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Ten Ways to Get Through Tenth Week

It’s no secret that Kalamazoo College is academically rigorous. We may only take three classes a quarter, but all of the material that would normally be spread out across a 15-week semester is packed into only ten weeks. Luckily, there are […]

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) […]

Entering College with an Undeclared Major

There is a common misconception that students should know exactly what they want to do for the rest of their lives the moment they step foot on their college campus. In actuality, a large portion of students enter college with […]

Health is Wealth

One of the biggest things I struggled with during my high school career was figuring out when to keep pushing myself on assignments and when to realize I was absolutely drained and needed to give myself a break. In my […]

Helping Hands

Sometimes it’s hard to ask for help because we develop such a strong sense of pride and we don’t want to do anything to ruin that. In high school I had grown comfortable when asking for help, knowing what teachers […]

The Professor Presence Privilege

Some days you wake up and you just can’t take the heat. Whether it’s sickness or exhaustion or just needing a mental health day, sometimes you just need a day off. Kalamazoo College, like most small liberal arts colleges, is […]

I Get By With A Little Help…

As I write this post, it is ninth week and while I don’t have any classes or assignments due tomorrow (the glories of a Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule) I do have a lot of things I could be working on right now. […]

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 […]

Kalamazoo College: Tiny Bubble or Genuine Community?

Before coming to Kalamazoo College this past fall, one of my biggest fears was the size of the school and how I would adapt to it. K is the same size as my high school, and by the end of […]