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    The Last Post

    September 13, 2013

    Our summer has come to an end. After three months of interviews, tours, mailings, stamp placing, and organizing, we are finished.

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    Marlena's Blog

    So long, farewell...

    August 16, 2013

    Auf Wiedersehen adieu!

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    It's (a)LIVE! Carleton's Common App Supplement, that is...

    August 12, 2013

    The wait is over - the Carleton supplement is now up and running on the Common Application website!

     If you have any lingering issues, try the Common App support center and let us know if the problem persists.

     Thanks for your patience, good luck with the application process!

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    Carleton's Questions on the Common App

    August 8, 2013

    Applying to Carleton and finding that the Carleton questions and writing supplement aren't yet ready?  Common App has not yet finished preparing and publishing our questions - we'll update you as soon as they're available.

    In the meantime, relax as best you can whilst attempting college applications, and enjoy any time left in your summer before your last year of school.  Good luck with everything, and we hope to see your application soon!

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    An Afternoon on the Cannon

    August 5, 2013

    Carleton Admissions will ask you a lot of questions: What classes did you take your junior year? Have you ever visited the town of cows, colleges, and contentment? Why Carleton? But have they ever asked you if you would mind spending a Saturday afternoon with your friends fighting to stay afloat and un-beached on the snaking Cannon River?

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    Ooops... and other lessons

    August 2, 2013

    A reflection on the bumps in the application process.

  • Admissions Office Blog

    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.