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June 3, 2014
Last year, I received an email from two Texas elementary school teachers, asking for materials for their classroom. I sent things with lots of pictures, and thought I was done.
May 2, 2014
The lead-up to May 1st is preparation for home-building. The next four years, wherever they may take you, are about solidifying that fit and that feeling of belonging.
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.

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