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October 13, 2015
In a weird way, my first brush with Oberlin was like my birth: I was late (although not by 10 days) and my body was propelled through the air until I landed somewhere, and maybe that's why I loved it immediately.
October 7, 2015
Being at Oberlin has truly made me engage directly with my school community that I most definitely would have circumvented had I stayed in my city, where I would've relied on my own pre-existing knowledge of my surroundings to find something to do.
September 16, 2015
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?