“Although it has quite a reputation, Syracuse is far more than just a party school. The good ole ‘Cuse has fantastic sports teams, awesome guest speakers such as VP Biden or the stars of Broad City, and will provide you with a great education. Oh, and our mascot is an orange. An insanely cute and energetic orange.” -Sherpa Andy, Syracuse University
By Sherpa Lauren Johnson The University of Oregon is a place full of life and spirit. For me, the first couple of weeks were filled with exploring the beauty of the campus and meeting an overwhelming number of new people. It felt like summer camp without the lingering feeling that this incredible experience was only temporary. As the weeks went by, routines formed and I began to think I was fully immersed in all U of O had to offer. However, the amazing thing about the University of Oregon is no matter how many of the aspects of the college experience I have already learned, I continue to discover so many more. Just driving through the streets of Eugene I stumble upon random little things, like houses with sunflowers painted all over them, houses that are turned into tea parlors, and secret gardens. “Only in Eugene” rushes through my mind as a small smile forms on my face. The University of Oregon is a place where just walking to class you feel a part of something bigger, a part of a family, where strangers full of joy and excitement will shout “Sco Ducks!” back and forth to each other across the street on any given day. This is a place that makes the first …
“Our law school building was the only place in the US where they considered filming Harry Potter! In all seriousness, Ann Arbor is more than your average college town — it’s a huge foodie town with super diverse cuisines, lots of museums, so many concert venues (in fact I just saw one of my favorite bands live tonight!), quirky little shops… and then, of course, it has everything you could ever want in a big football school, all the sports, the beautiful ivy-covered buildings, etc.” -Sherpa Alex, University of Michigan
“Harvard’s crew team, which is one of the best in the world, allows anyone interested to walk on in the fall and have a chance to become a part of a varsity sport and learn how to row, regardless of ability, and no cuts are made until the spring semester.”-Sherpa Matthew, Harvard University
“People do not realize that despite the size of Notre Dame, the connections and people you meet grow exponentially throughout the years. When walking around the quad, you’ll see a handful of people you recognize. This builds to the overwhelming sense of community you feel. It’s more than just the masses, football games, or classes – there’s a feeling on the campus of a family.”-Sherpa Elizabeth, University of Notre Dame
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