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Welcome to Oberlin
NS-before-1Photo by Walter Novak
NS-before-2Photograph Courtesy of Office of Communications
NS-before-3Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones
NS-before-4Photo by Dale Preston '83
NS-orientation-1Photo by Gary Cohen '11
NS-orientation-2Photo by Zachary Jamieson '15
NS-orientation-3Photo by Yvette Chen '16
NS-orientation-4Photo by Dale Preston '83
NS-once-1Photo by Jennifer Manna
NS-once-2Photo by Matthew Lester
NS-once-3Photo by Jennifer Manna
NS-once-4Photo by Jeong Hyun Hwang

On behalf of the Oberlin family of students, faculty, and staff, congratulations on your admission to Oberlin. We’re thrilled that you’ll be joining us this fall, and we look forward to meeting you and helping you begin your Oberlin career. In the meantime, we’ve gathered some useful resources to get you started.

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Letter to Myself as a High School Senior

For all of you high school seniors at home filling out your college applications right now, this is a blog post for you. It's written specifically to myself, but extrapolate my own advice into your own experiences. Take what's helpful, leave what doesn't resonate. And please do leave a comment in the box below.
posted by Karalyn Grimes '16 | December 6, 2016 | 0 Responses

From Obieland to Boston: Harvard Divinity's DivEx Program

I spent the first week of November in Boston, touring Harvard Divinity School as a Diversity & Explorations program participant, and attending the school's first Black Religion, Spirituality, & Culture Conference. But wait, this is the blog platform I write for Oberlin, where does Harvard come in? This is the story about how Oberlin got me to Harvard. (Maybe.)
posted by Karalyn Grimes '16 | November 30, 2016 | 3 Responses