One thing I love about Hanover

Hello readers! I am a new student blogger. My name is Asumi, an international student from Japan. I am a sophomore Economics major, Art History minor, and BSP. During my first year, so many people I met asked me, “How did you find Hanover College? This is a really small college!” Well, no wonder. When…

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A little homesick

This past school year I have found myself feeling a little more excited for breaks as they come up and even sometimes wishing to go home on random weekends. I’ve never really been homesick before but I suppose that is what I have been feeling lately. Coming back from Christmas break I was honestly a…

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Declaring your major

At Hanover, you are required to declare your major by the second semester of your sophomore year. I am a kinesiology and integrative physiology (KIP) major while also participating in the Business Scholars program. The KIP program here has several attractive features that are not found in other undergraduate programs of its kind. These features…

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Dealing with roommates

One of the biggest changes from home life to life at college is the idea of sharing a living space with another individual that is your age.Now, this post isn’t about me frightening you into what living with another person in college is like, but just some advice to help you prepare for what lies…

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Staying active rounds out the college experience

The school year is well underway once again, and yes, studying is important, but, so is staying active and engaged. And really, what better place for that than Hanover College? The campus spans 650 acres of the beautiful Ohio River valley, and there’s no shortage of ways to keep busy outdoors. The most obvious (and…

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Exams and labs and papers, OH MY!!

So I know its been awhile, but my last week and a half has been filled with exams, lab reports and papers. It seems that the professors all work on a similar four- to five-week schedule when it comes to covering material and thinking that it is the appropriate time to test what their students…

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Year-in-review and summer plans

This year has been even more than I could ask for. The friendships I’ve gained as well as the ones that have grown, the opportunities that have opened up for me and the countless new experiences that I’ve had have been tremendous. From theater to relationships to holding a position in a Greek house, I’ve…

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Themed Housing… YES!

So, year two of being 8,000-plus miles away from home isn’t that bad! Yes, I miss home, miss my country, but the friends (correction, family) I have established at Hanover, make me feel anything but away from home. Coming from a city with a population of 12 million, it does still surprise me how this…

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Everybody Just Look Back

Now that first semester is over, I want to take a second to congratulate those who made it through! It hasn’t been easy but I want to say well done to all of the students here at Hanover College. To those who read the blogs and had a successful first and second quarter in high…

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Grand Finale

Well, after a nearly five hour final exam today, the time that I dread has arrived. It is time to move out and say goodbye to all my new Hanover friends. Before my second to last class started today, I managed to pack my remaining belongings up and get everything ready for my early departure…

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