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How to Decide Where to Sit in the Library

The library may seem like an overwhelmingly, large, daunting building- but don’t let it scare you because it WILL become your best friend, and probably where you will spend a lot of your time. To be honest, it did take … 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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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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Course Registration: A Guide to the Academic Hunger Games

When my first year mentor told my seminar that she was leading an entire class meeting focused on getting through course registration, I knew that the process would be intimidating. I made lots of lists in the following weeks, creating … 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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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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Introduction to InterArts

During my college application process, I often thought about a school that placed importance on the arts. For me art is the best form of expression because I often do not even have to open my mouth to say one … 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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