly clueless ’16s wandering around!  And that’s when it hits me – I’m a junior!  In a way, […]