Tag: friends

Is it easy to make friends at Dartmouth? What aspects of Dartmouth promote close friendships?

Is it easy to make friends at Dartmouth? What aspects of Dartmouth promote close friendships?

Most of my close friendships at Dartmouth have been formed through joining different clubs or groups I was interested in. For me, joining the women’s water polo club team my freshman fall introduced me to a community that’s been my go-to  throughout my four years […]

Spraining My Ankle Was The Best Thing Ever

Spraining My Ankle Was The Best Thing Ever

During O-Week — or orientation week — before my first fall term on campus, I managed the impossible. I sprained my ankle walking down a small incline on the way to the Choates, one of the freshman dorms on campus. I was on my way […]

Hugs All Around

Hugs All Around

Yesterday, having dinner with Sarishka, a fellow Dartmouth ’20 and one of my best friends since middle school, I mentioned having felt sad that afternoon. She knows I have a tendency towards occasional lackluster moments and immediately gave me a hug. “Sarah,” she said, “if […]

In the Middle of Everywhere

In the Middle of Everywhere

Have you ever encountered family friends in the supermarket who ask how your year is going? They’re interested, they want to hear about your life, but they want to hear about it for twenty seconds and then return to their shopping. In those situations, my […]

The Magical Feeling

Faizan reflects on some of the magical moments of his first month at Dartmouth.