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9 Things You Should Know About Spring Break at Colby

Students hike through the back country in Canyonlands, Utah, as part of a Colby Outing Club spring break trip.
Students hike through the back country in Canyonlands, Utah, as part of a Colby Outing Club spring break trip.

Phil Cody ’13
Watertown, Massachusetts
“In a nutshell, you go to places that are normally awesome, and make them more awesome by going with great people and funding.”

Hannah Shapiro ’12
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
“COC [Colby Outing Club] spring break is like COOT [Colby Outdoor Orientation Trips] on steroids. You meet people in different class years, go on crazy awesome outdoor adventures, and explore different parts of the country.”

Theresa Petzoldt '14
Westfield, Vermont
"There's no stigma, so if you're going home, that's cool, if you're going on a service trip, that's cool too!”

Stephanie Ruys de Perez ’14 
Pasadena, California
“Many Colby students enjoy a whole bunch of options such as alternative spring break trips or visiting Canada.”

Kelsey Park '14
Presque Isle, Maine
“Colby offers so many opportunities even if you can't go home, you can still find something to do. I'm on the softball team so I'm going to Florida for training.”

Jesse Coulon ’14
Florence, Massachusetts
"Spring break can give you the opportunity to travel to another country with a bunch of great friends and do something you’ve never done before.”

Inuri Illeperuma '14
Polgasowita, Sri Lanka
"Best time to explore and make new friends. If you have no family to visit, get involved in COC trips, and ASB [Alternative Spring Break] trips. Could turn out to be the best time you could have had at Colby."

Kristen Starkowski '14
Marlborough, Connecticut
"It's usually pretty relaxing because most papers and midterms are due right before it starts."

Adam Drago ’14
East Islip, New York
“It's the perfect time to reflect on your academic game plan for the rest of the semester as well as the perfect time to focus on your summer beach body.”