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January 1, 2011
Dear Prospies: Here are some tips on writing your Oberlin essay; I even dusted off my own and posted it up here. But most importantly, remember to breathe!!
December 17, 2010
If you applied Early Decision for the class of 2015, here's a small distraction from the long, painful wait by the mailbox! And if you're working frenetically on your Regular Decision essays, hopefully this will serve as inspiration ... or maybe a model of what not to do ...
November 15, 2010
Everyone has an Oberlin story, and I think the variety between them really gives you a sense of the kind of student body we represent here at Oberlin. So here's mine.

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