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Sometimes College Isn't Great

December 1, 2015

Emma Davey

Talking about my icky feelings in a pretty personal blog post may not make for a fun read, but I hope I can shed some light on the realities of being a student here.
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Dealing with Depression in College

November 24, 2015

Celina Kobetitsch

I believe that my depression has shaped me into a different person, a stronger person. Depression is not a weakness, and I don't think enduring it is anything but a testament to your own strength.

Letters To Sammie

June 8, 2015

Samantha Smylie

I'm sorry that this blog post is late. Whoops. I wrote a letter to myself because I feel that it is important to constantly look back at where I am at different time periods in my life. Maybe you guys should think about doing the same. :) Shout out to the Oberlin Class of 2015! CONGRATS!

Support Is.......

March 22, 2015

Samantha Smylie

As a college student, everything is not just about academics. But those little things that harm you as a person will harm you as a student.

Ousting Grade Gloom

November 14, 2014

Lior Krancer

When your grades aren't what you want them to be, consider using these steps to achieve an effective emotional and mental recovery.
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Back At It

October 23, 2014

Alexandria Cunningham

Getting back to the grind on campus entails a lot. Let's have a conversation about mental health and wellness, specifically for returning folks.


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