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November 2, 2017
If you had told a wee 16-year-old Ruth that she would be moving to a small town surrounded by a LOT of corn in just two short years, I would not have believed you, not even for a hot second.
March 22, 2017
My Oberlin waitlist experience.
Admissions Advice, or A Letter to Prospective Obies That's Actually a Projection of Latent Internal Misery
December 27, 2016
A rejection is never the end. It isn't a failing or a miscalculation or a detour on the path of young adulthood. In fact, for me, a rejection was the impetus to drive myself toward acceptance elsewhere.
November 27, 2016
It's late November and the height of college-application season - and I'm here to help! Here's my advice, compiled neatly into categories and lists.
October 27, 2016
For a long time, the college experience was all about "big" to me.