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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 […]

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 […]

Research Rescue: Accessible Help at K’s Library

The first time I had to write a research paper at Kalamazoo College was for my First Year Seminar, a course that all freshmen take during their first quarter at K. It’s safe to say, I was a little overwhelmed. I […]

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 […]

Making Connections at K

Though the environment, campus, and cost of a college are some of the most popular deciding factors when figuring out where you want to be for the next four years, I realized it’s also important to look at the faculty […]

Those Who Teach

You would think that a first-year like myself might find difficulty in writing holistically about my experiences with faculty and professors, having only been at the school for a few months. At other colleges and universities across the country, that […]

College is “An Awfully Big Adventure”

When I walked into my first-year seminar on the first day of my orientation, I knew that it would be an awfully big adventure. Not only was it the first class I would take in college, but the title of […]

Best Coffee Shops to Study at in Kalamazoo

Best Coffee Shops to Study at in Kalamazoo Now that it is almost seventh week of the quarter, it’s time to start thinking about finals. With research papers and exams around the corner, the library is starting to get packed (which I am personally thrilled about) and I […]

A Review of the Library

Book shelves at Upjohn Library Commons During my first year at Kalamazoo College, I avoided the library like the plague. I managed to convince myself that the comfort of my foam-padded, blanket-laden dorm room bed was a better, quieter spot for studying rather than Upjohn Library. […]

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 […]