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The especially cold days here in the northeast have me yearning for summer: Sophomore Summer, specifically. Dartmouth’s academic calendar, the D-Plan as we call it, requires all students to be on campus taking classes during the summer term between their sophomore and junior years. As a high school student, I thought this was totally wack. Summer is synonymous with no school, I thought. Why would I want to be inside doing homework when I could be at the beach instead? However, Sophomore Summer ended up being my favorite term at Dartmouth. Here’s why: