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February 24, 2009
The applications were sent, the waiting is over, and by the magic of a little envelope in the mail, POOF! You're now one step closer to being an Obie. But, if you've been accepted, what is available to help you decide if Oberlin is the right place for you? Man, if only there was some great and helpful program...
January 7, 2009
Today, we heard Sanskrit Chanting, pianists performing Schubert and Rachmaninoff, a fiddling group, and vocal performances ranging from Vittoria, mio core to hip hop selections.
December 16, 2008
Because there's no better way to procrastinate writing your college application essays than reading tips about writing your college application essays.
December 12, 2008
Unqualified and unsolicited advice on the college essay from someone who went about it the wrong way.
November 21, 2008
They have a velvet Last Supper hanging above the stairs leading to the exit. I'm serious.
October 11, 2008
To my delight, a prospie e-mailed me last week and asked if she could spend some time with me during her visit to Oberlin. We had a good time, but here's how to have an even better stay.

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