Personal Narrative: My Life At Oberlin College

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For the past two years, I have been inundated with letters from colleges, which were excessive to the point of forcing me to throw away unopened, unread letters because I was too overwhelmed with the enormity of the decision that lay before me. But Oberlin has somehow mastered the art of informing without smothering. I was sent postcards about Oberlin that told me about life at Oberlin, and showed me the soul of the school. I felt that Oberlin genuinely “wished I was there”, and I began to wish I was there, too. So when I started seriously researching my options I realized that Oberlin College had a vibrant, diverse history department, a dynamic English department, and offered a concentration in education. It became evident that I could accomplish
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