Entries from this blogger
Selecting a Posse
December 20, 2011
Reactions ranged from Woots! to tears of joy.
Our awesome future Obies
April 4, 2011
Interesting is an understatement when talking about these students! Roget would also suggest exciting, fascinating, out-of-the-ordinary, remarkable...
Tis the season to be reading (applications)
February 10, 2011
I'm reading roughly over 1,100 applications before mid March.
Oberlin by the Numbers
August 4, 2010
Oberlin: a perfect 10 for the life of the mind.
The tide has turned
April 13, 2010
College seniors spent a lot of energy convincing colleges to admit them. Now that acceptance letters have been received, it's time for the colleges to woo the students and their parents.
There will be dark moments
November 2, 2009
I had the good fortune of being in NYC last week when Ishmael Beah '04 and Professor Dan Chaon celebrated an evening of Oberlin mentorship.
Can you describe a typical Oberlin student?
September 22, 2009
By now I'm hoping you've gathered that there's nothing typical about Obies! They are all unique, which makes this a pretty interesting place. Of course I can give you some numbers about last year's applicant pool, along with test score and gpa averages, but that certainly doesn't tell much of our story.
It's an Obie world after all
August 3, 2009
I headed to a small coffee shop and discovered that it really is an Obie world after all.
What's on your reading list?
February 11, 2009
I've been reviewing applications since November, with a couple of months still to go before we mail our decision letters....
Keeping the Post Office in Business
January 7, 2009
Today, we heard Sanskrit Chanting, pianists performing Schubert and Rachmaninoff, a fiddling group, and vocal performances ranging from Vittoria, mio core to hip hop selections.
Choosing our future Obies
December 1, 2008
Every year at this time I wonder how time flies so quickly. This weekend I began reading early decision applications. I will be reading applications for the next 5 months of my life.