Trip Leader Profiles: Mir Faiyaz ’16

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 Mir Faiyaz ‘16

Mir is from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

What DOC trip are you leading this fall?
A192, Canoeing

What DOC Trip did you go on?
B192, Canoeing

What are you studying?
Math and Theatre

3 words that describe your first year at Dartmouth?
Challenging, humbling, fun

Why are you excited for DOC First-Year Trips 2014?
To meet all the wonderful ’18s and show them that they’ve chosen to come to the best school in the world!

What’s your favorite thing to eat on campus?
Big Bad Burger with 8oz patty at the Hop

What has been the highlight of your time at Dartmouth thus far?
Getting lunch with at least one professor each term

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

What’s your ideal Saturday afternoon at Dartmouth?
Just hanging out with friends on the green or the organic farm and canoeing in the fall/summer.

What piece of advice would you give to incoming freshman?
Don’t over-commit. You have four years to find your niche and get involved in the organizations and clubs that fit you. Don’t rush it!


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