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Finding Oberlin

October 25, 2015

Kira Findling

I was officially sold when the tour guide described Oberlin as a place where being weird is celebrated and loved.
Kira smiling

Coming Home: A Reflection on International Travel

September 16, 2015

Tanya Aydelott

So if studying in the US is just one of many options for international students, and the liberal arts is a subset of those options, and Oberlin is an even smaller choice within those already narrow decision frameworks... Well, why do I do what I do?

Interview Bingo!

September 11, 2015

Tanya Aydelott

It's interview season! Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you walk into your college interview.

I Have Friends, and They Have Thoughts

March 2, 2015

Emma Davey

My friends are wonderfully cool and smart, and I thought it was about time for the rest of the world to hear what they have to say. For any indecisive prospies out there + for anyone who wants the REAL scoop on what it's like to be an Obie.
Emma, looking pensive.


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