Skyler Paltell

Skyler Paltell
  • Class of 2015
  • Hometown: Baltimore, MD
  • Major(s): English & Anthropology

About Skyler Paltell

Skyler Paltell is sophomore pursuing majors in English and Anthropology. She eventually plans to go to law school, but hopes to work in college admissions for a few years after graduation. She loves to be busy, and is currently a member of AMP, the Spotswood Society, and a campus tour guide. She is also a summer intern at the Muscarelle Museum of Art and a volunteer on an archaeological dig.

In her free time Skyler loves to read, hang out with friends, watch too much Netflix, and go to the gym. She also hopes to study abroad in Britain sometime during her undergraduate career.

Posts by Skyler Paltell

Over and Out

It’s quiet on campus. A little too quiet, actually, because the school year is over, and most everyone is home, with the exception of

What Comes Next

When I submitted my enrollment deposit to William & Mary in 2011, the notion of graduating college seemed impossibly foreign. I assumed that twenty-two

One Tribe

The semester has not yet started, and already the campus is heavy and quiet with the tragedy of a student death. It is in


It has been a monumental summer thus far, in more ways than one—working on a team with thirteen other senior interviews has been an

Over and Out, For Now

As the academic year is winding down, it’s crazy to think that it’s been another year at W&M and another year closer to graduating.

15 Reasons Why I Chose W&M

Day for Admitted Students was this weekend, and William & Mary welcomed over 3,000 students and their families to campus. As a tour guide,

Mark Edmundson

Mark Edmundson’s essay, Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here, was one of the first things I read for my creative writing


I’m sitting behind the information desk at the Wren Building, one of the last students on campus as I prepare to head home tomorrow

Humanities Majors Are People Too

I walked in to Wawa last week with the intention of buying a coffee, and left instead with a coffee and a quarter life