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    Ooops... and other lessons

    August 2, 2013

    A reflection on the bumps in the application process.

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    Trivia at the Cow

    July 31, 2013

    Every Sunday the Fellows go to The Contented Cow for trivia. The most important part of each evening is selecting the best team name.

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    Oh the Places You'll Go...

    July 30, 2013

    A very common question about Carleton, a small, liberal arts college in southern Minnesota, is, "what can you do with a degree from Carleton?"

    Check out this interesting article on Jose Ferriera, a '91 grad who is tackling the issue of imperfections in the educational system head on, and is working to leverage technology to help ameliorate the situation...

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    The Fellows Take On Valleyfair

    July 29, 2013

    Over the weekend, four Fellows braved the chilly conditions and threat of rain to attend Valleyfair - a classic Minnesota pastime. Our day consisted of roller coasters, spinny rides, bus ride bonding (minus Michael), and funnel cakes.

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    The Man, the Legend: Stevie P

    July 26, 2013

    You all have heard of Carleton - that’s why you’re on this site. Certainly you’ve heard of some quirks or traditions that keep the students motivated and rambunctious. But, have you heard enough about The Man behind the scenes?

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    What Does Rotblatt Mean to You?

    July 24, 2013

    Marv Rotblatt died on July 16 at the age 85. Rotblatt has been a legend at Carleton for years. There is myth and mystery surrounding his name because of the day-long softball game that takes place each spring term.

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    Summer of Food

    July 22, 2013

    Despite heat and humidity, our spirits have not been dampened by flooding or thunderstorms. All six fellows have taken our adventurous spirits all over Northfield sampling the local cuisine.

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    Knights March with Pride

    July 10, 2013

    On the last Saturday of June five out of the six Fellows traveled up to the Cities for the Minneapolis Pride Parade.

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    Getting to Know You During MPCW

    July 5, 2013

    WELCOME TO MPCW!!! We saw well over 750 bright eyed, inquisitive students during Minnesota Private College Week here at Carleton.

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    Jenga Unchained - and Cookies

    July 3, 2013

    What are some of your favorite aspects about Carleton? What did you write your admissions essay about? Dacie Moses’ Cookie House. Yes, that is my answer to both of those questions.

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    Meet the Fellows

    July 3, 2013

    Hello, and welcome to the summer season at Admissions! We're your Summer Fellows - working here in Admissions giving tours, conducting interviews, and doing general office work. We'll be recording our various adventures on this blog, so stay tuned for more updates! For now, we thought we'd introduce ourselves, and give you a bit of an idea of how we spend our time here on campus.

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    Fast Last Post Toast

    June 14, 2013

    To grads and brads, may you succeed in your future endeavors, like holding together many sheets of paper or the joints of a cut-out puppet.