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Skidmore Student Stories

With over 120 clubs to join, 43 majors to study, hundreds of faculty members to learn from and more than 2,500 students to befriend, there are a lot of stories to tell at Skidmore.

Together, they represent a community of individuals, each experiencing a different piece of daily life on campus. Here, you’ll find stories by current students for prospective students that illustrate a few examples of Life at Skidmore.


  • Harry+Mooney
    by Harry Mooney '21
    Hi! My name is Harry. Having just begun my second year at Skidmore, I find myself reflecting on how radically I have changed. Because college, for me, has been an opportunity to be open, embrace unfamiliarity and find the best version of myself.
  • Marley+Amico+in+Kenya
    by Marley Amico '19
    How the Skidmore Career Development Center's Summer Experience Fund turned a wild opportunity into a life-changing reality and an unforgettable experience.
  • Jenny+Lupoff%2C+Skidmore+2019+student
    by Jenny Lupoff '19
    Hi there. My name is Jenny and I'm a senior at Skidmore. My years here have not been perfect, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that there is no perfect “fit,” no perfect school and no perfect experience.
  • Alexandra+Marello+a+Skidmore+College+student+writer+for+an+the+Amazon+series+
    by Alexandra Marello '19
    I will be graduating from Skidmore with “Amazon screenwriter” on my resume. How did I get here? From first-year student to senior screenwriter ready to take on the film industry, this is my story.
  • Nkosingiphile+%E2%80%9CNK%E2%80%9D+Mabaso
    by Nkosingiphile “NK” Mabaso '19
    Born and raised in a small township called Thokoza in South Africa, I, Nkosingiphile “NK” Mabaso, have always known that I was destined for greatness. Now, a senior at Skidmore, I can’t wait to make this vision a reality. Learn more about me and follow along as I share stories from my life at Skidmore.