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.
- In four years, I have had 22 professors at Skidmore. Each one engaged me in challenging curricula. And a few also snuck in some life lessons.
- Hello, Skidmore family! Rachael Thomeer here, class of 2018. I’ve been on an exciting journey since I graduated, and I wanted to offer a glimpse at what my life looks like after Skidmore.
- Life in the United States is very different from my home in South Africa. I expected this, but some things truly caught me by surprise. For my fellow international students, or anyone else curious about American culture, here a few things that made me laugh, smile or shake my head.
- I’m Heidi Birch ’22 and I spent my first semester at Skidmore in London. Was it what I expected? No. Was each moment a gift? Absolutely.