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Imagine this: you’re strolling down an ancient pathway, in awe as you gaze at the Alhambra–a legendary palace and fortress– towering over you. A little later, you’re in a Moroccan marketplace, surrounded by desert and snow-capped mountains. Next weekend, you’re in Rome, waving up at the Pope and splashing in the Trevi fountain. Or: waking […]

Now that you’re browsing WesMaps and thinking about which courses to take, you may be brimming with questions and wondering what kind of advising resources will be available to you once you get on campus. This post will serve as a Q and A to answer some of these anticipated questions…and give you plenty of […]

The Writing Workshop is an excellent resource that all students should take advantage of. It consists of a staff of trained Wesleyan students who love writing and are eager to help others improve their writing as well. These writing tutors help students of all years, from first year students working on their first college papers to […]

First Years and Transfers, I hope the first day of Orientation was enjoyable! Now, down to business… In addition to all the other orientation events (hall meetings, public/fire safety meetings, etc.) there are three important academic meetings for you to attend today and tomorrow. These are your group meeting with your Faculty Advisor and all […]

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). […]

Your first year at Wesleyan is as good a time as any to practice living in the here and now. New to the institution, you’re blessed with a fresh start in a community that values exploration and experimentation. If you take to heart what I just said, and allow yourself to be engrossed by the […]

“So I’ve been reading this blog for weeks now and its been very helpful with understanding Wes…..but what’s SARN?” As you’ve probably figured out, this is the Peer Advisor blog. Peer Advisors (the bloggers and our crew) are a part of SARN, the Students Academic Resource Network. Offically, SARN “coordinates programs for intellectual enrichment and academic […]

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 […]