Take a deep breath and wipe those sweaty palms, oral exams may be stress-inducing, but the benefits — from learning how to distill large amounts of information into succinct, precise thoughts, to thinking quickly on one’s feet — can be well worth it.
Hady Hewidy ’17 came to Hamilton from his home in Cairo where he had joined sit-ins and even encountered violence while protesting the military regime. His experiences both at home and on College Hill have shaped his desire to effect change.
Alumni have parlayed the knowledge and skills sharpened on College Hill into roles as experts in just about anything one can imagine. We asked several of these authorities for tips you might find handy.