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Why Oberlin?

June 21, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

"You know," one of them said, "Chewbacca is the only one in his family with a normal name."

Identity Crisis

April 27, 2009

Will Mason

Does being a double degree student make you less of a musician? Less of a scholar?

All Roads: Behind the Scenes

April 19, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

As I am employed as a tour guide, admissions intern, and creative writing intern, "All Roads" is pretty busy for me. Besides tours, info sessions, and panels, I saw Reefer Madness, sunbathed, and contra danced.

Once upon a time I was an admitted student

April 11, 2009

Yitka Winn

I read that sentence again and again, then ran outside to my backyard, where my dad was doing some spring yard work and making pleasant small talk with the neighbors over the fence, and I promptly yelled to the skies, "I'm going to college!"

Allow me to kibitz...

April 9, 2009

Joe Dawson

You pick up some Yiddish at Oberlin, for those of you coming from places like Columbia, Missouri, or those of you too young to remember Linda Richman.

Admitted students--it's your turn!

April 1, 2009

Prof. David Walker

Now comes the last but often unexpectedly difficult part of the admissions process: weighing your various options and deciding which of the colleges that have admitted you would be the best fit for the next exciting phase of your life.

All Roads Lead to Rom- Uh, Oberlin

February 24, 2009

Jesse Hernandez

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...

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