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  • Calendar for planning
    Admissions Office Blog

    Organizing My Life!

    September 29, 2017

    Chase gives us some tips on staying organized at Carleton, especially useful when academic life gets hectic.

  • Jacob Cohen ’19
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    September 28, 2017

    Jacob has been completely immersed in Spanish in Costa Rica and has been pleasantly surprised at his improved proficiency.

  • Lynn Barbera ’19
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    Europe: A Whole Continent

    September 27, 2017

    Lynn's OCS program has taken her throughout Europe, and today she compares and contrasts her experiences in the Netherlands and Germany.

  • Alvin with friends at a concert
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    Time is Flying

    September 26, 2017

    Alvin summarizes his week for us, full of soccer, studying, and a trip to St. Paul.

  • Liz '18 with Eve
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    Hello World!

    September 25, 2017

    Eve's second week was rather artistic. Read on to hear her encounters with film, photography, and dancing.

  • Jelilat at the apple orchard
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    Getting into the Groove

    September 25, 2017

    Jelilat briefs us on her second week at Carleton, filled with yoga, classes, and support from TRIO.

  • How I felt after my nap, ready to tackle Week 2
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    Freshmen 101 Part 2: Introductions and Icebreakers

    September 22, 2017

    An tells us about five things that she did during her first two weeks at Carleton.

  • Chase Garcia ’19
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    Music, Linguistics, & CS: Fall Term Classes

    September 22, 2017

    Chase comments on the courses he's taking this term, two for his major and two out of interest.

  • A monkey in Nicaragua
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    A Week in Nicaragua

    September 21, 2017

    Jacob recently visited Nicaragua, just north of his OCS' home base in Costa Rica.

  • Reading on my laptop
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    The Best Thing I've Read (Off Campus)

    September 20, 2017

    Being abroad hasn't distracted Lynn from keeping up on her reading.

  • On the field
    Admissions Office Blog

    I'm in College Now...

    September 19, 2017

    As a student athlete (and new student), Alvin has had to learn to balance his time between academics and extracurriculars.

  • Activities fair
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    It's the Freaking (First) Weekend!

    September 18, 2017

    Jelilat's first weekend involved clubs, exercise, and lots of great food.