Author Archives: Rachel Brigham

Selecting a School That’s Right For You

I applied to nine schools either Regular Decision or Early Action. I did not do Early Decision anywhere. I applied to public and private schools ranging from Wisconsin to New Hampshire. I told my family from the very beginning of … Continue reading

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The Housing Selection Process

Trinity is a residential campus. The vast majority of the student body lives on campus for all four years. I love being a part of a community-centered living environment. There are twenty-six residence halls at Trinity. Some are older than … Continue reading

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Spring Break is here!

A college Spring Break is a break like no other. Spring Break seems to come with impeccable timing. Some students choose to spend it on a tropical beach with their friends. Others head home with dirty laundry and a full grocery … Continue reading

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How to Recover from Class Registration

Class registration at any school is a stressful process. Priority goes to upper-year students and then — you guessed it — first-years. I’ve come to find that it is normal to be unable to get into a class you could have sworn … 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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Best Buddies at Trinity College

In the fall of my first year I joined six clubs. I quickly realized that it wasn’t possible to “do college” the way I had high school in the way of trying to be involved in everything imaginable. While I may … Continue reading

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