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Make Your Way to K

Here’s the thing, at this point in the college process, you are deciding where you’re going to end up for the next four years of your life. The next four years – it sounds scary and almost like a decision too […]

SIP Stress Be Gone: Navigating Your Senior Project

Friends, I come to you today through the blogosphere with groundbreaking news – just moments ago I officially handed in my Senior Individualized Project (SIP)! I’ve been working on my SIP (or SIPping, as the kids call it these days) […]

Student Spotlight: The Chemist with A Passion for Music

Bryan Lara a Chemist with a Passion for Music Student: Bryan Lara ’17 Hometown: Anaheim, CA I’ve known Bryan since freshman year when we were in College Singers, one of the student choirs on campus. When I found out Bryan was majoring in the sciences, I was a little surprised. […]

Learning to Breathe

This is my senior year. SENIOR. Four years ago I came to campus ready to start this new chapter of my life and eager to join every club, go to every event, and work every job. This didn’t happen, but […]

On the Right Path: A Follow-Up to “Major Regret”

Last quarter, I wrote about my difficult decision to stray from the pre-med track and eventually choose a major (psychology) about which I am actually excited. Though it seemed like the best idea at the time, I had qualms about […]

The SIP: Step One

Whether you choose to go abroad or stay on campus, winter quarter begins the long process of the Senior Individualized Process, or the SIP.    I’ll be honest, I am extremely nervous. During winter quarter it is advised that you […]

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 […]