Finding My Home Away From Home

Before I even came to Hanover, I knew that I wanted to join a sorority. In high school, I had many friends, but not friends that I saw outside of school. I knew that I had always wanted a close knit group of friends, that I knew would love and support me, and be able…

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Serving on the Best Buddies staff

I have been with the organization Best Buddies for more than eight years now. Best Buddies is a program based on building friendships between individuals and individuals with intellectual/developmental disorders (IDD). That is right. There is an actual program whose sole purpose is to help you make friends. I fell in love with this program…

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The Real World

As my junior year of college comes to an end, I realize that I need to start thinking about what life after college will be like. That is crazy! I feel too young for this; it is almost like I am back in high school looking for colleges. What is good, I guess, is that…

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Spring Term

Most colleges get out of school in the end of April, so when prospective students hear that Hanover doesn’t get out until May, it can be discouraging. However, we don’t get out until May because we have this glorious time called Spring Term or May Term. We have our normal first two semesters just like…

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Jendy’s: the best food group

Everyone know the five main food groups; we all learn it when we are in elementary school. However, when you get to college you create a new food group — PIZZA. AND Hanover just happens to have the best pizza place around. Jendy’s Pizza is so good it’s unbelievable. It is also decently cheap. For…

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Getting out of town in college

I love the fact that I go to a small school. There are many reasons why I did not choose a big school; one of them is because I wanted my classmates and my professors to know me. If you want to know my other reasons, check out this earlier post about it. However, it…

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Hiking at Hanover

One of Hanover’s main selling point is all of its AWESOME hiking trails. I am not a outdoor person; I am definitely more of a city girl. However, I cannot get enough of our hiking trails. At the end of August Experience, your Peer Advisor takes you down the bottom of Hanover Beach, and you…

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College isn’t all about partying

When thinking about going to college, most people think about all the fun you have going out and about on campus. That part of Hanover life is great, don’t get me wrong, but some of my favorite memories so far are staying in on party nights and just hanging out with my friends. I think…

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Keeping healthy in college

I’m sure you have heard of the “Freshman 15.” It is very common to gain weight when you first go to college because you are off on your own, you get overwhelmed with school work, and your mom and dad are not cooking for you anymore. It is just so easy when you are studying…

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Welcoming Winter Break

It just became winter break here at Hanover, and I cannot lie and say it wasn’t needed, because it was. Always around week seven-eight, the stress and workload becomes very high. I know that this past week, I had three tests, a paper and more than 100 pages of reading to do for my classes….

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