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August 15, 2009
Funny story: One time, I forgot to bring my concert pants and didn't realize until I was trying to get dressed for a concert.
August 10, 2009
Showing a little foresight for once, I started investigating jobs that would allow me to arrive early on campus, with somewhat minimal success.
August 10, 2009
In this post: two apologies, meta-blogging, Rust Belt aesthetics, an Oberlin vignette, pacts with readers, and overwrought prose.
August 5, 2009
There is no required reading for freshmen at Oberlin, but a quick flip through Lord of the Flies could be real helpful.
August 3, 2009
Sure, there are a few bloodthirsty, ambitious climbers at Oberlin, and a few deadbeats content to coast on their parents' funds, but the majority have found a healthy middle path.
August 3, 2009
I have the unique perspective of having gone through two applications processes and now introducing new applicants to Oberlin, and so I want to give prospective students (or "prospies," as we fondly call you, in reference to our own nickname of "Obies") an idea of what it's like to visit Oberlin as a prospective student.
August 2, 2009
I love being a tour guide. The job is to share what you love while walking backwards, connecting with people from across the country and the world. What's more rewarding than that?

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