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November 6, 2015
Sometimes college is hard. Sometimes you don't want to wake up at nine or go to the gym after class or drag yourself to Stevie/the co-op for a meal. Sometimes being a student is too much. Sometimes Oberlin is too much. This is a blog post for when you're there.
November 6, 2015
Every time I encounter a prospective student visiting campus I am asked the inevitable question, "What is your least favorite thing about Oberlin?" Here's a post about how I think through that question.
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...