This Time, Last Year

This time, last year, the weight of expectations, nervousness, expectancy, and excitement took shelter on my shoulders as I stood, amazed, admiring the place that was to be my home for four years. Questions of whether I was made for this, fears of failure and...

The Summer That My Mind Changed

The decisions you make follow you and take you into paths that are full of other decisions. In the last few months of my freshman year at Dartmouth I made the decision that the best way that I could help people would be by studying something in the social sciences....

Summer

After endless papers, countless pages written and read, I finished freshman year. Exhausted, sleep deprived, eager and most importantly proud of what I have achieved during my first year of college, I turned in my last paper, went through the odyssey of moving out and...

Oh The Difference It Makes

“Don’t do what you like, do what you love.” Those were the words of a wise senior whose name I do not remember since I heard him speak during the first hours I was here at Dartmouth. During that time of confusion, uncertainty and excitement, I did...

Open Doors Are Always Nice.

It has been a while since I felt sure of what I wanted to do. I wanted to become an engineer coming into Dartmouth but after a rough relationship with physics, I decided to close that door and open a new one. After talking to my Dean and to upperclassmen, the best...