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Admission Student & Alumni Blog

My Visit Experience

When I was applying to college, I really just wanted to get away from home and get as far away as possible. When my high school’s college counselor recommended I look at Kalamazoo College, I wanted to laugh—actually I might … Continue reading

My Advice to First Years

My first year at K was three years ago, but I still remember so many moments like they were yesterday. That’s why I feel confident with the ten pieces of advice I will give to you for your first year at … Continue reading

My Externship Experience

The summer before my junior year abroad, I applied for an externship in Maine with the Lancaster Baking Company. The business was formed by a K College alumna named Debra Marsteller, and she has continued the company with the help … Continue reading

Choosing K College

I am one of the most indecisive people I have ever met. I often undergo an agonizing decision-making process when I’m simply choosing what kind of ice cream I want or what movie I want to watch. So when it … Continue reading

Taking an Intimidating Class at K

    I want to talk about choosing classes at K. Throughout my entire high school career I was not the biggest fan of history. My high school had a very small number of history classes available and of the few required … Continue reading

Cirque du K

One of my favorite things at Kalamazoo College is its Cirque de K club; its very own circus club. Last year, when I was a first year, I started out my fall quarter attending a few “playtimes.” Playtimes take place … Continue reading

A South Haven Saturday

Chunks of ice floated in Lake Michigan, making it hard to distinguish where the shoreline was.

As I got off the bus for my first Beyond the Hive adventure, I found some fellow first-years and off we went to explore the festival. It was my first time to go to the South Haven Ice Breaker Festival, … Continue reading

Finding family in the Wilderness

This is my patrol! We called ourselves the "A2 Sass Crew."

LandSea was an incredible way to start out college. What better way to get to know your peers than to spend two weeks in the wilderness with them, making food together, sleeping together under a tarp, being unable to bathe? … Continue reading