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Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Early Decision
October 27, 2021
As we’re approaching the end of October, it seems like the right time to offer you some thoughts on Early Decision. It’s just one of the many application plans that exist in the world of college admissions, and things can be confusing.
Why Oberlin? First Year Edition: Part 1
April 24, 2021
I asked some wonderful Obie first-years why they chose Oberlin.
It’s Not the Facts, It’s the Feelings
October 27, 2020
Go to the college that is right for you, not the one that is right for others’ perception of you.
Your Guide to De-Stressing While Waiting for Early Decision Results
December 4, 2018
My list of advice for these two weeks while you are waiting for the decision to come.
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
November 13, 2015
Come for the albino squirrels and story of how I came to Oberlin, stay for the pug and goat photos at the end of this post! (Or just skip down to the pug photos!)
How I Ended Up At Oberlin, Not Hogwarts
November 7, 2015
My decision to spend my undergraduate years at Oberlin wasn't quite the storybook tale, but it did end with a happily ever after.
October 25, 2015
I was officially sold when the tour guide described Oberlin as a place where being weird is celebrated and loved.
Bring on Reading Season! (And a note on Early Decision)
November 14, 2013
Once Halloween passes and stores start stocking their oranges-and-browns or reds-and-greens, my mind turns to the crisp promise of a newly opened application.
Early decisions with an Ecuadorian Twist
October 16, 2008
To assure that we have great diversity when we are done with the final crafting of our international class and that we have also chosen the individual applicants who are most likely to thrive, we use a three-decision process for early decision applicants.
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