Author Archives: Olivia Ouellet

About Olivia Ouellet

Trinity College Class of 2018 Majors: Political Science & Women, Gender and Sexuality

The Waiting Game

Applying to college is probably the most stressful time in a students’ life. There is so much paper work to keep in order, essays to write and edit…and don’t even get me started on CommonApp! However, when you’ve finally hit … Continue reading

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Staying Organized in College

I think we all can recall one time or another when we find ourselves sitting in the library or at the desk in our dorm room and thinking: “My life is a mess.” Being disorganized can be one of the … Continue reading

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The Home-Stretch (Literally)

As my time abroad is rapidly coming to an end, I’m having a hard time grasping how quickly it went by! Although I can’t deny that I’m so looking forward to being back on campus in the Spring…a part of … Continue reading

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Politics…Among Other Things

This election season has been a long, grueling and frustrating one for most of us. Whether you are a political junkie – never missing a press conference or debate, or someone who couldn’t care less about politics, it’s safe to … Continue reading

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Thoughts from “Across the Pond”

Going abroad for a semester (or even an entire year!) is one of the most exciting experiences of your life. I would like to start off by saying that, if the opportunity presents itself, you should jump on it. There … Continue reading

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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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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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5 Reasons You Should Consider Studying Abroad

Hola! Ciao! Bonjour! In case you haven’t heard, studying abroad during one’s time at Trinity is something encouraged by the entire community! The Study Away Office (located on Vernon Street) is like a porthole to a whole other world outside … Continue reading

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Pre-orientation Programs: Venture Trinity

Hey all! I’m reaching out today to all the ladies of the class of 2020 to tell you about one of the amazing pre-orientation programs offered here at Trinity! Venture Trinity is an exclusively female-orientated program happening August 25-27th. At … Continue reading

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Coffee with a Bantam!

As I’m sure you’re all aware, May 1st is right around the corner and that means it’s crunch time for decision day! In anticipation of this exciting day, I want to tell you about a program we offer here at Trinity … Continue reading

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