Entries from this blogger
July 25, 2012
The call was from AVODAH, The Jewish Service Corps: after four interviews, they had decided to offer me a placement as a Homeless Outreach Assistant at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.
June 16, 2012
There are a lot of stories that I could tell about the process of writing my thesis, but I'll just share one piece of advice: if you doze off during a late night in the library, when the building closes you will get locked in.
November 13, 2011
If it comes to pass that neither of these plans is favorable, it shall be known that Sci-Fi Hall and Classics Hall are officially "in a fight." Terms of war will be drafted, and we will meet you on the battlefield.
December 17, 2010
If you applied Early Decision for the class of 2015, here's a small distraction from the long, painful wait by the mailbox! And if you're working frenetically on your Regular Decision essays, hopefully this will serve as inspiration ... or maybe a model of what not to do ...
October 10, 2010
Toto, we're definitely not in Ohio anymore.
June 5, 2010
I've spent the last week preparing to leave Harkness, the co-op where I've lived since my freshman year. So - to alleviate my own nostalgia, as well as give some info to folks who are filling out their housing forms - here's a little bit about Harkness.
April 6, 2010
I sat and thought about all the colleges I'd visited. And the thing that jumped out about Oberlin was that I wanted to go back.
November 17, 2009
For the curious, here's a taste of what makes dining halls and co-ops different. Consider it an anthropological study.