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Student Testimonial Summaries


Student TestimonialEm Bartholet '19

Hometown: So many places...

Major: English

Diagnosis: Bipolar Disorder Type 2

Activities/Accomplishments: Studied abroad at the University of Oxford, member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, co-editor-in-chief of The Dickinson Review during the 2016-2017 school year, member of Belles Lettres


Student TestimonialBryant Caballero '21

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Health Studies Certificate

Diagnosis: ADHD

Activities/Accomplishments: Resident Advisor, President of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Student Senator, and MANdatory graduate


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Brooke Castagna '19

Hometown: Yonkers, New York

Major: Psychology, Certificate: Health Studies

Diagnosis: Auditory Processing Disorder, Reading Disorder, Memory Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Activities/Accomplishments: Student Inteviewer in Admissions, studied abroad at The Washington Center


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Eve Giordano '19

Hometown: Arlington, Virginia

Major: Neuroscience

Diagnosis: Multiple Traumatic Brain Injuries, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Activities/Accomplishments: Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, modern dance, works with autistic students in Carlisle, sign-language learner, studies abroad in Queensland, Australia


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Nick Leidy '22

Hometown: Wilmington, Deleware

Major: Biology and Chemistry

Diagnosis: ADHD

Activities/Accomplishments: Tritons, Outing Club, March for Our Lives, Gaming Club

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Olivia Mao '20

Major: Educational Studies

Diagnosis: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Activities/Accomplishments: W.I.N.D., Composed, Greek Life, Dickinson Christian Fellowship, and Gaming Club



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Sophie Martin '21

Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Major: English

Diagnosis: Dyslexia

Activities/Accomplishments: WDCV DJ, English Major Committee, National Society of Leadership and Success


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Mollie Montague '19

Hometown: Gloucester, Virginia

Major: Spanish and Sociology

Diagnosis: Dyslexia, ADHD, and Expressive Receptive Disorder

Activities/Accomplishments: Swing Dance Club, the Random Acts of Kindness Club, Spanish Club, and Theatre; worked with Access and Disability Services, Admissions, and as a First-Year Mentor; studies abroad in South America and Spain


Janel Pineda

Janel Pineda '18

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Major: English and Creative Writing

Diagnosis: Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Activities/Accomplishments: Led the Exiled Poetry Society, facilitated the Latina Discussion Group, worked in the Writing Center, served as editor-in-chief of The Dickinson Review, studied abroad in Brazil and Chile, spent junior year at the University of Oxford, and became the first Dickinsonian to earn a prestigious Marshall Scholarship since '74.