Trip Leader Profile: Francis Slaughter ’16

Note: This post is part of the “Trip Leader Profile” series, which will introduce some of the student volunteers for DOC Trips 2013.  To learn more about our great group of trip leaders, check out the introduction to the series here

10 Questions for Francis Slaughter ’16

Francis is from Las Vegas, Nevada
Francis is from Las Vegas, Nevada

What DOC Trip are you leading this fall?

The John Rand Trip

What are you studying?

Government & Premed

What DOC Trip did you go on?

Organic Farming

3 words that describe your first year at Dartmouth…

New, challenging, fulfilling

Why are you excited for DOC Trips 2013?

I am excited to see a new group of students begin on a journey, and help them find ways to make Dartmouth a great part of their lives.

The best or worst advice you received during your first-year at Dartmouth…

Best advice was to realize most of the people around you aren’t always as happy as they pretend to be and to freely express how you feel.

What is your favorite thing to eat on campus?

The “Red Hulk” with spinach and salsa, from the Hop.

What has been the highlight of your time at Dartmouth thus far?

Living in the French dorm in the River cluster where the proximity to the rest of campus really helped create an amazing community of friends.

What was the most important item you forgot to pack before coming to Dartmouth to move in?

I forgot a heavy winter jacket before the first winter storm…needless to say I paid dearly for it.

Your ideal Saturday afternoon at Dartmouth…

Having a dinner time picnic with dormmates on the Green during spring term.


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