Tag: studying

Books.

Books.

Books. As somebody entering college as a non-intensive reader, textbooks seemed like a major threat to my mental and emotional longevity. When I arrived on campus, it was definitely nerve-racking when I found out that I would be covering three physics books and a political […]

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 […]

 Q: How many hours of sleep do Dartmouth students get on average?

 Q: How many hours of sleep do Dartmouth students get on average?

A: I personally get 6-7, which is surprisingly probably more than I got in high school. Most of my friends probably get around 7-8 hours in per night on average. – Brian ’21 A: I’m the kind of person who can’t function without at least […]

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 […]

Late Nights, Labs, and Long Hikes

Late Nights, Labs, and Long Hikes

I always try to stay in contact with my friends back home, it’s a great way to avoid homesickness and remember your roots. But lately, I’ve been receiving tons of texts inquiring about just how difficult an Ivy League education must be. I feel like […]

Finals Week at Dartmouth: Ways to Relax

Finals Week at Dartmouth: Ways to Relax

We usually have class until the Tuesday of week 10 of the term, and then we are given a reading period to begin studying for finals. Depending on your class schedule, you may have finals on Friday and Saturday, or none until Sunday. Your professors […]

It’s okay to ask for help!

Let me be the first one to tell all you Prospective and Early Decision students that college is HARDER than high school. No, but seriously, it’s hard. You will no longer be able to do your spanish homework in the hallways on your way to […]

Studying, Studying, Yeah!

Three papers and no exams? Erin writes about her first Dartmouth finals week.

Not in Kansas

High school was a breeze. The classes were easy, the assignments laughable, and the tests were mildly challenging. I thought Dartmouth would be a little different. I had heard college was different and was expecting it to be a little harder. A little more of […]

We Are Not Alone

Ajay discovers the benefits of study tutorials and office hours.

The Magical Feeling

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