Four Years with the Experience
The Experience, Samirah Jaigirdar '22
I have been dreading but also looking forward to this day. After four years, this is my last blog post for The Experience. I joined The Experience on my second day at Connecticut College and coincidentally, it was my birthday! The primary goal for this blog is to give prospective students a small glimpse into what life at Conn feels like. In my selfish way, I have used this platform to reflect on some of my most monumental moments at Conn. I had many firsts here. There was my , my first time at the , and my first time trying ! I documented some major milestones: my , my , and ! I also had the opportunity to talk about more overarching experiences that heavily influenced my time here, the most notable being my . I also tried to give prospective international students some tips to acclimate themselves to the US and Conn. Many have had the same experience as me — they did not visit Conn or the U.S. before starting the semester. Hence, blogs written by international students was one of the best ways they could get some practical advice before they arrived. I spoke about , in the dining halls, and how annoying can be when they are delayed.