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October 30, 2015
It's normal to be anxious about leaving home for college. It's also normal to be excited. I see leaving home as an opportunity.
A headshot of Kameron wearing a light blue v-neck shirt in front of a garden.
October 21, 2015
These past two months have really flown by--I think it's appropriate to offer a bit of reflection.
Kira smiling
October 7, 2015
Someone told me once that it takes at least a semester to figure out how you fit in at college. Finding home here is an ongoing process.
September 14, 2015
I pretend that being one year older means I know what I'm doing, answer questions Ma'ayan asked in a blog post, and repeatedly talk about how excited I am to be back at Oberlin. This is the blog post I will send to my mom to catch her up on my life when I forget to call her this weekend.
August 20, 2015
The countdown to campus is T-minus 8 days until returning move-in!! Here's the checklist of things you probably didn't get...
August 15, 2015
The last three months have been great. I'm taking care of myself and working my mind. You should too. Happy Summer~!
August 13, 2015
Boiling down the orientation guide to a list of essential actions. Get your walking shoes ready, tune in your ears, and prepare yourselves for the first week of your next four/five years.