Monthly Archives: October 2016

Ways to Save in College

Everyone knows that being a college student is hard…especially when money is tight. Every time I make my way to the checkout counter at any store, my first question is, “Do you have a student discount?” Luckily, the Student ID … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Your College Tour Guide

The average high school senior applies to five to ten colleges before they commit. This can be number can be overwhelming when sorting through which college is the best fit for you. As a tour guide for Trinity, I’m trained … Continue reading

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First Time as a First-Year Mentor

Coming into my first-year at Trinity, I’ll admit, I was profoundly lost. Unlike most of my peers, I was coming from a small private day school in Maine. Only one of my high school classmates was attending Trinity with me. I … Continue reading

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Useful Apps for Trinity Students

Being a college student can be hard sometimes. After all, you have to keep track of homework, class, and keep up a social life. At least we have technology to help us deal with the daily college life. As a … Continue reading

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Greek Life at Trinity College

Greek Life is present on Trinity’s campus. According to College Board – my nearly “end all be all” when I was looking for quick facts about schools in high school – 20% of men join fraternities and 16% of women … Continue reading

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Six Defining Factors of a #TrinCollFall

In addition to packing our summer whites away, shorts have been shipped back home, and sandals have slid to the back of our priority lists. Welcome to fall at TrinColl! But just because the air is a tad bit brisker, … Continue reading

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Fall Highlights at Trinity

I am thoroughly enjoying the start of my semester abroad at St. Andrews, but as October rolls in, I am starting to miss what New England does like no other: fall. While I love living just across from the North … Continue reading

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It’s OK to be Homesick in College

As Parent’s Weekend has come and gone this semester, you may come to find yourself feeling a little homesick for your Mom’s cooking and your bed…and possibly your dog too. Whether you live just outside of Boston or halfway around … Continue reading

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“She was an American Girl”: Why I Chose to Major in American Studies

I am always asked the question, “Why did you pick Trinity?” Even though my long answer includes about 10 different reasons, my short answer is the academics and ability to take anything and everything I wanted! In high school, I … Continue reading

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My First Month in Rome

As an introvert who had not yet traveled outside of the USA, I was initially hesitant to study abroad. On campus, I had the security of my closest friends and felt comforted by the familiar. As a great unknown, the … Continue reading

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