Tag: opportunity

Haw-aii ended up in Hawaii: Part 1

Haw-aii ended up in Hawaii: Part 1

Last year, I was lucky enough to go on a Dartmouth Outing Club Spring Break trip to Hawaii!! How did I get so lucky? Firstly, the Dartmouth Outing Club, the country’s oldest and largest collegiate outing group, is the formal organization that hosts most of […]

Not your typical internship: Studying global health in Kosovo

Not your typical internship: Studying global health in Kosovo

Prishtina, Kosovo: capital of a land-locked Balkan country full of seemingly incongruous sights. Mosques and churches live on the same street, clothing stores sell luxurious gowns while unemployment remains high, and citizens often praise American politicians more than local policymakers. This past summer, I had […]

Journey to Dartmouth, the College on the Hill

Journey to Dartmouth, the College on the Hill

How did you choose Dartmouth? A simple question, really. A question I often respond to with a simple answer-Dartmouth had all the qualities in a college I was looking for: a tight-knit community, a focus on undergraduate teaching, academic flexibility, and resources for globe-trotting. How […]

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 […]

Why Dartmouth: Volunteer Opportunities

Why Dartmouth: Volunteer Opportunities

Hello! My hope with this blog is to share a story about exploring some of the resources available at Dartmouth as early as freshman year. It begins with a visit to my First-Year Dean, Dean A’Ness, freshman spring. After visiting her office confused about what […]

Diary of a Dartmouth Pre-Med

Diary of a Dartmouth Pre-Med

I’m going to start with a disclaimer: the Pre-Health track at Dartmouth is not easy. Many a time, I have been on the struggle bus and questioned why I chose it. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible or that it’s not worth it. If […]

Notes from a Dartmouth Senior Citizen

Notes from a Dartmouth Senior Citizen

Hey everyone! My name is Adina Harri, and I am a member of the class of 2018 at Dartmouth originally hailing from Starkville, Mississippi.  As part of my contribution to this blog as a Senior Admissions Fellow, I hope to outline how Dartmouth has  shaped […]

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 […]

#TravelThursdays: Language Study Abroad in Santander, Spain

#TravelThursdays: Language Study Abroad in Santander, Spain

“I loved being able to travel around Spain on my free time. I visited a neighboring town, San Sebastián, for just a day and €40 and it became my favorite place in Spain!” Cindy ’18  

#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 […]

Fall in DC

Well, unlike many of the other posts on here, my junior fall at Dartmouth is not actually at Dartmouth! I’m taking the Fall off, courtesy of the D-Plan, and working in Washington, DC. I’m interning at both the Department of State and the Overseas Private […]