Tag: student life

Homecoming in more ways than one

Homecoming in more ways than one

I apologize for not posting much recently! But coming back from Washington D.C. to a week’s worth of school work was not fun. Let’s just say that week 4 (combined with my work from week 3) definitely took the juice out of me. I arrived […]

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 […]

My Freshman Fall and The Climbing Wall

My Freshman Fall and The Climbing Wall

After a spectacular (and sweaty) week in the woods, I finally stepped off of the bus and back onto Robo Lawn. Trips were actually over. I had been having the time of my life but it went by so fast, and I already knew that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hello from a Lone Pine!

Hello from a Lone Pine!

Hello, future Lone Pines! My name is Julianna Thomson and I am ’20 (sophomore) at Dartmouth College. I am super pumped about sharing my college experience here in Hanover with you on People Places Pines. I grew up about an hour outside of Toronto, Ontario, […]

A Fate Bound to the Granite State

A Fate Bound to the Granite State

Welcome! You have successfully stumbled upon my intro page, the perfect place to begin (or continue) probing into all that Dartmouth has to offer! First things first, my name is Brian Drisdelle, and I’m a ’21 (freshman) from Burlington, Connecticut. Before coming to Dartmouth, I […]

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 […]