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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.

QuestBridge: What's Next?

December 2, 2014

Tanya Aydelott

On December 3rd, we will host a virtual informational session for QuestBridge applicants considering the next steps in their application process.

An Admissions-Sized Surprise

June 3, 2014

Tanya Aydelott

Last year, I received an email from two Texas elementary school teachers, asking for materials for their classroom. I sent things with lots of pictures, and thought I was done.


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