|By Jimster0489 (Jimster0489) on Saturday, December 27, 2003 - 09:07 pm: Edit|
In all honesty, Dartmouth truly intimidates me.
I am not your *typical Dartmouth student* if such a stereotype is actually true.
I am completely urban in attire and my friends span the racial spectrum. I am an Indian-American, as in the subcontinent of India.
And here's the thing. I think that I would be totally intimidated by all the Abercrombie-like models trapsing around in this open New Hampshire campus-wilderness.
Is Dartmouth the wrong place for someone like me? Does anyone else feel the same way?
|By Candi1657 (Candi1657) on Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - 08:18 pm: Edit|
I feel you. I am totally urban and I suppose I don't fit the profile of the stereotypical. But I visited the campus, and although the atmosphere is pretty homogenous, everyone is friendly, open, and accepting. That is why I ended up applying to Dartmouth, the only "rural" school that I applied to.
|By Candi1657 (Candi1657) on Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - 08:22 pm: Edit|
I meant the stereotypical Dmouth student.
|By Iflyjets (Iflyjets) on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 - 03:15 am: Edit|
Jimster0489, did you visit the campus and observe the students? They didn't look much to us as you described. What we observed was a pretty diverse looking group, albeit body piercing and even tatoos were not uncommon...kind of the rogue Ivy look versus the Abercrombie mode. Overall, they looked pretty typical of any diverse urband area. But, that's just what we thought. My D loved the place, and noted that everyone was really friendly and accepting of each other regardless of appearance.
|By Candi1657 (Candi1657) on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 - 02:31 pm: Edit|
I can't say that Dmouth is terribly diverse, but as long as there are people that are open and accepting of different sorts of individuals, I will still continue to be a huge fan.
|By Fiza (Fiza) on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 - 02:38 pm: Edit|
Does Dmouth like Indians and "nontypical" asians?
|By Green07 (Green07) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 04:38 am: Edit|
Yes Fiza Dartmouth loves Indians and "nontypical" asians. Though I have no idea what you mean by a "typical" asian, I don't think anyone should feel intimidated by the Dartmouth stereotype. There's a lot of different groups on campus. I'm from a NYC public high school, and yes Hanover is not NYC, but you know what - I don't have a problem with Hanover. I still have a very diverse group of friends here, and I don't find the stereotypical Dartmouth stereotype to exist in my world....
Coming from a high school in Manhattan, NY it took a little getting used to the fact that everything closes at 5PM and there's nowhere to get food after 2:10AM (yes, exatly 2:10 - that's when the last pizza place closes). Still, I love it here - it's homey and cozy and all those other sentimental lovey dovey things...
|By Alum9d6 (Alum9d6) on Saturday, January 31, 2004 - 04:37 pm: Edit|
Milan is the South Asian Group on Campus. It's a force on campus. Indians and Pakistanis need not worry.
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