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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.
April 24, 2021
I asked some wonderful Obie first-years why they chose Oberlin.
October 27, 2020
Go to the college that is right for you, not the one that is right for others’ perception of you.
December 4, 2018
My list of advice for these two weeks while you are waiting for the decision to come.
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.
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.
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.