Tag: first year

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 […]

What do first years do on their first weekend here?

What do first years do on their first weekend here?

I wasn’t sure how I would spend my weekends when I got to Dartmouth, but it was busy right away! Here are a couple things I’ve done so far: 1. Go stargazing at the Golf Course: It was a spur of the moment, when I and […]

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 […]

Una Bienvenida Original – Dartmouth Trips!

Una Bienvenida Original – Dartmouth Trips!

Trips, literalmente significando “Paseos”, es una de las muchas tradiciones de Dartmouth. Consiste de un paseo de cinco días donde un grupo de estudiantes de primer año y dos líderes exploran varios lugares de New Hampshire hasta Maine. Se puede acampar, ir en caminatas de […]

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 […]

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Hello prospective students and parents! My name is Sarah LeHan, and I am a ’20 from Darien, Connecticut who loves long walks, blueberry pie, and anything related to Thoreau or Emily Dickinson. After considering similar schools, I decided on Dartmouth for its outing club, study […]

#TravelThursdays: Language Study Abroad in Rabat, Morocco

#TravelThursdays: Language Study Abroad in Rabat, Morocco

“I think cross cultural understanding is an overwhelmingly important part of a liberal arts education. It’s one thing to learn about culture in the safety of a classroom, it’s another thing to totally immerse yourself in it. Going to Morocco stretched my understanding of North […]

Guest Welcome: Chris O’Connell ’13

Chris O’Connell ’13 is the director of the Dartmouth Outing Club’s First-Year Trips Program. Class of 2017 – Welcome to Dartmouth! Congratulations on your acceptance and for getting through one of the more stressful parts of high school!  I remember how overwhelmingly crazy this time […]

Never alone, but always together.

So how did you like Dartmouth? I think I’ve encountered this question about twenty times during my summer break so far. From my dad asking me as soon as my arrival at LAX to my high school friends who are curious to know about the […]

Guest Welcome: Emily Mason-Osann ’11

Emily Mason-Osann ’11 is the director of the Dartmouth Outing Club’s First-Year Trips Program. Hi Class of 2016!!!! Welcome, Welcome, Welcome! First of all, congratulations on making it through the stress (or not) of college applications and decisions, and welcome to Dartmouth! I’m Emily, although […]

Ramblings in the Frigid Weather…

As Ajay pointed out below, this winter is brutal. I’m from the Midwest and I know what cold is. Or at least I thought I did. And then, I come back to Dartmouth and my oh my, I have now realized what it means when […]