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April 30, 2014
A Shameless Plug for Coming to Oberlin, or, Why You Made the Right Choice, or Why, if You Chose to Attend Some Other School But Are Still Reading the Oberlin Blogs, Which is a Super Good Idea as They Are Very High Quality, You Should Transfer Here at your Earliest Convenience, or at Least Keep Reading the Blogs
October 23, 2013
The admissions process can feel like it is never-ending, but I love the adventure of it: next year, who knows where you'll be and who your best friends will be, and which clubs you'll have joined or founded?
May 1, 2013
It is a terrific opportunity for admissions and the campus at large to showcase all that the college and community has to offer aspiring Oberlin students. It's a red carpet-like treatment for families ...
April 9, 2013
In my hopes to convince my sister (and you, Oberlin prospies) that small schools are where it's at, I've compiled a short list of just a few of the reasons enumerating why going to a smaller school is the best.
April 9, 2013
During spring break, I realized that this was that time of the year, when seniors find out where they're going, juniors visit colleges and worry about standardized test scores, and students road-trip...
March 18, 2013
My name is Aleena, and I am a Yalie... I spent my past week visiting Dara at Oberlin, and now I'd like to share my observations, because I truly believe that Oberlin is an incredible place, and it might be interesting hear about from a non-Obie perspective.

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