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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 […]

As Time Goes On

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, marked the halfway point, halfway through the quarter, and halfway through my first year at Kalamazoo College. Things are starting to change around campus, seniors are finishing their SIPS, juniors are arriving back from study abroad, […]