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Admission Blog

I’m Thankful for Cafsgiving

Now that it’s November, the Halloween festivities are finally over and the costume craze is winding down. With Thanksgiving break in sight, students are looking forward to the holiday eagerly; classes and exams will be over and the people of … Continue reading

Stranded at K: Staying on campus as a junior

Since freshman year, I knew that my K story would be different than the one I usually heard about:  I would not be studying abroad.  The fact is, studying abroad isn’t always cheap. Though financial aid and scholarships count towards … Continue reading

Senior Fall

This fall is my last season running cross-country on a team. It has been such an essential part of my Kalamazoo College career and I’m making sure to be grateful for every day that I run. Cross-country has allowed me … Continue reading

Sophomore Slump

Let me tell you, it’s hard to come back for sophomore year. I was super excited for everything I was planning on being a part of: I’m the layout editor of the Index (thekzooindex.com), an intern in the Office of … Continue reading

So What’s Your Major?

I got that question a lot this summer. The answer was usually “umm, history. I think.” At Kalamazoo College, we don’t declare a major until the winter of our sophomore year (February 3rd, to be exact). That’s a big contrast … Continue reading

New Places, New Faces

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As most K students are plunging into First Week, I’m starting the third week of my adventures here in Clermont-Ferrand, France! Here’s a glimpse into what I’ve done so far. 1) Climbed a volcano, watched the sunset, and attended a … Continue reading

Living in Oakland

At the Top

This summer I took on an internship in Oakland, California at AIDS Project of the East Bay. Since I did’t have any nearby relatives to stay with, I ended up subletting a room in a nice part of the city. … Continue reading

Life After College: Finding Your Passion

Editor’s Note: This post is geared quite a bit towards K seniors, but we in Admission think it might be interesting for prospective students to read, as well! Spring quarter is one of the most exciting times at Kalamazoo College … Continue reading

A Single Phone Call

The other day, a co-worker asked me how I ended up at Kalamazoo College. I thought back to a Saturday morning nearly a decade ago. Those of us from my high school’s cross country team who were around for the … Continue reading