machu picchu overlook
Colleen at the top of Mt. Machu Picchu

Back-to-back Study Abroads… You Crazy?!

When I first told my parents that I wanted to complete back-to-back study abroad programs in two very different countries (China and Peru) the summer and fall following my first year at Dartmouth, I was met with mixed emotions.

Colleen and friends pensive on a mountain
Colleen and Matt playing laser tag
Colleen and friends group selgie
Colleen and her friend Matt in front of a flowering tree in the spring

Reflections on Junior Year

In talking about Dartmouth, I think it can be very easy to omit the discussion of friendship. I never actually take the time to talk about my day-to-day experiences and the people who truly make Dartmouth feel like a home...