Trip Leader Profile: Emily Lacroix ’15

Note: This post is part of the “Trip Leader Profile” series, which will introduce some of the student volunteers for DOC Trips 2014.  To learn more about our great group of trip leaders, check out the introduction to the blog’s series here

10 Questions for Emily Lacroix ’15

Emily is from Canaan, NH.

What DOC trip are you leading this fall?
Mountain Biking

What DOC Trip did you go on?
Harder Hiking

What are you studying?
Chemistry and Environmental Studies

3 words that describe your first year at Dartmouth?
Lonely, quick, educational (in a social way too!)

Why are you excited for DOC First-Year Trips 2014?
Now that I’m old, it’s hard for me to meet first years, and I am so excited to get to know a small group of 18s!

What’s your favorite thing to eat on campus?
The Best Bran Muffins at Collis.

What has been the highlight of your time at Dartmouth thus far?
Being in an a cappella group!

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

What’s your ideal Saturday afternoon at Dartmouth?
A run through Pine Park, a nap, and a cappella rehearsal.

What piece of advice would you give to incoming freshman?
Sadly, you might not make really good friends really, really fast. Friendships take time to form, and the whole formation period can feel kind of lonely when you have that gap between knowing nobody to having a circle of friends.


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