Tag: Classes

My favorite class is my hardest class

My favorite class is my hardest class

My favorite course this term (my only term thus far) is Power, Territoriality, and Political Geography taught by Professor Garnet Kindervater. In this course, we analyze the relationship between power and space, and how that is inherently tied to knowledge. To do this, we have looked at the works of Rene […]

A (long) Day in the Life

A (long) Day in the Life

Hello from Week 7! Midterms are still in full swing, finals are coming up soon, and the class offerings for next term just came out — what better time to do some reflection on what a typical day looks like for me? Students here take […]

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 […]

The Epitome of the Liberal Arts: Religion 60

The Epitome of the Liberal Arts: Religion 60

One thing that drew me to Dartmouth while I was getting recruiting and researching colleges, was the school’s very interdisciplinary approach to different subjects. As a high school senior, I had very little idea about what I hoped to study during the next four years. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vanessa is traveling… I’m traveling.. No one is at Dartmouth!!

Vanessa is traveling… I’m traveling.. No one is at Dartmouth!!

Upon coming to Dartmouth, you’ll quickly realize that we do a lot of traveling. Whether you go on a FSP (Foreign Study Program) or LSA (Language Study Abroad), or you go traveling with your friends, we move around a lot. As I write this, I’m […]

My Five Favorite Classes at Dartmouth

My Five Favorite Classes at Dartmouth

In no particular order…     Introductory Computer Science What I liked most about this class was that most of the coding assignments asked students to create tangible products that were applicable to our lives including a ping-pong game, and a program that found the […]