Author Archives: Kelly Vaughan

Meet My Roommates, Pt. 1

I am still amazed by the fact that even after three years (and counting!) here at Trinity, I am able to meet someone new almost everyday, or become closer with someone who was just a friendly face. Even though 2,300 … Continue reading

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To Write or Not to Write: Senior Thesis

Some of you reading this may be sophomores or juniors who are considering writing a thesis for your major, but are unsure as to whether or not you are ready to take on the time commitment and dedication to a … Continue reading

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Interview Hack- SAAs share their FAQs

The interview, though not required, can be an extremely nerve-wracking part of the application process. However, think of it as your chance to show off and put your best foot forward. Some of our Student Admissions Associates (read more about … Continue reading

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Interview Do’s and Don’ts

Interviews at Trinity are a fantastic way to tell us more about yourself, show your personality and passions, and clarify any aspects of your application. Although they are not required, they are strongly recommended for those reasons. Below are some … Continue reading

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This or That?: My Top 5 Favorite Classes at Trinity

When asked what my favorite thing about Trinity is, I say hands down the academics (okay, maybe not hands down since I have about 20 things that are my favorite thing about Trinity, but it certainly tops the list). I … Continue reading

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Becoming a Bantam: Why I Chose Trinity

Unlike most matriculated Trinity students, my first campus tour was in 4th grade. My teacher was an alum of Trinity and wanted to take us to his alma matter to show us a real college campus. I remember having a … 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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A Brew-tiful Campus Job

Two concepts that you’ll probably hear around the admissions office a lot are, 1) Trinity is a tight knit community and 2) Trinity students are extremely busy. You may wonder what this actually means for a Bantam’s day to day … Continue reading

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Resources On Campus Most First-Year Students Don’t Take Advantage Of (but should!)

Your first year is arguably one of the most overwhelming times of your college career, as you will be inundated with enthusiastic upperclassmen and way too many brochures and email which you’ll never read. To make your semester a little … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Trinity Bantam

Balancing a double major and a number of extracurricular activities, all while trying to have a healthy lifestyle and a little bit of free time for myself each day, can be a challenge. I stick to a pretty routine schedule … Continue reading

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