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Tag Archives: student life

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

On Missed Opportunities

I hesitate to write another post about being at K while everyone else is abroad, but the reality is that even if you don’t choose to study in another place during your junior year, you will constantly be hearing about … Continue reading

Sleeping With Bears

Being from a big city, I don’t have a lot of experience camping; this is something that I’ve been trying to change since I’ve come to college. Over the weekend, the KOC (Kalamazoo Outing Club), led a camping trip to … Continue reading

15 Selfies I Took During my First Year at K

Selfies are awesome. I think they reflect an interesting time in our culture, where everyone is willing to forgo privacy for a ’favorite’ or ’like’. That being said, I probably take more selfies than is normal…hence this blog post! Of … Continue reading

A Synopsis of Study Spots

Have you ever gotten all of your books together, put them in your backpack, and then realized you have no idea where to go? Have no fear. I have prepared for you a list to help you choose where is … Continue reading

8 Reasons to Study on the Quad

1. It’s beautiful out, duh. 2. The Orange Bench (at the bottom of Academy between Crissey and Severn, upperclassmen dorms) is great to spend time at if you want to barbecue or hang out with friends, but only the incredibly … Continue reading

Getting Ready for Spring

As spring break comes to a close, I can’t help but think about all the refreshing opportunities that come with a new quarter. Pretty soon the snow will start melting, and I’ll be able to drag a blanket and backpack … Continue reading