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If you’re an international student, you may be worried about studying abroad for 4 years in the states. The good news is- we have your back! Wesleyan has tons of resources to help international students ease the transition to Wes. Here are some academic and social resources to help with the transition:  1. Prof. Alice […]

Welcome to Day Three! As part of the First Year Matters (FYM) program, you were asked to read a selection of “common readings” over the summer. These readings are unified under the theme “Earth and Justice for All.” Check the FYM website for more information. “What, we had readings?” Yes you did! But fear not…you […]

It’s that time of year! During Orientation, it is the job of my Peer Advisor colleagues and I to make your transition to campus life as easy as possible. Hopefully you met some of us when you arrived this morning (we were among the students standing by to help you move into your residence hall). […]

Hey Class of 2016!                     My name is Alex Rachlin.  I am a Sophomore from Chicago, Illinois.  I’m not quite sure what I will be majoring in, but I am interested in various departments, including Economics, Math, and Government.  I could not have had a better […]

Only 1 more week and you guys will be at Wes!  During orientation week you will all register for classes. In fact, most of you should already have an FYI and/or an intro course that you registered for over the summer. You’ll learn all about the registration process in a matter of days, but keep […]

Guess what…you have homework over this summer! What a bummer. Actually, this homework is really easy. For those of you who spent the better part of senior spring not doing homework (none of you, I’m sure), it might even be a great way to ease yourself back into the routine of school before the book […]

While the majority of undergraduates departed Ol’ Wes for summer vacation a little over a month ago, several remain. Among these students are summer session attendees, those aiding professors with research projects, and a select group of interns working for the administration. Today I have the honor of introducing you to four students from the […]

The Faculty and Student Advising Handbook  was created to help introduce you the Wesleyan curriculum and facilitate effective choices in your course selection. This summer, you will enroll in 2 of the 8 courses you will take during your first year of college.  The information you provide will help Wesleyan select a faculty advisor suitable […]